Some wargamers need to control elite forces that slice through all toy opposition. Some wargamers need to attack the opposing toy army in order to show their “manliness”. But when you need to recreate the chaos and confusion of a desperate defence, you need Chris… Read More
It can’t be too much longer before us model soldier tabletop gamers will be replaced. Monday night saw the welcome reappearance of Time Commanders to our televisions. I absolutely love this programme and now that it has embraced diversity……Well, you can imagine my delight. Such… Read More
Virtus 2016 Day 1I awoke with excitement and trepidation … it was the morning of Virtus’16 and as I loaded the car with my trusty army, rules book, supplies, medical supplements and passport, the excitement at visiting the ‘Theme Park formally known as Wales’ set… Read More
The results from Virtus 2016 Points score after player name First Place. Steve ” the sledgehammer” Price 305 Second place: Steve Hacker 303 Third Place :David Allen 295 4th Whitby, Andrew 291 5th McHugh, Don 277 6th Dennis, John 271 7th Unwin, Andrew 263 8th… Read More
To be in the company of such men is humbling. Was it James ‘the Monk’ Mattis who said, ” the most important 28mms on a wargames table is between your ears. ” They came from near and far to do battle in Virtus 2016, and… Read More
It’s all in the balance now. Round one continues apace. No raised voices and one competitor was seen to actually smile. As you read , Colin is speaking in some arcane language of zones of control and march moves…..can this tournament get any more tense?
It’s Saturday morning and they are all in position. The armies are painted and the rules books are open. Feast your eyes on the glitterati of the L’art de la Guerre community ( South West Division). If you can stand the pace, check back through… Read More