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The Orkney Wargames Club meets

in Kirkwall on Thursday evenings.


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Archives for November 2014

Saxon Raid, Caer Colun, 540AD

The Dark Ages, Dux Britanniarum, 28mm This small game was the first in a mini campaign, involving Saxon raids on what is now Essex. In the 6th century AD it was Caer Colun, and the Saxons were raiding by boat across the Thames Estuary, from the “Lost Lands” of Ceint (now Kent), the main Saxon

Khartoum, 1885

Queen Victoria’s Little Wars, Black Powder, 28mm This weekend game was run by the AB1 crowd (which stands for “Anything but a 1”). We lay on games twice a year in a hotel in Lundin Links, Fife, and this time we were off to the Sudan. I was later arriving at the first game, as

Targe, 2014

Misc., Wargame Shows, Kirriemuir On my way to the AB1 game in Lundin Links, Fife I stopped off at Targe. This little show is a firm favourite on my calendar. Its held in Kirriemuir, in the county of Angus. I’m childish enough to get a kick every time I drive across the county line. There’s