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Skobelev, Uzbekistan, 1920

The Back of Beyond, Setting the East Ablaze, 28mm You may be forgiven for not knowing where Skobelev is. The place is now Fergana in Usbekistan, on the North Silk Road, to the south-east of Tashkent. As a town it is very decidedly in “The Back of Beyond”. It also set the scene for this

The Bridge at Perro Negro, 1810

The Napoleonic Wars, Black Powder, 28mm This little Napoleonic game was based on a scenario on Scenarios for All Ages, by Charles S. Grant and Stuart Asquith. The idea is, both sides want to capture the same bridge, and two matched forces are sent to secure it. A second supporting column is ordered to help,