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Personal logo Der Alte Fritz Sponsoring Member of TMP08 Sep 2022 3:26 p.m. PST

Yesterday I did a solo play test of my Abu Klea scenario that I wil use at Historicon 2023. The game pretty much followed history as the British won and the Dervish almost broke into the square. The game was played with 54mm metal and plastic figures and was quite the spectacle to see.

Click the link to my blog for the game report and lots of pictures



79thPA Supporting Member of TMP08 Sep 2022 4:22 p.m. PST

Spectacular! Perhaps I missed it, but I don't know what set "Colonial BAR" is. Thanks.

dBerczerk08 Sep 2022 4:33 p.m. PST


Personal logo PaulCollins Supporting Member of TMP08 Sep 2022 4:55 p.m. PST

Here you go 79th. It came after the orders of battle.

"RULES USED: Colonial Wars variant of Bill Protz's "BAR" rules. These rules feature big battalions, saving throws and lots of D6 dice."

Personal logo PaulCollins Supporting Member of TMP08 Sep 2022 4:58 p.m. PST

By the way, DAF thanks for sharing. I really enjoy all things colonial and you always provide inspiration.

BigfootLover08 Sep 2022 5:06 p.m. PST

Excellent all the way around!!

Legionarius08 Sep 2022 5:10 p.m. PST

I'm quite sure the distinguished gentlemen playing the game wore formal attire and had sufficient strong beverages at hand to stiffen their resolve. Beautiful game in the grand manner!!! Three cheers and one lusty Huzzah!

Personal logo Der Alte Fritz Sponsoring Member of TMP08 Sep 2022 8:25 p.m. PST

@79thPA : Bill's "Batailles dans l'Ancien Regime (B.A.R for short).we use the same mechanics of movement, firing, melee and morale across a number of historical periods. There are variants for Napoleonics and 19th Century Colonial wars.

Shark Six Three Zero09 Sep 2022 3:00 a.m. PST

Excellent account and presentation. Thanks.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP09 Sep 2022 8:36 a.m. PST

Great stuff – thanks for sharing!

PzGeneral10 Sep 2022 4:15 a.m. PST


Nick Stern Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2022 8:28 a.m. PST

Awesome collection! I've never seen so many Britains War Along the Nile figures in one place. Thank you for sharing.

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