News Archive July-December 2018

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Club meeting 30 December

Flames of War. Greg played Simon
Napoleonics. Mike (Turks) played Rob (Poles)
Andrew (Russians) played Brett (Neapolitans)
Philip (British) played Stu (Mamlukes)
Vanguard - Continuing their tradition of introducing new games to the club, Alan and Kendall played a couple of Kings of War vanguard games.

Club meeting 23 December

Flames of War. Ben played Kit in an Ardennes scenario, with some nicely made winter terrain. Greg, Jim and Simon played a couple of games (welcome to the club, Jim!)
Napoleonics. Rob (Poles) played Philip (British)
Andrew (Russians) played Mike (Turks)
Brett (Neapolitans) played Stu (Mamlukes)
We also saw the first game of Cruel Seas, between Kendall and Rob.

Club meeting 9 December

FOG Napoleonics has taken most of our attention as we get in some practice for CanCon. Today's games:
Andrew (Prussians 1813) played Philip (British 1815)
Brett (Neapolitans) played Mike (Turks)
Rob (Poles) played Stu (Saxons)
Kendall (Russians) played Kit (British)
There were several other games too, Ben and Steve playing Flames of War, and Nico and Philip playing DBA using Sea Peoples and New Kingdom Egyptians.

Club meeting 25 November

Games at today's club meeting:
DBR 15mm. Philip (Knights of St John) played Rob (Ottoman Turks)
Grant (Spanish Imperial) played John (Danes)
KOW. Simon (Elves) played Greg (Orcs)
Simon (Elves) played Steve (Varangur)
FOG-N. Brett (Neapolitans) played Alan (French)
Kit (British and Spanish) played Mike (Turks)

Napoleonic Turks v British, 15mm FOG Napoleonics game
British and Spanish versus Ottoman Turks, FOG Napoleonics.

Club meeting 11 November

Club meeting 28 October

DBMM 25mm Al the Spartan played Grant the Theban.

FOG-N Corbon used a Russian army in two games, first against Kendall with Wallmoden's Corps 1814, and then against Brett's new Neapolitan army.
Philip (British 1815) played Stu (Mamlukes)

Club meeting 14 October

Kings of Shore will be held on the 30th of September. As well as being a Kings of War tournament, this also doubles as the NSWC club competition for the Fantasy Trophy.
1250 Points (Clash of Kings 2018 will be used)
4 x 4 Table
Pre-set terrain
4 Rounds

Push of Pike 2018 22-23 September
This year's POP 15mm DBR competition was held here at the club. First place went to Mark Caunter using a Swiss army who achieved 3 wins and 1 draw. Second was Philip (Algerians) and third was Grant (Spanish Imperial). It has been two years since the last POP, so it was good to see the enthusiasm with several new and returning players. Next year we'll resume having a themed competition using 16th century armies in Europe.

Club meeting 23 September

The second day of POP was also a regular club meeting making it a very busy day. We also had the bring-and-buy tables which seemed popular. Games at today's meeting:
Napoleonics - Andrew (Prussians) played Corbon (Russians)
Flames of War - Kit played Ben
Kings of War - Greg (Orcs) played Simon who was using a Kingdoms of Men army using a 28mm English Civil War army.
Frostgrave - Alan played Rob.

Club meeting 9 September

Flames of War - Rob (British) played Steve (Soviets)

Napoleonics - Shaun (French) played Corbon (Poles 1813)
Kendall (Ridiculous French Guard of 14 ACV) played Andrew (British)
Kendall (French Guard 1809) played Mike (Turks)

DBR - John (Dutch) played Philip (Algerians)

Kings of War - Alan (Brotherhood) played Steve (Varangur)
Simon (Elves) played Greg (Goblins) in two games.

Club meeting 26 August

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

FOG Napoleonics
Kendall (Prussians 1815) played Grant (French 1815)
Marcel (Prussians 1815) played Stu (Saxons 1809)
Corban (Peninsular British) played Mike (Spanish 1793)
Andrew (French Guard 1809) played Philip (Anglo-Netherlands 1815)

Kings of War
Steve (Varangur) played Simon (Elves)

Club meeting 12 August

Another busy meeting! Games at the club today:

FOG Napoleonics
Shaun (French 1812) played Stu (Mamlukes)
Mike (Peninsular British) played Marcel (Prussian 1815)
Andrew (Prussians) played Corban (Peninsular British)

Kings of War
Plenty of fantasy games on today - and welcome back to Andrew who has returned to the club.
Andrew (Orcs) v Rob (League of Rhordia)
Alan v Grant (Dwarfs)
Philip (Kingdoms of Men) v Grant (Dwarfs)
Philip (Kingdoms of Men) v Greg (Elves)
Greg (Elves) v Rob (League)

Flames of War
A couple of games of v4 Flames: Steve v Kit, and Lee v John.

Club meeting 29 July

It was good to see some new players at the club today. Turnout has been good at the new venue, with lots of games happening each meeting. This week:

FOG-Napoleonics. Brett (French) played Marcel (Prussians) in his first FOG-N game.
Also playing for the first time, Corbon (Peninsular British) played Philip (French army of the Orient)
Andrew (Prussians) played Shaun (French)
In a second game for both, Shaun then played Philip.
Kendall (Prussians) played Rob (Poles)

Flames of War - Ben (US) played Kit (German)

Big battle DBA - Grant played Nick

Club meeting 22 July

FOG-Napoleonics. Mike (Turks) played Andrew (Prussians). This was a test of the new draft list for the Turks, mostly with irregular troops.

Flames of War - Ben (US) played Kit (German)

Kings of War. Kendall (Empire of Dust) played Steve (Varangur)
Philip (Herd) played Rob (Brotherhood)
Kendall (Empire of Dust) played Philip (Herd)
Rob (Brotherhood) played Steve (Varangur)

Victorian Napoleonic Tournament July 14-15

Congratulations to Kit and Mike for taking 2nd and 3rd place in the Napoleonics tournament hosted by the Melbourne League of Ancients club. There were 7 New Zealanders (mostly from our club) in the 19-strong competition.

Club meeting 8 July

Quite a few Napoleonics games today, getting in some practice for the Melbourne tournament next week:
Kit (Peninsular British) played Philip (British 1815)
Kendall (Württemberg) played Andrew (Austrians)
Brett (French 1800) played Mike (French 1814)
Mike (French 1814) played Philip (British 1815)
Brett (French 1800) played Andrew (British 1815)
Kendall (Württemberg) played Kit (Peninsular British)

Flames of War - Ben (US) played Steve (German)

DBMM 25mm - Ben (Vikings) played Benny (Bretons)

Several other interesting games as well - Alan and Rob played Gaslands (an apocalyptic car wars game), and Greg, Grant and Steve had a couple of Saga games.

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