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IUsedToBeSomeone26 Feb 2018 3:19 a.m. PST


Myself and Anthony Morton, a fellow member of the Little Wars Revisited 54mm Wargames Forum, ran a participation game at the Cavalier Convention in Tonbridge, Kent yesterday using 54mm figures, the portable wargames rules and a scenery board I made.


More details and photos on the blog:


Durban Gamer26 Feb 2018 4:40 a.m. PST

Beautiful setup. Thanks for posting.

arthur181526 Feb 2018 5:02 a.m. PST

I can only second Durban Gamer's comment above!Inspiring.

The way you've portrayed forests is simple but very stylish and effective. I can see myself doing something similar, but with the smaller figures I own so it will be more truly 'portable'.

nnascati Supporting Member of TMP26 Feb 2018 6:21 a.m. PST

Mike, Look slike a great game. The terrain is an very interesting idea.

English Thegn26 Feb 2018 10:48 a.m. PST

I must say Mike's set up was the most aesthetically pleasing environment I've ever seen for a game of glossy toy soldiers. A lot of the punters seemed to think so too. It's a shame Bob Cordery was ill on the day as I'm quite sure he would have sold a good number of copies of his rules had he been there.


PS Hope you're recovering Bob.

4thsublegion26 Feb 2018 3:16 p.m. PST

Simple but effective! Great look! Good job!

jhancock26 Feb 2018 4:48 p.m. PST

Looks like fun – I hope everyone enjoyed it!


IUsedToBeSomeone27 Feb 2018 12:49 a.m. PST

Many thanks for the comments – it was a fun game to run and we had a lot of interest. Those joining in seemed to enjoy themselves.


1815Guy19 Aug 2019 8:14 a.m. PST


Very 1960's Retro! Im expecting Callan to pop up at any moment!

Clays Russians20 Aug 2019 3:43 p.m. PST

I just have been given huge ideas for CC napoleonics

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