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The Orkney Wargames Club meets

in Kirkwall on Thursday evenings.


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Archives for November 2013

Skirmish near Rauray, 1944

The Second World War, Chain of Command, 28mm This was my second Chain of Command game this month, fought in “the one true scale”. Having struggled to find a set of Second World War skirmish rules that hit the mark, I’ve  been giving Chain of Command a good try out. The more I play it

Reyhanli, Antioch, 1098

The Age of Chivalry, Saga, 28mm Having safely returned to Orkney after my travels, I arranged a game with Alan Bruce, who brought along his Crusading skirmish figures and his Saga rules. We played two short games, switching sides in between. In the first, my Saracens were defending a village, while Bohemond of Taranto’s crusaders

Crisis 2013

Wargame Shows, Antwerp, Belgium This is a terrific show. if you get the opportunity to go then do. Officially I was going as the “support team” to the Edinburgh club, who were laying on a Dux Britanniorum participation game. In fact I’d buggered up my leg – I damaged my knee muscles jumping off the