Chestnut Lodge Wargames Group

Funeral Games

Offside Report by Nick Luft of the game and discussion lead by Rob Cooper and John Bassett about their megagame of Alexander the Great’s succession called Funeral Games at the Chestnut Lodge Wargames Group Conference, Oct 2014 Funeral Games Rob and John are close to putting on a second version of their megagame Funeral Games but were […]

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The Hands of the Many

  Offside Report by Nick Luft of The Hands of the Many a game and discussion lead by Andy Hadley at the Chestnut Lodge Game Conference, Oct 2014. The Hands of the Many Andy ran a game based on the Peloponnesian Wars. I think he is intending to run a megagame on this. There were four player teams of […]

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Gaming Cyber Warfare

This is an Offside Report by Nick Luft of a discussion on gaming cyber warfare lead by Jim Wallman at the CLWG Conference in October 2014 Gaming Cyber Warfare I was particularly interested in this session as I had run a discussion session and short game test at the Games Weekend in April 2013. I did not […]

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Winter is Coming Siege of Leningrad

A game proposal from Mukul Patel for a political game of the siege of Leningrad, coming soon to a CLWG meeting. Winter is Coming Siege of Leningrad 1941 to 1942 – A game proposal It was horrific. The siege of Leningrad started in late 1941. Maybe the costliest siege in history over half million people to […]

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Come to a King – 1014

This is an offside report by Mukul Patel on Andrew Haddley’s Come to a King – 1014 session run at the Chestnut Lodge Games Weekend in April 2015. Come to a King – 1014 Dave Cox won the sweepstake on when Andrew would arrive 1.45pm well done Dave. This was another bit of a try out […]

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Big Chairs Game by Becky

This is an offside report of a session at the Chestnut Lodge Wargames Group (CLWG) Games Weekend in April 2015. Offside Report – Big Chairs Becky wants to design a Megagame. Inspired by the events prior to Game of Big Chairs! The setting is small island continent with a few kings or “houses” all under […]

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Little Navies

Little Navies – onside report of Game at CLWG Conference This is an onside report from the Chestnut Lodge Wargames Group annual conference in October 2014. We gave Jim’s set of the ‘little garden wars’ rules a good try out as the basis for a naval game. For the uninitiated, this is a development of a […]

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Little Garden Wars 2014

Little Garden Wars 2014 Central Europe, 1909. There is consternation at developments in the Dukedom of Knish, an important Balkan state controlling  47% of Danube trade. The Duke, Harold, 104 years old, has for many years agreed that on his demise Knish would join the Freedonian Republic as a new Province, and President Firefly has […]

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In the Hands of the Many

An onside report of ‘In the Hands of the Many’ run at the November 2014 meeting of Chestnut Lodge Wargames Group. In the Hands of the Many – Onside Report Bruce and I have been developing this game since the pub after Alea Iacta Est Iterum. There is a vast amount of potential in the […]

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