Tag Archives: Dark Ages

  1. 28mm Dark Ages- Irish Army readies….

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    April 21, 2018 by wargamerchris

    A few pics to preview the battle in Ireland coming up…

  2. 28mm Dark Ages Shieldwall Rampant Playtest

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    April 21, 2018 by wargamerchris

    We are prepping in ng for HMGS Little Wars. We are running a game about a Viking raid on an …
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  3. Help us name this Viking Warlord for our Dark Ages campaign

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    September 18, 2017 by wargamerchris

    He needs a name…. This Danish warlord was found languishing in the store a few days ago, and a quick …
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  4. 28mm Fyrd for Dark Ages 

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    July 19, 2017 by wargamerchris

    A quick note here.  I’ve painted many more units in 15mm over the years than I have in 28mm.  This …
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  5. 28mm Snow Troll and Minions

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    July 19, 2017 by wargamerchris

    Painted up a Reaper Snow Troll and two undead ogres.  We wanted some mythical creatures for the dark ages campaign, …
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  6. 28mm Dark Ages Lions Rampant Campaign


    July 3, 2017 by wargamerchris

    A relatively new period for us has been dark ages 28mm. More than 50% of the collection came from Turbil …
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Rules I’m gaming with now:

Lions Rampant/ Dragons Rampant
Black Powder
Age of Eagles/ Age of Valor/ Fire and Fury
Force on Force/ Ambush Alley/ Ambush Z!
Hail Caesar
Command Decision: Test of Battle
Battles for Empire 2
Pride of Lions
The Sword and the Flame

Rules I’m Considering:

Sword and Spear/ Sword and Spear Fantasy
Regimental Fire and Fury
Open Combat
Chain of Command
Sharpe Practice 2
Wilderness Wars
Test of Honour
Field of Battle
Pike and Shotte (Warlord)
General de Armee (TFL)
Flames of War – Vietnamese/ WW2

Rules I still need to find to make my life better:

15mm Napoleonic mass battles rules (holy grail)
15mm War of the Spanish Succession mass battle rules
15mm Zombie mass battle rules


Command Decision Test of Battle Forum:


Din of Battle:


Henry Hyde’s Site:


Dan Mersey – author of a couple of rules sets we like:


Miniature Addiction:


Wasatch Front HMGS (Journals):




Big Force on Force (Great modern gaming)


Last Stand Dan:



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