Thursday, August 26, 2010

Games for 01/09/10

I'm back ! Thanks to Mick for stepping into the skirt last week. I'm sure he's taken the hem up.

Last night saw another big turnout with four games and 17 (?) members and old members present.

In the Napoleonic game the French were victorious over the the Prussians. Brett told me it was due to his inspired leadership.

In the land of BBC kids entertainment, Mick had trotted out his toys to pit Unit, Torchwood, Time War Daleks, "Eye" Daleks and those guys with the rhino heads against each other. I forget what happened, but I'm sure it wasn't my fault.

The sound of Hammerin' Iron led me to the sight of USS Monitor taking on CSS Virginia. When asked what had happened James launched into a monologue about love, endevour, heroism, fate, lost opportunities, tradegy and regret. I haven't got time for all that. Suffice to say James lost.

In the Warhammer League game things were finely balanced between the dark pointy eared types and the Empire when I left. I say that, but Robin told me he was about to win.

Next week we have:

James and Bradley playing Chicken Pox. Well. it must be better than Hordes.

As it will be the anniversary of a well known act of naked aggression, Brett, Andy B, Mick, Tom, Duncan and Robin (are you sure ?) will be examining the merits of Fall Weiss in 15mm to FOW (note to self: bring lots of toys). I'm guessing I can predict who won't be on the side of the free world.

Mr Bookmarc will be leading Tony, Rob, Jamie, Trainset and Andy G to their doom in D & D. And he looks such a nice boy.

AOB:

Mick reported that Gamezone will give a "club" discount of 15% on GW stuff (back to last years prices then !), if we can organise a £100 + order. Thinking caps on then boys.

Mick asked to have a shelf to store the terrain he keeps in the cupboard, as it was getting damaged. That terrain to be available for use by club members (OK, not Knuckles, but that goes without saying). This was agreed (despite the treasurer's suggestion of "rent"), as we like using Mick's stuff when he's not there.

Brett asked the club to think about any terrain required before Colours and to have a list by 7th September.

Duncan said he would run a game of Supremacy the week after next. Everyone else said "What the hells "Supremacy" ?"and "Who the hell are you ?" Apparently it is "Risk" with resources and Duncan is an returning member. Welcome back Duncan and stay away from the "Dark Side" (James and Bradley chiefly).

Jamie asked for and got volunteers to play Alternity at some point soon. He said it would be in the near future, set now. If anyone knows what this means tell me.

Last Weeks Quote:

Mick is very old, as is the film "Cross of Iron".

This weeks quote:

"There's a reason you separate military and the police. One fights the enemies of the state, the other serves and protects the people. When the military becomes both, the enemies of the state tend to become the people."

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Games for 25-8-10

I'm baaack...
Vince has gone awol this week so I get to wear the mini skirt again (apparently James didn't wash it last time he wore it...).

Next week we have:

Nappies- Brett Trainset, Mike and Tom

Warhammer- Robin and Andy G

Hammering Iron- Bookmarc and James

Dr Who- Mick, Connor, Bradley, Tony and Jamie

Wars of Religion- Andy B and Rob

Last weeks quote was from 'Stalingrad'

This weeks quote-

'Do you believe in god sargeant?'
'I believe god is a sadist but probably doesn't even know it.'

Until the next time, Mick.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Games for 18/08/10

An interesting club night. A lot of new members, a glitter ball and 80's music. It was 10 minutes before I realised it wasn't one of Mick's weird games and that we had been bumped for a disco.

Apparently a booking from some months ago had been forgotten. Huge apologies from the staff and the diary was duly struck out for every Wednesday to make sure it couldn't happen again.

On to next week. I am assuming all the games scheduled for last week will run. If not please let your friendly secretary know so alternatives can be arranged.

Last Weeks Quote(s):

The first one was "Ice Cold in Alex" as Brett correctly said.
The second was "Ice Station Zebra" which Mick got.

This Weeks Quote:

The best thing about the cold is........... (slumps down dead)

(cradling body) You don't have to worry about sunburn.

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Games for 11/08/10

Last night saw three games and a big turn out of 16 club members.

In the Mexican American game the "forces of the free world" were doing well and then it all went belly up with the Andy B producing two natural 1's. Now I think natural ones are preferrable to plastic ones, but there is a time and a place. Sad to say the Mexicans lost. No water for us then.

Back on Mars, an empire was being carved out by the steam powered British. Suffice to say Bradley lost.

In the arena the gladiators fought it out under Mick's watchful eye.It was a game of skill, tactics, guile and cunning, where only the most intelligent player could triumph. I understand Knuckles was the victor. Errr Mick, see me.

At the 9 O'Clock Bookmarc agreed to source 3 keys for the old cupboard and 5 for the new, after problems accessing the new cupboard. As half the club tapes seem to have run off to join the circus Bradley was commissioned to send a pensioner to B & Q to get 6 more.

Next week we have:

Frag - Run by Mick with Vince, Dude and Connor. I'm sure we will be.

ACW in 20mm - Brett will be marshalling Tony, Andy B and Andy G.

Hordes - James and Bradley together again. This time they are letting Bookmarc and Jamie play too.

Last Weeks Quote:

Last weeks quote, provided by James, who kindly stepped into my secretarial shoes, was from Iron Man 2.

This Weeks Quote:

"Ahh, worth waiting for."