Reconaissance Reports

West Sussex Fire Station agrees with wargamers about Klear floor polish

Nov 5th, 2011 | By | Category: Waffle and Wanderings

Relaunch Johnson’s Klear campaign gains momentum. After performing works at East Preston fire station in East Sussex, workers repainted the road markings advising traffic to “Keep Klear”.



ThaiCon-10 – Thailand Old Gits get together

Feb 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Conventions and Shows

A remote mountaintop resort in Thailand’s North East saw the first assembly of a scattered group of expatriate wargamers this month. Planned for over a year, the only absentees were one member currently in Italy, and another in the USA. Six of us made it for the inaugural meeting, and top of the agenda was […]



Australian General Staff Wargames Championship 2010 at OZCON

Nov 25th, 2009 | By | Category: Conventions and Shows, Top News

A completely new style of wargames championship will be held at the Australian Historical Wargames Competition to be held next Easter, writes Mal Wright, Event Manager. From the press release (nice to know someone thinks about LRL for these things) Mal states – The Australian Historical Wargames Convention (OZCON) to be held next Easter will […]



RTAF Air Museum Bangkok Model Show 27-28 Dec 08

Dec 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Conventions and Shows, Museums

I’ve received a tip-off from a wargaming friend in Bangkok that the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) Museum in Bangkok is to host a model show between Christmas and New Year on 27th & 28th December 2008. Right now further details are sketchy and I’ve not been able to find any information on the internet. […]



Bordegarde goes to … Warfare ’08, UK

Nov 27th, 2008 | By | Category: Conventions and Shows

Bordegarde “Trees don’t bark back” Warfare is one of my personal favourite shows of the year, and you can view this report in light of that.  Apart from the fact that it is relatively close to me (a couple of hours easy drive ), I have built up a comfortable routine for the weekend that […]



Wargames Market / Games2Trains changes ownership

Oct 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Trade News

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There’s been a change of ownership at Games2Trains.com. The model and hobbies auction site (formerly known as WargamesMarket.com). The following is from a press release received by email this week –

Wargames Market (Games2Trains) has been taken over by Modartis Limited (Bangladesh) who owns the “Reinforcements by Post” miniatures painting service.



Check your attic to pay for your next army

Sep 12th, 2008 | By | Category: Waffle and Wanderings

It’s strange the things people will collect, and stranger still the money they’ll pay for it.

Diary and Scrapbook of an Infantryman in Europe.1917 – 1919 by Private James Allen, is currently on offer on book sales site AbeBooks. The asking price is a staggering US $6,328 for the 8.25″ x 5″ x 1.25″ black buckram covered c.25-page diary.



Long Range Logistics Depot Open Soon

Sep 11th, 2008 | By | Category: Trade News

The new LRL online store is built and stocked. We’re now working on the front end (what you’re looking at now) and hope to have it finished within a week or so, so please keep checking back regularly.



Games Room Decor Supplier OutpostFlags

Aug 15th, 2008 | By | Category: Waffle and Wanderings

OutpostFlags Bumbling around on the Internet, I came across a US military memorabilia site called Outpost Flags.

They do a lot more than just flags, though they have a huge range of those, which are perfect for decorating the games room.

One of the ranges that caught my eye was their WW2 German miniatures.