Posts Tagged ‘British’

The siege of Khartoum. Oblężenie Chartumu.

Posted on November 16th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Finally report from our Sunday game. After the defeat of the river and desert columns, Egyptian and British forces had much less troops to use and had to wisely spread them on the walls to defend the city. However they left the British battalions on th…

Sudan – the River Column.

Posted on November 12th, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Today short relation from our second Saturday game, the River Column. I wasn’t play this game, however all my figures were used there. This time British had two infantry brigades, cavalry regiment, two guns and two river steamers, Mahdist forces were s…

Sudan, big game – The Desert Column. Sudan, wielka gra – The Desert Column.

Posted on November 11th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

During last weekend I took the part of big Sudan game. Whole game was divided into three games: two on Saturday, the relief columns, the outcome of these games would determine the forces for the Sunday siege of Khartoum game. I took the part in Desert …

Zulu Wars: Some British Officer types.

Posted on November 10th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

A few British Officers to lead their men against the Zulu hordes. All are Black Tree Designs apart from a solitary Redoubt Miniature.
Not the best photos – just done on the kitchen table.

Chaplain Smith handing out ammunition. A Black Tree fig…

Battle at the Great Wadi. Bitwa przy Wielkiej Wadi.

Posted on November 7th, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

This Thursday was the last test game before the AB1 weekend. Bill prepared some new stats and rules for the units and we were going to test them in the bigger battle. The test was very successful and we were happy with the way the game went. All seems …

70 000 visits and Pirate game. 70 000 odwiedzin i gra Piraci.

Posted on November 4th, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Just few hours ago my blog just reached 70 000 visits! Thank you for that, I hope that you’ve enjoyed the informations gathered in this place and will return here again.własnie kilka godzin temu mój blog przekroczył liczbę 70 000 wizyt! Bardzo za t…

It’s Just Not Cricket! – Another Peninsular Battle

Posted on November 3rd, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Who says wargaming is a gentleman’s game?This post brings my batreps up to date.This was the Friday meeting after the Saturday where we found out the news of Pete’s passing, and the funeral still hadn’t been held, so a lot of us (myself included) still…

ORBAT – 1980s British BG, NATO Reinforcement Part3, Type A Mech (Wh) and Light

Posted on November 1st, 2014 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Andy

This post looks at the organisational structure of the Saxon equipped battalions and how that changed from their introduction through to the end of the Cold War. My primary interest is 19 Brigade which was a core component of 4 Armoured Division in th…

To catch Mahdist emir. Pojmać mahdyjskiego emira.

Posted on October 27th, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

After successful Sudan game week ago, we decided to repeat this last Thursday again. Bill send me some new stats for troops and we decided to try them. This time all my troops were ready for the game, so for the first time I was able to use them all (n…

Sudan – gotowy!. Sudan – done!

Posted on October 24th, 2014 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Moje oddziały na naszą dużą grę Pierwszej Wojny w Sudanie skończone. Oto ostatnie elementy (wszystkie figurki pochodzą od Perry Miniatures):My units for our big 1st Sudan War are finally finished. That are my last elements (all figures are Perry…

Sudan – nowe oddziały brytyjskie. Sudan – new British units.

Posted on October 19th, 2014 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Pierwsza Wojna w Sudanie będzie teraz dość popularnym tematem na moim blogu, a to wszystko związane z nadchodzącą wielką dwudniową bitwą na początku listopada. Moim zamiarem jest zbudowanie solidnej brygady do gry, czyli trzech batalionów li…

Battle at the Wadi. Bitwa przy Wadi.

Posted on October 18th, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Our big 1st Sudan War game is very close, so we have decided to check how the Black Powder rules will be working for that period. We played game with two players and umpire. Our figures came from various collections, and some of my figures used in the …

The Last Mahdists

Posted on October 18th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

…for a while.No, not new output, rather a belated post as I didn’t get around to posting the miniatures I finished up for the gaming day at Wyvern. It was such a rush I just didn’t get time to snap them before they were packed up with the rest of the…

Dux Britanniarum – my first game. Dux Britanniarum – moja pierwsza gra.

Posted on October 10th, 2014 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Dux Britanniarum is quite popular in my club, however I have never play it. The opportunity of checking the rules came yesterday, when I joined to the game played by more newbies like myself (Campbell and Matt) plus veterans: Paul and Derek. With four …

Bonus Points

Posted on October 6th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Hello people,As a result of twisting my ankle playing football yesterday I’ve been forced to have today off sick. It’s been horrible………obviously!!The bonus, other than two posts in one day, has been an unexpected glut of brush-time, ankle appropr…

15th Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry (Ludhiana Sikhs)

Posted on October 4th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Kolejny regiment do naszej wielkiej gry w listopadzie.  Tym razem jest to 15. Pułk Piechoty Bengalu (Ludhiana Sikhs). Generalnie pułk powinien mieć wielkość sześciu podstawek, ale z zakupionych figurek wyszło mi ich 8, więc dwie mogą robi…

20mm WWII Canadian Infantry from AB Miniatures – The Battle for Ortona, 1943

Posted on September 24th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

About a year ago I was rummaging around my storage shed and came across a collection of 20mm WWII figures that I had originally painted-up for use with Arty Contliffe’s Crossfire (a very fine and innovative set of rules btw). This group of fi…

Maintaining Standards

Posted on September 22nd, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Hello people,A potentially oblique reference to a musing that came to me in a similarly oblique manner.Over the weekend I’ve had some brush-time with the last 30 rank and file Commandos, representing every last figure that currently have built for the …

Illuminations – prt 2

Posted on September 15th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Hello people,I don’t really do un-boxing, as popular as they are amongst so many of my fellow bloggers, but this once is a little different, vaguely review-ish, and hopefully of some actual purpose / value ;) So my portable / stowable lightbox kit turne…

Incident at a Martian Farmhouse: IHMN 1889

Posted on September 15th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Megz and I had our first test run of In Her Majesty’s Name.   Since I don’t have enough dedicated figures for my desired factions, I decided to try a scenario set on Mars in the universe of Space:1889.The Mad Guru: Incident at a Martian Farm …

Great War BatRep: Brits on the Offensive!

Posted on September 15th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

By Sean "Throckmorton" Sarah and Mitch ReedWhen Battlefront announced the new Great War line I was eager to give it a test.  Mitch ordered both box sets and painted them up in record time, so we decided to give it a try. We decided to show h…

15mm WW2 British Platoon

Posted on September 11th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

No games to share after the holiday so far so I’ll post some progress on the painting queue. As an addition to our 28mm games we have been thinking lately to scale down to 15mm and or 20mm for our platoon and larger games.There are many reasons like ti…

Illuminations?

Posted on September 8th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Hello peeps,Quick mixed post. Other than shoulder patch transfers I’ve finished off another five support Commandos specifically the Sniper, PIAT and Light Mortar team. 10 Painting Points thank you oh so much!These shots are once again from my phone. Th…

Saved by wind (Pt. 1). Ocaleni przez wiatr (cz. 1)

Posted on September 8th, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Some time ago I have finished my British and French ship for Napoleonic naval warfare. However since this time I have never used them in game. The Kiss, Me Hardy rules are very popular in our club so few weeks ago we agreed to play a large game. The ga…

Review – Book, The Iron Division, The History of the 3rd Division 1809-1989

Posted on August 29th, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Andy

Iron Division is an excellent little reference book on the 3rd Divisions History from 1809-1989 the first edition was published in 1978 and written by Robin McNish.  This review focuses on the revised edition, published in 1989.  In 1986 the …