Author Archives: Mike

Charity dice-off

We are delighted to announce that the club’s charity dice-off in aid of the DEC’s Ukraine appeal raised… …£156.25

Hereward 2022 & 2023

From http://www.hereward-wargames.co.uk/2022/03/10/hereward-2022-and-2023/: We regret to announce that Hereward Wargames Show will not be going ahead this year. While we are reasonably confident that the current state of the COVID pandemic would allow the show to go ahead as an in-person event, it would have required us to commit to a firm booking with our venue this month. As […]

March 5, ’22 – Hammerhead

Back from Hammerhead after a very successful running of our 54mm Bolt Action game (not to mention members returning with various bags and boxes of swag from the traders, and a prize for the club of some desert roads from Last Valley). Figures are Airfix, scenery a mix of the legendary Airfix 1/32 Command Post, […]

Feb 28 ’22 – Monday Night Games

A busy day with 22 people attending. Playtesting our 54mm Bolt Action game for Hammerhead. Two games of 40K – one the latest with several dreadnoughts on each side, one the classic 2nd Ed. Two games of Lion Rampant in preparation for our Wars of the Roses campaign in (probably) May. Space Hulk, also showing […]

Feb 6 ’22 – Monday Night Games

Despite attendance lowered by surprise birthday parties, COVID isolation (not, fortunately due to anyone at the club) and the common cold, we still managed to put on several fun games: Mike umpired a teaching game of I Ain’t Been Shot Mum, Too Fat Lardies‘ WW2 company level rules – a small skirmish in which the […]

AGM Update

Your new (well, old but revised) committee are: Chairman: Mike Whitaker Secretary: Colin Brett Treasurer: Pippa Peile Members Reps: Daniel Phillips, Ashley Phillips  Meetings continue at 7pm-10:30pm on Mondays at the George Alcock Centre.

Partizan 2019 – Best Participation Game

Huge congratulations to Andy Mac’s team of members (AndyMac himself, Rob, AndyM and Rod, with assistance from Mike and Reuben) who made it up to Partizan with our “Men Who Would Be King” Sudan game, and came home with the Pete Gill Award for Best Participation Game!

Posh Lard 2019 Games

If you’re after a game at Posh Lard on Sunday 2nd June, these are your current choices: Bloody Omaha – 15mm IABSM3 as seen at Salute. Room for 2-4 players Ste Mère Église – 28mm Big CoC. Room for 2-4 players “You’d Have To Be A Lunatic” Menton 1940 – 20mm Big CoC. Room for […]

Posh Lard 2019

We’re holding another Too Fat Lardies event this year, on Sunday June 2nd. Tickets are £5 (available, along with more details, from the link above), for which you get a day of Lard action, with a number of games available for you to try out. This is your chance to try out the club’s Bloody […]

Upcoming shows

The club will be at two shows this month: Campaign: MK – one of our favourite shows, held in the Centre.mk shopping mall, open to the general public and free. Usually lots of great participation games and a few traders you don’t see anywhere else. We’re taking a Hundred Years War game based on a scenario […]