23/04/2019 at 21:56 #113159
Today on my blog, I’m looking at a refight we did of Cornwallis’ attempted flank attack on Washington’s Army at the Brandywine River in 1777. Played in 28mm and with ‘British Grenadier!’ rules:
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/25/04/2019 at 16:34 #113304
Here’s a short review of some 15mm M48 Chaparral SAM vehicles I got recently from Butler’s Printed Models:
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/30/04/2019 at 00:05 #113658
I’ve added some more Leopards and an M113 to my Cold War Cloggies:
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/01/05/2019 at 14:41 #113786
The 10mm ACW project I start last year continues apace with the Union XI Corps:
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My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/05/05/2019 at 12:05 #114037
The civil war rumbles on in West Wales as I take a look at the forces of Prince Albert, Lord Protector (all models from the collection of Al ‘Skippy’ Broughton):
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/06/05/2019 at 17:16 #114107
British, Canadian and Australian forces loyal to Prince Albert, Lord Protector, launch a daring raid behind enemy lines to capture Baron Kylsant, ‘Butcher of the Landsker’:
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/23/05/2019 at 00:36 #115068
Having waited in vain for 25+ years for AB Figures to produce a Murat, Sho Boki kindly released a whole regiment of the great man! So here’s my review: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/2019/05/23/the-first-horseman-of-europe-marshal-murat-in-15mm-sho-boki-miniatures/
I’m going to need to re-stock my pink and gold paints…
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/02/06/2019 at 19:16 #115692
I was fortunate enough to be invited to play in a wonderful VBCW game at Partizan 2019. Here’s my take on the game:
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/16/06/2019 at 14:55 #116429
After 25 years of painting, I’ve finally finished the last of my French Imperial Guard infantry, so have been sticking them up on the blog. The first part covers the Old Guard:
The second part covers the Middle Guard:
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/17/07/2019 at 18:09 #118089
Huw Puw, roving reporter for the Fish Guardian, reports once again from the front line in Pembrokeshire, where Welsh Nationalist forces clash with the King’s men (and women)…
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/17/07/2019 at 23:38 #118096Autodidact-O-SaurusParticipant
I really enjoy the variety of games you showcase. Keep it up, please!
Self taught, persistently behind the times, never up to date. AKA ~ jeff
More verbosity: http://petiteguerre.blogspot.com/18/07/2019 at 00:19 #118098
I really enjoy the variety of games you showcase. Keep it up, please!
Cheers, although I would say it’s less of a showcase and more of my Nan’s dusty old Welsh dresser…
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/18/07/2019 at 14:41 #118134Darkest Star GamesParticipant
I always appreciate the cheekiness of the front line reports. 🙂
"I saw this in a cartoon once, but I'm pretty sure I can do it..."19/07/2019 at 00:14 #118145
I always appreciate the cheekiness of the front line reports.
I’ll pass your appreciation on to Huw. He’ll probably just tell you to f*&% off…
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/04/08/2019 at 21:38 #119292
Here’s a scenario I’ve written up for a Wellingtonic game we’re going to play next week:
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/15/08/2019 at 00:17 #119960
This week we’ve been refighting a rare Austrian victory from our favourite Napoleonic campaign…
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/26/08/2019 at 12:52 #120688
I’ve finally finished my Young Guard infantry, so they’re up on my blog.
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/03/09/2019 at 18:41 #121266
This week on the blog I’ve been looking at West German Panzers of the 1980s and which units were using what types: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/2019/09/02/beware-of-the-leopard-part-2-1980s-west-german-tank-distribution/
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/04/09/2019 at 05:26 #121280Norm SParticipant
Fantastic Post.04/09/2019 at 06:07 #121281
Cheers Norm! 🙂
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/07/09/2019 at 06:18 #121482Jacob StauttenerParticipant
That’s a nice looking site.
Check out my gaming blog about Indy and Historical Games
https://mustcontainminis.com/12/09/2019 at 17:53 #121995
That’s a nice looking site.
Thanks Jacob, that’s very kind.
