War gaming

May/August 2015

In order to keep browsers of the site appraised about the Figure games played we are listing what we have played. Not all games are enactments of historical battles but where they are we have given details and any relative links for people who would like more information about the rules:

Warhammer 40, 000

The club has many Warhammer players.

Tank Ambush at Mtsensk; A surprise counter attack on 7 October 1941 by the 4th Tank Brigade lead by Colonel: Mikhail Ya. Katukov tried to stop the German Veteran 4th Panzer Brigade (Brigade Eberbach) lead by Heinrich Eberbach part of Generaloberst Guderian’s XXIV.Panzer-Korps.
A Micro armour (1/300) game using Battlefront World War Two rules http://www.fireandfury.com/products/desc_bfww2.shtml

The Battle of Olustee or Battle of Ocean Pond, fought in Baker County, Florida on February 20, 1864, It was the largest battle fought in Florida during the American Civil War, its not a big game.
A 15mm game played using Regimental Fire and Fury rules
http://www.fireandfury.com/products/desc_rff.shtml

The Battle of Kolín on 18 June 1757 saw 44,000 Austrians under Count von Daun defeat 32,000 Prussians under Frederick the Great during the Seven Years’ War.
A 6mm 1/300th game using Black Powder Rules from Warlord games
http://store.warlordgames.com/collections/black-powder

Maelstrom mission, with the forces of the Tau Empire is a rapidly expanding alien stellar empire situated within the Emporium of Man’s Ultima Segmentum, Tau are a humanoid and technologically-advanced intelligent race, engaged in battle with the Blood Angels one of the 20 First Founding Legions of the Space Marines, Shock troops of the Emperor of Mankind.
28mm game played using Games Workshops Warhammer 40,000 7th edition

Skirmishes on 1944, German and American troops
15mm game played using Bolt Action Rules from Warlord games
http://www.warlordgames.com/bolt-action/

Adlertag, Battle of Britain dog fighting Spitfires and Hurricanes vs BF109s
1/300th Air to Air battle using Wings of War the procurer to: Wings of Glory, X Wing, Star Track Attack wing and Dungeons and Dragons Attack wing
http://www.aresgames.eu/

French vs Austrians, Give me a willing foe said Napoleon of the Austrians
A 25mm Napoleonic game using the 100 Days Quick Play Rules created by LWA member Rob McClellan.
A 15mm game using Geoffrey Wooten’s Corp De Armiee rules, Out of print set of rules originally published by Wargames Research Group, Geoff is working on a new set

Some where in a field in Germany: Forces of the Anglo-German alliance engage French forces c 1759.
A 15mm game using a Lace Wars variant of Geoffrey Wooten’s Corp De Armiee rules, Out of print set of rules originally published by Wargames Research Group, Geoff is working on a new set

Mr Washington’s War A 15mm American War of Independence game using Black Powder Rules from Warlord games
http://store.warlordgames.com/collections/black-powder

Fortress Europa Slighted: The British breakout meets determined German resistance.
15mm game using Flames of War
http://www.flamesofwar.com/

Field Of Battle
A 6mm 1/300th game using Piquet “nd addition with the Field of Battle supplement
http://www.piquetwargames.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=2&products_id=28

C19th Battles System

Chris Pringle’s BBB C19th Battles System is being played at the club. Recently Shiloh was played in 15mm and Spicheren 1870 has been played twice in 6mm. The next outing will be Froeschwiller 1870 in 6mm.

ACW

The ACW rules system Altar of Freedom has also been played at the club this year. Seven Pines in 6mm was tackled twice.

Little Round Top

Currently the Regimental F&F scenario for Little Round Top is being played in 15mm.

Impetus Baroque

A club member is trialing some of the systems in the upcoming Impetus Baroque rules, using 28mm plastic WSS figures and 28mm English Civil War figures.

Honours of War

We now play Honours of War Osprey SYW rules in 10mm

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