Lasalle 2: A Battle Report

Against my wargame buddy Eltjo I played a short test battle Lasalle – 2nd edition. I will thoroughly review it later this year. My first impression is good: clear rules, relatively simple play, but still enough complexity, a good rock-paper-scissors interaction and a complete game system, including army builder and suggestions for scenarios. Here’s the […]

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The Amsterdam Acid Test for Wargames, Part VI: A Test-Drive Scenario For Each And Every Napoleonic Ruleset

Not satisfied with the many rule reviews that (although nice) are just fanblogs, I sometimes think and write about a standardized method of rules testing and reviewing. What I call the Amsterdam Acid Test for Wargames. Same battle, same army, different rules, methodological comparison. In real life I’m a lawyer. I compare laws and cases. […]

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Tutorial: Painting & Basing 2mm Napoleonics For Portable (Blücher) Wargaming

For portable Napoleonic big (Blücher) battles I bought 2mm Irregular miniatures and researched how to paint & base them. Unhappy with a standard functional approach I amalgamated different ideas and techniques and finally wrote my own tutorial, for more aestethic bases. Painting 2mm is NOT difficult or microscopic. But you should bigbase this scale and […]

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