Category Archives: Samurai

Sengoku Jidai with Tenkatoitsu.

With the rebasing done, it was time to have another go at Tenkatoitsu, to nail down some of the movement distance conversions and get more of a feel for the game. Again, nothing too elaborate in terms of a scenario, … Continue reading

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6mm Sengoku Jidai battle with ‘Tenkatoitsu’

Since starting my Sengoku Jidai project a few years ago, first in 15mm and now in 6mm, I’ve been searching for a set of rules that could convincingly model Sengoku warfare. I talked a bit about why I think the … Continue reading

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6mm Japanese village bases for Sengoku Jidai

I wrote about making a 6mm Japanese village base with some Mura Miniatures buildings¬†before. I finally got around to making some more.The ‘ingredients.’ Some Mura Miniatures buildings, though the one second from left in the back row is by Castle … Continue reading

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Modelling Sengoku-Jidai Warfare.

Is the standard approach to wargaming the Sengoku Jidai fundamentally flawed? Wargames rules approach the Sengoku Jidai (note 1) period of Japanese warfare in much the same way as any other period, in that units are grouped by weapon type … Continue reading

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6mm samurai village base

A step-by-step guide to making a Japanese village base in 6mm. The finished base.   A 10cm square mdf base, with 3 of Mura Miniatures Japanese buildings.¬†The low fence is made from plastic sweeping brush bristles inserted into holes drilled … Continue reading

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6mm Sengoku: First battle.

So, finally I had enough 6mm samurai and terrain for a game. The rules used were a version of “Pulse of Battle,” Brent Oman’s ancients rules. Each unit represents around 1,000 to 2,000 men which are assumed to be a … Continue reading

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6mm Paddy Fields.

A quick guide to making 6mm rice paddies. The fields are based on 10cm square mdf. First, some peasants are glued to the base. These are GHQ 1/285 Vietnamese civilians, the closest thing I could find to Japanese peasants. Then … Continue reading

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