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The Orkney Wargames Club meets

in Kirkwall on Thursday evenings.


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Archives for May 2007

The Battle of Lissa, 1866

Ironclad, Home grown rules by Colin Jack, 1/2400 scale I’ll be the first to admit that we’ve been at sea a lot lately. However, Colin Jack hadn’t brought these little ships out for several years, and felt a sortie was long overdue. We were tempted by not having to do anything – useful as I

The Battle of Pandu Nadi, 1857

Queen Victoria’s Little Wars, Sepoy,  28mm Its been a while since we played an Indian Mutiny game, and this return to the sub-continent was inspired by the discovery of a set of rules – Sepoy, by Graham Evans, sold by Caliver Books. They’re based on the reliable File Leader English Civil War set, but they

The Battle of Cap de la Chevre, 1890

Pre-Dreadnought Naval, Perfidious Albion, 1/200 scale We’d planned to play a Seven Years War game this week, but at the 11th hour wargame buddy Dave Imrie called and cancelled – after spending an hour in a traffic jam on the approaches to the Forth Road Bridge he failed his morale test and headed home. So,