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New for 2013 new adventures 1895 and Beyond

Henry has introduced me to a new set of rules look here for new tales of these adventures.
IHNM - In Her Majesty's Name by Osprey


My newly updated blog for supplies and painting tips gleaned from the web and my general surplus miniature selling page click on the link to take you to the new blog.

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This is a blog I set up to chronicle my adventures in wargaming overseas in Scotland in 2011 and to continue following particular games overseas that I enjoyed with my new friends in Edinburgh. I look forward to finally updating this with more pics soon.


Napoleonic Campaigning in Italy

Napoleonic Campaigning in Italy
Les Grognards Blog "The sabre that Napoleon used at Marengo"

Napoleon's Drum and his Marshals

Napoleon's Drum and his Marshals
Napoleon Mulling over his battle plan

Napoleon reflecting by Iron Mitton

Napoleon reflecting by Iron Mitton
Quiet before the battle

Napoleon the morning of waterloo

More Iron Mitton Cartoons

More Iron Mitton Cartoons
Knock - Knock

Iron Mitton Cartoons

Iron Mitton Cartoons

Civility in wargaming

Civility in wargaming

Friday, August 19, 2011

Black Powder In Georgia

Andy and I tried out Black Powder - he too thinks it has some wierd rules but as always his a gamer and like everybody compares it to CLS, Which seems to drive everybody crazy. Anyway will post pics from
the game. I know Bill Gilchrist from Scotland was very pleased that I was "converting" to these rules.
Nah its only a pick up game and was handy and I wanted to do something different.
Finally Pictures I found for this game -

the initial Brunswick Cavalry charge against my front line units

Andy Charged the horse guns running them over and breaking the battery

Where upon on my phase i turned half the battery and enfiladed the impetuous russian battalion with Cannister at close range and broke them withh devasting fire the survivors went screaming back to their lines in dismay.

The left flank held in spite of a surprise cavalry charge.

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