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The Action at Wetlet, Burma 8th March 1945

Following my recent flurry of games using Battlefront: WWII rules (by Fire & Fury Games) to fight actions in 1980s Angola, the lads at The Carmarthen Old Guard were interested in how the rules actually work in their natural environment, … Continue reading

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Playing Brigade Fire & Fury 2nd Edition in 10mm (‘I Did It My Way…’)

About 18 months ago I started out on a new ACW wargames project, despite previously telling myself in no uncertain terms that I was not to start anything new…   However, I managed to convince myself that as I was … Continue reading

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The Battle of Dennewitz, 6th September 1813: A Scenario for ‘Napoleon’s Battles’

A question that’s often asked on wargame forums is “What is your favourite Napoleonic battle to wargame?”  My answer to this is a fairly obscure one; the Battle of Dennewitz in 1813.  It’s an interesting and exciting encounter battle between … Continue reading

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See You At Crusade! (unless you spot me first, obviously…)

The car’s all packed and we’ll be heading off in the morning at oh-f@£&-hundred-hours to the Crusade 2020 show in Penarth.  So I hope to see a few of you there! 🙂 And the offer still stands: if anyone wants … Continue reading

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“In Dixie Land I’ll Make My Stand”: Building a 10mm Confederate Army (Part 3)

Rodes’ Division at Gettysburg As discussed in Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, I’ve been building 10mm Confederate and Union armies for the American Civil War, using the orders of battle for the first day of the iconic … Continue reading

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My 2019/2020 Demo Game: The Cassinga Raid, Angola 1978 (Part 5: The Scenario)

As discussed in the previous articles here, here and here, I decided last year to do a demo game based on the controversial 1978 Cassinga Raid, which was an early engagement in South Africa’s ‘Border War’ in Angola.  I took … Continue reading

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Masséna’s Counter-Attack at Wagram, 6th July 1809 (A Scenario for ‘Napoleon’s Battles’)

Yesterday was going to be my annual Christmas Game Day at the Carmarthen Old Guard, which this year was to be a Napoleonic game focusing on Marshal Masséna’s counter-attack at the Battle of Wagram, during Napoleon’s Danube Campaign of 1809.  … Continue reading

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The Action at Shiloh Church, 6th April 1862 (Part 2)

In my last post I described the initial stages of our refight of the action at Shiloh Church, which was part of the Battle of Shiloh, fought on 6th April 1862.  The rules used were Brigade Fire & Fury (2nd … Continue reading

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The Action at Shiloh Church, 6th April 1862 (Part 1)

After something of a break due to the build-up to my recent demo game, I decided to do an American Civil War game in club last week, once again using the superlative Brigade Fire & Fury 2nd Edition rules.  I … Continue reading

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Some More Napoleonic Reinforcements

Yes I know, it’s all been a bit Cold War here just lately, so here’s an antidote: some AB Figures 15mm Napoleonics I painted back in the spring and summer… French & Polish Above:  I had a couple of Polish … Continue reading

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