Friday, 23 October, 2020

Month: January 2020


I have been to.... Prague

Along with the club games day, another seasonal outing was a long weekend in Prague after New Year (I wasn’t due back at work until the 6th Jan). I was fairly unfamiliar with the history of the city, apart from Read more…


The Games We Play: Club Christmas Games Day

Traditionally the Sheffield Wargames Society has an extended meeting over the Christmas period. This year it was on the 27th December. I went along after lunch and found a number of games running. There was this rather grand 28mm Napoleonic Read more…


The Games We Play: Sollum, 1940

Tim produced another 54mm WW2 game, this time using the WW2 version of ‘Fistful of Lead’, which I was keen to try out. For this adventure we were off to North Africa and the heady days of 1940 and Operation Read more…


Roco 15cm Panzerwerfer 42 auf SWS

An armoured self propelled multiple rocket launcher, who doesn’t need one of these?The Panzerwerfer 42 auf Maultier was rather more common but Roco went with the SWS version as they already made the SWS chassis and they look fairly similar. Read more…


The Games We Play: Little World Wars

I’m not actually sure what Tim has decided to call his latest 54mm outing, but the brought down his experimental WW2 54mm rules to the club, and as they are a mixture of familiar(ish) mechanisms, I’ve given them the temporary Read more…


Roco 3.7cm Flak auf SWS

The Germans mounted Flak guns on virtually anything with wheels or tracks, and the Schwerer Wehrmachtsschlepper (SWS) chassis was no exception. Yet another COW Bring and Buy purchase to add to my German flak resources. This is a lovely model, Read more…