Posts Tagged ‘Beneath the Lily Banners’

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…

You Tube video review of WTK

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

Wargames Illustrated have posted a nice (and well executed) video review of the rules on You Tube

Warfare, Quindia and Wordtwister: Here is the news 2018

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

Our most commercially successful SALUTE for four years2018 has been a busy year for us so far. The big job was getting ‘Bill Bunter’s Postal Order’ to finally arrive, aka The War of Three Kings ( Beneath the Lily Banners 3rd Edition). The book has been…

The Walls of Limerick, Part II

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

Clarence Harrison – A little bit of math, lots of carving, and possibly some harsh words later…The initial step, and the most important to get right, was to layout the front wall. This is where most of the harsh words came in. All of the angles had t…

The Walls of Limerick, Part II

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

A little bit of math, lots of carving, and possibly some harsh words later…The initial step, and the most important to get right, was to layout the front wall. This is where most of the harsh words came in. All of the angles had to meet up with each …

The Walls of Limerick, Part I

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

Every so often I get the urge to launch some sort of stupid large project. Ever since my partner’s series on the Walls of Derry, I’ve wanted to do something similar. My trip to Derry last year reinforced the desire. Finally, I’m planning to run some ga…

The Walls of Limerick, Part I

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

Clarence Harrison – Every so often I get the urge to launch some sort of stupid large project. Ever since my partner’s series on the Walls of Derry, I’ve wanted to do something similar. My trip to Derry last year reinforced the desire. Finally, I’m pla…

Wandering Around Ireland, Part VI

Posted on April 9th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Clarence Harrison – After deciding no one was going to attempt to follow in the steps of the Dutch Guard and cross the river, we climbed back up onto the road. Walking north we climbed a steep rise and then turned east to walk the area where the Willia…

Wandering Around Ireland = Part VI

Posted on April 9th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

After deciding no one was going to attempt to follow in the steps of the Dutch Guard and cross the river, we climbed back up onto the road. Walking north we climbed a steep rise and then turned east to walk the area where the Williamite forces advanced…

Warfare Miniatures GNW picture gallery

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

Occasionally it’s time for some unashamed picture overdrive without the commentary. Here are some nice shots from the Great Northern War range which hopefully will inspire some of you to the brush.Lifeguards pike men leave their billetPoint blank shot …

Warfare Miniatures at SALUTE 2018

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

Hopefully you’ll find us – we’ll be standing like tiny Dennis Watermans under this monsterWe are looking forward to SALUTE 2018 where Warfare Miniautes will have its own stand TB21.You will we hope, be able to find Toggy and I as we have a BLOODY BIG B…

I’ve been waiting to tell you this for a long time…

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

Military coats and informal equipmentBack where it all began. A passionate interest in the wars between 1685 and 1721. No idea that I would become the owner of a figure company. Inheriting someone else’s idea of how things should be done and trying to …

New pdf set : A Wargamer’s guide to the Williamite Army at Aughrim

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

I have been working on this pdf set for two years and it is finally ready for publishing. It follows the format used in our successful Boyne and Derry series of pdfs.Clarence has made some super contributions on artwork and we’ve updated certain inform…

Wandering Around Ireland, Part V

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

Clarence Harrison – A conversation I had via Messenger last week…”Are you ever going to finish blogging about your Ireland trip?””What? Didn’t I finish it? That was a year ago…””Didn’t you go the Boyne?””Son of a…”So, yes. Roughly one year ago I …