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The Age of Mary Stuart

Skirmish at Harelaw, 1592

The Age of Mary Stuart, The Pikeman’s Lament, 28mm First of all, sorry for not updating this website for a while. the thing is, I’ve moved house, and life got in the way. Mind you, I only missed one week’s game, but I haven’t had a chance to update the site – until now. I’ll

Slaughter on the Redesdale Road, 1592

The Age of Mary Stuart, A Pikeman’s Lament, 28mm This was a strange week. First, we’d planned to play an English Civil War game, but then the Royalist commander couldn’t make it. So, we planned an Ancients game instead, and that fell through when the Roman player crashed his car. So, at very short notice

To Jedburgh, with fyre and sworde, 1572

The Age of Mary Stuart, The Pikeman’s Lament, 28mm The club always holds its AGM on the last Thursday of November, which usually means the evening is wasted. Well, it’s wasted in terms of gaming, but not if you like the interminable reading out of budgets, minutes, health & safety regulations and other such stuff.

The Age of Mary Stuart – Playing the Period

“Tak that, Mary Queen o’ Scots…”  (Monty Python – the Death of Mary Queen of Scots) As a historical period this is one of my favourites. I’d actually wargamed this many years ago, in 15mm. Yes, I used to play with tiny figures once upon a time – about 20 years ago. Then, I built