Do Martians fear the Rebel Yell?

You are a Major in the army of the Confederate States of America. If you read the newspapers you’ll know that General Jackson is currently campaigning successfully in the Shenandoah Valley. Meanwhile you are detached with three companies of infantry to go on a ridiculous wild goose chase which is keeping you out of theContinue reading “Do Martians fear the Rebel Yell?”

You wouldn’t believe.

The things you pick up with playtesting! I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe… Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion… I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain…   We had another playtest of the Indigenous WarfareContinue reading “You wouldn’t believe.”

NeuBielefeld welcomes careful drivers.

Somebody muttered to me about how I don’t do much for mecha. I was asked, “How about a ‘proper 6mm scenario so I can get the mecha out?”Now there are several really detailed rule sets for mecha, but with Hellfire we have one where the great lords of war have to interact with hoi polloiContinue reading “NeuBielefeld welcomes careful drivers.”

Indigenous Warfare

Amazing what being without a computer or access to the internet gives you time to do. I’ve always had an interest in the Taiping Rebellion, and some time ago I picked up ‘God’s Chinese Son: The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom of Hong Xiuquan.’ https://www.abebooks.co.uk/Gods-Chinese-Taiping-Heavenly-Kingdom-Hong/30733508692/bd? And of course I’ve got the Osprey https://ospreypublishing.com/the-taiping-rebellion-1851-66-pb Finally just before IContinue reading “Indigenous Warfare”

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