Sunday, 28 May 2023

In defence of BIG Battles

I play plenty of Skirmish games with my friends, but as a group, we also enjoy big battle games. Look in any wargames magazine and you could be forgiven for thinking that every new set of rules is for skirmish wargaming. Certainly, there are plenty of excellent skirmish rules out there but I think it would be a sad day indeed if BIG battles were to fall from our repertoire.


  1. Love big battles. I had 35 ships of the line for my game at Huzzah!

  2. While listening, it occurred to me that ones involvement in big battles is at least partly down to the size of your group and the resources that group collectively has. Of the three or four other people I wargame with in a year, only one has a collection approaching mine, and we do not have a huge table available. More importantly, and addressing one of your points, we mostly have 20mm or 25/28mm forces.


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