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News Archive January-June 2017

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Club meeting 25 June

FoG-Napoleonics. Brett (French) played Mike (Spanish) and Andrew (Russians) played Kendall (Württemberg).

Kings of War. Alan (Undead) played Philip (Kingdoms of Men)
Alan (Undead) played Rob (Dwarfs)
Simon (Elves) played Philip (Kingdoms of Men). This was the first game for Simon's Mantic Elf army, winning the Invade scenario 5-3.

Club meeting 11 June

FoG-Napoleonics. Mike played Andrew twice, firstly Spanish v French and then Spanish v Russians.
Brett (French 1814) played Philip (French 1800)

Flames of War. Steve (Germans) played Kit (US)
Steve (Germans) played Rob (Poles)

Kings of War. Alan (Forces of Nature) played Kendall (Undead)
Alan (Forces of Nature) played Gordon (Dwarfs)

Club meeting 28 May

Westphalians in a 15mm FOG-N gameRatkin in a Kings of War game

FoG-Napoleonics. Kit (British) played Philip (French)
Mike (Turks) played Alan (Westphalians)
Kendall (Württembergers) played Andrew (Russians)

Flames of War. Ben (Germans) played Steve (Soviets)

Kings of War. Chris (Ratkin) played Rob (Dwarfs)
Alan (Forces of Nature) played Rob (Dwarfs)

Club meeting 14 May

Rob and Kendall played a Bolt Action game, both using British Paras. They then had a Kings of War game, this time both using Dwarfs.

FoG-Napoleonics - We had a couple of FOGN games, getting in some practice for NICon coming up next month and also playtesting version 2 of the rules. Andrew (Prussians) played Stu (Saxons), and Philip (French Army of the Orient) played Mike (Turks)

Club meeting 30 April

Kings of War - Rob (League of Rhordia) played a couple of games, first against Alan (Undead) and then Chris (Ratkin).

Flames of War - Ben (German) had a couple of games against Kit (U.S.)

FoG-Napoleonics - Andrew (Mixed Nationality Corps) played Brett (Austrians)
Philip (French Army of the Orient) played Stuart (Saxons)

Club meeting 23 April

FOG Napoleonics Saxons vs FrenchWe had several games at the club today. This picture is of one of the Napoleonic games - Kit's 1815 British playing Philip's French.

NatCon 2017 14-17 April

NatCon 2017 souvenir miniatureThe Nationals were held at the Woolston Workingmens Club in Christchurch over Easter weekend. The event was well attended, although there was a very low turnout from Auckland clubs and Rob and Philip were the only NSWC members there. Rob won 1st place in Kings of War with his Dwarf army.
Amongst the loot bag was this souvenir figure of the Natcon Kiwi!

Club meeting 9 April

A busy day at the club today - 5 games of Flames of War, 4 of Kings of War, and 1 of FoG Napoleonics.

Club meeting 26 March

Club meeting 12 March

FOG-N. Mike (French) played Andrew (Russian guards)
Kit (British) played Philip (French Army of the Orient)

Kings of War. Rob (Herd) played Alan (Undead)
Rob (Herd) played Chris (Ratkin)
Philip (Herd) played Alan (Undead)

Flames of War. Mike (Russians) played Greg (Germans) in a practice game for Equinox next week.

Club meeting 26 February

It was good to see some new faces at the club. Welcome to the new guys! There was a good range of games being played today as well.

Flames of War
Steve's Soviets took on Ben with a daunting array of King Tigers.

Napoleonics
Mike (French 1814) played Philip (French Army of the Orient 1801)
Kendall (Württemberg) played Kit (British 1815)
Brett (Austrians) played Andrew (British)

Kings of War
Chris (Ratkin) played Rob (Dwarfs)
Alan (Goblins) played Chris (Ratkin)
Rob (Dwarfs) played Philip (Empire of Dust)

Club meeting 12 February

Saga Normans
Saga - Normans and Vikings.

15mm Turkish fortification
The Turkish fortifications.

Saga - Rob and Alan had a game with Vikings attacking a Norman baggage train.

FOG-N - We had three more practice games using the Version 2 rules: Andrew (Russians in the Balkans) using Prepared Attack played Philip (French Army of the Orient) in Flexible Defence. Kit (1815 British) played Mike (Turks), both using Position Defence and the Turks with field fortifications. Kendall (Württemberg) played Brett (Austrians).

Flames of War - Tumatauenga (Germans) played Rob (British)

Club meeting 29 January

15mm DBR Moghuls and Muslim Indians
15mm DBR Moghuls and Muslim Indians. The Muslim Indians begin leaving their hill moving towards the Moghuls defending another hill and village.

DBR - Mark and Tom visited the club to play a doubles game with Philip and Grant. It was a 600AP game, with Moghuls taking on Muslim Indians with Maratha allies. A win to the Moghuls!

FOG-N. Two more practice games using the version 2 rules - Brett (Tyrolean Revolt) played Andrew, and Mike (Turks with fortifications) played Kendall (Russian cavalry corps).

KOW. Rob and Alan played a couple of battles from the Destiny of Kings narrative campaign.

Annual General Meeting - 22 January

At the AGM we re-elected the council - President Steve, Secretary Kendall, and Treasurer Kit, and set the club fees at $60 for the year or $5 for casual visitors.

Games at today's meeting:
Kings of War - Philip (Kingdoms of Men) beat Alan (Forces of Nature) 2-1 in the Loot scenario.
FOG-Napoleonic - A couple of games playtesting the 2nd edition rules: Mike defeated Andrew, with a French cuirassier counter-attack destroying a Prussian flank march. In the other game Brett's 1805 French beat Kendall's 1815 Prussian Guard Corps.
Flames of War - Steve and Kit had two games, both resulting in a 5-2 victory to Steve's Soviets against the Germans.

FOG-N French v Prussians
FOG-N French v Prussians

Flames of War - Soviets v Germans
Flames of War - Soviets v Germans

Club meeting 8 January

The year got off to a good start with several more games at the club.
Brett ran a couple of playtest games for the new version of FOG-N. He used an Austrian army first against Andrew's Russians and then against Mike's Peninsular British.
KOW - As usual there was a good number of Kings of War battles as well:
Rob (Night Stalkers) played Philip (Kingdoms of Men)
Mike (Abyssal Dwarfs) played Kendall (Forces of Nature)
Rob (Night Stalkers) played Steve (Varangur)
Kit (Orcs) played Philip (Kingdoms of Men)


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