In the early hours of tomorrow I’ll be heading to Middlesbrough for SMOGGYCON, the show that is effectively replacing the Stockton Parade Ground show. I’ll be helping out with an Advanced Squad Leader (ASL) demo which hopefully will remind people what a great boardgame system this is and that it is still alive and kicking! … Read more Off to SMOGGYCON tomorrow…
The Tyneside Wargames Club meeting on 14th November saw one of my rare all day visits to the club. I’d arranged to take part in a first full game using Grande Armee rules organised by Stephen who took the British with me, and facing Stu, Michael and Dave with French hordes! The chosen battle was … Read more Bucasso, 6mm Grande Armee Rules: 14th November 2009
The latest search through the attic space turned up a stack of old Wargames Illustrated (from issue 1 to…well lots of them!). I thought I’d got rid of these years ago. So some nice reading ahead. But what I also found were some of the photos I took from my visit to the Wargames Holiday … Read more A blast from the past! Part 2
Many moons ago when I first started wargaming (late 70’s) I began with 25mm Russian Napoleonics. As I started to attend Shrewsbury Wargames Club I obviously got interested in other periods. One that had a good run at the club was Medieval. At that time I wasn’t too up on the whole historical accuracy and … Read more A blast from the past!