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/15/09/2019 at 17:00 #122327
I’ve been painting some aeroplanes for the Angolan Border War, as well as photographing some of my old stuff:
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/20/10/2019 at 12:55 #124813
As helicopter models seem to have a very finite shelf-life, with many seemingly falling apart before they get into a game, I thought I’d better photograph some of mine and stick them on the blog. I’ve also stuck some organisational and history guff in there for the insomniacs among you…
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/25/10/2019 at 14:27 #125157
As my Cassinga Raid game at ‘Warfare’ is now only three weeks away, I’ve been frantically painting, sprucing up and converting some more aircraft for the game, as well as getting some old models out of the box for a photo-shoot:
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/01/11/2019 at 13:18 #125661
We did a little game in the club last night, based on a historical attempt by South African forces to get their hands on n SA-8 ‘Gecko’ SAM:
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/04/11/2019 at 10:51 #125838
Over the last few months I’ve been building terrain, troops and aircraft for a demo-game that I’ll be taking around some of the shows, starting with ‘Warfare’ at Reading in two weeks, then ‘Crusade’ at Penarth in January and ‘Partizan’ in Newark next May. It’s now 99% finished and ready for the shows, so we did a little play-test at the club on Saturday and it went very well, so I’m happy. I’ve posted on my blog about the terrain-building. I’ll follow this up with a report on the play-test, the full scenario and then the actual show games:
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/05/11/2019 at 12:50 #125945
Here’s the report from the playtest game:
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/21/11/2019 at 17:37 #126901
Here’s my game report for the first day’s game at Warfare: 😀
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/23/11/2019 at 15:29 #127028
It’s all been a bit Cold-Warry on my blog just lately, so thought I’d stick up some recently-painted Wellingtonics by way of an antidote…
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/09/12/2019 at 16:03 #127827
Here’s the first part of a Brigade Fire & Fury (2nd Edition) game we’re currently playing at club. We hope to finish it off this weekend:
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/16/12/2019 at 15:20 #128106
Here’s Part 2 of our game:
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/12/01/2020 at 14:45 #129366
I’ve posted on the forum about my Cassinga Raid game before, but here’s the full scenario:
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/19/01/2020 at 22:49 #129851
I’ve been building up my 10mm ACW collection, again using the 1st Day at Gettysburg as my initial painting goal. This time it’s Rodes’ Confederate Division:
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/19/01/2020 at 22:55 #129853
Well I didn’t manage to play my Big Christmas Game this year, but here’s the scenario anyway (for ‘Napoleon’s Battles’ rules)…
It should be easily converted to other similar-leveled games such as Age of Eagles or Blucher:
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/29/01/2020 at 10:56 #130497
My favourite Napoleonic battle to wargame is the Battle of Dennewitz, fought on 6th September 1813. Marshal Ney was trying to bully his way through to Berlin, where Marshal Oudinot had already failed a few weeks earlier using the exact-same troops. General Buelow, at the sharp-end of Bernadotte’s Army of the North, was trying to stop him. This is a great encounter battle with a very cosmopolitan flavour – an Allied army of Prussians, Russians and Swedes, versus a ‘French’ army of Frenchmen, Bavarians, Saxons, Italians, Wuerttembergers and Poles. Even the British Rocket Troop makes an appearance, so what’s not to love…?
I’ve played this scenario about five or six times since the 1990s, but not recently, so it would be good to dig it out again.
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/01/02/2020 at 06:51 #130737
A few people have been asking me about how I scale Fire & Fury for 10mm figures, so I’ve made some notes on base-sizes and re-scaled the F&F movement and firing charts for the smaller ground-scale:
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/22/02/2020 at 16:35 #132069
This week I thought I’d dig the old Burma collection out for a game. And a cracking game it was! 🙂
Please note that there seems to be a problem with my service provider today my e-mail is telling me that the site is up and down like a whore’s drawers and not all photos are showing up even when it is working. It’ll hopefully improve in a day or two!
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/24/02/2020 at 16:45 #132167
Today marks the 223rd anniversary of the surrender, on 24th February 1797 of the last invasion of Great Britain. In reality the ‘battle’ was a near-bloodless comic opera… So of course we HAD to wargame it… 😀
My wargames blog: http://www.jemimafawr.co.uk/04/03/2020 at 10:59 #132636
Following harassment, I’ve started posting my AB Austrians on the blog, starting with the infantry regiments. The usual disclaimers apply: This blog may cause drowsiness. Don’t read my blog if taking strong medication, driving or operating heavy machinery. Wash your hands thoroughly after viewing. If symptoms persist, self-isolate for two weeks with a pile of unpainted AB Figures and paint.
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