Thursday, 06 August, 2020

Month: August 2018


The Games We Play: Fort Mardonius

A little while ago Tim treated us to yet another ancient wargaming adventure based on Herodotus and covering the formation of the Persian Empire. This one being Mardonius’ expedition to Thrace, in (iirc) around 580 BCE, so almost modern! Some Read more…


The Games We Play: Amiens 1918 (2)

The briefings and setup can be read in my earlier post from last week.We assembled a fair amount of kit for the game, many thanks to John and Tim for the loan of tanks, artillery, aircraft and airfields. We played it Read more…


The Games We Play: Amiens 1918 (1)

This week it was the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Amiens, the decisive battle which broke the German Army in the west and marked the start of the 100 days campaign which ended the war. There has been much Read more…


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The Games We Play: Talavera 1809

John is steadily working his way through his Peninsular War scenario book, and this time we got to do Talavera. Woo  hoo, result! I’ve never done Talavera before, although I’ve done quite a few of the other big Peninsular battles. Read more…