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The Orkney Wargames Club meets

in Kirkwall on Thursday evenings.


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Archives for June 2023

The Action off Bodö, 1940

 World War 2 Naval, General Quarters 3, 1/2400 scale We were all at sea this week, somewhere off the Norwegian coast. The game was set in mid April 1940, and was loosely based on historic forces in the area, rather than a real engagement. The premise was that the Germans were busy landing troops at

The Battle of Conisbrough 1644

The English Civil War, For King & Parliament, 28mm We’re back in South Yorkshire, for another instalment ion our fictitious clash for the county. In this one, both the Earl of Doncaster’s Royalists and the Earl of Rotherham’s Parliamentarians were in the field, and clashed near Conisbrough, midway between the two towns. This was just

The Assault on Vionville 1870

Bismarck’s Wars, Fire & Fury, 10mm We opted for a 10mm game set in the Franco-Prussian War this week, in glorious 10mm. there were only three of us playing this evening – others had other commitments (it being a lovely summer’s evening in Orkney). So, Sean 1 took charge of the French, while Sean 2