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in Kirkwall on Thursday evenings.


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Archives for April 2012

Waplitz, 1914

The Great War, Where the Poppies Grow, 28mm My Russian 1914 army came about late last year when I bought a box of Copplestone Russian Civil War figures at a wargame show. I re-touched them, added a bunch more, and then painted up a German army to fight them. I was planning to use “If

Placenta, 1796

The Napoleonic Wars, Warfare in the Age of Napoleon, 28mm At long last I managed to bring my Austrian army of 1796 up to two brigades, plus horse and guns, and so, after borrowing my pal Chris Henry’s very pretty French, I was finally able to stage a small game. This was a fictitious battle,

Masdorf, 1758

The Seven Years War, Black Powder, 28mm There’s been something of a temporary diaspora in the Edinburgh club lately. Angus (that’s me) is currently up in Orkney, trying to sell a house, while Dougie is over in the Wild West of Scotland, working in Helensburgh. Kevan Gunn has also headed west, while other regulars have

Bocholdt, 1757

The Seven Years War, Maurice, 28mm This small game was staged to try out a set of rules discovered by Bill Gilchrist – Maurice Lite (sp). They’re the “teaser” for the full set of Maurice produced by Sam Mustafa, which comes out soon. Bill is a real rules monkey, and he likes trying out nthese