Go to ...


The Orkney Wargames Club meets

in Kirkwall on Thursday evenings.


RSS Feed

Force on Force

Timur Kampong, 1950

Modern Wars, (The Malayan Emergency), Force on Force, 28mm During my wargaming visit to Shetland, the original plan was to play a 15mm Second World War game set in Burma. However, drinking got in the way. Instead, Chris Brown of the Shetland Wargame Club let us use the same terrain for a couple of skirmish

Song, Borneo, 1963

Modern Wars (Borneo Confrontation), Force on Force, 28mm Both Dougie Trail and I have been building up modern forces based around the excellent new Force on Force rules, published by Osprey. Dougie has been concentrating on the Rhodesian Bush War (1964-79), while I’ve been working on the Borneo Confrontation (1962-66). Force on Force games are

The Sanyati Valley, Rhodesia, 1972

Modern Wars (Rhodesia), Force on Force, 28mm While I’ve been painting up modern figures for the Borneo Confrontation, Dougie has been beating his own path through the bush of Rhodesia. This small skirmish was another “testing the rules out” clash using the new Force on Force rules. Hid did a great job painting the lovely

LZ Bird, An Khe, 1966

Modern Wars (Vietnam), Force on Force, 28mm The publication of the new Force on Force modern rules by Osprey has caused quite a stir in the Edinburgh club, and several of the guys are planning to use them to game all sorts of conflicts, from Korea to modern Afghanistan, with the most popular being Rhodesia