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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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ANOTHER SAMURAI GAME

Last night saw our second Samurai game in the Wargamorium and again the Ronin rules provided a very satisfactory game. We had four players each with their own Buntai which were randomly drawn from a pack of cards.  This meant … Continue reading

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Renaissance galleys in action

Turkish Galley 1571. Last night saw thew first ever naval battle played in the Wargamorium.  It was set in the Mediterranean in the 1570s around the time of the Battle Of Lepanto. The ships are 1/300 scale and they come … Continue reading

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