All I needed next was a campaign map…a board…maybe even a calendar…something to move the armies.
The 30th of May, year of Our Lord 2022. Plans to revamp the campaign of the Caligo Chronices have been … More
And back to arbitrary adaptation of rules written for an era to another, like squares into circles.
Wargames. The game of war. Or is it the game about war !?
feels alive ( with the discord chatter ) as opposed to the impersonal play by email. Call me old’fashioned…
Number 36…Probably the last entry…
In a wargame portraying a historical battle we expect to see the Leaders modelled in, like Napoleon at Austerlitz, Alexander at the Hydaspes, Pompey at Pharsalus.
This is just a coffee break, not an unboxing nor a review.
Only news on this side of war-gaming is that we are playing the battle of mount Badon, which supposedly happened in 516 AD between a host of Britons and another score of Saxons somewhere in the South relatively close to the valley of the Thames.
October is, not surprisingly, a very intense month in military history and consequentially for the wargamer that relies, partially or fully, in historical events to recreate conflict on the table.