Operation Dragon’s Hoard: The Final Run and Post Mortem

This post should have been appearing back in March. However, General Winter came a calling and the final run of Operation Dragon's Hoard was delayed due to the show being cancelled after an unexpected amount of snow. In my last post on Operation Dragon's Hoard, I covered some major tweaks I'd made to the plane … Continue reading Operation Dragon’s Hoard: The Final Run and Post Mortem

Operation Dragon’s Hoard: March Update

Last month saw Vapnartak and the first run of Operation Dragon's Hoard for 2018. As you can see from my last post, there were one or two things I wanted to tweak after that run. Originally the plan was to spend the rest of February prepping the game ready for its run at Hammerhead and … Continue reading Operation Dragon’s Hoard: March Update

Operation Dragon’s Hoard: Vapnartak, York

If you haven’t checked out the previous posts in the series on Operation Dragon’s Hoard, check out the page I’ve set up for it at https://hntdaab.co.uk/blog/demo-game-operation-dragons-hoard/ Last weekend was Vapnartak. This was a show I've been particularly looking forward to; Its one of my "local" shows (thanks to one of my buddies in the wargaming … Continue reading Operation Dragon’s Hoard: Vapnartak, York

Operation Dragon’s Hoard: Fiasco, Leeds

If you haven't checked out the previous posts in the series on Operation Dragon's Hoard, check out the page I've set up for it at https://hntdaab.co.uk/blog/demo-game-operation-dragons-hoard/ Operation Dragon's Hoard had its first public showing last weekend. This was a pretty major turning point for this project - as well as having the game running, it also … Continue reading Operation Dragon’s Hoard: Fiasco, Leeds

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

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

Operation Dragon’s Hoard: Part 3 – Building Boards and Buying Planes

If you are wanting to stay informed about this build, the best way is to follow my blog using it's RSS feed or sign up to email updates using the box at the top of the sidebar.   Since the last time I wrote about my demo game plans a fair amount has happened. I'm going to … Continue reading Operation Dragon’s Hoard: Part 3 – Building Boards and Buying Planes

Operation Dragon’s Hoard: Part 2 – Further Planning and Physical Things

So since last time, I've done a few things to get ready for building the demo board I have planned out. Emails have been sent out to get the ball rolling on actually booking space to run the game at two shows. It might be a little early for some but better early than late. Continued … Continue reading Operation Dragon’s Hoard: Part 2 – Further Planning and Physical Things

Operation Dragon’s Hoard: Part 1 – The Concept

I mentioned in my end of year post that I plan to make a demo board for modern wargaming at some point this year. After having been to a few shows and having a wonderful time, I'd love to get even more involved. In addition, various parties have given me some advice and offers of … Continue reading Operation Dragon’s Hoard: Part 1 – The Concept