All posts filed under “Napoleonic wargaming

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Firestorm Games Historical Tendency- Friday nights will never be the same again ( hopefully)

It was Mr. Gallacher I think who came back from a local show and described how Cardiff now had its own very own Gamestore. Sure enough Firestorm Games had set up in Trade Street Cardiff and the rest is history. Very quickly a number of… Read More

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Blucher American Civil War- Chamberlain

As I cooked our Sunday lunch, I had to pause. The hotdog sausages were boiling nicely as I pondered on what an amazing invention the Internet and Twitterface really are. There I was looking for the ultimate Horse and Musket wargames experience and some other… Read More

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Blucher Wargames Rules- Marmont Variant

In correspondence with the various members of the Tercio, I thought it best to add the latest notes on our Napoleonic rules. Hopefully we can get together in the Christmas holidays for a first run through of the miniatures version of Blucher for the Later… Read More

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Napoleonics – A painting challenge

Some projects start well and fade. Some projects slowly mature. Painting a Napoleonic Wargames Army is something else. My regular reader will remember that we were settled on Sam Mustafa’s Blucher rules at the smaller Demi- brigade or regimental level. The Field of Glory armylists… Read More

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Marengo 1800

Are you old enough to start collecting Napoleonic wargames miniatures? There must surely come a time in one’s life when you have no interest in reading romances or Scandinavian murder mysteries. Not for you pre-pubescent Wizards, you need only concern yourself with the campaigns of… Read More

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Hussars de la Morte

IiIicPainting Napoleonic uniforms deters many would-be collectors of miniatures. Can the Despertaferres spraycan and washes ™ method deal with those darlings of any Napoleonic army, the hussars? Well, see what you think….. The Wargames Foundry, Mark Coppelstone, Seven Years Wars figures are superb miniatures and… Read More

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Flats Standard

Why do grown men enjoy painting and gaming with toy soldiers? Surely one of the great attractions is to recreate, in an admittedly modest way, the great moments of history. How many non-gamers have actually heard of Bonaparte’s crossing of the Alps before sweeping away… Read More