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ESR2 – WERTINGEN 1805

              ESR2 – WERTINGEN 1805   Last night in the Wargamorium we had our first proper game using the second edition of Et Sans Résultat or ESR2.  The rules are set at Corps level … Continue reading

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ET SANS RÉSULTAT (ESR) Napoleonic wargame rules review

ET SANS RÉSULTAT  (ESR) is a comparatively new and exciting ruleset from The Wargaming Company designed to reflect Napoleonic battles at Army and Corps Commander level.  The title comes from a quote from Marshal Ney after the slaughter at Eylau … Continue reading

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1918 EXTENDING THE BRIDGEHEAD

  SECOND MARNE GERMAN BRIDGEHEAD 1918 Our latest game was set in the Marne bridgehead in 1918 which the Germans had established and consolidated before attempting to push farther into France.  This was all part of the great German 1918 … Continue reading

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GENDARMERIE DE FRANCE DURING THE SEVEN YEARS WAR

SEVEN YEARS WAR  –  THE GENDARMERIE DE FRANCE During the Seven Years War the Gendarmerie de France ranked immediately after the Maison du Roi. They were always placed in the first line to the left of the Maison du Roi The Gendarmerie … Continue reading

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CAVALRY CLASH AT RAMILLIES 1706

  Last night we played another War of the Spanish Succession game using the slightly tweaked house rules – Big Wigs. This time we did the great cavalry clash at Ramillies with 25 Allied regiments (100 squadrons) versus 23 French … Continue reading

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WAR OF THE SPANISH SUCCESSION The day is won by the Pontonniers!

WAR OF THE SPANISH SUCCESSION The day is won by the Pontonniers!! Last night we played another WSS games using house rules and 15mm Roundway figures.  To make up the numbers I had to use some Seven Year War figures … Continue reading

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War of the Spanish Succession

Last Friday it was the War of the Spanish Succession in the Wargamorium. This is a great period to game with a broad variety of uniforms and plenty of battles. The figures are all Roundway 15mm which I bought many … Continue reading

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