The Great Big Modern Wargaming Rules Comparison

Part 2 is now available The Complete Edition is now available. In the new year, this post will redirect to the complete version   Before we start a disclaimer: I have done some writing for Skirmish Sangin and I am listed in the Spectre Operations book as a play tester. EDIT: Two appendices have been … Continue reading The Great Big Modern Wargaming Rules Comparison

Lead Mountain II – MENA Civilians

First stage done - I have finished my MENA civilians from Spectre. The figures are perfect for civilians to dot the tabletop but their posing makes them easy to use as objectives or intelligence operatives (the guy in the baseball cap will probably be an undercover agent rushing for extraction). Painting wise, I tried to … Continue reading Lead Mountain II – MENA Civilians

Lead Mountain II – The Bad Guys Strike Back!

If you have been following my blog, last year you would have seen The Lead Mountain - an attempt to paint all my figures. Well it went as well as you would expect the average wargamer's attempt to paint up everything would go. I also drove myself mad and posted up repeated posts going "I … Continue reading Lead Mountain II – The Bad Guys Strike Back!

Battle Report: Black Powder “The Battle of Newark 1776”

Up until now, I have only been writing reports for modern wargames battles.However, seeing as my fellow wargamers at SESWC report on all the games they play, I thought I should follow them and branch out a little to¬†show the variety of games that are played down the club. This week - Black Powder! A … Continue reading Battle Report: Black Powder “The Battle of Newark 1776”

Spectre Operations Starting Lists

As a fan of Spectre Operations, I've been spending a lot of time on the Spectre Operations Wargaming Group. Due to this, I've seen a fair number of people looking to get into the game for the first time and seeking advice as to what they should be getting in terms of figures. True, you … Continue reading Spectre Operations Starting Lists

Battle Report: Spectre Operations 03/11/2016

If you haven't realised based off previous posts, my wargaming opponents are split between friends down in York and SESWC up in Edinburgh. Having introduced Spectre to the guys in York, it was now time to try it out with the Edinburgh crowd. Here is how things went down After the SAS operation robbed them … Continue reading Battle Report: Spectre Operations 03/11/2016