• Ian replied to the topic King Alfred and the men of Wessex in the forum Hail Caesar 1 month ago

    Nice to see some well painted shields. I find designs tend to get out of hand unless they are quite abstract so end up using transfers a lot.


  • Interesting, good find but for me that feeds into not playing as actually ‘immune’ but simply use the modifier for a barge which effectively this very nearly is. I am sure the same could have happened to other shallow draft boats. I can’t believe a vessel as large as the Landing Craft Guns could not have suffered a similar fate if a torpedo stayed…[Read more]

  • Ian replied to the topic Show us your fleets in the forum Cruel Seas 1 month ago

    I have some planes as well..

    I may put my German Fleet up later.

  • Ian replied to the topic Show us your fleets in the forum Cruel Seas 1 month ago

    A pity more not here but worth persevering perhaps a few more will add. I have to confess I have not tried to be too historically accurate with the paint schemes – I do want to be able to see what’s on the table! I had some fun with dazzle designs with my small British fleet. I attach some pics below…


  • I have just been given a Motozattera model and been doing some research. It seems these landing craft did some serious work in WWII including repelling the Allied attack on Tobruk (Operation Agreement). However I note in their stat line in the rulebook it does not mark them as immune to torpedoes as are other barges (eg I have a Landing Craft Guns…[Read more]

  • Hi,

    I am Ian (aka Phosphorid – I have used this moniker name for a very long time online so I have continued to use it here). I am a recently retired teacher living in Somerset. My children got me into wargaming well over 20 years ago now. My primary interest is in Ancients – I have been a member of the Society of Ancients since ’14 and I have…[Read more]

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