Posts Tagged ‘Games’

Berlin 1945.

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

Because some of us are no more able to play on Thursdays we’ve moved our at Hugh’s games on Wednesdays, and thanks that some of us (including myself) from now on have possibility of two games during the week, on Wednesday at Hugh’s and on Thursday in t…

Games in Sacred Texts

Posted on November 17th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

An editorial by Geoff Englestein on the Dice Tower podcast reminded me of the view the Gautama Buddha took towards frivolous activities, namely gaming, and how they could be a roadblock to achieving true enlightenment.   That got me to thinking … Continue reading

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 …

Holiday Gift Guide 2014 with Aaron Bostian – Wargaming Recon #125

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

Holiday Gift Guide 2014 with Aaron Bostian The Holiday Gift Guide 2014 aims to make it easier to shop for the special wargamers in our lives. In general shopping can be stressful and doubly so for wargamers. Special guest Aaron Bostian returns to the s…

15mm Gamma Goodnesses

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

Doctor Merkury

I got a few more 15mm pieces done for some Gamma World games:Some Khurasan meaniesMore Khurasan, Mutant Mantis Madnesses!!Khurasan in the front, some Oddzial zombies in the back.Rebel Mini gas masker and a splintered light creepyKhurasan again.Everybod…

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…

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…

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 …

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 …

Extra Life 24hr Game-a-thon 2014

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

The Extra Life is a charity with the purpose of helping ill children. There are many children out there who suffer from scary diseases. On a daily basis these kids deal with diseases like cancer and cystic fibrosis to name two. Some of those kids have …

Inspirational Lego day 3 – into Space

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

We leave the world of knights and dragons behind us today, and take the stellar transport to visit the outer reaches of space in the third instalment of this weeks miniseries `Inspirational Lego`.Space has been a mainstay of the Lego line since 1978, m…

Lion Rampant – Bloody victory. Krwawe zwycięstwo.

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

Yesterday we had our third game with Lion Rampant. We had 42 points game with five players. This time we have used all rules. Whole game has been described by Jack on his blog, so I’m not going to double this. You can find the link to the relation on t…

The Great Wargaming Survey – Wargaming Recon #123

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

The Great Wargaming Survey Karwansaray Publishers and their magazine Wargames, Soldiers, and Strategy launched The Great Wargaming Survey in July 2014. Almost 7,800 wargamers responded to the survey. Jasper Oorthuys, Managing Editor Publications of Kar…

Lion Rampant – Big Game. England vs Rest of the World.

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

The battlefield. Pole bitwy.The Village. Wieś.The sheep – main objective. Owce – główny cel gry.Last Thursday we had another game with Lion Rampant. Interest about this rules increased after our first game and more gamers wished to try them. We set …

Shadowrun: Dragonfall Director’s Cut now out!

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

Press release Shadowrun: Dragonfall Director’s Cut now out! By JHARDY | Published: SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 It’s a fine day to play Shadowrun! But then, I always think that. Today’s an especially good day, though, because you can get the Shadowrun: Dragonfall Director’s Cut. What’s that, you ask? Well, it’s a standalone version of an expansion to Harebrained [...]

Lion Rampant – update.

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

As I still awaiting for my rulebook (I bought them from Amazon.com – there is very good deal on them right now), some more relations from our game have appeared on other blogs. You can find the links below.Wciąż czekając na mój podręcznik (kupiłe…

Sign of the Pagan, by VPG (a review)

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

Sign of the Pagan Victory Point Games www.victorypointgames.com Designed by Richard Berg Game Scales: 1 counter=500 to 1000 men 1 hex=200 yards 1 turn=30 minutes +/- Sign of the Pagan is not just an obscure and preachy Sword and Sandals … Continue reading

Lion Rampant.

Posted on September 17th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Before I start with the main subject of today’s post a small announcement. My blog just reach 60000 visits!!! Thank you very much for this.Zanim przejdę do głównego wątku postu, małe ogłoszenie. Mój blog właśnie przekroczył liczbę 60000 odwi…

Board Games for Kids’ events, 11-18 years old

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

The author has run many children’s gaming camps over the years. Board Games are a recent innovations, added to the lineup to fill in gaps of slow time before larger miniature events. This is a list of games that have proven to be very popular with young gamers. Continue reading

The Big 1000

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

Never would I have thought that, with my goldfishlike attention span, when I put down my first words on this blog on the 28th of february 2010 that it would endure to this point.The 1000th post on my little corner of the internet!Now, 4.5 years later, …

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…

Ironclads – test game 4th. Ironclads – czwarta gra testowa.

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

Last week battle was another test for Bill’s rules for 19th century naval warfare. This time we’ve tested some new ideas and it looks like the system is almost there. This game was played at Hugh Wilson’s house.Zeszłotygodniowa bitwa była kolejnym te…