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The Orkney Wargames Club meets

in Kirkwall on Thursday evenings.


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Archives for October 2011

The Siege of Osaka, 1614

Misc., Samurai Warfare, Black Powder – variant, 28mm  Some historical periods do very little for me, however pretty they might look. This is one of them. I took part in a large Samurai game, and spent the whole time wondering what on earth was happening, which “clan” was on what side, and why on earth

The Valley of the Raven, 1014

The Dark Ages, Saga, 28mm I spent the last week or so painting up a Viking warband – the followers of Sigurd the Stout, Earl (“Jarl”) of Orkney. I even sculpted a substantial mail-covered beer gut on my “Jarl” figure. The reason for all of this is the current popularity of Gripping Beast’s Saga rules.