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  • Wargamers, like any specialist hobbyist, have there own particular foibles which are endearing to some (but maybe not everyone). The ideal partner for a wargamer needs 22 attributes. See how you rate in this amusing article. Or perhaps you can think of some more?-  

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    Movement trays for War of the Ring can be enhanced with all sorts of decorative additions. This adds to the look of the army, particularly if the additions are themed to match the army. Brian shows off his newly learned modelling skills, by creating trays specifically designed for his Army of the Dead. See some…

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    The men of Gondor stood ready to receive an attack from the combined forces of men from the east. Sauron had banded together Easterlings, Khandish and Haradrim in an attempt to weaken the men from Minas Tirith before a planned major onslaught. War of the Ring is a recently released rule set by Games Workshop which is…

  • Historical wargaming covers a fascinating spectrum of eras, fighting styles and tactics. The aim is to make history come to life. Starting with ancient history all the way up to modern times, there is plenty to enthuse anyone with even a passing interest in history. The ancient period includes chariot warfare of the Assyrians, Hittites…

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    Several games of Lord of the Rings were played at Mitcham. John brought along his first module of the Moria scenery, which is the fun Watcher in the Water scenario. The Fellowship does not always have an easy time of it in this scenario.

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    Epic: Armageddon is Games Workshop’s game of warfare in the 41st millennium played in 6mm scale. This means that the height of a human figure (Space Marine or Imperial Guardsman) is 6mm, which is a scale of 1:300.

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    The ground scale used in Epic: Armageddon permits a game of manoeuvre to occur on a normal sized table. With each formation being roughly the equivalent of a typical 40k army and these being able to move around the table without necessarily being in combat from the first turn, it is clear that Epic caters…

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    An army in Epic: Armageddon consists of a number of units, just as in Warhammer 40K. Units are whole companies, rather than platoons. See the article for a sample Imperial Gurd army and some photos of Epic: Armageddon models.

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    After a hiatus of many years, Epic is rising again and in force at NWA. Currently we have eight members who have armies up and running. There are some more NWA members who are digging through their garages and cupboards looking for their old Epic armies. There is an updated rules set available free for…

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    An invitation from Jonathon Moore was accepted to visit the League of Ancients to take part in a 6 player Age of Eagles game. The scenario was set in 1813. Napoleon was heading a mixed force of French guard, line and conscripts to try and relieve the isolated force of Vandamme. Barring his path was Blucher with his…

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    Warmachine™ is set in the Iron Kingdoms. It combines some aspects of traditional fantasy with steam-power and gunpowder. Across the realm, ancient rivalries explode amongst the various nations into a wide spread conflict.

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    The miniatures game of Warmachine developed out of a role playing game using the Iron Knigdoms as its background. The miniatures game is placed in the western continent of Immoren, on a planet known to its inhabitants as Caen. This western area, known as the Iron Kingdoms, is divided into four main human kingdoms.