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The Orkney Wargames Club meets

in Kirkwall on Thursday evenings.


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Archives for March 2015

Lebisey, Normandy, 1944

The Second World War, Chain of Command, 28mm We’re back in familiar territory again this week – the fields of Normandy. In this attack-defence scenario set during Operation Charnwood, the British were attacking towards Lebisey, to the north of Caen, while a scratch force of German Luftwaffe troops were holding them off. In this game

Feuding in Driffield, 1455

The Age of Chivalry, Lion Rampant, 28mm A few weeks ago I picked up a copy of Lion Rampant, and gave it a read. The rules looked both simple and fun, while giving enough period flavour to make the game interesting. Better still, I found a box of Perry plastic Wars of the Roses infantry

The Defences of Bokhara, 1920

The Back of Beyond, Setting the East Ablaze, 1920 This week we played out a game from the scenario book for Setting the East Ablaze!, which follows on from one we played in January. In that, the Bokharans repulsed an attack by the Bolsheviks, and lived to fight another day. Well, this was that other

Attack on the Wagon Train, Selby, 1644

The English Civil War, Very Civile Actions, 28mm This little game was a replacement – we’d intended to play a Spanish Civil War battle, but two of our group couldn’t make it. So we scaled down, changed Civil Wars, and replaced the plains of Aragon with the fields of Yorkshire. The scenario was a rerun