Sep 302010
 

Well, Birmingham first! Tomorrow I do a half’ish day at work and then board a train to sunny Birmingham (beer and curry) and Saturday AM I head for Derby and the World Wargames. This is my annual trip and ‘night out’ and a chance to catch up with friends in Birmingham. I like the Derby Read more…

Sep 072010
 
CWC Background Reading...

Since I discovered Cold War Commander I’ve been picking up a few books for background reading, both factual and fictional. First stop was to be a revisit to Hackett’s The Third World War (which I read c.1980) and the follow-up Untold Story. These can be a little dry but the premise and detail are good. Read more…

Sep 042010
 
Border Reiver 2010 - AAR

First weekend of September and the annual Border Reiver Wargames Show takes place at Newcastle’s Arena (well, the entrance area!). I usually make this show every year and it’s a good one to catch up on people from local clubs which, given that I rarely get down anywhere to game, is the only time I Read more…