Category Archives: Battle reports

Some CC:N (Napoleonics) heresy

By George Arnold “Commands & Colors: Napoleonics” is a great board game in its own right. Naturally, I had to fiddle with it. If you read on-line comments about the game, new players are forever suggesting, based on just a … Continue reading

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East versus West: Fictional history with Armati 2

By Chris Hahn Inspired by the Chalons-centric issue of Slingshot (July-August 2013), I decided to stage a similar,  but rather different, battle on my tabletop. In very brief summary, I set up a fictional contest between Late Roman armies representing … Continue reading

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Battle of Drepanum refight AAR

By George Arnold As I mentioned in the latest issue of Lone Warrior magazine, I’m determined to break out of a rut and play more games. For various reasons, my actual game-playing has suffered the last couple of years — … Continue reading

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Currently playing on my tabletop …

By Chris Hahn  As of the afternoon of March 12, I find myself six turns in to a rather large game of “Impetvs.” Without going into too much detail, a few weeks ago I found myself enamored with the idea … Continue reading

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The Governor’s Gamble AAR

or An ‘Impetvs’ Interpretation of the Battle of Watling Street By Chris Hahn The more I studied the map on page 194 of “Warfare in the Classical World” [1] and the more I reviewed the accompanying explanatory caption on page … Continue reading

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The Battle of Glynndale Moor AAR

or A Solo Wargamer Visits the Houses of Lancaster and York By Chris Hahn Inspired by John Graham Leigh’s report of his refight of St. Albans in the May/June 2013 issue of  Slingshot, I interrupted a Seven Years War project and … Continue reading

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Arguing over Armenia

 Middle Imperial Romans vs. Sassanid Persians By Chris Hahn Oh, to have been in attendance when “Go Meek Into The Desert 260 AD” was played [1]. In addition to playing at war on simple, attractive, and completely transportable terrain populated … Continue reading

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Having a go at Hastings

 By Chris Hahn Inspired by the March issue of Wargames Illustrated, I decided to stage a version of Hastings. By no means was my effort a historical refight. It was more of an exercise. The forces, at least in terms … Continue reading

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Decision at Danville — Part 5

By Chris Hahn It seemed appropriate enough to bring my ACW “experiment” to an end at the calendar end of November. I regret to inform readers that there was no decision at Danville. In point of fact, the last three … Continue reading

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Decision at Danville — Part 4

By Chris Hahn Frustrated by a lack of progress and my apparent inability to develop a level of comfort with the adaptations and house rules borrowed from The Contemptible Little Wargames Club, I decided to call a halt to the … Continue reading

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