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PostPosted: Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:01 am    Post subject: Looking to join a club  Reply with quote
Hi everyone,
I'm a war gamer recently returned to the Birmingham area and looking to join a regular club. I live just beyond Wednesbury and I got into war gaming in my teens, though really didn't do much with it until I went to university in Plymouth.
Currently I'm painting 28mm ancients and a 15mm soviet army for WW2.
Where does your club meet?
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Steve
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 13, 2014 12:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
Hi Steve, the club meets at the Ladywood Social Club every fortnight, 3pm to around 7pm, the next meet being next Sunday 20/01.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 03, 2014 9:58 pm    Post subject: Thanks for the intro to Saga Reply with quote
A big thanks to everyone present last Sunday for the introduction to Saga, it's a game I've looked at but never seen played.
Given a recent over exposure to Last of the Mohicans, and that Muskets and Tomahawks is the rules system Saga was based on I'm thinking of getting some figures for the French and Indian wars? Anyone else interested in the period?
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 7:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
Hi Steve

I've played it once. Another Bob set it up and it was quite fun. (Bob where are you?)

I think Jim has quite a few French for FIW. I believe missing Bob provided the redcoats

We also have a number of AWI figures. The rules would be just as relevant for this period if you wanted to try them before plunging into lead.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2014 8:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
I is here in front of my computer!!!!!

Unfortunately sunday afternoons are a bit difficult at the moment but I really will have to make the effort.

Steve .. don't think that the M&T rules are anything like Saga. Very different but still excellent and give a great game.

Martin .. M&T also contains army lists and stats for AWI Smile I forsee a combined Indian and British war party kicking some yankee butt.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 13, 2014 9:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
Damn Rebels Wink

Steve - we've also used Songs Of Drums and Shakos for blackpowder era. A slightly smaller skirmish where a player takes about a dozen figures each.

http://princelupus.blogspot.co.uk...ke-me-up-when-september-ends.html

Written for Napoleonics but suitable for any skirmish 1700-1900
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 14, 2014 8:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
Sounds good, I look forward to seeing how it plays.
I'll be there this Sunday, (storms permitting)
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 03, 2014 1:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
I also have a  copy of Ganesha Games' (who produce Drums and Shakoes) modern rules. Flying Lead. These could be used for VBCW if you want to have a look.

I believe they have the same "engine" as other Song of rulesets so should be okay.

They are a one to one skirmish game with about a dozen figures per player.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 04, 2014 8:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
Sounds great Martin, I look forward to seeing the rules. 1938 VBCW seems aimed at the small squad game, with maybe a dozen to two dozen figures aside, and maybe a vehicle or two.
These miniatures from Sloppy Jalopey are just about to be released, armed cricket team anyone?

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 05, 2014 12:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
Sheer madness - brilliant Shocked

... and very nicely painted

I had a quick look on the dashed interweb thingy - the Morrismen look particuarly good Very Happy

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