Category Archives: Signal Close Action

Review: Arkham Horror

Arkham Horror is a strange beast intended to set in Lovecraftian world of horrors. It has been on a table now more than enough now and despite many fanatic followers – like the cult of Cthulhu itself, game fails epically … Continue reading

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Thoughts about Age of Sail

I have thought for some time the reason why it is hard to create Age of Sail game that would be fast to play, rather simple and rewarding. After testing out quite few light and heavy rulesets I have found … Continue reading

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Signal Close Action – de Ternay vs. Graves

It came to our attention that Graves were sailing in the vicinity of the Bay but it was necessary to deliver the troops and take the risk of encountering the fleet. Unfortunately we could no slip to the bay without … Continue reading

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Another French 64 gun SOL

Another French 64 gun ship of the line recently departed from the docks. Still older painting scheme but it took some time to finish it up. Still the old style one where (excess) wash was used and instead of bristles, thin thread for rigging. … Continue reading

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Best of wishes for 2017

2016 was a year that had saw some interesting activities. Most notably there was typical summer miniature gaming spree where Signal Close Action took prominent role, with some Basic Impetus (now also 2nd ed.) and Drums and Shakos Large Battles thrown in between. So the … Continue reading

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Reviews of Obscure but Interesting Games IX – Over the Reich & Achtung Spitfire!

After Air Force and Dauntless was played through and I started to be seriously annoyed by the artificial limitations and nuances in the system, I tripped over to Over the Reich. It was first game of J.D.Webster’s Fighting Wings Series … Continue reading

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After a long while – ship out of docks

It has taken a long while since last ship was launched, so the newest one in line is French 64 gun Bizarre – which incidentally has, (probably first and last time) experimental bristles for standing rigging – they seem to be … Continue reading

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