Saturday 28 February 2009
Thursday 26 February 2009
Wednesday 25 February 2009
With no fords being thought to lie within the vicinity ,Duda and Trimbach call their men forward. The water is crossed, the Saschen-Vindow forces break and the enemy routed. The Tradgardlanders pursue them and soon the Regiments are scattered across the countryside. Trimbach and Duda become separated from each other and from their men...
Monday 23 February 2009
Sunday 22 February 2009
Saturday 21 February 2009
The Tradgardlanders marched through the long and dark night until they came to the old wooden bridge that marked the border. They found the frontier post deserted and an eerie stillness was evident all around...
The commander of the Brigade ( by force of his enthusiasm and Duke Karl Frederick's patience having been thereby tested ) was one of the first over the bridge into Saschen-Vindow. His more reserved second in command ( by virtue of him taking a less overt part in the meeting with the Duke) can be seen following closely.
In a few miles they will encounter a mix of forest and marsh and perhaps some opposition too...
Friday 20 February 2009
Thursday 19 February 2009
Well I am off for half term - my week has passed so quickly. I have cleared out the garage , begun research on the Danish /Swedish war of 1658 ( trying to get some books inter library loan) and had some fun R&R too. I have been catching up on series 2 of Rome on my friend's dvd box set. It is ott and graphic at times but I fear I am hooked. Just watched the battle of Phillipi with lunch and feel ancients on the agenda once more. However where to go rules wise these days- I am an old wrg man but am a bit off dbm! What next - any ideas welcome...
With regard to the 18th century I found this interesting diagram and wondered if this family/loyalty "tree" might have a place in the world of EvE . Let me know what you think...
p.s the postwoman has just tried to ram a hard back book into the letter box causing it some damage - it is "The garden cottage diaries- my year in the 18th century " by Fiona J Houston
Tuesday 10 February 2009
It was a chance to try out the basic system prior to adding on the colourful local/period details . The rules acquitted themselves well. We look forward to adding the super scenario rules soon. It looks like it is going to be a fun project- anyone know of a cheap(ish) Bastle house/peel tower in 25mm?
Saturday 7 February 2009
Due to the Duke's personal wishes the gentlemen have been been given command of the two main Militia infantry regiments. Duke Karl Frederick felt they brought experience and steady hands at this time of impending conflict with Saschen-Vindow.
The gentlemen have been welcomed by their brother officers and are fully integrated into the life of the Duchy.
Comments upon their first days in the Duchy would be welcomed from both these gallant gentlemen...
Wednesday 4 February 2009
There is snow on the ground and it looks great- it seems to be shaping up to be a quieter weekend so some hobby work will be undertaken. I am going to post the state of the armies (including those under painting ) to let me and others see where I am headed...