Thursday, January 28, 2021

2020 Review of the Year

2020 - The Year That Wasn't

Well, a strange year that has passed ... the fewest shows, the fewest events and undoubtedly the fewest games ... since this blog began, and certainly in that last 30 years, too.  

Not the fewest blog posts, but down on recent trends (because there has been less 'on the move' to talk about and report.

I did creat a new page this year: for Camps and Baggage.

 We did manage to attend 3 shows ... one (Alumwell) in its own right ...

And 2 where we were both at a show and involved in a round of the SoA DBA League

Penarth and Hammerhead
With just a couple of rounds played before lockdown stopped everything, the 2020 UK DBA League was then abandoned.
We did see some virtual events, however ... a virtual Conference of Wargamers and a virtual SoA Conference (where I gave a Zoom talk on Khalid ibn al-Walid)
 We also managed to get some outdoor heritage events in over the Summer months
 Battlefield anniversaries and Heritage days
(Edgcote battlefield)
But the bulk of posts here have been army profiles ... Ancients Stuck at Home as I termed it (9 posts)




Jonathan Freitag said...

Fine looking armies! I especially like your flats. Very impressive sight when arrayed for battle.

Trebian said...

And we did get a couple of outdoor games days in, didn't we?

SoA Shows North said...

Thanks to you both ... Flats are becoming my thing, Jonathan - most of my new armies are a mix of refurbs, completions and 'lead pile' projects (achieved with minimal investment in actual 'new' stuff, where possible). Most of my 'new' stuff is for the flats projects (although, of course, not all shown on this blog, which only has the ancient and medieval content!).

Yes, Graham ... as reflected in the last picture, from one of RL's 'Infamy, Infamy' games. I will need to re-edit the post as some of the intended text is not there (and links).

Hopefully 2021 will be a more 'normal' year of wargaming and adventures!