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Warlord Games headed up to Glasgow for the worlds largest 28mm Battle playing Black Powder… The Great Game: Waterloo Replayed – University of Glasgow, Kelvin Gallery, June 15 – June 16, 2019.

Re-enactor Phil Timms is pictured in period-style uniform with Fraser Bennet, 9, at Glasgow University for the battle. The Great Game: Waterloo Replayed is a one-off charity event which recreated the Belgium battlefield of 1815 in aid of Waterloo Uncovered – a charity for military veterans

The Models

The 28mm intricate figures, representing every battalion, regiment and battery which took place in the real Battle of Waterloo, were painted over the last year by wargaming enthusiasts, veterans’ groups, students, and members of the public.

The Game

A Team of 120 (Historical) military enthusiasts and gamers replay the Battle of Waterloo with more than 20,000 miniature soldiers in the biggest ever historical tabletop war game.

  • Military enthusiasts replay the Battle of Waterloo using a map measuring more than 2,000 square feet.
  • Every single battalion, regiment and battery which took part in the real Battle of Waterloo was represented.
  • More than 20,000 miniature soldiers were painted to make the biggest ever historical tabletop war game.
  • A British led-Army alongside Dutch, German and Prussian forces beat French Napoleon in the real-life battle.

By Joseph Laws for MailOnline

Published: 19:34, 16 June 2019 | Updated: 20:35, 16 June 2019

Read the MailOnline full article here

 

Members of the public are pictured taking a look at the battle map. The charity used a team of professional archaeologists including Professor Tony Pollard from the University of Glasgow. This is alongside veterans and serving military personnel, many of whom suffer from a range of physical and mental injuries because of their service, including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

 

Discover more about the The Great Game Waterloo Replayed charity here

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