Friday, 15 January 2021

Singapore or Bust



Despite going off on a completely random tangent with the Jet Knights of the Sky project, I have also been focussed on the Indonesian Confrontation naval plan, with some useful new material. On a long shot, I put out a request on the club forum for anyone with a copy of Wargames Illustrated 195 from way back in 1999. I wasn't expecting much luck but Colin found the relevant issue and was kind enough to email me a pdf copy of the Singapore or Bust article that I was after. 

This proved to be really useful and a good basis not only for a scenario but also as the core of a mini-campaign, with a particularly helpful hex map included alongside full listings for the Indonesian naval and air force orbat at the time. I will be working through it to see how I can use this gold mine of stuff for my project, using the private and campaign map to develop my own campaign ideas. Brilliant!

3 comments:

  1. I had to lookup the Indonesian Confrontation. That's one interesting little conflict.

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    1. The war that didn't exist...or at least wasn't a war, just a 'conflict'. Fascinating indeed!

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    2. Yep no one fights wars any more. Just incidents, and the like. 🤣

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