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    This article contains a gallery of figures used for Field of Glory Napoleonics. Click on the “read more” to show a large map of Europe. Then just click on the appropriate areas of the map of Europe to display some photos from the armies related to that country.

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    Figure gallery of Napoleonic figures from Spain used in FOGN games.

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    I’ve been asked how I got started on the Pirate gaming side of the Club. My response was that I had a few Pirates lying around and it started from there! Then I was asked how I happened to have a few Pirates lying around? I’m still stuck on that one. Well, every Pirate needs…

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    1944. The Allies are continuing to push back the Japanese forces. But the Japanese Navy is doing all it can to stem the tide. Amongst the atolls of the Pacific Ocean, an small flotilla of Japanese ships is aggressively patrolling in defense of the likely island targets for the next Allied invasion. A group of British ships are…

  • John R. reckons he can write my After Action Reports himself; “If only I’d done…”, “I should have done…”, “I didn’t spot…” etc. etc. Funny b*stard! Unfortunately he’s right, though: Last Saturday’s game at the Croydon venue turned out to be exactly this sort of game! Robin and I took on Jim’s Austrians with our…

  • John R. reckons he can write my AARs himself; “If only I’d done…”, “I should have done…”, “I didn’t spot…” etc. etc. Funny b*stard! Unfortunately he’s right, though: Last Saturday’s game at the Croydon venue turned out to be exactly this sort of game! Robin and I took on Jim’s Austrians with our respective French…

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    In preparation for the upcoming Wagram re-fight, we played a 1:120 scale battle French versus Austrians. Tim and Andrew S. playing the horrible Hapsburgs, while Tony and I commanded the Emperor’s finest. I hadn’t really got my head around what 1:120 meant, assuming that for the same number of points, I’d have half the number…

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    Another popular battle which is useful for comparing some of the available World War 2 naval rules is the Battle of the River Plate. The rule set to be used this time is General Quarters 3 – known as GQ3 for short. The battle occurred in December 1939, early in the second world war. The German heavy cruiser…

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    In testing various World War 2 naval rules we had found that “GHQ WW2 Micronauts”, “General Quarters 3” and “Naval Thunder” all handled ship-to-ship combat well. There are distinct differences in the way they handle gunnery and damage, but each works okay in their own way. Each of us had slight preferences, but this did not clearly…

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    The Battle of Maria occurred in the early part of the Peninsular War. The Spanish were attempting to push the French back out of Zaragoza (Saragossa). Blake was moving up from the south to put pressure on the French, in the hope of making them evacuate Zaragoza. Suchet decided to move out of Zaragoza to…

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    In 1941 Great Britain was relying on convoys to provide much needed resources. During May the German battleship Bismarck accompanied by the battlecruiser Prinz Eugen formed operation Rheinübung. Led by Admiral Lütjens, this was a sortie to sink as many Atlantic convoys as possible. Regarded by many as the most powerful battleship in the world,…

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    Following the fun they had with The Battle of Denmark Strait, where the outcome was virtually identical to history, the two Johns decided to have a rematch. This was to see whether the ‘WWII Micronauts: The Game’ rules by GHQ could give a different outcome. The scenario was the attempt of the KGM Bismarck and…