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Personal logo brass1 Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2012 9:08 a.m. PST

A brief but interesting British Pathé video of the British Army's state-of-the-art simulation hardware (and liveware) between the wars.

The same site hosts a lot more interwar video.


Nathaniel12 Oct 2012 9:56 a.m. PST


flicking wargamer Inactive Member12 Oct 2012 9:59 a.m. PST

Pretty cool!

MajorB12 Oct 2012 10:06 a.m. PST

I've seen it before but it is rather good, isn't it?

Texas Jack12 Oct 2012 10:26 a.m. PST

That´s so cool! Now if I could only get my wife to get under the table and do that on game days…

Yesthatphil12 Oct 2012 10:43 a.m. PST

They still had one of those in use at Catterick in the mid 70's

Personal logo Ditto Tango 2 3 Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member12 Oct 2012 11:48 a.m. PST


Personal logo Rrobbyrobot Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2012 12:06 p.m. PST

Texas Jack,
That's just another use for children. If you've a Wife you're half way there. Combine the two of you and, in the fullness of time, you'll have your very own magnet movers.;)
Really is a cool idea. Kind of like a military Etcho-Sketch.

Texas Jack12 Oct 2012 12:16 p.m. PST

Already figured out the kid thing Robby! Got two of them left at home, and three out of the nest!

Tomorrow I start some slave labor with my 18 year old when I hand over to him a regiment of dragoons to paint. It will be his first try, but as I am paying for speed and quality I hope things will end well!

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