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A Few Brits and the Hobby

Join Carl, Piers and Andy, as they take take a conversational ramble through military history. Each episode will see the crew, and sometimes a guest , discuss a campaign, battle, period or operation through a huge array of periods, though we do like to talk about the Second World War especially, (And ancient Rome when Andy gets his way). The show follows a broad conversation on the topic, followed by a general discussion of modelling and gaming the period, and how to bring the subject to life on your wargames table. So join the boys for a few hours of sometimes rambling, sometimes insightful and, hopefully, sometimes entertaining episode with 'A few Brits and the hobby'.

Oct 9, 2018

In this episode, the third in the Comms Relay series, the team tare joined by none other than Battlegroup author, Warwick Kinrade. The team ask some probing questions about new Battlegroup titles on the horizon including Battlegroup Spring Awakening, Battlegroup in the Pacific and Battlegroup Northag. So grab a cup of...

Sep 9, 2018

In this episode, the team discuss their latest progress working up towards the Colours wargaming show in Newbury on the 15th of September, 2018. Then moving onto the highlight of the show, they interview the team from Spectre and discuss the ethos and concept behind the very popular game Spectre as well as discuss the...

Sep 3, 2018

In this episode, the second in the Comms Relay series, the team touch base on the latest Battlegroup news, discuss some of the ethos of the game and explain the idea behind the spotting rule. So grab a cup of tea and sit back and enjoy listening to A Few Brits and The Hobby.

Aug 11, 2018

This week the crew interview Dr. Simon Elliott about the development of the Roman legionary and how this occurred as a result of conflict during the ancient period. We also have a chat with Simon about some of his books with particular focus on Septimius Severus in Scotland.

Jul 22, 2018

This is the first episode in a new monthly feature where the team look specifically at Battlegroup. Each month the team will be bringing you the latest Battlegroup news and look at an aspect of Battlegroup from game mechanics to army lists and other ways to use the rules. So grab a cup of tea, sit back and enjoy this...