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Archives for April 2013

The Battle of Scatsa, Shetland, 1938

Misc., A Very British Civil War, Homegrown Rules, 28mm In The Very British Civil War guide to the fighting in Scotland it says that; “Shetland occupies a strategic position for shipping between the Atlantic and the North Sea”. I beg to differ. This was written by a Shetlander with an axe to grind, as the

Tepoi, Borneo, 1964

Misc., Modern Wars, Bolt Action, 28mm When I decided to run a small modern game the original plan was to use Force on Force rules. Unfortunately its a long time since I last used them, and I didn’t have time to re-read them as thoroughly as I wanted. They can be something of a mindf**k,

Bielefeld, 1758

The Seven Years War, Black Powder, 28mm Having seized some of Dougie Trail’s Seven Years War collection, in reparations for him losing my Russians in a nightclub (don’t ask), I thought I’d use some of them in a Black Powder game, up in Orkney. This was a two-player affair, with two brigades of infantry (3