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Ulubatli Hasan, Julius Evola and defeat in Afghanistan

Ulubatli Hasan (1428 – May 29, 1453) was a Timarli Sipâhî in the service of Sultan Mehmed II of the Ottoman Empire who achieved legendary status as a heroic Turkish martyr at the successful Siege of Constantinople. He was born in a small village called Ulubat (near Karacabey)… 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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Easter awakening

Ah Spring has come to Wales! The daffodils are in bloom and the lamas are “gambolling!” ( I don’t know quite why there are lamas in the field behind my house!) After a whole three days back at work after lock- down, it’s time to… Read More

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Wargaming the Galwegians

The challenge was to complete a wargames army each month of 2021! I’ m a little behind schedule but this latest contingent of Galwegians means I’m nearly there! Yes, in my world at least Sicilians have dark hair and the denizens of South East Scotland… Read More

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Wargaming goes digital!

After an initial confusion caused by the word “gay-ming”, Chris ‘the Tornado’ Jackson has consented to allow us tabletop gamers into the hi-tec world of Internet gaming…… Having Fun on line! But, not that sort of fun!!!  Well its almost a year since life as… Read More

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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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Wargaming mini dramas

I look with fear that the new Pulp Figures 1066 range will include minis in “tight formation”. Just as the Tercio is switching to diorama basing, the punter is offered neat ranks. My new Romans are so anxious to get into the fight that they… Read More

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In search of Hannibal, Chris Edwin Steininger and Lindybeige!

Now for some good news! My absolute favourite graphic artist, Chris Steininger is “seventy percent through” completing the artwork for the much anticipated ” In Search of Hannibal” graphic novel. If you haven’t come across Chris Steininger’s work. Then go immediately to YouTube and prepare… Read More