By Terry Sofian

By Terry Sofian
Killing Bugs For The Queen

Monday, September 12, 2016

The Twelve Chairs by bogdanwaz at O My Ruritania!

bogdanwaz at O My Ruritania!
The Twelve Chairs - Treasure-hunting in the Polish Soviet War. This was inspired by the old Mel Brooks movie of the same name. While the movie is set in 1927, I decided to bring the story back in time. Thus, in the middle of the 1919-1920 battles between the new Polish Republic and the Red Army for the Eastern Borderlands, word that the fabulous jewels of the Vorobyaninov family may be hidden in some dining room furniture on their old estate in Ukraine. A race is..

Friday, August 26, 2016

Monday, August 22, 2016

Megablitz and more: Somme day I'll find you - part 5 (the last)



Megablitz and more: Somme day I'll find you - part 5 (the last):  We left the action as the troops went 'Over the Top', confident of an artillery-wrought victory. Sadly as the Tommies approached ...

Megablitz and more: Somme day I'll find you - part 4



Megablitz and more: Somme day I'll find you - part 4:  During a final short, sharp bombardment, the troops assembled to go 'over the top'. Two brigades were deployed, each of four b...

Megablitz and more: Somme day I'll find you - part 3

 
Megablitz and more: Somme day I'll find you - part 3:  For the second air phase the RFC decided on a single recce 'plane with a heavy fighter escort.  One of the fighters was French ...

Megablitz and more: Somme day I'll find you - part 2

 
Megablitz and more: Somme day I'll find you - part 2: Or as our comrade in blogs Conrad Kinch would have it - 'The Puns of August.' Phase to of the game saw the massive British artill...

Megablitz and more: Somme day I'll find you - part 1



Megablitz and more: Somme day I'll find you - part 1: Recently I took part in a game based on the Battle of the Somme organised by Funny Little Wars author Mr PW.  It took place in a garden som...