All posts filed under “Miniature wargames

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Proletarians to horse!

Take some time to scan the image of the red horseman. How the time flies. There was a time that tales of gallant revolutionaries charging across the steppes were my heroes too. Everything about this period seemed to be both heroic and tragic. You had… Read More

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Easter “Progress”

My Easter holiday ends today and thought of the mind numbing monotony of Monday to Friday are approaching. But this Easter I can’t complain about gaming time. A whole weekend at Milton Keynes and no less than three other games over the holiday period. My… Read More

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The Pikeman’s Lament : Glamorganshire aflame!

The more things change, the more they stay the same. The English Civil War has re-ignited and a small but determined force of Royalists, disgruntled Parliamentarians from Tenby, and brow- beaten farmers’ sons from West Wales are heading towards Cardiff. However, their movements have not… Read More

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The Pikeman’s Lament Wargames Rules

Two regular contributors from our vast “movement” have been vocal in their opposition to my new policy of cutbacks on my toy military. I devote what follows to my dear friends Ann and Louen….. Spending Thursday away from work with an ill son meant that… Read More

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L’Art de la Guerre U.K. Calendar 2017

It’s been a strange week here in sunny Wales – a holiday week with no cash and lots of tantrums. Still, I have stumbled towards arranging our next few games on Facebook – Firestorm Games Historical Tendency. A number of old faces are coming back… Read More

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Godendag 2017

“With loss of Eden, till one greater man Restore us , and regain the blissful seat……” Look closely at this photo dear friend because here you see how my faith has been restored. When the others sneered and found French unpronounceable, this man, this hollow… Read More