VBCW 1938

Very British Civil War 1938 Slide Show

A slide show of photos from Very British Civil War battles we’ve fought. Advertisements

The Joy of Bases

Listening to Douglas and Dragons I found it intriguing listening to a group discussing how to covert a conquered drugs warehouse into a base with conversations about decor, layout and who was taking which room. This got me thinking. Most of my recent games have featured ‘carousel’ parties where different characters drop in and out. […]

48 Hour VBCW Campaign

Do you fully perhaps excessively complicated wargame but one must feel worth the effort What I intend a mix of kreigspiel, tabletop wargame and political crisis game. This could be potentially setting any background but the particular example I will set in the Very British civil War 1938 (VBCW) background. Taking as the broader theatre the […]

A Monkey on my back

Okay I’ve not posted anything on her for a month. This is a consequence of a few things in real life but also a more general malaise. Much as I enjoy worldbuilding it’s feeling a bit empty with no actual gaming in the last 6 months. The sandboxes I create are essentially empty without a […]

The Liverpool Free State Campaign

This is just a bit of background on the wargames we’re (me & Jim) have played on Tuesday nights. First of all here’s a modern Map of the Ormskirk area http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=ormskirk&rlz=1I7GGLL_en-GB&oe=UTF-8&redir_esc=&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hq=&hnear=Ormskirk,+Lancashire&gl=uk&ei=Q9wdTLTgB9SF4QbWgeGCDg&sa=X&oi=geocode_result&ct=image&resnum=1&ved=0CBkQ8gEwAA We do have a 1924 Map were using for this campaign of Liverpool and the surrounding areas but I’m unsure of the legal ramifications […]

Royalist/Fascist Forces

Here’s a few notes on the forces trying to destroy the Liverpool Free State. Again very much a work in progress:

Raid on Parbold Bridges – The Battle

Liverpool forces coem from the left hand side of table and must escape to the side. Government forces can come from any table edge right of the hedgerow lined road. ‘A’ Company IRA advanced on the railway bridge with Colonel Meaney, a late addition bodyguard unit alledgedly supported by ‘D’ Company than spent the entire […]