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Battle of Waterloo 18th June 1815

On the 18th June 1815, two armies faced each other on a muddy field in Belgium. It would be a decisive battle that bring about an end to twenty years of conflict and reshape the future of Europe. Both armies … Continue reading

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Alternative History

Alternative history campaigns, battles and backgrounds have always held an interest for both war gamers and historians, it’s the question, What If? Such as what would have happened during World War 2 if Hitler had invaded Britain?

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Beat to Quarters

Well on Saturday at Patriot Games in Sheffield was independent RPG day, where a selection of independent published RPG’s were demoed. I managed to sit in and play Beat to Quarters, an RPG set in the turmoil of the Napoleonic … Continue reading

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New for Christmas (Part 2)

6. Musketeer Miniatures, have several new miniatures available in time for xmas and beyond, first up are the Brigand Characters for Inter War gaming (1920-1938), though these guys could always be used as partisans in a WW2 game. They’ve been primarily sculpted … Continue reading

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New for Christmas (Part 1)

I thought I’d do a quick run down of what’s new in the world of wargaming miniatures Continue reading

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My historical miniature hoard

Some members of the painting group Sheffield Irregulars have decided to confess how much they have in thier unpainted mini hoard or grey army. My wife posted hers up last night, so i’ve decided to go through my historical hoard, … Continue reading

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English Civil War Campaigns at County Level

This campaign could be used as a short introduction to campaign gaming or as a side line to a much larger campaign. The English Civil War is full of small campaigns fought at local level right across the country. This … Continue reading

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