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The Orkney Wargames Club meets

in Kirkwall on Thursday evenings.


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Archives for July 2015

The Raid on Inchcolm, 996 AD

The Dark Ages, Hail Caesar, 28mm I don’t often get over to Hugh Wilson’s house for his fortnightly Wednesday night games. I made it this time though, and was impressed by the table he’d layed out. It turns out the game was based on a Viking raid on Inchcolm Island in the Firth of Forth

The Battle of Muñoz, 1812

The Napoleonic Wars, Black Powder, 28mm I’d arranged to play a small Napoleonic game when Bill Gilchrist got back from his holiday on Madeira, and this was what we came up with. The scenario was drawn straight from the Black Powder Albion Triumphant Peninsular supplement, but for copyright reasons I can’t publish the map. Essentially

Clash on the Corfu Channel, 1570

Renaissance Galleys, Galleys, Guns & Glory!, 1/300 scale This week we had another foray in the Mediterranean – another Renaissance galley clash using the delightful models produced by Skull & Crown. We’ve got around a dozen models a side now, but reinforcements are on the way. The club is helping to playtest Thomas Foss’ rules,

Drive on Pskov, 1918

The Great War, Setting the East Ablaze, 28mm In October we’re playing a large multi-player Back of Beyond game, so we’ve been tinkering with the rules. This game, set in the last months of the Great War, was designed to test some of these changes out. The main thing is that Setting the East Ablaze!