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Britcon 2022

Next Sunday I shall be attending Britcon 2022, to support Dave Wise and his crew. They will be will running four IHMN participation games simultaneously. Players will be able to select from a number of pre-prepared 250 point Companies, with … Continue reading

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Adapting Thud & Blunder warband lists to match your collection

Robbin’ B’stard & his Merry Goblins I must admit that I am very fond of Goblins, far more than their larger cousins the Orcs, so I decided to create a goblin-only warband from 9.4.16 Orcs and Goblins list. In that … Continue reading

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New Houses – first layer of paint

So, I have begun to paint the new house. First a simple base coat of watered down white acrylic. I let that dry for 24 hours. I use artists acrylics for most of my painting. They are hard wearing, adhere … Continue reading

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Character Spotlight 1 – Lady Felicity

This is the first of what are going to be a series of short articles on iconic characters in IHMN that have significantly changed between the first and second editions. One of the iconic figures that North Star produced for … Continue reading

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IHMN2 – an independent review by Wargames Illustrated

The folk at Wargames illustrated have conducted are view of the second edition in video and text form, which they call Splendid Steampunk Shenanigans! You can find it here: In Her Majesty’s Name This review is a walk through the … Continue reading

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A pause for thought

As you can imagine, with eight published books across five genres, I have played a fair few skirmish games. Add to this the other author’s skirmish games I have played, and I have been around the block a few times.With … Continue reading

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The Veteran Wargamer Podcast

Towards the end of 2020, Jay Arnold of the Veteran Wargamer Podcast, was kind enough to invite me onto his show to discuss what we are doing and skirmish wargaming in general. So, if you want to hear an elderly … Continue reading

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Here come the Mechanized Walkers!

Well, in preparation for the book I have been knocking together some mechanized walkers and here are the first two. These are light walkers, which could be British Ajax or French Chacal (Jackal) pattern. Each has a single steersman who … Continue reading

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In Her Majesty’s Name – Second Edition, Design Note 4

So, the writing is complete. Eighty-five thousand words, which is more than the original three books all together, and fifteen thousand words larger than Thud & Blunder. A truly mammoth task and a labour of love.However, the work is nowhere … Continue reading

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The Robbin’ B’stards – a created warband

When we wrote T&B we created a combined, generic Orc & Goblin warband (9.4.1.6) to give you a general guide to these classic fantasy races. However, I am a magpie, so when I spotted these characterful goblin miniatures I set … Continue reading

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