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The Orkney Wargames Club meets

in Kirkwall on Thursday evenings.


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Archives for February 2007

Palowitz, 1758

Seven Years War, Die Kriegskunst, 28mm We actually haven’t played a Seven Years War game for more than a year, largely because we’ve been building up our armies. Dougie has the Prussians, and I have the Russians, and we were both waiting until we had a dozen infantry units a side before we took the

The Mohawk Valley, 1757

The French & Indian War, A Good Day to Die / War in the Forest, 28mm I’m not usually a fan of skirmish games, but we hadn’t played this for a while, I had a new unit which needed to be blooded, and so we gave the period another go. The premise was that two Abenaki

Veliko Bryubna, 1920

The Back of Beyond, Contemptible Little Armies / Back of Beyond, 28mm This little affair came about because we couldn’t agree on anything else to do this week. It pitted two Red forces (owned by Dougie Trail and Colin Jack) pitted against Dougie’s French Interventionists, supported by a contingent of Jack’s Whites. Dougie, Chris Henry and

Albemarle Sound, 1864

Ironclads, Smoke on the Water, 1/600 scale  Its been a good while since we last played an American Civil War naval game, and this was the first since we got our shiny new sea mat. OK, its not really suitable for the muddier waters of the Mississippi River – we’ll need a special mat for that