Battle reports

The Battle of Shōryūjijō, a campaign game.

I’ve returned to the campaign being generated by the board game ‘A Most Dangerous Time,’ which I wrote a bit about here. This time it was the Battle of Shōryūjijō. It is 1571 and Hosokawa Fujitaka is besieged in his castle of Shōryūjijō by the Miyoshi under Miyoshi Nagayasu. An Oda force under Takigawa Kazumasu… Continue reading The Battle of Shōryūjijō, a campaign game.

Battle reports, Rules

The Battle of Inō with Ningen Gojūnen

I’ve finally got around to getting some figures on the table to have a go at my small battles rules Ningen Gojūnen and try out some changes I want to make to them. The battle is the Battle of Inō, 1556, which I’ve talked a bit about before. It’s a battle that’s described in a… Continue reading The Battle of Inō with Ningen Gojūnen

Battle reports, Painting and basing

Another campaign battle and some markers

I played a second campaign battle from 'A Most Dangerous Time.' Following the last battle, Oda Nobunaga has marched south and is besieging the Hongan-Ji ikkō-ikki in Ibaraki. Kinoshita Hideyoshi is on the slopes of Mount Hiei in an uneasy stand-off with the monks there. On the other shore of Lake Biwa, Azai Nagamasa leads… Continue reading Another campaign battle and some markers

Battle reports

On Campaign With ‘A Most Dangerous Time’

A while back I wrote down a few ideas about campaigns. I’ve finally got around to actually trying to integrate table-top battles into the board game ‘A Most Dangerous Time.’ English language board games set in the Sengoku Jidai are usually either focussed on single battles, or are large abstract Risk-style strategy games with very… Continue reading On Campaign With ‘A Most Dangerous Time’