Posts Tagged ‘Beneath the Lily Banners’

Exploring the possibilities – New Military civilians

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

The possibilities with these figures are enormous. With fifteen marching /advancing musketeers in three sets of five, each with four arm variants we offer 60 variants on the musketeers.With the open handed models depending on the weapons used – scythes…

Availability of new GNW Swedish Cavalry – You can order Now!

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

SC01 Swedish Cavalry troopers charging variant #1Demand has alas outstripped supply and with commitments made to pre-order customers, the entire first batch of all 8 codes was gone before I even managed to put them on the website!SC02 Swedish Cavalry t…

Crossing the Shannon – The Guns of August 2018

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

My work schedule has been crazy recently and I realized I was never going to be able to finish the Limerick project I had planned for The Guns of August (maybe Historicon 2019). Rather than give up on the idea of attending, I set out to find a differen…

Crossing the Shannon – The Guns of August 2018

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

Clarence Harrison – My work schedule has been crazy recently and I realized I was never going to be able to finish the Limerick project I had planned for The Guns of August (maybe Historicon 2019). Rather than give up on the idea of attending, I set ou…

Fancy a Danish anyone?

Posted on June 23rd, 2018 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

We have five new codes of Danish infantry coming to you soon.Danish infantry marching – Regiment Prinds GeorgeD01 Musketeers marchingD02 Grenadiers marchingD03 Command marchingD04 Musketeers firingD05 Musketeers loading and primingIn addition we have f…

In flight entertainment

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

ironic backdrop location to work on the GNWI have been a bit quiet over the last ten days in particular as work and travel has consumed all waking hours and kept me off the blog and forum pretty much 100%.Having managed to clock up 22,000 miles in the …

The Prussians are coming!

Posted on June 10th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

Code P1 Prussian musketeers advancingAlas, I have not yet had time to paint any of the new Prussian infantry which we will soon release:P01 Prussian musketeers marchingP02 Prussian Grenadiers marchingP03 Prussian Command marchingP04 Prussian musketeers…

Why wouldn’t they?

Posted on June 7th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

We sent the Huguenots to Jamaica during our Battle for Britain campaign set in 1693 (Colin Napier’s brigade)It seems to be accepted wisdom that Huguenot regiments in the service of England and Holland did not carry pikes during the period 1688 – 1697.B…

What you can do with the new Swedish cavalry

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

I’ll let the pictures do the talking in this post. I have now had a bit of a chance to play around with the new Swedish cavalry. Although I have not painted all 20 different models, nor put the various arms in the different positions, I did manage to g…

1,000,000 up Thank you!

Posted on June 2nd, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

We are still marching forward and relentlessLet’s start this Saturday with a BIG THANKS to all followers and visitors to our modest blog! We have today exceeded our millionth page view.At recent events where the League of Augsburg has had representatio…

We are doing something right it seems!

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

A ten year, iterative processWargames Illustrated dropped through my letterbox recently and in it there is a positive review of The War of Three Kings with some pretty pictures of Nick Eyre’s wonderful 1672 collection being used to illustrate the rules…

The Guns of August 2018

Posted on May 26th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

It’s official.. I will be running several sessions of Beneath the Lily Banners/The War of Three Kings at the Guns of August show…When the PEL becomes available I’ll have more details, including how you can sign up to get in on one of these games…

The Guns of August 2018

Posted on May 26th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Clarence Harrison – It’s official.. I will be running several sessions of Beneath the Lily Banners/The War of Three Kings at the Guns of August show in Newport News, VA…When the PEL becomes available I’ll have more details, including how you can sign…

Synthesizing.. it’s what I do

Posted on May 23rd, 2018 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

We are attempting to collate disparate information sources into a central pool and challenge some dubious ‘facts’The process of compiling our uniform and unit history guides is one I enjoy very much. I liken it to cold-case detection work or forensic a…

Partizan -debrief

Posted on May 20th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

General view of the League of Augsburg table at PartizanWe had the full first team on the park for Partizan on a glorious May Sunday. After a great evening, visiting the Queen’s Sconce at Devon Park, walking the banks of the Trent Navigation channel, o…

Interview: The War of Three Kings

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

This interview was recorded right after 1672 game using Nick Eyre’s wonderful collection at WI headquarters. The game featured a numerically inferior Dutch Army taking on the mighty French during the infamous Rampjaar (Disaster Year).Dan Faulconbridge …

Interview with Barry – The War of Three Kings

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

This interview was recorded right after we had played a game set in 1672 using Nick Eyre’s wonderful collection. The game featured a numerically inferior Dutch Army taking on the mighty French during the infamous Rampjaar (Disaster Year).Dan allows me …

Warfare Miniatures – Partizan May 20, 2018

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

Some of Steve Shann’s wonderful collection of Warfare Miniatures cavalryWe are very much looking forward to Partizan on Sunday and we have a full team on the park – Toggy, DOB and myself.We are demo-ing The War of Three Kings in the setting of Flanders…

Rawdon Raises an Army, Part One

Posted on May 8th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Thomas Grove – After playing a game of Beneath the Lily Banners/The War of Three Kings I was hooked. Now to create my own army. I really enjoyed Arthur Rawdon’s force from the scenario we played so I decided I would stick with the Cock of the North. I…

Wandering Around Ireland, Part VII

Posted on May 6th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Clarence Harrison – After trekking up and down both banks of the Boyne, we set out to find the point where the Jacobites mounted a desperate rear guard in a walled graveyard on the crest of Donore Hill. It’s not on the map. We pretty much drove around …

Wandering Around Ireland, Part VII

Posted on May 6th, 2018 under , . Posted by

After trekking up and down both banks of the Boyne, we set out to find the point where the Jacobites mounted a desperate rear guard in a walled graveyard on the crest of Donore Hill. It’s not on the map. We pretty much drove around the hill and tried v…

Amazing stories of Derring Do from Tactica..

Posted on May 3rd, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Having at the last minute decided not to run this game at Partizan in favour of a Flanders Bash it is nice to give it one last airing here with some ‘real life war stories’ from the field of battle in Germany..Notice the organized progress of these fin…

The Walls of Limerick, Part III

Posted on April 30th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

I’ve made some progress on my project for the Guns of August show this summer. It is August 24th-26th and I am definitely attending, though I will only be there Saturday and Sunday. The plan is to run the game twice on Saturday and once on Sunday. I ha…

The Walls of Limerick, Part III

Posted on April 30th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

Clarence Harrison – I’ve made some progress on my project for the Guns of August show this summer. It is August 24th-26th and I am definitely attending, though I will only be there Saturday and Sunday. The plan is to run the game twice on Saturday and …

Video Tour of the War of Three Kings

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

Wargames Illustrated posted a video where they give you a good look inside the War of Three Kings and discuss a few of the mechanics…