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Friday Night Kali Yuga

It’s been a very long time since some of these veteran gamers had convened at Cardiff’s Firestorm Games but it was the first Friday on the month and that means Kali Yuga night! Named after the fourth and worst period of the Hindu Yugas, the… Read More

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SAGA Two- The return of the natives

Those of you that know me (Uncle Ken) will not be surprised that I am a fan of skirmish style games, especially since I have put on participation games at several shows. Today I want to talk about a particular game, SAGA now in its… Read More

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Lord Unwin’s Model Soldier Boudoir

The first in an occasional series whereby the members of the Tercio are allowed behind the curtains of Andrew Unwin’s hobby coterie. We may be financially embarrassed in comparison but God bless him for this opportunity. As my old Grandmother used to say, ” Time… Read More

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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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Embers of War

How time passes…..you have spent all weekend wargaming and then the anti- climax of the settee and Come Dancing/ X-factor/ Downton re-runs. But we hard core gamers aren’t attracted to sequins and heaving bodices, we are made of sterner stuff, it’s off to Firestorm Carpets… 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