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The Orkney Wargames Club meets

in Kirkwall on Thursday evenings.


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Skirmish outside Antioch, 1097

The Dark Ages, Saga, 28mm Last week we played a Second World War skirmish using Bolt Action rules, but like an idiot I forgot my camera. Sorry – I was obviously having a “senior moment”. It was a nice little skirmish set in Normandy – a chance for Alan Bruce to try out the rules.

Cattle Raid, Rhegin, 477 AD

The Dark Ages, Dux Britanniarum, 28mm We played another Arthurian game this week, so that we could get a better handle on the rules. This time we really think we know what we’re doing! The scenario was another raid – my Saxon warband led by Athelwald has just raided a British village, and is making

The Professor’s Lair, Minnesota, 1895

Misc., Science-Fiction, In Her Majesty’s Name, 28mm This is undoubtedly something of a departure for me. Normally I wouldn’t be seen dead playing fantasy games, but I ran this as a favour for an Orkney wargamer, who’s keen on the whole “Steampunk” genre. Also it seemed like a good way to bridge the gap between