Games we play

We play a variety of games, covering epic Biblical battles to cyberpunk special forces actions and everything in between. Below is a list of the most popular systems at the club and who to get in touch with if you’re interested in playing.

DBMM

DBMM (De Bellis Magistrorum Militum) is a historical wargame involving ancient and medieval armies from 3000BC to 1515AD. It translates as “For the wars of the masters of soldiers”. Wargames Research Group have printed a set of rules by Phil Barker and together with the companion army lists form the basis for the games we … Continue reading DBMM

Warhammer 40K

In the grim darkness of the future, there is only war. The Warhammer 40,000 universe is a riven by complex wars between humanity, aliens and malign gods. It’s one of the most popular tabletop games in the world. Size: 50 – 100 figures Scale: 28mm Play time: 1 – 2 hours Where can I find out … Continue reading Warhammer 40K

Warmachine and Hordes

Warmachine, and its fantasy counterpart Hordes, depict battles between different factions in the steampunk world of the Iron Kingdoms. Players control steam-powered warjacks or ferocious warbeasts in an effort to outplay their opponent. Size: 30-50 figures Scale: 28mm Play time: 90-120 minutes Where can I Find out more? The official website for Privateer Press, the developers of Warmachine and Hordes, is … Continue reading Warmachine and Hordes

Flames of War

Flames of War is a rule system from New Zealand that covers the battles of World War 2. Due to the rapid technological advancement the game is split into three distinct eras – 1939-41, 1942-43, and 1944-45, to better match opponents. Size: 50-150 figures for an infantry company, 10-30 tanks for an armoured company Scale: 15mm Play time: 120 minutes … Continue reading Flames of War

L’Art de la Guerre

LADG is a fast-playing game of historical warfare, covering the whole pre-gunpowder era of 3000BC to AD1500. Armies are typically comprised of smaller amount of miniatures that other historical games and play quicker. Size: 70-100 figures Scale: 25mm Play time: 1-2 hours WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE? The website is a good place to find more information out about … Continue reading L’Art de la Guerre

Infinity

Infinity is the game of small action warfare in mankind’s near-future. It is a very fast-paced system with a unique reaction mechanic ensuring both players are involved at all times. Size: 8-15 figures Scale: 28mm Play time: 1-2 hours WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE? The website has all the information you need to learn about the game and the … Continue reading Infinity

SAGA

SAGA is a large skirmish game set in the dark ages, featuring clashes between wild Norsemen, Normans, Anglo-Danes and others. It utilises a unique battle-board mechanic which gives a lot of unique flavour to each faction while keeping the basic rules very straightforward. Website: Size: 30-60 figures Scale: 28mm Play time: 90-120 minutes Where can I Find out more? … Continue reading SAGA

Other

There are a lot of other games that we play from time to time, like Black Powder for the Napoleonic period or rulesets for cold war tank battles and modern era skirmishes. If you’re interested in a period or game that wasn’t featured in the list of our popular games, fill out this contact form … Continue reading Other