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The Orkney Wargames Club meets

in Kirkwall on Thursday evenings.


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Archives for December 2012

Dang Nap It Valley, 1967

Modern Wars, Vietnam, Low Level Hell, 10mm In my last wargame of 2012 I was racing around in a helicopter, shooting up “Charlie”, in a game staged by Jack Granville. He stages this every Christmas, but for some reason I haven’t played it since December 2006. The 1/200 scale helicopters (from Skytrex) looked pretty cool,

The Siege of Caeseromagus, 540 AD

The Dark Ages, Dux Britanniarum, 28mm It was the club night before Christmas, and all around not a mouse was stirring. Well, no mice, but the Saxons were, and a few Arthurian Britons. I’d originally planned to play a War of the Grand Alliance game with Chris Henry, but he backed out with a bad

The Battle of Nachod, 1866

Bismarck’s Wars, Field of Battle, 10mm Once again I found myself at Gerry Henry’s place, fighting over the same little patch of Bohemia as before. After four visits to it the delights of the village of Wenzelsberg are fading slightly. Fortunately, this time I was joined by Colin Jack, who joined me on the Prussian

The Battle of Nachod, 1866

Bismarck’s Wars, Field of Battle, 10mm Back in August I helped Gerry Henry playtest his rules for the Austro-Prussian War of 1866. This small Sunday game was another chance to tweak the rules, and we fought over the same little patch of Bohemia, around the village of Wenzelsberg. Now, I’m not particularly a fan of