(Photo above) Australian troops at Milne Bay As of 9/29/15 I am working on a multi-day scenario of the pivotal battle of Milne Bay in New Guinea during August-September 1942 between the Japanese and the Australians (mostly; a few US troops also). This was the first battle where the Japanese were stopped and thrown back… Continue reading Milne Bay, New Guinea Scenario
(Photo above) of Fletcher Pratt’s friends playing his Naval Wargame in 1938. As of 3/22/15, I plan to make a Great Battles of WWII scenario for Narvik which will be in combination with General Quarters 3 rules for the naval portion. I may try a different approach of not a strictly historical approach. But rather… Continue reading Narvik Sea and Land
Here are 4 scenarios made by fans of the game (all free of charge). Others designed 3 of the scenarios below . I made and updated the Pegasus Bridge scenario featuring the British Airborne’s drop on the eve of D-Day 5 June 1944. Click on one of the four names for the PDF scenario: Mtzensk… Continue reading Scenarios for Great Battles of WWII
I produced a very detailed replay of an Agira battle that lasted 4 game days and was down to the wire. The description will give you an idea of how the game is played and why I think it is more realistic than most rulesets. While this scenario is relatively small with two regiments, there… Continue reading Free PDF e-Book replay of Agira with lots of pictures!
We played the German and Italian invasion of Malta which is a large scenario from Drop Zone, the 2nd booklet of the Bruce McFarlane’s Great Battles of WWII series. I made up custom terrain for the battle: styrofoam cut to the shape of the island with painted roads, laid on 4×8′ plywood. You can see… Continue reading Malta Invasion, A What-If Scenario from Drop Zone
Agira is the first scenario of the 1st book in the Great Battles of WWII series, Canadians at War. Not so large, it has a lot of play value and I think one could play several games with the action following different directions. We played Agira at WinterWar in Champaign IL in January 2002. What… Continue reading Agira, introductory scenario