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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…

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    The Vikings that established themselves in Eastern Europe were known as the Rus. They established a expanding kingdom that eventually became Russia. The Rus have some interesting abilities on the “Battle Board” with great names such as “Biting Like Wolves” and “Endless Wastes”.

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    Saga is a game for playing Dark Age battles. The initially released armies and army lists centred around the British Isles and nearby countries. The main rules included Vikings, Anglo-Danish, Normans and Welsh. Due to the popularity of the game, Anglo-Saxons, Bretons, Jomsvikings and Scots were added in a supplement called “Northern Fury”.

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    More than once at recent club meetings, I have received compliments on my painting abilities and the presentation of my armies; thank you once again for all those kind words. It’s only once I talk to the person paying the compliment that the problems start, I mention that they can paint as well as me…

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    1949 Secrets of the Third Reich, SOTR for short, is the 28mm Weird World War Two miniature game from West Wind Productions. Players field armies of a Platoon of troops backed up by a variety of support units and led by daring heroes. As well as traditional infantry and vehicles, armies can include super-science, walking…

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    Convoy to Arkangelsk, Summer, 1942. It was just after half way through the year of ’42 when the convoy set forth from Scotland, bound to bring aid to our Russian allies. Only a small convoy was able to be formed from the available merchant ships as many were not ready in time. The dockyards were working…

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    Last Saturday, we here at NWA in Melbourne had a visit from Mal Wright of Adelaide, who brought with him a demo of his forthcoming module in his WW2 convoy series which deals with Japanese convoys in the Pacific. This is an add-on to a system he has already had published. Mal is a prolific rules…

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    With two opposing fleets assembling amongst the Pacific islands, both sides were probing for weaknesses. Neither fleet was yet ready to take on the other, but they were keen to gain moral advantage before the oncoming battle. Two cruiser forces were on intersecting courses. A British cruiser force was heading east, patrolling a line past which…

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    On Sunday 27th May, NWA put on several displays at Little Wars Melbourne. Little Wars Melbourne is a get together of many of the wargames clubs and wargamers from Victoria. It was held at Club Tivoli, which is at 291 Dandenong Road, Windsor VIC 3181. NWA put on 4 games: Battle of Waterloo (Field of Glory…

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    World War 2 in the Pacific. Light easterly winds. Visibility 23,000 yards. Hot as Hades. The British cruiser force steamed north through the islands, hunting for Japanese ships. A coastwatch observer had alerted them to a small Japanese force in the vicinity. The Japanese were aware that the islands were used as a base to refuel…

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    At the start of October 1813, the Prussians and Russians were trying to evict the French from Saxony. The Prussian corps of Bülow was aware that a French corps under Bertrand was operating in the area south of Chemnitz, in Saxony. By early afternoon, the Prussian advanced guard had passed the village of Ehrenfriedersdorf. They…

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    Download the free Army List and Label Generator program for Field of Glory Napoleonic. Written by NWA member John Shaw, this is a spreadsheet for Excel 2010 which has been endorsed by Slitherine Ltd. It uses pull-down menus to easily choose the units you want in your FOGN army. The program automatically generates the points…