Tag Archives: Little Wars

  1. 15mm Polish Uprising – Battle of Maciejowice 1794

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    October 13, 2018 by wargamerchris

    If I don’t post these pics soon I never will. 1794 Polish uprising game at Little Wars – Maciejowice is …
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  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. Lions Rampant – A game we admired – 1/72 Teutonics vs Russians

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    June 23, 2017 by wargamerchris

    At HMGS Little Wars, this game was run early in the convention, and I couldn’t even get close to the …
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  4. Some pics from Little Wars 2017 (PIC Heavy)


    June 19, 2017 by wargamerchris

    We try to hit HMGS Little Wars most years.  It was a great show this year and I saw a …
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  5. 20mm WW2 – Serolago Aegean Island Assault Game

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    June 12, 2017 by wargamerchris

    Looking backward to some of my more popular convention games, this is Serolago (don’t bother googling – it’s fictitious).  Going …
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  6. A quick word on Africa Needs Steam

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    June 8, 2017 by wargamerchris

      Another great looking game which I wish I played in.  My long time friend Rich B ran another Africa …
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  7. 15mm Fantasy Mass Battles: Battle at the Keep on the Borderlands

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    June 8, 2017 by wargamerchris

    Just a quick post to highlight another game we did – this time a 15mm fantasy mass battles game using …
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Small Soldiers

I’m a father, soldier, wargamer and traveler. This site is for my kids and to share my work over half a lifetime musing on the history of warriors and the portrayal of their efforts in miniature.  I’ve never really known why I do this

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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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