A brief explanation of why Cardiff Dice Studz choose SAGA wargames rules
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Wargaming: small or far away?
If you haven’t watched the television show Father Ted then where have you been? Just yesterday, I was reminded of the scene where the Father is explaining perspective to Donald. As my family sat on the beach, a group of horse riders passed by on… Read More
Wargaming: Hungary for success!?
How lucky the British are to be surrounded by sea! Less happy people have no rivers or mountains to mark their borders. It was only the Lviv ( latest incarnation) sign writers who benefitted from the twentieth century incessant changes of ownership. It was our… Read More
When wargaming gets serious
“In unguarded comments to British troops, Wallace boasted that his old regiment the Scots Guards had ‘kicked the backside’ of Tsar Nicholas I in 1853, adding: ‘we can always do it again.’ Except they cannot. In 2021, the Scots Guards were the most critically undermanned… Read More
Wargaming with the great warbow
Gerald of Wales, a churchman and scholar of mixed Norman and Welsh parentage was accompanying Baldwin, the Archbishop of Canterbury on a preaching tour of Wales to drum up support for the Third Crusade and wrote of the men of Gwent, “The bows they use… Read More
Wargaming in the land of bones
Present day Afghanistan may pride itself that it never has been conquered but two thousand three hundred years ago Alexander the Great held the area and left a legacy. After suffering some of the worst defeats of his entire career, Alexander transformed his army and… Read More
Wargaming with Condottiero
Can miniatures that you have bought ever be as loved as those you have painted yourself? Britain’s Deetail range were my favourite. One toy soldier a week. The newsagent’s shop window filled with rank upon rank of miniature heroes! They were the days. Alas the… Read More
Godendag 2022: Wargaming at Danger level zero
Even the night before the competition, I had my doubts whether Godendag 2022 would be a success. Would the resolve of the sixty odd players hold? Would ( prime🤣) minister Dripford change the regulations once more? On the morning of the event, I need not… Read More
Wargaming the Madness!
How difficult can organising a wargames competition be? Well, the answer would be,” not too difficult”, were we not in the last week of Covid panic. But we have three tournaments running, the prizes are bought and we are full steam ahead to next Saturday!… Read More
What do you want from your wargame? Sometimes you want an intricate simulation of history and sometimes you need, at the end of the week, a mad- cap free for all and that’s what you get with Simon Miller’s “ To the Strongest”. Now let’s… Read More