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 – 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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Salute 2018 – updated map

As is our custom now, we have added the locations of a few traders that may be of interest. Too Fat Lardies are the premier British independent rules creators and well worth a visit. They are putting on a demo … Continue reading

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Mars Attacks

As you may already know, the BBC are doing a full series, Edwardian adaptation of H.G Wells classic The War of the Worlds. You can find a full report here: http://www.denofgeek.com/uk/tv/the-war-of-the-worlds/56640/the-war-of-the-worlds-first-look-at-new-bbc-adaptation Of course we published a genre pack for this … Continue reading

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For King & Parliament!

I have always had a fascination with the English Civil War, having had a brief flirtation with a reenactment group back in the day (the 80’s), and being in love with 17th century history in general. So when this was … Continue reading

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