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The Orkney Wargames Club meets

in Kirkwall on Thursday evenings.


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Archives for April 2015

The Battle of Yartsevo, 1812

The Napoleonic Wars, Blucher, 15mm I know – 15mm. The shame of it…  The thing was, I found myself in Edinburgh with no game organised, and a temporary lack of regular opponents. Fortunately, Jack Glanville and Derek Hodge were running this Napoleonic game, to try out the new Blucher rules. My old wargame “oppo” Dougie

Attack on Fort Sumter, 1863

Ironclads, Bill’s Ironclad Rules, 1/600 scale For more than a year now, my pal Bill Gilchrist has been developing a set of ironclad rules. At the moment’s they’re simply called Cap’n Bill’s Ironclad Rules (working title), but at some stage they’ll get a proper name. This game involved Fort Sumter – a very nice model

The Tripoli Road, 1099

The Age of Chivalry, Cross & Crescent, 28mm I have to say, I’m not really a fan of the Crusades. Too many religious nutcases – on both sides. Still, Alan Bruce, leading light of the Orkney wargames scene is keen on the period, and talked us into playing a couple of games set in the