Saturday, 31 July 2010

Go Strong Into The Desert

I saw an advert for this new Perry Miniatures source book on the War in the Sudan in Wargames Illustrated a couple of days ago.

http://www.perry-miniatures.com/index2.html

It looks like a fantastic resource, not only for wargaming but in specific historical terms as well. It's out in late August but you can preorder it via the Perry website.

I imagine that most people will want to buy it with Perry's 28mm range in mind, especially as they're bringing out plastic Ansar and, presumably, plastic Hademdowah at some point in the next six months or so.

I'm thinking more in terms of my existing, nearly finished, 15mm PITS dervish army, perhaps with Death In The Dark Continent as a ruleset. PITS is fun but limited in a way to a certain type of low level game and not really adaptable to historical scenarios or large open battles.

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