Undeniably that WW2, Napoleonics and ACW are the top dogs in the business ( yes it is a business, don’t let the influencers fool you ).
coffee break 20/2023
We players do not want a lesson, my book library is more vast than the games library and your games cannot possibly replace any of those lessons, but what we, players, want is interactive time travel and great models to explore the history
Coffee Break #19/2022
As a follow up from my most recent activities is the game jam Postcards from the Front 2023,organised primarily by Hissycatstudio. It features a magnificent panel of contributors to the finalist projects and first and foremost being a great opportunity for aspiring hobbyists to sample out a design in a fairly difficult package format.
Coffee Break #18/2022
I am baffled at pedigree waving even done in a most innocent form (?) to make conversation and share some “veteran” nostalgia to impress the new generations.
Coffee Break #17/2022
Again I am struck with awe by the insistence of many rules sets in breaking down perfectly authentic and historical combat formations
First Triarch Wars – setting up
One of the benefits of running a campaign, with no parallel to any historical events, is the ability to invent characters, situations, events…
The Caligo Chronicles – reboot
Reboot – Vella Rem Respublica Campaign, the Caligo Chronicles, the first triarch wars.
Coffee Break #16/2022
I am lucky enough to be able to have a more or less permanent 6×4 table for the games. But I’m unfortunate enough to be able to have only one table permanently setup.
almost an Atlantic Approaches simulation – ( not a review of Atlantic chase )
Atlantic Chase is not even remotely one of the games I often pull from the shelves as it does not fall into my favourites list but…
Coffee Break #14/2022
Everyone must be taught History with all the magnificence and decadence and how we reached the Present, and most especially discuss it but… a game is a game is a game.