Tag Archive | ESCI

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 […]

Logan’s Crossroads Black Powder ACW

Recently our little group did a small scenario of the Battle of Logan’s Crossroads or Mill Springs. I structured the game from a scenario published by Potomac Publishers and from the Experience the Mill Springs Battlefield website. I took a few liberties with the Order of Battle and terrain. It was our fourth game with Black Powder rules and while everyone enjoys the system […]

Burn the Kraal or Jolly Well Bad Luck Old Boy!

Our little group continues to practice colonial gaming with The Men Who Would be Kings (TMWWBK) ruleset published by Osprey and written by Daniel Mersey. In this scenario the Imperial objective was to teach a chap named Sihayo a lesson as to where his loyalties should be. As one of Cetshwayo’s allies who had the […]

Eastern Front in 1/72nd Part II

The game mentioned in the post titled Eastern Front 1/72nd Part I featured a number of infantry units although I only have pictures of some of the Russians. The figures pictured are all from the collection of JZ. The game was played on MS’s finely crafted wargame table and the pictures are from the actual […]