EXERT FROM APPENDIX 1 from Don Featherstone's Battles With Model Soldiers
(The book that got me started.)

"Nothing in these pages is a dictate, no word says you must or you shall do it this way. On the contrary, the book sets out from the very beginning to stimulate the reader to think for himself, and to use what he has read merely as a foundation for efforts and ideas which reflect his own temperament and character. Only in this way will he obtain maximum satisfaction from the hobby of battling with model soldiers."

-Don Featherstone 1918 - 2013

ROLL CALL: 2017 Ongoing armies and campaigns.

Here is what I have narrowed my collecting and wargaming focus to as of October 2017.  More details will be added.

(All pictures from blog archives  of games fought between 2013 and 2017.)

In Rough Chronological Order

1. Prince Micheal Ap Malcom of Valdur. 40mm Elastolin Dark Ages skirmish inspired by Prince Valiant using Medieval Mayhem rules. 1-2 games a year. In 2016 I acquired a collection which more than doubled my own so work is slowly progressing on integrating the new figures.

2. The Four Winds. Old School 25mm medieval/fantasy. (Actually appearing on Gathering of Hosts). 1-3 games a year with occasional new or refurbished units.

3. Rough Wooing. 40mm 16thC including a large group of original homecast as well as Elastolin and others.  The long awaited Turks are making noises again. A couple of games every few years.

4. NQSYW  40mm home cast Prince August and Charge! New moulds and thus new units on the way. 1-2 games a year unless I manage to get a planned solo campaign moving.

5. War of 1812. 40mm Scruby + Original homecast. Focused primarily on raids, ambushes, and small battles both historical and fictional but  capable of refighting the larger battles. 1 - 3 games a year. New figures to be sculpted and units added.
7. ACW . 1/72, mostly Airfix,  ACW battles.  2-3 games year. A few cavalry to refurbish and a few more commanders and flags. Lots of recruits waiting  in the cupboard if I can figure out how to use them.

8. Not Quite the North West Rebellion. A 54mm glossy toy soldier wargame featuring 1870's/80's Canadian, American and Native American forces. A few games a year. New figures added or refurbished as I get the itch

9. The Great Atlantican War. 40mm glossy toy soldiers in low level actions set in a fictional setting at the start of the 20th Century. 5-6 games a year, near infinite list of things that could be added.......

There are a few tidbits in the cupboard that might emerge if called for but these 9 are what I am planning to spend most of my time and energy on. 

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