Conventions

Destruction of the French Mobile Group 100 – Vietnam

Destruction of the French Mobile Group 100 – Vietnam

Bill Cainan, former Regimental Historian of the Regimental Welsh, ran an amazing Indochina game at the Penarth show recently using home-grown rules. The game was played on a 25ft by 6ft table and represented the initial stages of the destruction of the French Mobile Group 100. The Group has driven into an ambush. The leading […]

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HMGS Legion of Honor and the Scruby Award

HMGS Legion of Honor and the Scruby Award

In 1989, Historical Miniature Gaming Society (HMGS) members created the Legion of Honor, an organization that recognized contributing individuals to the hobby of historical miniature wargaming. Since that time, the Legion of Honor has added members in an ad-hoc fashion until 1995, where a large batch were inducted. Since then, it has inducted two members […]

How to Run a Great Convention Game

How to Run a Great Convention Game

I love game conventions. The atmosphere, the excitement, the buzz in the air, the dealers’ room, the flea market, the sights, the sounds, the smells (OK, not the smells so much), and of course, the games. Over the years that I have attended conventions, I have played, run, and observed countless games. Unfortunately, I have […]

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Battle of Leuthen 1757

Battle of Leuthen 1757

15mm Seven Years War Game at RAPIER 2018 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA Game Masters Brent & Mike from the Jax Garrison club fought this Seven Years War game on the battle of Leuthen 1757, using Black Powder Rules by Warlord Games and 15mm hand-painted figures. The RAPIER 2018 convention program entry: Historically: This was a Classic “Frederick the […]

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Painting at HMGS Hobby U Boot Camp

Painting at HMGS Hobby U Boot Camp

I was late. It happens. It happens more than I’d like, but I needed the sleep so I slept in on the first day of HMGS’s Fall-In convention. My first stop, after registration, was the HMGS Hobby University. I have friends there in the instructor cadre, and it’s always fun to see them.  I did […]

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