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Force on Force

The Longniddry Plantation, Malaya, 1952

Misc., Modern Wars (Malayan Emergency), Force on Force, 28mm The thing about Force on Force games is that in often takes longer to put out the scenery than to play the game. This would have been the case here, except Colin Jack, Bill Gilchrist and I hadn’t played a game using Force on Force for

Timur Kampong, Malaya, 1950

Misc., Modern Skirmish, Malayan Emergency, Force on Force, 28mm During my wargaming visit to Shetland, the original plan was to play a 15mm Second World War game set in Burma. However, drinking got in the way. Instead, Chris Brown of the Shetland Wargame Club let us use the same terrain for a couple of skirmish

Song, Borneo, 1963

Misc., Modern Skirmish, Borneo Confrontation, Force on Force, 28mm Both Dougie Trail and I have been building up modern forces based around the excellent new Force on Force rules, published by Osprey. Dougie has been concentrating on the Rhodesian Bush War (1964-79), while I’ve been working on the Borneo Confrontation (1962-66). Force on Force games

The Sanyati Valley, Rhodesia, 1972

Misc., Modern Skirmish, The Rhodesian War, Force on Force, 28mm While I’ve been painting up modern figures for the Borneo Confrontation, Dougie has been beating his own path through the bush of Rhodesia. This small skirmish was another “testing the rules out” clash using the new Force on Force rules. Hid did a great job painting the

LZ Bird, An Khe, 1966

Misc., Vietnam, Force on Force, 28mm The publication of the new Force on Force modern rules by Osprey has caused quite a stir in the Edinburgh club, and several of the guys are planning to use them to game all sorts of conflicts, from Korea to modern Afghanistan, with the most popular being Rhodesia (encouraged