Some of you may know I am a school teacher to trade. I am on my summer hols at present and my thoughts have turned to Kleine Kreig - the 18th century activity and the super rules written by Jim Purky. For that reason I have posted a picture of the Prussian Frei Korps unit led by Quintius Icilius , who I think started out as a school teacher before taking up his military work under Frederick the great.
My regular opponent is poised to raise his Prussians and I am reorganising Reicsarmee /Austrians in opposition. We will raise 30 fig batts and use BAR. This will be a late summer,autumn and winter project to work towards. I look forward to regular BAR games - it will be excellent fun.
I want a solo imagination project also and for this reason ( and because I really like the idea a great deal) I am looking at the possibility of fighting the struggle betwixt Tradgardland and Skogsmork at a local/lower level - skirmishing in the villages,woods and lakes ( maybe some limited naval stuff with galley borne troops rowed upon the lakes) around the border between the two Duchies.
With this in mind I need to draw a relatively detailed map of the border country, organise populations and troops, etc etc- gosh much to do and much fun to be had! In other words a sort of solo campaign at a skirmish level- company/grand division level rather than Brigade. All this sounds a heady mix of exciting and daunting but I shall give it a whirl - map first!
As ever your ideas and input would be gratefully received and I look forward to hearing your advice. I see,incidentally this is my 200th post - here's to the next!!