Tagged: Misc

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...

Lardy Dice

Dice with a pie and a pint instead of the six.   What’s not to like?   I bought lots. Available from Too Fat Lardies

Fantasy Scenery

This ten inch long, plastic  Tyrannosaurus Rex skull comes in Issue 1 of the Amazing Dinosaur Discovery partwork  which is now on sale in WH Smith for 99p. It makes...

New Toys

Got a new toy for Christmas, a Fujifim FinePix F70EXR, supposedly the smallest camera in the world with a 10X optical zoom.   So last night I took it along to...