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Unfriendly AK47s welding types and their reluctant guests for Force on force

Posted on February 19th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

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Cannot see the woods from the trees for Longstreet, Blucher and Maurice

Posted on February 5th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

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Its war in the the Burning Sands (TMWWBKs campaign)

Posted on February 1st, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

Tonio looks bemused one minute, he is innocently inquiring if anybody is available for a game at the club next week, next thing he is drafted into the French Foreign Legion promoted to captain and sent of a campaign for a “couple” of months.  In my def…

All at sea with the Post Captain

Posted on January 29th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Post CaptainI have been itching to try an Age of Sail game for a couple of years now. Arguable it can one of the most complex games you can play since you are not only playing against an opponent actively out to ruin your day you also must consider the…

Desert compound for Force on Force or TMWWBKs

Posted on January 25th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

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Maurice in the Saratoga two step

Posted on January 22nd, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

The Northern menaceRead more »

Dispatches from the Front 2018-01-18 07:00:00

Posted on January 18th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

Confederates on the marchRead more »

The Church for Longstreet

Posted on January 15th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

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part 2 Cage Rage in AWI with BAT (Bolt Action & Tomahawks)

Posted on December 21st, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

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Part 1: Cage Rage in AWI with BAT (Bolt Action & Tomhawks)

Posted on December 18th, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Under fire in the AWIRead more »

The 75 in TMWWBKs

Posted on December 14th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

The battlfield Read more »

The 75 in TMWWBKs

Posted on December 14th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

The battlfield 

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When the Sons of the Desert met Monsieur Mitrailleur in TMWWBKs

Posted on December 11th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Tuaregs Vs Tirailleurs

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When the Sons of the Desert met Monsieur Mitrailleur in TMWWBKs

Posted on December 11th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Tuaregs Vs Tirailleurs

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21st century basing

Posted on December 4th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Dismounted confederate cavalry
Dismounted Union cavalry

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21st century basing

Posted on December 4th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Dismounted confederate cavalry
Dismounted Union cavalry

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part 2 of Clash at the Creek with Maurice in the American War of Independence

Posted on November 30th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

Getting ready, the American defense lines are set-up
After a bit of delay, no doubt caused by the curse of setting up the table in advance thereby causing serendipitous chain of events guaranteeing the game will be delayed by a couple of weeks, Tonio and myself final got to play out the clash of the Creek scenario I posted a while ago (link).

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part 2 of Clash at the Creek with Maurice in the American War of Independence

Posted on November 30th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

Getting ready, the American defense lines are set-up
After a bit of delay, no doubt caused by the curse of setting up the table in advance thereby causing serendipitous chain of events guaranteeing the game will be delayed by a couple of weeks, Tonio and myself final got to play out the clash of the Creek scenario I posted a while ago (link).

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Tally-ho to Tactica 2018

Posted on November 27th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

On the road to Tactica 2018

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Tally-ho to Tactica 2018

Posted on November 27th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

On the road to Tactica 2018

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Battle at the Militia camp with Maurice in the American War of Independence

Posted on November 9th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

The American Militia in camp

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Battle at the Militia camp with Maurice in the American War of Independence

Posted on November 9th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

The American Militia in camp

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Clash at the Creek with Maurice in the American War of Independence

Posted on November 6th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

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Clash at the Creek with Maurice in the American War of Independence

Posted on November 6th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

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Raising the militia with Maurice in the American war of Independence

Posted on October 16th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

Intro:
I have been busy chipping away at my AWI project. Recently I managed to paint up a brigade of three Militia regiments (only another 400 infantry, 45 cavalry and 4 guns to go).To mark the occasion Tonio volunteered to play an AWI Maurice game. For the scenario I raided the Black Powder rulebook and opted to play something influenced by their ACW scenario.  The idea being the American are raising the militia when the British get word of this they dispatch a force to disperse the Rebel camp


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