Monthly Archives: January 2023

“The British Are Coming!”: My AWI British Army (Part 1: The Elite Corps)

Last summer, following a conversation with my old mate Antony Oakley about our past games, I decided to dig out my old 28mm American War of Independence (AWI) armies and do some games with our old favourite, British Grenadier! rules.  … Continue reading

Posted in 28mm Figures, American War of Independence, British Grenadier! Rules (AWI), Eighteenth Century, Painted Units | 5 Comments

The Battle of Kolin, 18th June 1757: The Refight

Last November I posted my scenario for the Battle of Kolin, which was Frederick the Great’s first battlefield defeat.  I covered the historical background, actual events and orders of battle there, so just follow the link if you want to … Continue reading

Posted in 15mm Figures, Eighteenth Century, Games, Seven Years War & War of Austrian Succession, Tricorn (18th Century Shako Rules) | 15 Comments

The Combat of Pretzsch, 29th October 1759: A Scenario for ‘Tricorn’

Here’s another Seven Years War scenario for Tricorn, our Seven Years War variant of Shako rules.  This is actually two scenarios in one:  You can either play the full scenario, requiring a 6×8-foot table, or a smaller vignette scenario, requiring … Continue reading

Posted in Eighteenth Century, Scenarios, Seven Years War & War of Austrian Succession, Shako Rules, Tricorn (18th Century Shako Rules), Tricorn Scenarios | 3 Comments