Tuesday, 2 February 2016

A Blast From The Past !.


Just came across this on the Internet , very much a period piece and looks so dated now - look at the dress of the spectators . I wonder what rules they were using ? - hopefully NOT Newbury rules ! . Ah the waves of nostalgia ! (click on photo to enlarge)

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  1. Some of us maintain standards. I can assure you that nobody is allowed in to watch me wargame unless they are wearing a tie. Exceptions are obviously made for ladies in uniform.

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    1. They look deeply engrossed , the chap with the pink shirt is a bit of a trend setter ! , Tony

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  2. Good magazine cover. I wonder if one could discern the rules with a close look at the gaming table?

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    1. Could be Bruce Quarrie's as it seems to be an Napoleonic game , Tony

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  3. I had not realised that other Wargamers had been raiding my wardrobe.

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    1. Can't beat a good bit of Tweed ! , Tony

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  4. Beards were big in intellectual circles in the late 1960's and early 1970's. Unfortunately I couldnt grow a proper one, so opted for big sideboards and extravagant flares.Ah, happy days in some respects.
    Still Battle was a great magazine, which I still pour over.

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  5. Had sideboards but no flares and wish I had kept my Battle magazines, Tony

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  6. People may laugh about the clothes, but that good old war gamer hair never goes out of style!

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    1. That chap has compensated his lack of growth on top with a fine beard ! , Tony

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  7. That was the first wargames magazine I ever bought...

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