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by RogerC
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: Great Northern War Progress
Replies: 0
Views: 89

Great Northern War Progress

As we have a big game coming up I am trying to get some units completed and also thought I might share some overall project progress, details on the blog with a few pictures: https://gapagnw.blogspot.com/ https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48498635997_3b2888155c.jpg swedes by Roger Castle , on Flic...
by RogerC
Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Galloper Guns Query
Replies: 1
Views: 216

Re: Galloper Guns Query

I understand the Russians experimented with horse guns during the GNW, carriages were red and metal work black I think.
by RogerC
Fri May 03, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: 18th Century 1721-1789
Topic: Wilsons Hospital Irish Rebellion AAR
Replies: 4
Views: 1194

Re: Wilsons Hospital Irish Rebellion AAR

Cheers Truls, I am a bit obsessed by it at times, always try to have soemthing in draft for when folks stop looking.
by RogerC
Sat Apr 27, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Elizabethan Irish Shotte
Replies: 2
Views: 576

Re: Elizabethan Irish Shotte

Cheers Donnie, there is just somethign about the clash of cultures in Elizabethan Ireland that attracts me. Swashbuckling Errol Flyn on one side and axe weidling Gallwglass akin to Vikings on the other. Whats not to love?
by RogerC
Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: 18th Century 1721-1789
Topic: Wilsons Hospital Irish Rebellion AAR
Replies: 4
Views: 1194

Re: Wilsons Hospital Irish Rebellion AAR

Arent they just cheers Donnie.
by RogerC
Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Elizabethan Irish Shotte
Replies: 2
Views: 576

Elizabethan Irish Shotte

I have finally completed the first two skirmish units of Irish Shotte for the Elizabethan Ireland project, details and photos on the blog for those interested. https://gapagnw.blogspot.com/2019/04/the-irish-shotte-complete.html https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40710542963_aa93fe2054.jpg irish sho...
by RogerC
Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: 18th Century 1721-1789
Topic: Wilsons Hospital Irish Rebellion AAR
Replies: 4
Views: 1194

Wilsons Hospital Irish Rebellion AAR

Can we sneak this into this time frame? Barry might allow it given his fascination with Ireland. We played a greta game of Black Powder for the Irish rebellion the othe rnight at chum Steve Shanns (who also painted all the figures.) write up and pictures on the blog. https://gapagnw.blogspot.com/ ht...
by RogerC
Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: 14th Light dragoons.
Replies: 5
Views: 673

Re: 14th Light dragoons.

Very nice Truls, especiallythe grey!
by RogerC
Sat Mar 30, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Third Afgahan War 1919 With The Men Who Would BeKings
Replies: 3
Views: 424

Re: Third Afgahan War 1919 With The Men Who Would BeKings

Hi Rabblerouser, wemade no amendments really, but will certainly need to if we are to use them again for this era. The Tribal irregluars get a very short range with only small numbers firing but by 1919 most had modern rifles. The trucks were stationery so effectively just for pretty, the armoured c...
by RogerC
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Proxy war
Replies: 6
Views: 518

Re: Proxy war

I did have amoment recently, having painted a small Saxon Army for the Great Northern War, I wnated to use them for the whole War and do them cheaply so used the Warlord Plastics with metal command and had them all in Tricornes with the flags from Warfare. It was pointed out to me that I prefered th...
by RogerC
Wed Mar 27, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Proxy war
Replies: 6
Views: 518

Re: Proxy war

Exactly
by RogerC
Mon Mar 25, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Third Afgahan War 1919 With The Men Who Would BeKings
Replies: 3
Views: 424

Third Afgahan War 1919 With The Men Who Would BeKings

We had a test game using Men Who Would be Kings on Thursday, we had WW1 Imperial troops ambushed by Afghan Regulars and Tribesmen. Report and Pictures here. https://gapagnw.blogspot.com/2019/03/the-men-who-would-be-kings-playtest-1919.html https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7877/40499598263_bceccd74fe.j...
by RogerC
Mon Mar 25, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Proxy war
Replies: 6
Views: 518

Re: Proxy war

Its all personal choice really, I find my OCD kicking in if its isnt at least somethign like correct. For instance i dont mind early WW2 british subbing for Late WW2 British but I would struggle using WW1 British as WW2. i do cut up figures to use, so for instance I couldnt find any WW1 British Cava...
by RogerC
Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Elizabethan Irish Shot
Replies: 2
Views: 411

Re: Elizabethan Irish Shot

Cheers Donnie, collection is getting somewhere near now.