Category Archives: Samurai

6mm Sengoku

A few years ago I started a large Sengoku-Jidai project in 15mm. I decided to organise them for Peter Pig’s ‘Battles in the Age of War’ rules, but using 5 figures per base instead of 3. This meant that the … Continue reading

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Ran

Converting ‘Great Battles of History’ to the tabletop. The question of which rules to use for samurai battles is a tricky one if, like me, you want a set that organises armies into large groups of small contingents. Most sets … Continue reading

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Spears Across the Takahashigawa, Part Two

The second scenario in our Lion Rampant samurai campaign. Scenario 2: The Tsukai-ban (The messenger) Mori commander: Amano Takashige (commanding) Ukita commander: Ukita Hideie (Lionheart) Mori boasts: I will make them run. Ukita boasts: Destroy more than I lose. Half … Continue reading

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Spears Across The Takahashigawa. A Lion Rampant campaign.

We’ve started a 15mm samurai campaign using Lion Rampant medieval skirmish rules. The situation represents a feud between the Mori and Ukita clans across the Takahashi river which forms the border between their domains. There’s no specific samurai mod used, … Continue reading

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There’s something about Mōri

Sengoku-Jidai with ‘To the Strongest.’ In 1571, the great Mōri Motonari died. Born into a small clan in Aki province, in a remarkable career he would lead the Mōri to become the dominant clan of Western Honshu. He was ably … Continue reading

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Sengoku: Beginning a Samurai project in 15mm

Having been involved in a large Samurai project at the club many years ago, it was never going to take much to rekindle my interest/obsession in all things Japanese and the Sengoku period in particular. The catalyst, as it turned … Continue reading

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