Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Solo Wargaming Day

I saw this over on TMP and thought it was a great idea. On the 1st January 2011 it's going to be international solo wargaming day, as the date will be 1/1/11. As I'm seriously considering going solo for a lot of my monthy gaming, due to limited time and a lack of interest in some of my prefered gaming pursuits at the local club, this seemed like a good way to start my lone gaming career.

I thought I'd set up the Bag The Doodlebug variant of Bag The Hun 2 on New Years Day, as I've painted all the required planes but have had zero interest from the club members. It will be a good opportunity to get to know the rules a little better having only used them once before.

I'm not going completely solo next year, however, as the Rapid Fire! and Warmaster Ancients projects will be club orientated.

On the other hand, I do have some potential solo projects in the pipeline, based on the premise that I need to produce both sides for some of the periods or rules systems that I want to play, as no one else is fired up enough to provide the opposition. 

Of course, if the interest is there, these solo set ups could also be used for head to head games, although that seems increasingly unlikely gven the sort of things I want to pursue. There are a couple of chaps at the club who are always good for a game or two of something different, but they tend to be the exception to the rule.

Ho hum.

1 comment:

  1. Look forward to seeing how this goes. The new WI has a very interesting Roman v Gaul solo battle which I found very interesting and could be converted to a number of periods.