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The Orkney Wargames Club meets

in Kirkwall on Thursday evenings.


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Archives for January 2012

Winnsborough, 1780

The American War of Independence, Patriots, 28mm We planned to play a Napoleonic game this week, but as one player cried off we came up with an alternative. I have a fairly large American War of Independence collection which rarely gets an airing on the tabletop, and so we thought we’d use them to try

Busanno Negrillo, 1812

The Napoleonic Wars, Lasalle, 28mm This week’s game report is brought to you by Bill Gilchrist, as Angus was laid low by an eye infection. Unable to read, write, wargame, watch war films or paint, he was reduced to listening to an audio book from Edinburgh Library instead of coming out to play. At least

The Tanganiki Sausage Factory, 1914

The Great War, In the Heart of Africa, 28mm Our first game of 2012 was based around an exchange in Black Adder Goes Forth. When Capt. Blackadder asked half-wit Lt. George why the war began, George blamed “the vile Hun and his villainous empire building”. Blackadder replied; “George, the British Empire at present covers a