- 02/08/2021 at 12:18 #159857Angel BarracksModerator
What did you play first and what are you playing now?02/08/2021 at 12:25 #159858Thaddeus BlanchetteParticipant
Then, using Airfix Romans and British.
Now, using hard plastic 28s and also metal 3mms.
We get slapped around, but we have a good time!02/08/2021 at 12:39 #159859Not Connard SageParticipant
"I'm not signing that"02/08/2021 at 13:25 #159860Mike HeaddenParticipant
If we’re talking specifically fantasy
Warhammer 1st Edition (1983)
Growing old is mandatory, growing up is entirely optional!02/08/2021 at 13:42 #159861Guy FarrishParticipant
And lots of other stuff from c43AD to c2010AD02/08/2021 at 14:53 #159864ian pillayParticipant
After plastic army men. HeroQuest, still play it, every now and again. I have two sets one for general playing and the other for retirement fund with two of the four expansion sets.
Now I play One Hour Wargames when I get the chance.
Tally-Ho!02/08/2021 at 15:12 #159867TimParticipant
2001 – 202102/08/2021 at 19:19 #159875Andrew BeasleyParticipant
WW2 using WRG rules and Airfix figures / tanks
LOTR using the purple SELWG rules Minifigs figures (both the Valley of the Four Winds and LOTR ranges)
D&D using the ‘white box’ rule set with 25mm figures
Songs of Blades and Heroes using many many suppliers in 15mm and 25mm+
One Hour Wargames using blocks (reminds me I must update that post).02/08/2021 at 19:27 #159877Hafen von SchlockenbergParticipant
Then: Chainmail for me too.
Now: Nothing — too much junk in the way!02/08/2021 at 20:39 #159879AlexParticipant
Now (things that I’m actively working on in different ways… there’s no doubt some I’ve missed!)
Alex (Does Hobby Stuff)
practising hobby eclecticism02/08/2021 at 20:41 #159880Steven FrancisParticipant
Then: Adeptus Titanicus 1st edition though only a few times before the Epic Second edition was my first true game. So wish to get a copy and relive the joy of opening.
Now: Warcry, is the last game but Epic 3rd edition is my favourite to play at the moment.03/08/2021 at 02:50 #159885Shaun TraversParticipant
WRG 6th Edition Ancients rules using 25mm figures
TRACTICS using 20mm plastics
My own Ancient rules using 15mm figures
My own WW2 rules using 20mm figures (same ones from 1980 still in the mix!)03/08/2021 at 07:38 #159886Steve JohnsonParticipant
I’m not sure which came first in the early to mid ’70’s, but contenders are Thane Tostig, Chainmail, D&D or Airfix Magazine Guides WWII rules.
Currently playing Shadow of the Eagles Napoleonics rules.03/08/2021 at 08:59 #159903EtrangerParticipant
Plenty of others too, but our main rules these days.03/08/2021 at 09:26 #159905AlexParticipant
I’m loving the huge variety on show here!
Alex (Does Hobby Stuff)
practising hobby eclecticism03/08/2021 at 12:06 #159913RiceyParticipant
Then: Adeptus Titanicus, the big box of beetleback warlords and polystyrene buildings.
Not quite the first I played, but the first that became ‘my game’
Now: Ga Pa, Great Northern war. Still in 6mm though, some habits you don’t want to break 😉03/08/2021 at 12:28 #159914irishserbParticipant
Then: Heritage’s Panzertroops WWII with 1/72 scale plastic figures
Now: WWII with home-brew rules and 15mm and 6mm metal miniatures04/08/2021 at 07:36 #159947MartinRParticipant
Now, mostly home grown stuff or adaptations of Neil Thomas rules or The Portable Wargame.
"Mistakes in the initial deployment cannot be rectified" - Helmuth von Moltke04/08/2021 at 10:46 #15996904/08/2021 at 16:47 #159984Mr. AverageParticipant04/08/2021 at 16:50 #159985Oh no….Participant
With lots in between…….04/08/2021 at 17:54 #159988McKinstryParticipant
The tree of Life is self pruning.
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