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Punic Wars Impetvs

Punic Wars Roman versus Carthaginian Impetus game

Yes, that’s right, had my first crack at the full version of the Impetus Ancient Rules at the weekend with Roundie (Wayne Steward) down at the AWC. I have been meaning to get into these for a while as they

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Carolingians, Vikings, Picts, Romans, And More Vikings

Carolingians vs. Vikings Dux Bellorum wargaming.info

Continuing our Dux Bellorum saga from previously back in July the Carolingians had some intense activity for the next week or so – and several outings – this included a 3rd rematch against Roundie’s dreaded Vikings, two battles against Nick’s Picts at the

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Fantastic 1879 Anglo-Zulu War Photos

Camp At Isandlwana @ The Playset Addict's Website

The following link was posted by one of the chaps on the Colonial Wars Yahoo!Group and features lots of staged photos using the Britains, Conte, and similar 54mm Plastic Figure “Play Sets” and such like – some of the photos

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BC’08 Conclusion: Results & Aftermath

Battlecry 2008

It had been a hard weekend, with all the games being fairly challenging and the last 2 having been particularly hard fought battles. Our final result was 64 VPs, and 2nd Place – probably not bad for a team made

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BC’08 Round 4: Sassanid Persian with Sabir Hun Allies 463AD

Battlecry 2008

Our (winning) Draw (if you can call it that) in the third round put us on 54 VPs and in 2nd place; 5 VPs behind the new leaders (Ivan & Andrew; whom we had played in the first round) and

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BC’08 Round 3: Medieval Germans with Swiss Allies 1478AD

Battlecry 2008

Our big win in the previous round put us on 39 VPs, and top of the table (1st place) at the halfway mark, our next opponents were Brett Preston-Thomas & Lawrence Antill, who were on 36 VPs and currently in

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BC’08 Round 2: Kushite Egyptians 700BC

Battlecry 2008

Our Draw in the first round put us slap in the middle of the pack, 14 VPs ranking us 2nd Equal with 2 other teams (so effectively just in the top half of the table), and resulting in Philip Abela

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BC’08 Round 1: Early German Cimbri & Tigurini Gallic Allies 102BC

Battlecry 2008

On the first morning we drew Ivan Truong & Andrew Fergus for our initial game. The morning actually got off to a slow start with some fluffing around, and all 4 games being played in the first round probably lost

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BattleCry 2008 Introduction

Battlecry 2008

Well another successful BattleCry has gone by and congratulations to Karen & the AMERICA team for organising a great event, and providing the usual copious amounts of “loot” for people to take home! Also thanks to Benny (Andrew Bennetts) for

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