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  • Untitled post 6743

    Half way through February and we have already seen plenty of games, smiling faces and a really good atmosphere at Friday night and Saturday afternoon meetings. Everyone attending the last couple of meetings have received their membership cards and name badges. As such there is less need to try and remember someone’s name now. t…

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    The NWA is made keen to have an Ogre and play in the NWA Alpha Strike Tournament . The Ogre maybe from an alternative universe but the Battletech universe does have a 175 Super Heavy Tank in the Şoarece. This force is built out of the Inner Sphere Striker force pack with a few 3D…

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    400 PV force using off the shelf Inner Sphere lance boxes. One of the primary aims of the force construction rules for the NWA Alpha Strike Tournament is the ability to use off the shelf lance packs. This Inner Sphere force uses standard mechs and Alpha Strike cards from the Inner Sphere Battle Lance, Inner…

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    Welcome to another fantastic year of games and events at NWA! We’ve had our first and well-attended meeting of 2024 at Blackburn, and the three-day Napoleonic extravaganza at the same venue, re-fighting for control of and access to Leipzig in a great game that was simply a fantastic event to take part in or watch.…

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    Alpha Strike 400 PV Tournament Inner Sphere Combined Arms A 400 PV combined arms force is a viable option in the Alpha Strike Tournament. It just takes a little finesse to build a force within the tournament restrictions. Force Registry Using MUL I have created a 11 unit force with a PV of 400. This…

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    Alpha Strike 400 PV Tournament Smoke Jaguar Force With the Alpha Strike Tournament just around the corner in early March here is an example 400 PV lists using the Force building rule. Force Registry Using MUL I have created a 10 unit force with a PV of 400. This force fulfils the criteria as follows:…

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    Two games of The Barons’ War at last Saturday’s NWA meeting. One Vikings v Normans using the Conquest supplement and then the Vikings fought an English force using the standard rules.  So this post contains my random thoughts, rambling and report from the first battle with some comments on the second. I got the Conquest supplement…

  • Untitled post 6426

    August has passed us by, and our biggest collective effort as a club has been successfully completed. Games Day ’23 was a great day, and we’ll wax more on that below, but I want to express my appreciation to everyone in the club who helped with the organisation, put on a game, or just turned…

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    El Presidente is currently indisposed wearing a white hat amongst a sea of green with blue and white flags. So his trusty sidekick the humble note taker is summarising the news from the front. July was a busy month at both venues in the club with good turnouts and a wide variety of games being…

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    Alas dear members, news from the front has been scant and sketchy these past few months.  Despite the onset of winter weather, horses throwing a shoe and their riders and highwaymen waylaying the mail coaches on the way, the despatches have just got through and it is now time to report. Both venues have been…

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    With the 2020 Kickstarter campaign, new plastic miniatures and refreshed boxsets and rulebooks Battletech has experienced a bit of a resurgence. Still early days at NWA, but there are a few people showing interest in both Classic and Alphastrike versions of the game. Fun fact. More people in Melbourne backed the Clan Invasion Kickstarter than…

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    Medieval May May is themed this year: Ancients and Medieval May. We strongly encourage members to pull out their sword and spear armies that may have been gathering dust and get them onto the tabletop. Whether it’s SAGA, Billhooks, Hail Caesar, or Art d’la Guerre (ADLG), it doesn’t matter. For people who don’t have anything…