Battle Report: Raiders of Tobruk – Chain of Command

February 6th 2022 - as the hordes descend on York Racecourse for Vapanartak, for many the first wargames show of the year, a few streets over in the local scout hut, a different horde was appearing. From North, South and even the wrong side of the Pennines, a group of friends assembled... Surprise, it's time … Continue reading Battle Report: Raiders of Tobruk – Chain of Command

Battle Report: Operation Kinder– Ultramodern Chain of Command

With my work on Ultramodern Chain of Command continuing, as well as campaign in the planning, I would need to recruit some additional players. Luckily, I have a former housemate/Delaque player to recruit. Of course, recruiting a new player to game is always interesting, especially as his other tabletop experience had been entirely Games Workshop … Continue reading Battle Report: Operation Kinder– Ultramodern Chain of Command

Chain of Command – Attack on Al-Papsi: Part 2

Back in the heady days of September we actually played the second mission in the campaign set in North Africa. However, before we get into the battle, I actually finally rolled up the details of my command team, using the details from the At The Sharp End PDF book. NameBackgroundAgeOriginDescriptionSenior LeaderThomas Fuchsex-Doktor of Engineering32BerlinTall and … Continue reading Chain of Command – Attack on Al-Papsi: Part 2

Battle Report: “OPERATION CHlSEL” – Chain of Command

Christmas is the time I return home to Leeds. As well as family events, I usually end up using it to encounter my Regular Opponent and get a game of something in. This year, myself and Regular Opponent got invited up North to partake in some Chain of Command, my favourite set of WW2 rules … Continue reading Battle Report: “OPERATION CHlSEL” – Chain of Command

“The Battle for Farm 412” or “Coc’ing around in the Desert”

As you might guess from someone who plays a lot of Skirmish Sangin, I don't play wargames as a competitive exercise. Winning is nice, but at the end of the day, I'd much rather tell a good story, immerse the players in the setting and scenario. I'd rather make the players concentrate on making the … Continue reading “The Battle for Farm 412” or “Coc’ing around in the Desert”