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News Archive January-June 2018

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Club meeting 24 June

Kings of War. Greg (Goblins) played Philip (Kingdoms of Men)

Saga. We had a couple of Saga games - Alan vs Rob, and Greg vs Steve.

FOG-Napoleonics. Kit (Peninsular British) played Philip (British 1815)
Brett (French 1800) played Andrew (British 1815)
Kendall (Württemberg) played Mike (French 1814)

Club meeting 10 June

Kings of War. Steve (Varangur) played Greg (Orcs)
Greg (Orcs) played Brett (Frogs of the Trident Realms)
Brett (Frogs) played Alan (Goblins)

FOG-Napoleonics. Philip (British 1815) played Andrew (Austrians 1813)
Kit (Peninsular British) played Mike (French 1814)

Flames of War. John played Ray. Kit played John.

Club meeting 27 May

Kings of War. Mike (Abyssal) played Alan (Nature)
Philip (Empire of Dust) played Greg (Orcs)
Alan (Nature) played Greg (Orcs)

FOG-Napoleonics. Brett (Austrians) played Andrew (French). The Austrians did more damage to the French than they suffered, but their smaller army was broken.
Mike (French 1814) played Philip (British 1815). A British infantry flank march defeated the defending French.

Flames of War. Kit (NZ infantry) played John (German Afrika Corps)
Lee (LW Russian tanks with 31 T-34s!) played Ray (LW German Panzers)
Two allied victories in FOW!

Club meeting 13 May

Kings of War. Alan (Brotherhood) played two games with Philip (Empire of Dust), with one win each.

FOG-Napoleonics. Brett (French) played Kit (Peninsular British)

Flames of War. Steve (Germans) played Mike (Italians)

Club meeting 29 April

Kings of War. Alan (Undead) played Steve (Varangur)

FOG-Napoleonics. Andrew (French guard 1809) played Al (Peninsular British)
Philip (Marathas) played Stu (Saxons)
Brett (French 1809) played Mike (Turks)

Flames of War. Ben (Germans) played Kit (U.S.)
Kit (U.S.) played Steve (Germans in Italy)

Club meeting 22 April

The club's A.G.M. was held a little later this year because of the move to the new venue. Fees remain at $60 for the year. In this year's committee Kit is the treasurer, Kendall is the secretary, and Philip is the president. We agreed to run three tournaments - Kings of Shore (KOW), Flames of War, and Push of Pike (DBR).

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

FOG-Napoleonics. Andrew (British 1815) played Brett (French 1809)
Kendall (Württembergers) played Kit (Peninsular British 1814)
Al (Peninsular British) played Mike (French 1814)

Flames of War. Ben (U.S.) played Steve (Germans)

Club meeting 8 April

Kings of War. Alan had two games using his Goblin army, first against Rob's Dwarfs and then against Steve's Varangur.

FOG-Napoleonics. Andrew (Prussians 1813) played Philip (British 1815). An outflanking Prussian division failed to arrive, but the rest of the army still won the battle.
Kendall (Württembergers) played Brett (French 1812). The Old Guard assaulted a hill defended by Württemberg infantry, but were defeated.

Natcon 31 March-2 April

This year's national convention was hosted by the Hamilton Immortals. Attendance was around 100, and from our club there were 7 of us in the Napoleonics tournament, won by Andrew. Lee played in Flames of War and Rob was in the Bolt Action competition. Everyone who attended got one of the well thought out goodie bags containing dice, a pen and superglue!

Natcon Napoleonic trophies
Prizes for FOG-Napoleonics: 1st Andrew, 2nd Kit, Best army - Kit's British. Other players won prizes of Blue Moon 15mm Napoleonic figures from Game Centre.

Club meeting 25 March

With NatCon coming up over Easter, we had several practice games of FOG Napoleonics:
Andrew (French cavalry corps 1814) played Al (British in France 1814), with a mutual break.
Brett (Austrians 1809) played Mike (French 1814), also a mutual break.
Stu (Mamlukes) played Philip (Netherlands 1815), this time a decisive victory to the Egyptians!
As well as the Napoleonics game, there were also a couple of Flames of War games between Kit and Steve - Russians v Germans.

Club meeting 11 March

Today we had our first meeting at the new hall.
FOG-N. Stu (Russian Guards) played Mike (French 1814)
Andrew (British 1815) played Brett (Tyrolean Revolt)
DBMM 240 25mm - Rob (Medieval Portuguese) played Philip (Libyan Egyptian). The Egyptian navy and hippo mascot looked on while the Portuguese knights ran down the Libyan infantry.
Kings of War - Philip (Nature) played Rob (Kingdoms of Men)
Alan (Nature) played Kit (Dwarves)

DBMM game - Egyptians and Portuguese

FOGN 2nd edition game
The French grand battery and infantry defending a hill contemplate the appearance of a big blue dice ahead of them.

The NSWC has moved to a new venue: Mairangi Bay Scout Hall, 20 Hastings Road, Mairangi Bay.
Thanks to everyone who helped out with the moving. Our normal meeting schedule is now running at the new hall.

Club meeting 25 February cancelled

The Scout hall that we used isn't now available, so there won't be any club meetings until we move to our new venue. We'll announce the new venue as soon as details are confirmed.

Club meeting 11 February

FOG-N. Philip (Netherlands 1815) played Brett (French 1814). A French outflanking move with 3 off-table divisions was defeated by the Dutch-Belgian frontal assault.
Andrew (Russians 1812) played Mike (French 1814)
Stu (Mamlukes) played Kit (British 1815)

Kings of War - Alan (Basileans) played Rob (Kingdoms of Men)

Club meeting 28 January

FOGN - Andrew (British) vs Kendall (Württemberg)
FOW 4 - Steve (Russian) vs anonymous South African chap (Germans) played two games starring Broken Rudel.

CanCon 26-28 January

Congratulations to Mike for winning first place in FOG-N at CanCon over in Canberra. There were six NZers out of the 12 in the tournament, and Mike's Ottoman Turkish army was the clear winner.

Club meeting 14 January

Alan and Rob had a game of Frostgrave. Otherwise it was all FOG-N at the club today: Brett (Austrians) vs Andrew (British), Philip (British) vs Stu (Mamluke), Al (British) vs Kendall (Württembergers)


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