Posts Tagged ‘War & Conquest’

Ecgfrith Turns the Tide of History

Posted on November 16th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Home alone again as the missus has had to house sit down south to help my son, long story, so of course this afternoon was free for wargaming, I arranged with Kevin to refight the Battle of Nechtansmere which in reality took place somewhere north of th…

Ecgfrith Turns the Tide of History

Posted on November 16th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Home alone again as the missus has had to house sit down south to help my son, long story, so of course this afternoon was free for wargaming, I arranged with Kevin to refight the Battle of Nechtansmere which in reality took place somewhere north of th…

I Deserve It

Posted on November 10th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

I have been on a small spending spree recently, I jumped into the Mafia scene with a box set of Gomorrah and the movie ‘Suburra’ which is now a Netflix crime series, these are Italian productions and the former is quite gripping and manages to surprise…

Whose Afraid of the Big Bad Greeks?

Posted on October 30th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

The missus left for a week of outdoor pursuits in the Lakes on Saturday so naturally I organised a game, back to War and Conquest with Kevin seeking revenge despite beating me at Bolt Action.I decided to use my terrain builder and the Greeks managed to…

Whose Afraid of the Big Bad Greeks?

Posted on October 30th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

The missus left for a week of outdoor pursuits in the Lakes on Saturday so naturally I organised a game, back to War and Conquest with Kevin seeking revenge despite beating me at Bolt Action.I decided to use my terrain builder and the Greeks managed to…

Alea Iacta Este

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

There is no turning back now, I have crossed my Rubicon. I phoned Keith at Aventine Miniatures today and had a productive chat with him about the Seleucid army, I wanted to order up a phalanx and a cavalry unit to start me off but he advised me to hold…

Alea Iacta Este

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

There is no turning back now, I have crossed my Rubicon. I phoned Keith at Aventine Miniatures today and had a productive chat with him about the Seleucid army, I wanted to order up a phalanx and a cavalry unit to start me off but he advised me to hold…

Once More……

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

Having almost recovered from the holiday blues and my jet lag, things are beginning to fall into place, the Monday game at Kevin’s, Tuesday at the club, Wednesday at the pub and still more gaming on Thursday afternoon.This was the first Thursday in a w…

Once More……

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

Having almost recovered from the holiday blues and my jet lag, things are beginning to fall into place, the Monday game at Kevin’s, Tuesday at the club, Wednesday at the pub and still more gaming on Thursday afternoon.This was the first Thursday in a w…

Fulminata Victrix

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

Despite the dire warnings given out with glee by the weather people about ‘Storm’ Aileen I braved the rain to take the Twelfth to the club for my last game before the holiday, I was fighting Ryan’s Successors with longer sharp sticks than Kevin’s hopli…

Fulminata Victrix

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

Despite the dire warnings given out with glee by the weather people about ‘Storm’ Aileen I braved the rain to take the Twelfth to the club for my last game before the holiday, I was fighting Ryan’s Successors with longer sharp sticks than Kevin’s hopli…

Revenge and Disappointment

Posted on September 11th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

I went to Stewart’s this Sunday for some wargaming, we take it in turns and it is a drive of about 75 mins so not too strenuous on the nerves. We wargame in the conference room of his workplace in the rather posh surroundings of the Zetland estate, he …

Revenge and Disappointment

Posted on September 11th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

I went to Stewart’s this Sunday for some wargaming, we take it in turns and it is a drive of about 75 mins so not too strenuous on the nerves. We wargame in the conference room of his workplace in the rather posh surroundings of the Zetland estate, he …

Desperate Struggle for Athens

Posted on September 7th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Kevin and I fought our third battle for mastery of the Western world today outside the walls of Athens, the Greeks having been pushed back to their capital (yes I know Athens was not the only capital but play along). Having been beaten in the two previ…

Desperate Struggle for Athens

Posted on September 7th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Kevin and I fought our third battle for mastery of the Western world today outside the walls of Athens, the Greeks having been pushed back to their capital (yes I know Athens was not the only capital but play along). Having been beaten in the two previ…

We can see Athens

Posted on August 31st, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Missus was out so free for another game, three in one week, my cup it runneth over, I’ll be suffering from combat fatigue shortly. Anyway it was another opportunity for Kevin to get the hang of his Greek City States army, four large hoplite phalanxes t…

We can see Athens

Posted on August 31st, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Missus was out so free for another game, three in one week, my cup it runneth over, I’ll be suffering from combat fatigue shortly. Anyway it was another opportunity for Kevin to get the hang of his Greek City States army, four large hoplite phalanxes t…