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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
Stupor Mundi: L’art de la Guerre 100s
https://www.thebattlefields.co.uk/events-at-the-battlefields/stupor-mundi—28mm-lart-de-la-guerre-cardiff 24th April at Firestorm Games, Cardiff and we are back together joined in tabletop combat! The period is the early medieval era of clashing knights, rapacious barons and nervous maidens. “ The wonder of the world” was of course Frederick II, King of Sicily… 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 the great divide!
I started wargaming before the first GW space marine landed! I was at least in my late twenties when Total War wiped away pencil and paper campaigns! I fear that my painting time will now diminish now that I’ve wrestled away my laptop from my… 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