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Eighth time lucky?

Posted on June 26th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

I was around and did buy the first edition of Warhammer 40000 way back in 1987. I went with Orks mainly as I had an Orc army in Warhammer (the fantasy version) and since then they have been the mainstay of my 40K gaming. The last edition of 40K I bought was the fifth edition … Continue reading “Eighth time lucky?”

For Queen and Country…

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

Warning, spoilers ahead… I had high expectations about the Victorian Science Fiction’esque episode of Doctor Who this Saturday and to be honest I hoped I wasn’t going to be disappointed and I wasn’t. I really enjoyed watching the episode, I thought the plot was interesting and the use of the Ice Warriors technology made this … Continue reading “For Queen and Country…”

Why has ‘God save the Queen’ been scrawled on the surface of Mars?

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

Really looking forward to Saturday’s episode of Doctor Who, The Empress of Mars, where we see Victorian era British soldiers on Mars fighting the Ice Warriors. ‘God save the Queen’ has been scrawled on the surface of Mars. What are Victorians doing on the home of the Ice Warriors? And what will they find beneath … Continue reading “Why has ‘God save the Queen’ been scrawled on the surface of Mars?”

Full circle

Posted on May 22nd, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

My first “experience” of wargaming was back in the 1970s with those bendy and flexible Airfix and Matchbox model soldiers and using Britain’s matchstick firing weapons. One of my favourite toys and probably the thing that got me into gaming was the 1:32nd Matchbox Counter Attack Playset. Combining Americans and Germans, with an M8 Greyhound, … Continue reading “Full circle”

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Official Teaser

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

And so it begins…. Eight months to wait.

A22 Churchill Mk I

Posted on April 3rd, 2017 under , , . Posted by

The Tank Museum is a collection of armoured fighting vehicles at Bovington Camp in Dorset, South West England. Outside the entrance to the car park at the museum is an A22 Churchill Mark I. The Tank, Infantry, Mk IV (A22) Churchill was a British heavy infantry tank used in the Second World War, best known … Continue reading “A22 Churchill Mk I”