I found a great article on The Miniatures Page for any body interested in the American Revolution.
“General Nathaniel Greene in his victorious campaigns in the Carolinas was fortunate in his major subordinates, who taken as a group and individually, are a fascinating selection of officers-infantry, artillery, and cavalry. They were as talented a group of commanders in any army during the period.
Otho Holland Williams
Williams began his service in 1775 in the Frederick City rifle corps. When the Virginia and Maryland rifle companies were formed into a rifle regiment, Williams was promoted to major and later became the unit’s commander. He was seriously wounded and captured when Fort Washington was taken in November 1776. He was exchanged in time for the battle of Monmouth. Sent south in April 1780 with de Kalb’s command, he distinguished himself at Camden and commanded a brigade of Maryland Continentals at Guilford Courthouse, Hobkirk’s Hill, and Eutaw Springs and particularly distinguished himself at the latter, leading an attack that shattered the British line along with the Virginia Continental Brigade. His most notable achievement, however, was in command of the rear guard of Greene’s army in the retreat to the Dan River. He screened the rear of the army, never allowing the British to overtake either the main body or the rear guard, and never became decisively engaged. His operations were expertly done, and much of the credit for the successful retreat to and crossing into Virginia belongs to Williams and his Continentals.”
Last year Columbia Games released the second installment in their World War II tactical series, Combat Infantry EastFront 1941-43. A follow up to the WestFront edition released in 2017, the two games together mark Columbia’s foray into platoon level block games.Before continuing, a brief disclaimer: prior to its release, I assisted Columbia Games with scenario play testing and rules book editing. I also designed one of the six scenarios along with Tom Dalgliesh of Columbia. Finally, Columbia provided me with a review copy of the game. So to some degree, this may be as much a preview as it is a review. (…read more)
Julius Caesar Process Diagrams by John Nolan
John Nolan created these diagrams and examples to help teach his son how to play. He has sent it to us for all to use.
There are a lot of flowcharts and tables here. It can be overwhelming when taken in all at once. However, you can choose to use what you wish to cover concepts that need reviewing.
I have just reopened my eBay store and at this time have many items listed there. Categories include miniatures both painted and unpainted. Wargame rules and board games. I even have dozens of Sgt. Rock Comic books listed.
I hope you will have a look while you are having your coffee or cocktail.
I plan on running a 40mm Scale AWI battle on both show’s Friday night. My idea is to recapture the Toy soldier type games I used to run there in by gone years. I shot a short video which I have linked below post here and have taken some pictures. The game table isn’t quite done but I hope the video and pictures will stimulate some interest.
I will be using a combination of One Hour Wargames and the Perry Brothers “TravelBattle” for my rules. Click on the link below to download the QRS.