South Island Wargaming, New Zealand.

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 Post subject: 12 already registered for Greytown Grand Prix, Feb 6-7
PostPosted: Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:21 pm 
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Allen Yaxley (allenyaxley@yahoo.com.au) reports that he already has 12 registered for the inaugural Greytown Grand Prix, 6-7 February 2021. 450AP on 8' x 5' tables, so no 2FE terrain pieces except water. Local gin and wine tasting available - yes, truly. For more information, including the updates, please see the FB post on November 21 and the blog post on November 23.

Other news from DBMM New Zealand includes:
    Uighur vs Han Chinese
    starting on Bohemian knights
    recommended reading - God of War
    four DBMM games at the Wellington Warlords
    Gary Lewis looking for a game
    in search of Victrix cavalry

All this and more on our Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/824840264342234/ and copied onto our blog https://dbmmnewzealand.blogspot.com/

Best regards
Vince


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 Post subject: Re: 12 already registered for Greytown Grand Prix, Feb 6-7
PostPosted: Sun Dec 13, 2020 9:31 pm 
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Hi all

The numbers keep increasing for the inaugural Greytown Grand Prix, February 6-7. Allen Yaxley now has 14 players booked. (See Facebook post November 21 and blog post November 24 for updates.)

Other news from DBMM New Zealand includes:
    Ken Hay selling 25mm Romans and 15mm armies
    Three DBMM games at the Hutt Valley Wargaming Club yesterday
    Recommendations for 40x40mm bases?
    Later Hungarians
    Muslim Indian archers
    Chinese cavalry
    Women's wargaming network
    New Kingdom Egyptian
    Ghulam

All this and more on the DBMM New Zealand Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/824840264342234 and copied onto our blog https://dbmmnewzealand.blogspot.com

Best regards
Vince


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 Post subject: Re: 12 already registered for Greytown Grand Prix, Feb 6-7
PostPosted: Tue Dec 29, 2020 12:08 pm 
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Latest update from Allen Yaxley: There are now 17 players registered for the inaugural Greytown Grand Prix, 6-7 February 2021.

Allen has also rescheduled the DBMM teams competition to Easter 2021. It had originally been scheduled for this year but the COVID-19 lockdown forced the postponement.

Other news from DBMM New Zealand includes (with a big thank you to Josh Barton who is helping copy posts from the FB to the blog):
    applying transfers to a curved shield
    Merry Christmas
    Oh no - the handle broke!
    More Tudor English
    Persian update
    Troy (book by Stephen Fry)
    Three games at Wellington Warlords
    15mm Romans
    Dirkses chariots
    elephant scales
    Later hoplite Greeks vs Libyan Egyptian

All this and more at https://www.facebook.com/groups/824840264342234/ and copied onto our blog https://dbmmnewzealand.blogspot.com/

Best regards
Vince and Josh


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 Post subject: Re: 12 already registered for Greytown Grand Prix, Feb 6-7
PostPosted: Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:38 am 
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Two big thank yous:

    Allen Yaxley updates that he has 20 registered for the inaugural Greytown Grand Prix, February 6-7.
    Josh Barton for copying posts off the DBMM New Zealand Facebook onto our blog.

Other news from DBMM New Zealand includes:
    Gary Lewis looking for a game at the Hutt Club
    Kushan vs Norse Irish
    Early 16th Century Polish finished - finally!
    Later Sargonid Assyrians vs New Kingdom Egyptians
    The oldest song in the world, The Hurrian Hymn
    Blast from the Past - "Baygame '82"
    Want to join a Victrix order?
    Polish vs Burgundians; and
    Burgundians vs Polish
    Back in Christchurch, getting back into DBMM
    Neil Diamond and an earthquake - all on at the Wellington Warlords

Visit us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/824840264342234 and on our blog https://dbmmnewzealand.blogspot.com/

Happy New Year
Vince


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 Post subject: Re: 12 already registered for Greytown Grand Prix, Feb 6-7
PostPosted: Wed Jan 27, 2021 9:42 am 
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Hi all

The latest updates on DBMM New Zealand include a photo and greetings from Sue Laflin-Barker, gorgeous trophies for the inaugural Greytown Grand Prix and more.

In her photo Sue is looking worried because she says it is her first ever selfie! Thank you so much for emailing it, Sue, and for your greetings to our wargaming community. It is great to know she and Phil are both healthy and doing as well as can be expected during the lockdown in Birmingham.

Thank you to Sue and Phil for your decades of work, publishing rules and books, and supporting our hobby in so many other ways. You have made a huge contribution to wargaming, and your work continues to provide pleasure, challenge and inspiration.

Other news from DBMM New Zealand includes:
    Thank you for being added to the Facebook group
    Alans on the painting table
    Metal tool box for sale (sold)
    Armies for the Greytown Grand Prix
    Roman lists
    Blast from the past - Kiwis travelling to CanCon, 1993

Check out all the news at http://www.facebook.com/groups/824840264342234/ and copied onto our blog https://dbmmnewzealand.blogspot.com/

Best regards
Vince


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