Monday, 03 August, 2020

Month: May 2013


The Games We Play: Soviet Tank Regiment

Some of my 2mm stuff was (rather blurrily) seen in action in the recent hypothetical battle north of Wolfsburg. Apart from 2mm being a decent scale to avoid my almost boundless ignorance of post WW2 equipment and organisations, it is Read more…


The Games We Play: Ten Rounds Rapid

Triples 2013 was the first public outing of ‘Ten Rounds Rapid’, our participation game for this year and run by the Wargames Developments Display Team (north). In common with most of our public games, this was designed to be a Read more…


The Games We Play: Triples 2013

Most of the membership of Sheffield Wargames Society turned out once again to help out with Triples 2013, our annual wargames show. This was held over two days at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield.This year the car park Read more…


The Games We Play: Operation Mercury

Operation Mercury was a WW2 airsoft game put on by AGS and run at the UCAP Sandpit site near Dartford in kent, a gigantic disused quarry.The game was set around the invasion of Crete in 1941 and featured a Bitish Read more…


The Games We Play: PSC 15mm 76mm guns

More 15mm PSC stuff, this time some Soviet 76mm guns. They come four to a box and include an option to make up the 57mm AT version as well. I justĀ  needed some artillery support from my 15mm Soviets so Read more…


Plastic Soldier Company 15mm Stugs

At Triples last year Caliver books were doing a ‘five boxes of PSC for the price of four’ deal, and for my extra box I picked upĀ  a box of 15mm Stugs. There are five in a box, and they Read more…


The Games We Play: Second Gaza (Part 2)

The historical background and briefings have appeared in an earlier post. For the game Tim reprised his role of Von Kressenstein, commander of the Turkish Fourth Army, while John took on the role of Lt General Chetwode. To speed things Read more…


The Games We Play: Second Gaza (Part 1)

This was another outing to the Middle East, this time to Gaza in 1917. We’ve already played first Gaza, and this scenario covers the British/ANZAC attempt to try and take the town again. We used Richard Brooks OP14 for this, Read more…


The Games We Play: Covering Force

This was a game played at Sheffield Wargames Society in June 2011, covering the French counterattack at Le Monchal on 30th March 1918. Historically this was at the tail end of the Kaiserschlacht, but the road/rail lines running south from Read more…