Osprey have been knocking out a great series of small skirmish games over the last few years. Turning their hand to everything from secret agents and steampunk to pirates and robots, it would be a glaring omission if they didn’t have a samurai game. Luckily they do: it’s Ronin.
So, it took us just over a year, but we fought our way through to a result in the Operation Martlet Pint Sized Campaign for Chain of Command. You can find reports from all the games here: Operation Martlet. So now that it’s all over, how did the campaign play as a game? And how […]
The British 49th (West Riding) Division had bled the 12th SS Panzer Division “Hitlerjugend” dry in heavy fighting over the last two days of Operation Martlet, but had been unable to find a way through the rugged defence. With light drawing down on the second day they prepared themselves for a final attack on the […]
It’s late in the day on 26th June 1944, and Operation Martlet was still well short of its objectives: The British attack had been unable to get past phase line Walrus, having been stopped cold at the farm at St Nicholas several times. Now running out of time before nightfall on the second day of […]
You could be forgiven for thinking this is a WWII wargaming site, but look, here’s a review for a sci-fi spaceship game! It’s hard sci-fi, plays fast and was written by a history professor known for his Napoleonics rules? If that sounds odd enough for you, read on!