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The Orkney Wargames Club meets

in Kirkwall on Thursday evenings.


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Archives for July 2011

Timur Kampong, 1950

Modern Wars, (The Malayan Emergency), Force on Force, 28mm During my wargaming visit to Shetland, the original plan was to play a 15mm Second World War game set in Burma. However, drinking got in the way. Instead, Chris Brown of the Shetland Wargame Club let us use the same terrain for a couple of skirmish

Botchas Jobbas, 1809

The Napoleonic Wars, Black Powder, 28mm As I’m up in Orkney, this game report comes to you second-hand – the tale recounted by the victorious French commander Dougie Trail. The game was a Peninsular clash. fought between “Don” John Glass’ Spaniards and Dougie’s French. Both commanders had deputies – Brian Phillips for the French (see his painting website