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Gauls, Gauls, Gauls. We love ’em!

The Gauls in various guises had fought against Rome for many centuries. By the time of the 1st Century BC, Gallic society was well developed with oppida serving as defensive positions as well as important economic centres. Powerful nobles and chiefs were able to raise large armies around them and often raised allied tribes in

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Tactical Tips for Numidians

The Numidians were the ancient inhabitants of what is now Algeria, Tunisia and Libya. They were made up of a number of different tribes. While their interaction with the Romans can trace its history over a hundred years before Marius to the time of the Punic Wars they still continued to be both an adversary

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If You’re Looking for Tokens…

You came to the right place! Well, we can point you to the right place anyway. In the last month we have linked up with Tabletop Studios in Sweden to work together providing tokens, predominantly to our EU based customers, but they are fully available to customers all over the world. Tabletop Studios design and

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On the Kokoda Track with Chain of Command

Having been researching Kokoda rather intensely for the past few weeks, I really wanted to run a campaign which represented the exploits of the 39th Battalion before the AIF got involved. I also wanted a campaign which focussed on the track itself as well as some of the more well-known set-piece engagements.  There were several

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The Bibracte Campaign

If you’ve been watching Lard TV you’ll have seen Rich and his guest, international wargaming celebrity Mark Backhouse, refighting the Battle of Bibracte, one of the epic battles of Caesar’s campaigns in Gaul. Now for your delight and edification we are very happy to present a fabulous campaign pack featuring three scenarios from this campaign.

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Strength & Honour Downloads

As part of the launch of Strength & Honour, we are making available the Command Boards and QRS/Playsheet as free downloads. The Command Boards are available in both A4 and Letter, the QRS is in A4 at this juncture but we will try to reconfigure that for Letter. We hope you find them useful.

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