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Iralun – session 5

That’s not a knife, that’s a LUCKY knife! Our Heroes– Farshad – A merchant adventurer, small of stature, blamed for more than he should be– Dhran the White – A farmboy seeking his way in the world, owning his name … Continue reading

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Iralun – Session four

If we drink we will die, if we don’t drink we will die! Our Heroes– Farshad – A merchant adventurer, small of stature, blamed for more than he should be– Dhran the White – A farmboy seeking his way in … Continue reading

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Iralun – session three

Bear with me! Our Heroes– Farshad – A merchant adventurer, small of stature, blamed for more than he should be– Dhran the White – A farmboy seeking his way in the world, owning his name to a brush with fear– … Continue reading

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Iralun – session two

Fire, I’ll take you to burn! Our Heroes– Farshad – A merchant adventurer, small of stature, blamed for more than he should be– Dhran the White – A farmboy seeking his way in the world, owning his name to a … Continue reading

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Iralun (Irillian) session one

Are we there yet? PreambleThe SPI DragonQuest campaign is reaching Irillian. I have not posted much about the previous adventures, as they are all based on commercially available scenarios, and I don’t want to spoil them, but Irillian is technically … Continue reading

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1066 by Peter Denis and Andy Callan

Using the simple, one page version of the included war game of 1066. With apologies to Dave Elrick A few birthdays ago, my friend Dave got me the book 1066 by famed illustrator Peter Dennis. This is a book of … Continue reading

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My first Chivalry and Sorcery campaign

I first obtained the Chivalry and Sorcery 1st edition in 1980, a second hand copy with a red cover that no other copy I have ever seen had. Certainly it mystified Ed and Wilf when they saw it. I quickly … Continue reading

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Waterloo Three – 1 – SPI’s “Napoleon at Waterloo”

Introduction For some reason I have been inspired  to re fight the battle of Waterloo\La Belle Alliance three years after all the cool kids were doing it. I will be using board wargames to do this and will follow the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on finally playing Kings of War

Saturday 10th Feb I finally got to play the Kings of War wargame against other human beings in a tournament in Stirling. I took my Lord of the Rings Uruk Hai but used the, as the “Kingdoms of Men” faction, … Continue reading

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The Emerald Tablet – early fantasy wargames rules

I have written before about an early set of fantasy wargames rules (Royal Armies of the Hyborian Age) before but they are not the earliest set of specifically fantasy wargames rules I ever saw. I know I have been wargaming … Continue reading

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