Meanwhile, what's new?
Well the Second Afghan War for one. I'm going to take the liberty of directing the reader to Jeff Lower's article in his own blog which tells the tale of the building and gaming of our group's first Colonial units and skirmish game.
On the British/Indian side was one tough platoon of Sikh's, painted for me by Carl Robson. The native Pathan tribesmen were painted by Jeff, Will and myself over two Saturday's recently.
We all feel that the the venerable Sword and the Flame rules are a great way of gaming this period. More units of British and Indian troops will arrive shortly.
|Perry's Sudan War Sikh's painted as 45th (Rattray's) Sikhs|
I would like to thank Ethan "Mad Guru" Reiff for not only providing the original inspiration by putting on "Maiwand Day" at the Muzeo last year, but also providing numerous helpful pieces of advise to get us from a very minimal understanding of the period, to being really hooked!