Category Archives: Battle Reports

Battle of Waterloo at the Wargames Holiday Centre 18-20th May 2012.

A few weeks ago a group of wargamers from the Reigate club and fellow “In the Grand Manner” gamers from London got together to refight Waterloo at the Wargames Holiday Centre. A gentleman from Austria Continue reading

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Battle in France 1940

British infantry

Our very first live WWII game was played over the last weekend. The scenario was France 1940 with an attempt by a combined force of French and British Continue reading

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Bautzen re-fought on 3rd June to 5th June 2011

French Line

Well this weekend promised a real belter, the battle has a lot of redoubts for the Allies, while the French will outnumber them by two to one ultimately. Continue reading

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Wagram 1809 – refought 27th-29th May 2011

VI Armeekorps

Wagram here at the Wargames Holiday Centre promised to be a real ding-dong of a game. Second only to Leipzig in size throughout the Napoleonic war Continue reading

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Gettysburg 1863, re-fought 2011

Sedgewick on the Ridge

I think I need to offer a measure of explanation in this Battle Report. Those of you that have played at the Wargames Holiday Centre will already be familiar with the methods we use. Continue reading

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A Re-vamped Waterloo

The French assault

The New Waterloo was played out last weekend at the Wargames Holiday Centre, as always the protagonists turned up for the game late Friday afternoon. Continue reading

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Fuentes D’Onoro 1811, refought 06-05-11 to 08-05-11.

Kings German Legion Move out to engage the French Cavalry

This weekend was to be our second foray into the Spanish peninsular! The French and the Allies were decided, the tactics discussed and the tiles laid out! Continue reading

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Battle of Blenheim

The view of the field from the river Danube

The Battle of Blenheim was our first Marlburian re-play at the Wargames Holiday Centre. I was quite excited at the prospect. Continue reading

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The Battle of Salamanca day 2 of the weekend

Spanish Battalion

Well the second day of Salamanca has concluded with a very grisly and bloody draw! Over to the far west of the Allied line the French Light cavalry division managed a sweeping outflank manoeuvre, Continue reading

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More to it for 1940.

Let's get outta here, Schnell!

Play testing the Flames of War proved to be a breeze, we made some amendments along the way. We decided that the aircraft needed a little something Continue reading

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