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Archives for February 2015

Rauray, Normandy, 1944

The Second World War, Chain of Command, 28mm Two Second World War games in one month might sound a bit excessive, but we were keen to try a bit of “Big CoC”. That’s the double entendre name the Two Fat Lardies give their bolt-on system which lets you turn Chain of Command from a platoon-sized

Raid on Muileann Dhaidh, 744 AD

The Dark Ages, Dux Britanniarum, 28mm This week we visited the north-eastern suburbs of Glasgow, some 1200 years before the area became a commuter suburb to the big brash city. No, our Muileann Dhaidh  (now Milngavie) was just a small hamlet, in a pleasant-looking fertile valley near a small river – now called the Kelvin.

Cristot, Normandy, 1944

The Second World War, Chain of Command, 28mm Having driven up through the snow in the Highlands, I arrived back in Orkney to join in this game, set somewhere in Normandy. There wasn’t much subtlety to it. In fact, the table was the same one as we’d used for our Seven Years War game a