Friday, 23 October, 2020

Month: April 2013


The Games We Play: Covering Force

Introduction.┬áThis was the first scenario of what will hopefully be a series of the scenarios set in my fictional 1981 Third World War. The operational situation on the is pretty much that postulated in SPIs ‘Central Front’ series of games. Read more…


The Games We Play: Soviet sartorial elegance

I was rather pleased to (finally) acquire a budget Soviet M35 gymnasterka to add to my WW2 Soviet impression. M35s are generally available from US and Russian repro uniform suppliers, but at a somewhat steep price. I was just browsing Read more…


The Games We Play: Memoir of Modern Battle

This game was played at SWC in Feb 2012 and was a tryout of Bob Cordey’s ‘Memoir of Modern Battle’ rules. We used the Memoir ’44 Jarama scenario from the Memoir 44 site. The real battle was a multi division Read more…


Cold War goes hot, but only in a small way

Like many people who grew up in the 1960s, I have an abiding interest in the Cold War, yet somehow it is something I never got around to wargaming outside of board and computer games. I think I found all Read more…


The Games We Play: Border Clash

In keeping with this months Eastern Front theme, this was a WW2 Airsoft game organised by Gunman Airsoft at their Norwich site in February 2011. It was quite cold! It covered the opening days of Operation Barbarossa, and I played Read more…