Last 15 posts from The Man Cave

A quick game of BA

Posted on July 6th, 2017 under . Posted by

2 v 2 game down the pub – good fun!

Back from holidays just in time to catch up with the lads for a 4 player late war BA game.
This saw a German Heer and FSJ counterattack on a Brit Airborne and US Army position in a small village.

Having taken t…

A quick game of BA

Posted on July 6th, 2017 under . Posted by

2 v 2 game down the pub – good fun!

Back from holidays just in time to catch up with the lads for a 4 player late war BA game.
This saw a German Heer and FSJ counterattack on a Brit Airborne and US Army position in a small village.

Having taken t…

Battlegroup goodness to look forward to

Posted on June 23rd, 2017 under . Posted by

Its no secret that I am a bit of a BG fanboy, so you probably wont be surprised that these two upcoming releases have me rather excited!

Just announced – Cold War BG!

This will be in the smaller campaign style like BG Wacht am Rhein

In the meanti…

Battlegroup goodness to look forward to

Posted on June 23rd, 2017 under . Posted by

Its no secret that I am a bit of a BG fanboy, so you probably wont be surprised that these two upcoming releases have me rather excited!

Just announced – Cold War BG!

This will be in the smaller campaign style like BG Wacht am Rhein

In the meanti…

The Battle of Knackerville

Posted on June 12th, 2017 under , . Posted by

Boys, Beers and Battle = Good times!

To celebrate the Queen’s Birthday long weekend, Slowpainter John hosted a bunch of the club lads for a massed “toys on the table” game of Bolt Action.  The 4 x 8 foot table depicted the Alsatian town of Knac…

The Battle of Knackerville

Posted on June 12th, 2017 under , . Posted by

To celebrate the Queen’s Birthday long weekend, Slowpainter John hosted a bunch of the club lads for a massed “toys on the table” game of Bolt Action.  The 4 x 8 foot table depicted the Alsatian town of Knackerville (famous for its horse retir…

Some FIW Gaming

Posted on May 31st, 2017 under . Posted by

Colonial Rangers scout ahead of the British Main Body

Over the last few months Alan and I have been progressing a FIW campaign and continuing to add to our forces.  So much so that we are now at the upper edge of what we can reasonably setup an…

Some FIW Gaming

Posted on May 31st, 2017 under . Posted by

Colonial Rangers scout ahead of the British Main Body

Over the last few months Alan and I have been progressing a FIW campaign and continuing to add to our forces.  So much so that we are now at the upper edge of what we can reasonably setup an…

Hobby Highs and Horrors

Posted on May 25th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

This week my Man Cave saw the best and worst of our hobby.

Firstly, a wonderful parcel arrived from Canada, courtesy of Snow Lord Curt himself – my reverse Curtgeld thank you for my assistance as a Minion during AHPC VII.

Opening the box…

Hobby Highs and Horrors

Posted on May 25th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

How cool is this guy? Love the camo pants!

This week my Man Cave saw the best and worst of our hobby.

Firstly, a wonderful parcel arrived from Canada, courtesy of Snow Lord Curt himself – my reverse Curtgeld thank you for my assistance as a Mini…

Burn and Loot

Posted on May 19th, 2017 under . Posted by

One day you are happily hobbying along with the next 3 months planned out in detail and far more projects and models than you know what to do with. Then for no good reason, something twists your head and you are off down a whole other path of awesomene…

Burn and Loot

Posted on May 19th, 2017 under . Posted by

One day you are happily hobbying along with the next 3 months planned out in detail and far more projects and models than you know what to do with. Then for no good reason, something twists your head and you are off down a whole other path of awesomene…

FIW Fences

Posted on May 13th, 2017 under , . Posted by

I wanted to add some linear type obstacles to our FIW games, so this week I made some fences.  Two packs of Renedra Cross Rail fencing to be precise.  The kits are really great kit, but its like constructing a mechano set with lots of bits to…

FIW Fences

Posted on May 13th, 2017 under , . Posted by

I wanted to add some linear type obstacles to our FIW games, so this week I made some fences.  Two packs of Renedra Cross Rail fencing to be precise.  The kits are really great kit, but its like constructing a mechano set with lots of bits to…

The Siege of Port Arthur, 2016

Posted on April 29th, 2017 under . Posted by

This week’s post is a shout out to fellow blogger Colonel Scipio, who runs the blog Palladian Guard (here).  Of particular note are the “Supercampaigns” he runs which integrate RPG like elements into a war-game campaign structure.  Very cool …