There’s an updated version of Gaslands coming later this year!
Gaslands: Time Extended 4 is out now!
Warlord Games have finally released an updated Quick Reference Sheet for Black Powder 2. Shame they couldn’t have put it in the actual book!
My local wargaming group will be running a Rhodesian Bush War public participation game tomorrow at TARGE using a customized version of Crossfire. If you’re in the area do pop along for a game!
How’s this for a special delivery service? A Mk IV Maxim on a quadricycle!?! It was invented in 1898 by British Inventor F. R. Simms. I could see this being a bit of fun in The Men Who Would Be Kings!
Mantic are releasing a skirmish game called Vanguard that focuses on small warbands. In a nice touch, Vanguard ties in with their big battle game Kings of War. It’s currently available on pre-order for half price (that’s £12.49 folks) until October 27th. See the following link for more info:
FREE PDFs of Black Powder, Pike & Shotte, and Hail Caesar are available from Warlord Games for a limited time. Just sayin!
There’s some great archive footage of colonial troops returning from the Boer War available to watch for free on the BFI website.
Oops we did it again!
Our local wargaming group, the East Neuk Irregulars, won Best Public Participation Game at Carronade 2017! HUZZAH 🙂
I managed to sneak off table duty for a bitty and snaffle some 20mm WWII + Modern miniatures that I’ve been after for yonks. Only to return and find there was a trophy on our table!
Forgot to take any piccies though (shame on me) as we were pretty busy all day. But take it from me, it was a great show, and we’re all chuffed to bits!
it seems that all my buses came at once this week! Not only did I get my FREE Flames of War 4th edition upgrade, I managed to win a Blitzkrieg Commmander / Cold War Commander double-whammy on eBay, and bought a cheeky copy of Kings of War Historical too!
I’ve been wanting to get a hold of BKC ever since I heard it used push-your-luck command rolls to try and activate your units. I love the uncertainty in games like that which is undoubtedly why games like Crossfire and Song of Blades & Heroes tick my box!
Although Cold War shenanigans weren’t really my thing, I’ve found that I’ve been on a slippery slope into alt-80s wargaming ever since I picked up some 1/72 Spetsnaz and British Paras at last year’s Claymore. Up until now I’ve been making do with using Crossfire for this, but I’m gonna raid the army lists in CWC to make it a ‘little bit’ more authentic.
Call me slow on the uptake but I finally realised that I could get some great gonzo wargaming going using Kings of War Historical. I had been thinking of using Of Gods & Mortals with some homebrew factions in order to send Vikings or Samurai against the Undead and Goblinoids – I may still do this for small skirmishes. But for bigger battles that don’t involved brain-melting tomes, I’m gonna plump for KoWH… in 1/72 of course!