Author Archives: Craig

About Craig

For those who need to know these things: - I'll never see 50 again. - I'm tall enough to see well in crowds and fat enough to leave a wake. - I'm well married to a woman with twice my smarts, three delightful and challenging children (er-hem), and one cat overlord. - I am Welsh. - I have to work for a living, but do nothing that makes me perspire.

Thud & Blunder – Warbands revealed!

As the Gamma version of the rules is currently with our reviewers, I thought I’d share the list of warbands that we have included in the book. It should be noted that these are fairly generic, allowing you to create … Continue reading

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Colours 2018 – Newbury, UK

Well, that’s Colours done for 2018. It was our first time at this illustrious show and I was much impressed with the layout and organisation (thanks Sophie & the Colours crew). The show is set across three levels of the … Continue reading

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Thud & Blunder – progress report 2

So, it has been a slow month due to holidays and other interruptions, but we are very close now to issuing the Gamma version to our internal review team. We are talking mid to late September for this. We have … Continue reading

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Thud & Blunder – progress report

For many years Charles and I had wondered if we could evolve the mechanics of our skirmish rules to a point where they could support a full-on medieval fantasy game. Each game we wrote moved us towards this goal. IHMN … Continue reading

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The Saint Dewi’s Day Massacre

Last night I had my first game since the house fire. My old friends Phil and Hairy Dave put on a three-way Blood Eagle match between Phil’s Welsh Prince Rhodri the Giant Slayer, Dave’s Picts (aka The Unnamed), and a … Continue reading

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Show news

As many of you are aware I run the show side of the Ministry, and have plans to attend a record number of shows this year. Due to unforeseen circumstances (a house fire) the Ministry shall not be attending Carronnade … Continue reading

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A little modern history

2013 – Salute at the Excel centre in London. This was the show where In Her Majesty’s Name was launched by Osprey Publishing. That is Nick Eyre (who has changed one jot – I need to check his shed for … Continue reading

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