Notes on the Battle

This is for those among you who like this sort of thing. I can’t imagine there are many of you! This was a ‘play-by-email’ battle (due to distances and pandemics!) Put very simply, the scenario was as follows: The skaven player must get the annihilation mortar to the river’s edge to be in range of […]

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A Letter to the Mayor

This to Reginaldo Scalise, Sindaco of the city of Portomaggiore, from Chimento Gagliardi, Chief Clerk to Lord Alessio Falconi. My Lord Alessio has commanded me to inform you of the allied army’s current circumstances and condition. He wishes me to deliver a comprehensive account, for as his deputy in his beloved city, you must better […]

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Pavona’s Hero

Summer, 2401, The City of Pavona The sound of drums could be heard, growing louder. Giovacchino leaned forwards to look over the crowd between him and the street. When the strong ale in his pot sloshed and threatened to spill, he relaxed a little turned to his companion. “I think this is lunacy,” he announced. […]

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Tilea Campaign, Part 35

A Letter to the Arch-Lector Bernado To His Holiness Bernado Ugolini, Most Highly Favoured of Morr, from your faithful servant, Brother MiglioreUpon the second day of summer, 2404 If it pleases your holiness, I hereby and humbly present that which I have learned from my correspondence with the servants of our Holy Church of Morr, […]

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The Fight at Sersale, Part 3

Turns 3.5 – 6 Although it was some time before he would know it, Volker’s earlier musings concerning the possibility of a relief force proved to be partially correct. A company of light horse, the Black Gulf Road Wardens, a band of mostly Arabyan mercenaries who patrolled the VMC’s protectorate realm, now galloped onto the […]

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The Fight at Sersale, Part 2 

Admiral Volker did not need to command his army to continue the advance as everyone knew to do so. The enemy stood their ground, obviously satisfied with their deployment. He would be too if he were one of them, thought Volker, for despite the basic and limited nature of their defences, they had used them […]

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We Know Our Business

The Fight at Sersale, A Battle Report Late Spring, IC 2404 As the village of Sersale came into view, Admiral Volker could see that this time the Alcentians had chosen to mount a proper defence. There had been squabbles at Mintopua and Mottola, and some of his scallywags had died, but for whatever reason the […]

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Ogres Part 4

I have been forgetting to put painting and modelling posts up as well as the stories. So, here’s another foray into the brutish world of, well, brutes! Guns and Baggage! First the baggage. I once modelled a painted a gift for another player, trying to match his own figures … Using acrylics to match the […]

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