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    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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    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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    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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    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…

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    After a busy start to the year the club seems to have settled into a good rhythm with the meetings. Of note with them, attendance has steadied on Fridays and Saturdays with 25-30 members and 5+ visitors regularly attending the RSLs on those days and evenings. The 3pm start at Blackburn has gone well. The…

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    Welcome everyone to February’s Despatches. We have now commenced our outreach to schools in the vicinity of Blackburn. Whilst we’ve had more new members join NWA in the past six months than more than the previous six years (even if we exclude COVID) there’s still opportunity for us to offer gaming opportunities to people of…

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    Welcome everyone to the first monthly newsletter that the Club will produce for the foreseeable future. This is a new concept for which I have to thank the former and current secretaries, Mike and Lorne, for the inspiration and impetus for. The committee formally meets on 4th Thursday of every month and uses WhatsApp to…

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    Lots of things are in the pipeline at NWA which will make 2023 a great year to be member of the club. What’s happening in January The Cold Steel group at the club run their annual HUGE Napoleonic battle at the Croydon RSL on the 7th January. 2023 memberships are due and can be completed…

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    Click https://www.facebook.com/NWAGames/ for the NWA public page, where you can find out about upcoming events involving NWA and where the public can ask questions and find out about the club. Click https://www.facebook.com/groups/nwa.members/ for the members Facebook group which is very active. This is for members to organise games and post photos of club meetings and what they are playing,…

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    Download the free Army List generator in Excel for Sword & Spear, a game for Ancient and Medieval combat by Polkovnik Productions and published by Great Excape Games. Updated to version 2.01 and enhanced by NWA member John Shaw. You can also download the PDF army lists in case you want to print and do…