Longbows, the weapon of choice for the current crop of medieval L’art de la Guerre wargamers. I had an answer and that was crossbows. It was crossbows behind pavises! Not heroic but was a crooked stick containing any chivalry!
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Friday night wargaming- Kali Yuga : L’art de la Guerre 28mm
Cardiff was once again set alight yesterday by the crowds heading towards Firestorm Games. The chosen set is of course L’art de la Guerre and the scale is 28mm. Mike
To the Strongest- Suits you sir!
What makes for the best wargaming set of rules? Do you want a simulation of actual combat or a fun “ game” of toy soldiers. Do you see defeating yourself opponent as the goal or else would you wish to embark on an anecdote rich… Read More
Wargaming: it’s all in the preparation!
The fine lady in the image is a “ knocker” ( singular!). She was employed by the fair denizens of Victorian England to wake up those having difficulty rising in the morning with the shooting of peas at the bedroom windows. The unbearable heat of… Read More
Wargaming the Horse Soldiers!
The album above had been bought as a present from my father to my mum when they had been courting! What a generation! You take a lady to see a war film and leave her with an album of American Civil War music! But, to… Read More
Friday Night Kali Yuga
It’s been a very long time since some of these veteran gamers had convened at Cardiff’s Firestorm Games but it was the first Friday on the month and that means Kali Yuga night! Named after the fourth and worst period of the Hindu Yugas, the… Read More
Freya’s Day Dice Studz
The names for the days of the week in English seem to be a mixed bag. Saturday, Sunday and Monday are named after the celestrial bodies Saturn, Sun and Moon, but the other days are named after Germanic gods, Tuesday (Tiw’s day), Wednesday (Woden’s day),… Read More
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
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
Wargaming: friendly advice
What state is the front room in my current wife asked? “It may need a little tidying,” I whimpered. “ We could get rid of my daughter’s teddy bears?” I ventured….. It’s time to be honest! The Easter reorganisation has not stalled exactly but changed… Read More