Monday, 21 November 2016

Airfix American Civil War Wargaming

It´s arrived !!!!!!!!!!!! :-)
Considering the Age of the book, it was produced in 1977, this copy is in excellent condition. Slight discolouration on the spine but no dog ears or Scribbles/stains on the pages.
Compared to what some copies are going for on Evil-bay etc,   I got this copy for a song.
Having a quick look through, the memories came flooding back! This and some of the airfix mag articles (when pocket Money allowed ) inspired many a table top (and carpet Level) battle.
On a later post devoted to the "Airfix ACW Wargaming " Project I write up the basing, movement, firing rules for  anyone interested.

And, an update on Smokey. She´s now had a slight Name Change to Ghost..but seeing as she is deaf (she can only very high tones) it makes no difference to her what her Name is.
She´s put on some weight and is more or less settled in.

8 comments:

  1. Always loved the Airfix Magazine Guides, especially the Wargaming titles. Never owned the ACW guide but the Napoleonic (Quarrie) and Ancient (Barker) guides are on my shelf.

    Cheers, Dave

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  2. What a wonderful piece of history. Glad to see Smokey is doing well too.

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  3. Still good for all the different muskets, rifles and artillery pieces still a go to book for me for the colonial period and Indian fighting in the west

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  4. Wish I knew where my copy was. Great to see this book again!

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  5. The 'Terry Wise' school....very wise, old-school!

    H

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  6. It is the only one that I still have. They were great little resources at the time.

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  7. I don't think these Airfix guides have ever been bettered.

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