Operation Dragon’s Hoard: 100 Years of War, Falkirk

All the posts so far have been leading up to this: the first play through of the game. The original plan had been to go in at the deep end and running the first attempt at a proper show. After that fell through, running the trial at a smaller event made a little more sense. … Continue reading Operation Dragon’s Hoard: 100 Years of War, Falkirk

Plausible Deniability – News

What's this? A new post on a Tuesday evening? That's not on the schedule! The extra post is for one reason - Plausible Deniability (The new book for Skirmish Sangin I've been working on for about a year) has gone to the printers. We don't want to put an exact date on it but it's on the final … Continue reading Plausible Deniability – News

Operation Dragon’s Hoard: Part 4 – Final Approach

So there has been quite a gap since my last update (back in May) and since then a lot has changed. The game went from pie in the sky idea to actual game that is about to run in the next few days. I am both excited and terrified. THE PLAN So in the last … Continue reading Operation Dragon’s Hoard: Part 4 – Final Approach

Impressions: REDvectors’s MDF Buildings

You may have noticed some MDF buildings lurking in the background of many of my impressions pieces. I've had some comments on them and so this reminded me I really should get my impressions up before they get ruined by my slap-dash painting style. I picked up these buildings after bouncing a long chain of … Continue reading Impressions: REDvectors’s MDF Buildings

Wargaming Week 11/09/2017

Let’s start, covering the 3rd through to the 11th of September BLOG STUFF Last weeks post was covering the completed SF Technicals. As I said in the post, this was really a nice self-contained project. Just a chance to focus on building some cool vehicles and a selection of gear, made easier via Spectre's great range … Continue reading Wargaming Week 11/09/2017

Non-Standard Tactical Vehicles – Building the SF Technicals

When the full details for the SF upgrades to the technicals were announced, I could see that assembling these vehicles ready to support my operators on the field was going to be a fun project. Thanks to sheer variety of stowage and other bits to upgrade them with, building my Non-Standard Tactical Vehicles needed some … Continue reading Non-Standard Tactical Vehicles – Building the SF Technicals

Battle Report: “The Welcome Party” – Spectre Operations

Having been asked last week to plan a game, I sat back and had a careful think about what might be an exciting scenario to get my opponent's figures on the table. Some sort of escort mission maybe but what to protect? As my eyes wandered across the various modern wargaming Facebook groups I settled … Continue reading Battle Report: “The Welcome Party” – Spectre Operations