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The Orkney Wargames Club meets

in Kirkwall on Thursday evenings.


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Archives for June 2012

Plethora, 336 BC

The Roman World, Hail Caesar, 28mm I haven’t played an Ancient game for as long as I can remember – it must be at least a decade or more. Usually they don’t excite me that much – all that hacking and pushing, with no gunpowder. Still, I was invited to take part in this small

Drive on Caumont, 1944

The Second World War, Disposable Heroes, 28mm This was another “League of Gentleman Wargamers” gig, played out over a weekend in Kirriemuir, in the north-east corner of Scotland. We meet up two or three times a year, and we all have far too much “kit” for our own good. That means games tend to be

Le Point Roc, 1944

The Second World War, Rules of Engagement, 28mm This game was laid on  up in Orkney, as a form of initiation of the local wargaming group into Second World War skirmish games. It was also a chance to try out a new set of rules – well, new to me in that I just bought