Thursday, June 12, 2008

NQM Summer Holiday Toy Soldier Campaign

From Chris Kemp's Not Quite Mechanised
(not unlike some of our fights)
The Inspiration for this campaign came from two sources:

In my youth, I met Martyn Simson, (Simmo to his friends),
who ran a campaign in the Summer Holidays. The idea was
simple - if you bought and painted a model (it had to be
painted), you could use it in your Army. Sales of Airfix Tiger
Tanks and JSIIIs soared in Scunthorpe in the 1970s!

More recently, I came across "The Army Men" homepage
(see the links page). Again the idea is simple. If you own it,
think up a rule and use it! There are only two armies, a green
friendly one, and a tan enemy one (or blue or gray or

1 comment:

Bill said...

(not unlike some of our fights)

Really ! Very similar to a few of ours, use everything...)