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Archives for November 2007

Pangani Ridge, 1914

The Great War, In the Heart of Africa (modified), 28mm We hadn’t played with our East African toys for a while, so we decided to bring them all out and have a game. Well, not quite all of them – the He He, the Masai and the Ngoni stayed at home, and it was left to

Bratowitz, 1758

Seven Years War, Die Kriegskunst, 28mm This was another playtesting game, albeit a rather big one. In truth though, it was really an excuse to field our new cavalry units – the regiments we’d painted up for the Gross-Jagersdorf demo game at the start of the month. It involved a clash between two of my Russian

Mont Pincon, 1944

Second World War, Disposable Heroes, 28mm Sometimes the prettiest tables don’t photograph very well. This was a case in point – the table looked fantastic, but my pictures don’t really do it justice. It was a Second World War skirmish, set somewhere around Mont Pincon in Normandy in 1944. German paratroopers defended, and troops of

The Battle of Gross-Jagersdorf, 1757

Seven Years War, Die Kriegskunst, 28mm On 3rd November we laid on a demo game at the Targe 2007 show in Kirriemuir. We refought part of the Battle of Gross-Jagersdorf (1757), with my Russians pitched against Dougie Trail’s Prussians. The battle turned out pretty much as expected – my cavalry were trounced (they were both outnumbered and