Sharp Practice Spain 1812

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Somewhere on the Spanish Atlantic Coast, March 1812 The Setting The sleepy fishing village of Los Tahat on the windswept Atlantic Coast is unremarkable except for the old medieval lighthouse which overlooks the Port – and the lighthouse has definitely seen better days and is in truth only of interest…

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Normandy Bolt Action Full Battle Report

German command moving up

The British Landings The British suffered very heavy losses in the first two waves. The first wave of eight units was was completely destroyed. The second wave although suffering heavy casualties were able by turn three able to take out the German bunkers. Once this key part of the defences…

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Bolt Action Normandy Setup

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WE’RE AT AGAIN. SSWG do like a big one. Everything is coming together for our Normandy Bolt Action game planed for the 25th Nov. We plan to use every table in the club. 452 sq foot.   The tables will be linked by boards designed to span the gaps and…

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Bolt Action Market Garden battle report

US forces under fire board boats for the river crossing

Market Garden report Southend on Sea Wargames Group (SSWG.co.uk) had spent several weeks setting up tables and scenery for a large scale scenario on June 10th. The plan was to refight as much of operation Market Garden as their tables would allow, which had been formed into a horseshoe shape…

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Market Garden battle report 2

Bridge is swiftly captured and the Armour rolls on.

The US Airborne formation had moved quickly to the riverside and begun an assault across the river (that would take two turns to cross) into the face of very heavy German fire, including from a 20mm Quad AA gun on a building roof, from turn one. However casualties were horrific…

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Tyranid Infestation.

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Here are a few snaps from the 40k Apocalypse game “Tyranid Infestation” at the weekend. The board was 18 feet x 16 feet. Consisting of an plantary airbase, from which all reserves were allocated. A Power station, for various objectives, cooling and power storage units, these affected the city shield, and…

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