Tag Archives: Wargaming

Old Gamers Never Die: ‘M1 Tank Platoon’ Classic Game Review — A Certain Point of View, Too

US Tank Platoons have four M1s. Four soldiers operate each. That’s four tanks, sixteen men. And you control the whole shooting match. – from the packaging blurb, M1 Tank Platoon Old Gamers Never Die: ‘M1 Tank Platoon’ Classic Game Review

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Very British Civil War — Third Point of Singularity

I’ve played a Very British Civil War before, at Historicon 2019. A Very British Civil War is both a set of rulebooks and troop listings from a fictional alternative reality in an England where Edward VIII did not abdicate from … Continue reading

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Old Gamers Never Die: Hunting Soviet Sub Tenders in Arctic Ocean is No Cakewalk in ‘Cold Waters’ — A Certain Point of View, Too

The Mission: Intercept and sink a Soviet Don-class (Soviet designation Project 310 Batur) submarine and any REDFLT submarines it might be replenishing and/or rearming. These sub tenders are high-value targets and are likely to have support submarine, surface ship, and … Continue reading

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Crossing the Chindwin: Chindits for Bolt Action/Konflikt! — Not By Strength, By Guile

The Chindits, a unit that has continuously caused debate about their usefulness from their inception to the modern day. High casualty rates, inconsistent orders, and simply being asked to do too much took … Crossing the Chindwin: Chindits for Bolt … Continue reading

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My First Oathmark game with real life people — Third Point of Singularity

If you’ve been following along on this blog you know that Oathmark has been a big activity for me to pass time during COVID. I’ve collected an Orc Army, an Undead (Oathbreaker) Army, and I’m building a Dwarf Army. The … Continue reading

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“Wagon’s Ho, No!” — Rantings from under the Wargames table

Well it was Dead Zone last time so I guess that means it must be more “10mm Wild West” this, Well actually it’s the last of my 10mm figures, the “wagons”. Now I was rather dreading these, not from a … Continue reading

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Civ Battle Royale starts again – Scent of a Gamer

Season 2 of the Civ Battle Royale has now launched. For those who aren’t aware, the Civ Battle Royale is a spectator game of Civilization V where 61 civs battle it out for supremacy. Only 1 can survive. The twist … Continue reading

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“One Little, Two Little, Three Little….” — Rantings from under the Wargames table

“Sometimes men just can’t help acting on impulse”, as the old commercial used to say and that is very much what happened to me the other week, scrolling down the “Miniatures Page” website I came across a news story that … Continue reading

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CIVILIZATION 6 IS A PERFECTLY BALANCED GAME WITH NO EXPLOITS – Excluding Unlimited Free Settlers – YouTube Video

Disclaimer: I beta-tested the last few patches of Civilization III, both of its expansions, Civilization IV, and part of the first expansion for Civilization IV. I have not played any of the subsequent expansions or later games (Civilization V or … Continue reading

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5 on Friday 06/09/19 — No Rerolls

It’s Friday, and here on No Rerolls that means it’s time for an all-new 5 on Friday. We’re going to start with 5 exciting releases for this week before moving on to our usual digest of some of our favourite … Continue reading

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