The Demise of the Kingdom of Heaven – The Battle of Hatttin – (Game system: DBA and Lion Rampant)

The Battle of Hattin took place in July 1187 between Akkon and the Sea of ​​Galilee. Nearly 90 years after the conquest of Jerusalem, the Crusader states had succeeded in uniting the fractious Muslim principalities against themselves. The Saracens rallied under Saladin and besieged the Crusader city of Tiberias. King … Weiterlesen

The Tomb of the Sheik – (Game system: Chain Reaction 2015 by Two Hour Wargames )

From Karl May’s(*) “Through the Desert”: “In this courtyard rises the actual tomb building, which is dominated by two white towers, which contrast pleasantly from the deep green of the valley. The spiers are gilded and the towers’ sides are broken into many corners between which light and shadow chase … Weiterlesen

The flight of Bonnie Prince Charlie – (Game system: Donnybrook 28 mm)

A scenario from the Jacobite Uprising of 1745/1746 1746. Following the disastrous defeat at the battle of Culloden, Stuart’s heir to the throne Charles Edward Stuart, known as Bonnie Prince Charlie, is fleeing from the henchmen of the British government of King George. His last followers even, at times, disguised … Weiterlesen

Troubles in Portsmouth – (Game system: Aggro 70’s Football Skirmish)

The Aggro City Crew’s weekend in Portsmouth was well prepped. First, a look at the sea. See the club game of the locals. Hoping to make good the defeat against Portsmouth Army. Then it all goes tits-up. You burst into an allnighter of the Mod City Ultras. This promises to … Weiterlesen

Battle of Bir el Gubi – (Game system: Flames of War 4.0)

November 1941. A sentry post in the middle of the Libyan desert. The sun is baking his steel helmet. He pivots the scissor scope and searches the horizon for enemy movements. The desert is not as drab and unvaried as people at home in Italy imagine. The terrain does change … Weiterlesen

13 hours – The secret soldiers of Benghazi (Game system: Spectre: Operations)

When the US diplomatic compund in Benghazi is attacked on September 11, 2012, only six private security guards at a nearby secret CIA base are available to rescue the trapped personnel. In an unauthorized operation, they move to support the outpost and evacuate the staff of the facility. Conflict Rheinland … Weiterlesen

Nørrejysk Bondeoprør (Game system: Hail Caesar and Lions Rampant)

In the spring of 1440 a large peasant uprising broke out in Denmark in the region Vendsyssel, North Jutland (The Nørrejysk Bondeoprør). The rebels established a permanent wagon laager on St. Jørgensbjerg, from which they ravaged the surrounding estates. Initially King Christopher III left to the local nobility to put … Weiterlesen