8
Aug
29
2017

Ronin: Hold the Bridge!

Japan in the 16th century was a bad time to be a farmer. The wars for control of the country had lasted for generations, and local samurai rulers oppressed the peasant classes ruthlessly. But perhaps this village would be different, as a plucky band of rebels deployed to try to fight off the samurai lord […]

3
Aug
22
2017

Scottish Corridor Game 5: Counter-attack at Bas de Mouen

In late June 1944 British forces near Caen had the German under intense pressure. Striking deep into the German lines, the 15th Scottish division had found itself assaulted on both flanks of the salient. Now they in turn had launched their own counter-attack and taken back some of the ground recaptured by the Germans. Fresh […]

7
Jun
06
2017

Scottish Corridor Game 4: Counter-attack in Mouen

The British forces in the Scottish Corridor were in serious trouble. Simultaneous German attacks on both flanks of the salient had swept all opposition before them, and morale was wavering among the defenders. A counterblow against the Germans was vital┬áto stabilise the corridor and deliver a much-needed psychological boost to the troops. The Highland Light […]

5
May
12
2017

Scottish Corridor Game 3: Attack in Mouen

Near Caen, June 1944 the British now realise the danger they’re in. Attacked on both flanks, the Scottish Corridor is in real danger of being squeezed shut but simultaneous German counter-attacks. Kampfgruppe Weidinger had unveiled this nasty surprise in the last game when they sent the Scots packing at Le Valtru, and now on the […]

6
Apr
11
2017

Scottish Corridor Game 2: An Encounter at Le Valtru

A rude shock awaits the British forces involved in Operation Epsom (28 June ’44). The troops of 15th Scottish Division that were providing flank security for the breach created in 12th SS to their front had already had to give ground in the east due to a counter-attack from Kampfgruppe Frey, and now they were […]

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