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My Unofficial Battlegroup: Cold War – East German Panzer Division List

Posted on June 12th, 2018 under Posted by

OK, so here is the second East German list I had hoped to get to you last week.  Once again this  would not have been possible except for the extensive research efforts and help provided by Paul Cziganj (as known as Kirill_GV001 on the Battle…

My Unofficial Battlegroup: Cold War – East German Motorised Rifle Division List

Posted on May 31st, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Well it’s taken a long time, but finally I can upload a Warsaw Pact nation list other than the Soviet Union!  I can honestly say it would not have been possible but for the extensive research efforts and help provided by Paul Cziganj (as known as …

My Unofficial Battlegroup: Cold War – Revised Soviet Lists and West German AFV Data Cards

Posted on May 16th, 2018 under Posted by

It’s been a while between drinks and I still haven’t quite sorted out the AAR that I was supposed to put up a couple of weeks back… Anyhoo…Part of the reason for not putting up the AAR is that I’ve been going through all the Soviet lists revising/r…

New Playtest Part 1

Posted on April 16th, 2018 under Posted by

Hi thereIt’s been a while since I posted as life has seriously gotten in the way. I’m also about to hit that point when my Photobucket account officially ends and I’ve been looking at alternatives – so today I thought I’d try 4 pictures of the table(s)…

My Unofficial Battlegroup: Cold War – Some new rules and BAOR AFV Data Cards

Posted on March 27th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Morning everyoneOver the past few weeks I have been looking at the feedback I have been getting from players on their Battlegroup: Cold War games.  Everyone seems to be really enjoying their games – which I’m very chuffed with – but there seem to …

My Unofficial Battlegroup: Cold War – Final Dutch 1(NL) Corps List and Dutch AFV Data

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

Morning allJust letting you know I have “completed” the Dutch 1(NL) Corps Army List and the Dutch AFV Data Table for your viewing pleasure.  And here they are:Dutch Armoured Brigade BattlegroupDutch AFV DataAs always I’m interested in any feedback…

My Unofficial Battlegroup: Cold War – Draft Dutch 1(NL) Corps List

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

Just a quick update today with an army list so new I’m putting it out there in a very vanilla format with no pics or glossary.So here is the draft list:Dutch Army ListThere are a number of Dutch wargamers (some ex-veterans of the Dutch Army) who have b…

My Unofficial Battlegroup: Cold War – Soviet AFV Data Cards and Four Covers

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

Well here’s a very nice change in pace for my blog.  Nothing you see here today was done by me!  I’ve been very pleased with people especially in the UK and United States giving the Battlegroup Cold War playtest rules a bit of a go, and gener…

My Unofficial Battlegroup: Cold War – VDV AFV Data

Posted on March 4th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Just a very quick update today as I it was pointed out to me that I had not uploaded the VDV’s AFV Data.  I went back and had a look at what I had done a while back and realised I had not gotten around to finishing it – so not it is finished (as a…

My Unofficial Battlegroup: Cold War – Helicopters!

Posted on February 28th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Hi AllTonight I’m posting up my first hack at a decent list of helicopters.  I would suggest that this list should supersede the list in the unofficial rulebook.  Here they are:NATO Helicopter Data SetWARPAC Helicopter Data SetLike I said – t…

My Unofficial Battlegroup: Cold War – Soviet VDV Desant Division Battlegroup List

Posted on February 21st, 2018 under , , . Posted by

So – much to my embarrassment – here is another list that I had forgotten about….Turns out it was a lot more finished than I remembered – even more finished than the West German Jaeger list.I do need to explain that I have split the Soviet VDV into t…

My Unofficial Battlegroup: Cold War – BAOR Infantry Division List

Posted on February 13th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Pretty random update today.Yesterday I was asked if I was going to do a British Infantry list for my BG: Cold War variant.  I went and had a quick look around as I knew I had started such a list – and then realised it was actually about 98% comple…

