Today was Nunawading Wargames Association’s 2012 Open Day
August 4, 2012
Nunawading Wargames Association (NWA) is the wargaming club I belong to, and have done for almost two decades.
I toddled along to have a look at what my fellow members were demonstrating for the annual Open Day, which is six hours of participatory and demonstration games for the public to take part in.
To be fair to my blog, I’ll only show you WWII Eastern Front, which was being run by my good colleague cheetah185, and whose blog In my own time I have already linked to (see my set of links to other blogs). Cheetah185 and mates were running a Stalingrad game. Here’s their explanation to the public of what is being presented: . Here’s the map/board: – notice all the aircraft? Russian fighters and German bombers. Here are photos of the action: .
I did some shopping – I had to! I bought a Raupenschlepper Ost with Flak kit by ACE Models and I bought four resin Russian shacks from Mike Parker @ Battlefield Accessories: . The Russian shacks will serve as animal pens, wood sheds, farm worker’s shelters, hunter’s lodges or whatever they are required for. Here are photos of the details of these shacks: and for scale purposes, here’s a BA armoured car parked right next to/in front of one: .