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The Orkney Wargames Club meets

in Kirkwall on Thursday evenings.


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Archives for June 2014

Neidenberg, East Prussia, 1914

The Great War, Setting the East Ablaze, 28mm I usually post the little maps for scenarios lifted from books, but I forgot to scan it before I jumped in the plane south. Anyway, this one is called “Encirclement”, and comes fromScenarios for all Ages, by Messrs. Grant and Asquith. In this scenario the Russians were

Meanwarorum Church, Rhegin, 490AD

The Dark Ages, Dux Britanniarum, 28mm As a change from Napoleonics we ran an Arthurian game this week, a Saxon raid on a Post-Roman British church in what is now Corehampton in Hampshire. Back in the darkest Dark Ages it was part of the British Kingdom of Rhegin, which was under attack from sea-borne Saxon

Reka Vilka, 1812

The Napoleonic Wars, General de Brigade, 28mm Three Napoleonic games in three weeks. People will talk. Questions will be asked. What on earth? Well, its all down to democracy. While I try to vary periods a bit to make for a more interesting range of games, the guys up here in Orkney wanted to fight

Ciudad Vieja del Guadiana, 1811

The Napoleonic Wars, General de Brigade, 28mm The guys decided they wanted another Napoleonic game, so this week I staged another “tabletop teaser”, filched from Charles S. Grant’s Scenarios for Wargames (1982). This was another one that involved a river – in this case spanned by two bridges. In this game the defenders had a