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Wellington on Battle Reports, Balls and History

The Duke of Wellington dismissively observed to William Siborne,  “You can as well write the history of a ball as of a battle.”

Siborne had asked for the Duke’s memories of the day amongst others to help accurately construct his… 1,033 more words

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Acoustic Shadow

Do you ever experience the sensation of knowing vaguely where your wargames army is but you are not quite sure what they are doing? Welcome to the world of Tercio Despertaferres. 199 more words

Star Fleet Battles - Hydrans vs Lyrans

This weekend the local HMGS-South group played a Star Fleet Battles game.

The scenario is set in Year 170F. The Lyrans and Klingons have just captured the Hydran Capital. 287 more words

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Miniature Wargames Magazine Milestone Issues 1 and 400

I bought the latest issue of Miniature Wargames with Battlegames  number 400 this week (August 2016 issue) at W.H. Smith’s  on the local high street. To be honest  I haven’t bought this magazine much over the last ten to thirty years, beginning to read it again about two months ago on a long train journey. 2,580 more words

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Virtus 2016

Dear reader,

You are cordially invited to Wales’ premier 25mm L’art de la Guerre competition on the 3rd and 4th of December at the excellently appointed Firestorm Games, Trade Street, Cardiff. 91 more words

Michael Potter

Contrary to popular belief, most teachers don’t spend their summer vacations “marking and preparing”. After a 36 week year of being hunched over at a desk, I like to kick back and relax by…..erm…..sit painting, hunched over at a desk! 278 more words

Bolt Action - Burma 1944

This weekend the local HMGS-South group played a Bolt Action game.

The Envelopment Scenario in the Bolt Action rule book was used. It was based on the fighting around the city of Kohmia in May 1944, between the British 2nd Division and the Japanese 15th Division. 176 more words

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