Sunday, 18 October 2015


I appreciate that this blog is becoming a bit like the ramblings of the Tangotronic 2000 over at the "dark place" but until I actually achieve something worth posting about here are a couple of wargames related items I've discovered on YouTube:

Two blokes present a Doctoral Thesis on how to take "stuff" out of one box and put it into another box. In truth this is a vital part of the hobby, and I can do it quite well. It's when I have to start moving the "stuff" about on the tabletop and  throw dice that everything goes to hell.

I have found that this video is best watched  whilst imagining that the two presenters are Eccles and 

Taking stuff out of one box and putting it in another.

Appropriate music to accompany wargames has been on my mind a lot of late. Whilst there  is a lot of tuneage that can be deemed appropriate for playing during Napoleonic games, I have always found music for World War Two problematical until I came across the following clip. Stick with it to the end, the last "Track" is an absolute gem:

Der Fuhrer Singt

Hope you like it boys.

Thursday, 15 October 2015

Battle of Froschwiller After Action Report

A video of our recent refight of this Franco Prussian War battle can be found here