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Star Wars: X-Wing – This gamer’s excitement is back


Back when I was 9, I started playing Basic Dungeons and Dragons, my first adventure was Keep on the Borderlands. I still have the books. I still remember the excitement. That was 32 years ago. Since then I’ve become a bitter, cynical and jaded gamer, fed up with constant rule revisions and re-releases of figures, … Continue reading

Bolt Action Scenario – Rearguard action


The Gen These are desperate times. British forces are struggling to hold back the German forces. All units not currently engaged with enemy units have been ordered to withdraw to the Southern Command Stop lines where high command hopes they will be able to hold the Germans back whilst reinforcements race south. Whilst most units … Continue reading

Sandbagging – In a good way


I thought I would get my hands dirty today. Literally and figuratively. I’m not the best modeller in the world, but I sometimes like to have a go at projects I wouldn’t normally. After a bit of googling, I found a good way of making sandbags and sandbag emplacements for my models. I’ve just started … Continue reading

Bolt Action Scenario – Clear Desk Policy


As the regular German forces advance, they are being followed by rear echelon units, intelligence services, secret police and NSDAP administrators. Prime Minister Churchill, from a secret location somewhere in the United Kingdom, has ordered the Auxillary Unit into action. They are to kill┬áthese people and disrupt all efforts by the Germans to install a … Continue reading

Bolt Action Scenario – Hold the Line


The Gen Enemy forces are driving the British Army constantly backward. Always on the back heel, High Command have issued a hard order, ‘Hold the line’. They have drawn a line and part of that line includes the Southern Command Stopline positions near Taunton, Somerset. In order to muster the manpower required a general conscription … Continue reading

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