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by BaronVonWreckedoften
Thu Apr 16, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Off Topic!
Topic: Good news
Replies: 4
Views: 1198

Re: Good news

F**k me!!!!! The guy only set out to raise £1,000 - well done to all who supported him.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-b ... s-52303859

Fingers (and everything else) crossed he makes it to 100.....
by BaronVonWreckedoften
Wed Apr 15, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: Sharp Practice
Topic: Back to the Cape Frontier Wars - opinions please!
Replies: 7
Views: 695

Re: Back to the Cape Frontier Wars - opinions please!

Not sure I can help much, but I do recall reading in Snook's book on Isandlwhana ("How can men die better?") that a number of experienced British officers were caught out in the early stages of the AZW because they tried to use the same tactics as they had against the Xhosa in the Cape Wars, and it ...
by BaronVonWreckedoften
Tue Apr 14, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Infamy, Infamy Hairy Germans!
Replies: 32
Views: 3230

Re: Infamy, Infamy Hairy Germans!

The British archers question raises an interesting issue where historical game design and historical study differ. With historical study, the absence of evidence cannot be taken as evidence of absence. With wargame design it has to unless we are to accept that we move into the world of 'what ifs'. ...
by BaronVonWreckedoften
Tue Apr 14, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: Miniatures, Models & Scenery
Topic: EW Germans
Replies: 147
Views: 9858

Re: EW Germans

I'd be interested in knowing that, too - a mate just bought the Warlord pioneer pack and was massively underwhelmed by it, and is now looking for other figures to supplement its meagre offerings. Again, early war, up to and including initial Barbarossa.
by BaronVonWreckedoften
Tue Apr 14, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Marker size
Replies: 6
Views: 606

Re: Marker size

For some reason - not least watching the Lard TV games - I always found it counter-intuitive that the patrol markers were the large ones and the JOPs were the small ones (we use the Warbases sets of PMs/JOPs).
by BaronVonWreckedoften
Sun Apr 12, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: Off Topic!
Topic: Good news
Replies: 4
Views: 1198

Re: Good news

Another one, this time a D-Day veteran, who was honoured by HMQ earlier this year:-

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cornwall-51718416
by BaronVonWreckedoften
Sun Apr 12, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Iron Cross, 1st Corps, Rubicon or Empress Germans 28mm?
Replies: 20
Views: 1395

Re: Iron Cross, 1st Corps, Rubicon or Empress Germans 28mm?

You can guarantee magnetic coins if you simply avoid the 1p coins with the portcullis on the reverse, and the 2p coin with the Prince of Wales' feathers on the reverse, and go for the more recent designs. (The portcullis and three feathers pre-date the change in the metal mix, but were retained for ...
by BaronVonWreckedoften
Sat Apr 11, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Infamy, Infamy Hairy Germans!
Replies: 32
Views: 3230

Re: Infamy, Infamy Hairy Germans!

That's the fella!
by BaronVonWreckedoften
Fri Apr 10, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Miniatures, Models & Scenery
Topic: Som pictures of figures
Replies: 15
Views: 1440

Re: Som pictures of figures

Yes, lovely work - quite inspiring.
by BaronVonWreckedoften
Fri Apr 10, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Road to ....
Replies: 10
Views: 847

Re: Road to ....

The one with all the friends, obviously.

Another role for Sid in drag, I guess.....make an amusing change to see "the boys" fighting over who doesn't get the girl!