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Can wargaming ever be justified?

Please read below our club response to the decision of the so called “right-reverend”Hugh Dispenser , Vicar and custodian of Morgansdown Church Hall, to decline our application for club residency on “pacifist” grounds…. Dear “Vicar”, The fundamental principle underlying all justifications of wargaming, from the… Read More

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L’Art de la Guerre V4- Evolution versus revolution

By Dave Lowrie of the Bath Dice Studz This week has been a joyous one amongst the tribes, ADLG v4 arrived in the first post after the bank holiday! Don Miguel Bin Al Dween, Coronel of the Grand Tercio de Catalunya y Radyr and Lord… Read More

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Welcome to Cardiff Dice Studz

The much vaunted change of name of Cardiff’s leading wargames association went forward with minimal opposition. Despite rumours of a members’ backlash, a few disgruntled Tercio diehards peacefully protested in the car park outside the newly appointed Firestorm Games. A spokesman for the opposition “… Read More

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Wargaming: mercenary fighters

The sun rose early and the gang was assembling. The morning matinee started at ten a.m. and seating was limited, seating where we wanted to be anyway. The ideal location was half way up the auditorium; fewer missiles hitting the back of your head but… Read More

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To the Strongest: The Normans

Well it’s March the first and another wargames army is finished! Please don’t contact your legal representative, I promised an army a month and this counts!….and if you need more reasons? It just does!

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Wargaming the American Civil War- a little more grape?

Just as the world of wargaming has been thrown into a frenzy by Epic Battles by Warlord games, the Tercio has reached half way in their own homage to that most constant of favourites, the A.C.W.. Is Epic scale 10mm, 12mm, N gauge or true… Read More

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Blue Monday? Wargaming has the answer!

Well it’s officially the most depressing day of the year! It’s too far from New Year to remember and it’s too long until Easter to wait. As the Western World is grinding to a halt and the search for meaning in life continues unabated…. Some… Read More

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Wargames treasure; hidden in plain sight

In a cigar box in an Aberdeen museum lay a few pieces of old wood. This week, a keen archivist realised the importance of these few shards. The wood was cedar wood and put together they made that most humdrum of items, a ruler. Long… Read More

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Wargaming Flat Earth Society

My regular reader will know that I’ve decided to finish projects off! No more random purchases, that was the old me. I was quite content to finish all those old projects off in 2021. Then John G needed a present and despite being in his… Read More

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Blücher and the American Civil War

The original plan was to play Sam Mustafa’s Blücher rules in 28mm.. Many were sceptical, I carried on. More doubts were raised and then I caved. Much bad language was to be heard in the hobby room and regiments became companies for ‘Rebels and Patriots’… Read More