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Category: Misc

Deep Fried Lard

What?   –  A day of games from the TooFatLardies stable. Where?  – Musselburgh, just next to Edinburgh, Scotland When?  – June 22nd, 2013. Further information here on this website.

What’s with all the Eurocents?

This post’s for Anne-Marie and Julia, two friends who between them have transported a large bag of Eurocent coins from Ghent in Belgium, to Istanbul in Turkey and now back...

Really Useful Boxes

These boxes “do what they say on the tin” and have become very popular among UK wargamers in the past few years.  I have built up quite a collection of...

What on Earth?

A friend of my wife has inherited these things, which she thinks are something to do with British Army wargames “they came from a strange (and long gone) government, mostly...

Vikings for Saga

I’ve not posted here for ages, but I’ve been painting away, albeit slowly.  Latest addition to the hordes is this Viking warband for Saga, Gripping Beast’s game of skirmishes in...

Battle of Hastenbach (7)

The British get surrounded and surrender.  My sad lack of progress allows the Austrians to redeploy and an attempted charge by some Prussian Hussars ends in abject failure. I now...

Battle of Hastenbach (6)

I’m now in charge of the Prussian flank attack.  To no effect whatsoever.  How many time can you roll less than seven on 2D6.  In my case eight times out...

Battle of Hastenbach (5)

It all looks very good for the French. There’s another flank to this battle but I really don’t have a clue what’s happening here.

Battle of Hastenbach (3)

It’s all going horribly wrong.  I’ve seen off one cavalry attack and the Prussian Guard managed to fill a hole in my line when a battalion of Grenadiers retreated in...

Battle of Hastenbach (2)

That’s my command in the distance, Prussian Grenadiers holding the corner in the Allied line, the British to my left are being attacked by a huge column of Austrians. Here...

Battle of Hastenbach (1)

Thirteeen people, over 2,000 28mm toys anda massive table in the Lundin Links Hotel in Fife. Today we’re refighting the Battle of Hastenbeck using the Black Powder rules. I’ll be...