The adventures of an 18th century imagination, located in Northern Europe formerly ruled over by joint rulers Duke Karl Frederick and Duchess Liv.Not to mention the American colony of Ny Tradgardland the 17th century Colony of New Tradgardstadt and the newly restored territory of the Shetland Isles. Featuring a supporting bill of gaming in a diversity of times,places and scales.Hopefully something to interest all who pop by...
Saturday, 31 December 2011
Our trial game using the aforementioned new ACW rules went really well yesterday.Jan,Wendy & the girls watched a film (About a boy- excellent well worth seeing if you haven't,one of our favourites) while Phil and I gamed.Afterwards once the lead and plastic were packed away we all ate together. A most agreeable time was had by all.
The rules worked really well and gave us a result with minimal brain ache- something that cannot be often said of rules we have tried for diverse periods.We felt the factors will be easily memorised and the game will flow even quicker in future. We have agreed to try and game more often in 2012. The figures are Foundry,Perry and the odd Dixon for the Union and all Dixon for the Confederacy.All in 28mm.
Posted by tradgardmastare at 06:14
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Looks realy good Alan !ReplyDelete
Best regards dalauppror
Looks a great game and I have a soft spot of ACW and Dixon figures.ReplyDelete
Been using these rules for awhile now and have found them simple and easly memorised - a great help as I game this period mostly solo.ReplyDelete
Good looking game, ACW games are always nice and linear. As for 28mm topiary, there is dolls house stuff about (a bit big perhaps) or you could try making the shape in milliput adding a stalk if it is a standard tree, letting it set then coating in PVA and dipping in sand or flock. Paint the whole lot dark green and drybrush lighter green.ReplyDelete
Have a Very Happy Hogmanay!!
Looks good and it's great you enjoyed it.ReplyDelete
For some reason I've never been big on some of the more popular eras, like the ACW (and that's probably good; I have enough trouble keeping up on the few eras/genres I do and there are still others I am interested in, but haven't gotten around to).