Last Man Club

Hicks Pasha Disaster Preview

My plan is to play out the destruction of the Hicks disaster in the Sudan on September 30. The pictures below are roughly the initial set-up for the hapless Egyptians. The savage attack by forty thousand screaming dervishes had smashed into the Egyptian column in the forest of Shaykan, Kordofan Province, in the western Sudan, […]

Telamon 225 BC DBA_BR_Mod

This is the fourth game in the series in which I am adapting a Command and Colors Ancients  (CCA)scenario to play with my modifications to DBA 1.0. The game was played on a 36″ by 36″ table. Converting the CCA game pieces to match elements in my DBA system was not exact but fairly close. […]

Faesule 225 BC

I’ve continued to adapt scenarios from the Command and Colors Ancients website to my version of DBA that I call DBA 1.0_BR (in 1\72nd scale). The original scenario was authored by a chap named Joe Bisio so I want to give credit where credit is do. I hope Mr. Bisio will forgive the liberties I […]

Vespasian Crosses the Medway

I’m continuing to experiment with a house rules version of DBA. My goal is to not radically change DBA 1.0 but to tweak it in small ways so I can do historical simulations to my satisfaction. I’ve been taking scenarios from Command and Colors Ancients and converting them into a DBA type game with my […]

Greek\Persian War DBA_SR

De Bellis Antiquitatis is DBA followed by my friend Mike’s initials. He modified DBA 1.0 to make it his own so it serves as his house rules for the Greek Persian War in 1\72 scale. Below are the pics he took of the last game. The figures are excellent and are from Zvezda and Hat. […]

Double Element DBA-Hannibal’s Army

Experimenting with double element armies for DBA. That is all.

Battle In Earnest-The Missed Opportunity at Nyezane, 22 January 1879

This battle report is about me translating a Black Powder Zulu War scenario into The Men Who Be Kings rule set. Battle in Earnest The Missed Opportunity at Nyezane 22 January 1879 British OB Infantry Bde 3rdFoot (12-figs) 99thFoot (12-figs) 7-pounder Naval Bde 7 pounder Gatling Mtd Infantry (8 figs) Natal Carbineers (8 figs) Natal […]