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Game Reports 2017

ATTACK! 2017 A good turnout at Devizes, with 19 players forming 12 teams.  Russ King and I took a Golden Horde army: three commands each with plenty of light horse plus cavalry, archers and psiloi.  What we hoped might come … Continue reading

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Game Reports 2016

CLIMB BRITISH CAMP 2016 For Gavin Pearson’s 25mm competition in the Herefordshire hills, I decided to take an army that would look nice but would probably not be very effective – Later Crusaders, 1191 AD.  Richard the Lionheart (the figure … Continue reading

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Game Reports 2015

CLIMB BRITISH CAMP, 28/29 NOVEMBER 2015 The 25mm competition organised by Gavin Pearson in Colwall, Herefordshire attracted ten players, two more than last year.  For the third successive year I took a Roman army, Marians led by Lucullus so all … Continue reading

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Pete Haines Reminisces

Pete Haines reminisces about the first SW Doubles League season, 1995 Thinking back to 1995 is getting to be quite a struggle but I remember a little about the doubles league. Teaming up with Neil Parsons was a natural really, … Continue reading

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Game Reports 2014

Climb British Camp 2014 Eight players for Gavin Pearson’s 25mm competition at Colwall in the Herefordshire hills. Six of the armies were dated between 300 and 50 BC, the outliers being Later Sargonid Assyrians and Later Swiss. I took Polybian … Continue reading

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Game Reports 2013

Climb British Camp, 2/3 November 2013  The second UK 25mm competition of the year was organised by Gavin Pearson at Colwall, nestling in the depths of the Herefordshire hills, and was very successful.  Eight players took part. I took Late … Continue reading

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Game Reports 2012

Vexillum 2012 Vexillum, the DBM doubles competition held at Frome, Somerset, again had 12 teams – though several were singletons.  Thanks to Steve Aspinall, Pete Connew and the other Frome lads for organising it. Russ King and I took Medieval … Continue reading

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Game Reports 2011

Vexillum, 22/23 October 2011 The last round of the 2011 Doubles League had 14 entries, two more than last year, and a good variety of armies.  There were some great games – Pete Connew’s Aztecs absorbing opponents through sheer weight … Continue reading

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Game Reports 2010

Forest Foray, October 2010 The annual 25mm competition in the Forest of Dean was poorly attended with only seven players, an eighth having had to drop out.  However, there was a good mix of armies and some excellent games, with … Continue reading

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Game Reports 2009

FOREST FORAY, 10/11 October 2009 This 25mm DBM singles tournament (350 AP armies on 6’ x 4’ tables, as usual) was held for the first time at Lydney Bowling Club which proved to be an excellent venue.  Thanks to Nigel … Continue reading

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