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Honour & Fortitude

The Lucknow Residency, 1857

Queen Victoria’s Little Wars, Honour & Fortitude, 28mm This is less of a game report than a short photo essay, showing an Indian Mutiny  game laid on by the Edinburgh Club (the SESWC) at the recent Partizan show in Newark. Most of the figures were supplied by Brian of Mutineer Miniatures, and Colin Jack was

Storming the Burpha Residence, 1857

Queen Victoria’s Little Wars, Honour & Fortitude, 28mm As this was my first visit to the Edinburgh Club in months, it was inevitable that there would be a little celebratory drinking. Well, it got a little out of hand – this was the booziest wargame I’ve played. It was almost impossible to take a shot

Crossing the Bhuna, 1857

Queen Victoria’s Little Wars, Honour & Fortitude, 28mm I’m sorry for offering up so many pictures from this game, but visually it really was a cracker. This fictitious game involved a British relief column led by General Sir Sidney Roughdiamond (Chris Henry) advancing in relief of the garrison of Aga “where its always baking” (British

Cowpai, 1857

Queen Victoria’s Little Wars, Honour & Fortune, 28mm The Indian Mutiny hasn’t had an airing for over a year, hence this game. We also wanted to experiment with the rules we use. Our standard set (a variant of a Chris Peers system) never really reflected this very quirky period, while another rules set – Sepoy