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2017 Christmas Special Arrives

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a large helping of Lard and this Christmas Special delivers it by the chimney-full.  At 135 pages in length, here’s a look at the contents Lion de Mer:  A French force invades Sussex in 1805. ...

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The September War, Part Two Arrives

The German invasion of Poland on 1st September 1939 precipitated the greatest conflict the world has ever known, ending the lives of some 60 million people across the globe. This scenario supplement, written by Robert Avery and Alexander Kawczynski, The...

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What a Load of Cobbles

Yesterday I painted up some civilians for my 1940 Dunkirk project; whilst I feel that we need to be careful about how we represent civvies in wargames, I do feel that in some situations it is not only acceptable to...

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TooFatLardies Oddcast, Episode One

Looking to keep abreast of what is happening on Lard Island?  well, here’s a new way to do so with the Lardy Oddcast, a semi-regular show hosted by international wargaming celebrity and well known washing-line Commando, Sidney Roundwood.  This show,...

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Return to Fort St Blaise

Watchers of Twitter may have noticed that, as part of our ongoing Metz 1944 campaign, my US platoon attempted to assault Fort St Blaise last week, but to no avail.  We were repulsed with some nasty casualties despite getting to...