Friday, 25 September, 2020

Month: September 2020


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One Glorious Morning. AWI OHW

 Simon put on an American War of Independance game using a grid based version of One Hour Wargames. I was interested to see how this worked as the bases I’ve adopted for my WW2 variant are so huge they may Read more…


The Games We Play: Panzers on Parade!

This is a bit of a response to the challenge posed by Chris K on his NQM blog, and taken up by Archduke Piccolo. Matching the ratios of vehicle types in our fleets of toys to the ratios of real Read more…


Pirates & Treasure Hunt — Encourage Play

Pretend play is powerful for kids. By using their imagination to play something like pretending to be pirates on a treasure hunt, kids get a chance to practice executive functioning skills when they’re planning out their play. They also learn Read more…


How Family Movie Night Can Spark Conversations — Encourage Play

Lemonade Mouth is a movie about 5 kids from different backgrounds who meet in detention, form a band and eventually become friends in the process.A lot of different themes emerge during this movie that could be a jumping off point Read more…


Gitschin 1866, Portable Wargame with no toys

 John put on a PW game covering Nachod (also in 1866) a couple of months ago, and I was keen to give it another go as the original rules were aimed specifically at the nineteenth century. John had used a Read more…


The Games We Play: QRF 152mm D1 howitzer

Long time readers will know my aversion to sticking metal guns together, but the last few haven’t been too bad, not even the Bofors guns and the one piece Pak 38 was a real winner. I’ve wanted to get some Read more…