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Deep Fried Lard 2016

A day of games, a few pints and a curry, what’s not to like.  This fourth running of Deep Fried Lard was held on Saturday 18th June in Musselburgh Rugby...

Minions for Dragon Rampant

I was in a toy shop a couple of weeks ago and saw that the toy minions from the Despicable Me films have hit the bargain bins and are available...

Gwŷr y Gogledd – force completed

The inspiration – Y Gododdin Man’s mettle, youth’s years, Courage for combat: Swift thick-maned stallions Beneath a fine stripling’s thighs, Broad lightweight buckler On a slim steed’s crupper, Glittering blue...

Chips with Everything

In the past few weeks the world of Lard has been abuzz with discussion of whether it’s better to use cards or chips for the random draw elements that are...

Sabots for Sharp Practice 2

I’m involved in the play-testing of the new version of TooFatLardies‘ Sharp Practice rules and I’m enjoying it thoroughly.   I can’t really say much about the details but the new...

Plans for 2016

It’s that time of year again so here we go. Painting My main plan for 2016 is to paint up forces of British, French and Spanish for Sharp Practice from...

2015 in Review

In a hostage to fortune posting made on Jan 1st last year I laid out my wargaming plans for 2015 and I haven’t done too badly at getting them done....