My Unofficial Battlegroup: Cold War – Quick Reference Sheet(s)

Posted on February 12th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

So finally I’ve gotten around to loading this up.  I took a little while to review as I’ve made a fair amount of changes over time, so I needed to make sure it was up-to-date and matched the rules.  I’d say if you find any differences between…

My Unofficial Battlegroup:Cold War – Norwegian and USMC AFV Data

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

Sorry it’s been a while since updates.  It’s partly because I’ve been a bit busy and partly because I’ve been in mourning for the loss of The Guild.  It’s very sad that it’s gone – mainly due to the loss of all that content, knowledge and ins…

A quick comment

Posted on January 24th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Hi AllJust something I should have made more clear from my first post on the Unofficial Battlegroup:Cold War rules (and I’ve now gone back and updated that page):I’ve shared various iterations of these rules with Piers and Warwick who have provided ver…

My Totally Unofficial Battlegroup:Cold War – Aircraft Data

Posted on January 21st, 2018 under , , . Posted by

The second post for the day revolves around aircraft data that will allow you to use the aircraft listed in the army lists.  Please not weapons data is not included here – it is found in the relevant section on aircraft in the army lists.NATO Airc…

My Totally Unofficial Battlegroup:Cold War – some Northern Front Lists

Posted on January 21st, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Hi everyone – a couple of very quick posts today – the first of which will have links to several NATO and one Soviet list for the Northern (Arctic) Front.  These can of course be combined with the Soviet Naval Infantry and Danish lists I’ve previo…

My Totally Unofficial Battlegroup:Cold War – some Central Front AFV and Weapon Data

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

As the final part of this weeks uploads which will complete everything you really need to play my variant of Battlegroup:Cold War I’m adding all the Soviet and NATO AFV and gun data for the lists I provided earlier this week.First up the NATO info:Cana…

My Totally Unofficial Battlegroup:Cold War – some Central Front Soviet Lists

Posted on January 17th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Now onto Part 3 of the upload of my Totally Unofficial Battlegroup: Cold War informationToday I’ve uploaded the two primary Soviet lists for Central Front scenarios.  They are as follows:Soviet Tank Division BattlegroupSoviet Motorised Rifle Infan…

My Totally Unofficial Battlegroup:Cold War – some Central Front NATO Lists

Posted on January 16th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

OK – part 2of the upload of my Totally Unofficial Battlegroup:Cold War information.Today I’ve uploaded my completed NATO Central Front Lists.  They are as follows:West German Panzer Division (works for Panzergrenadiers as well)United Stated Armour…

My Totally Unofficial Battlegroup:Cold War Rules

Posted on January 14th, 2018 under , . Posted by

For the first post of 2018 (and my 400th post) I have a short but significant (to me anyway) link to share.  After seeing another Battlegroup Cold War type rules variant posted on The Guild, I asked Piers and Warwick if they were OK with me postin…

Fabbri Soviet MAZ-535A Artillery Truck

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

Just a quick update this week.  It’s been very busy here and in preparation for having friends over for Christmas I’ve had to drop WW3 painting and do something a little bit different for a change.  So I’ve been slamming my way through the co…

Soviet ATGM Ammo Markers

Posted on December 13th, 2017 under Posted by

Just a quick post today and probably at least one more quick post before Christmas.During the last game we tested the rule that man-packed ATGM teams had a max of 3 missiles before they had to resupply.  We used little wee dice to show the number …

Soviet ATGM Ammo Markers

Posted on December 13th, 2017 under Posted by

Just a quick post today and probably at least one more quick post before Christmas.During the last game we tested the rule that man-packed ATGM teams had a max of 3 missiles before they had to resupply.  We used little wee dice to show the number …

The Zealand Campaign – Game 1 – First Clash

Posted on December 7th, 2017 under , . Posted by

So – onto the actual game.  First up we established where the objectives were for the game:They were the two major intersections along the road and the large hill that dominated the terrain.  Then the Danes set about placing their defences, k…