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Wooden Toy Waggon

Today’s gaming inspiration: a vintage toy wooden wagon from our family collection.

It’s a bit bashed and bit delicate but crying out to be carefully  used in a games scenario. 335 more words

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John Mitchell 15mm Peter Laing Painted Starter Sets

Peter Laing 15mm figure enthusiast Alec Green sent me photos of one of the starter or collector sets of painted wargames figures  sold by John Mitchell using Peter Laing’s 15mm figures. 208 more words

Toy Soldiers

Imagi-Seven Nation Army

I am always surprised by how rich in ideas Donald Featherstone’s original 1962 War Games book proves to be.

Reading through it as I often do, as its my ‘Desert Island Discs’ sort of book, I came across this interesting paragraph on page 46: 834 more words

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Death from above!

Skirmish games are back. True to form, I’ve been slow to adapt. When the fashion conscious moved to Bolt Action, I stuck with Flames of War. 263 more words

Peter Laing Marlburian figures

Peter Laing’s first figures – the first 15mm Wargames figures ever produced in October 1972 – were a small range of Marlburian figures. Literally a small range as they are somewhere between 12mm and 15mm and very slender! 634 more words

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You’ll have to indulge me on this one, a chance encounter got me all nostalgic. Dangerous when you are nearly fifty…..

The phone rang, my wife rolled her eyes, and I was off for another game. 436 more words

Rapid Fire - Russian Front AAR

This weekend the local HMGS-South group played a WWII east front game using the Rapid Fire rules.

The scenario is described here: Byelorussia June 1944… 118 more words

Miniature Wargames