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.....
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- Wed Apr 15, 2020 2:03 pm
- Forum: Sharp Practice
- Topic: Back to the Cape Frontier Wars - opinions please!
- Replies: 7
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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 ...
- Tue Apr 14, 2020 10:43 am
- Forum: General Discussion
- Topic: Infamy, Infamy Hairy Germans!
- Replies: 32
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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'. ...
- Tue Apr 14, 2020 10:29 am
- Forum: Miniatures, Models & Scenery
- Topic: EW Germans
- Replies: 147
- Views: 9858
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.
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).
Another one, this time a D-Day veteran, who was honoured by HMQ earlier this year:-
- 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
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 ...