sharp practice

Goonhammer Historicals Roundtable: Running the Perfect Demo Game

Lenoon: Proliferation of scales, rule sets, styles of play, eras and everything else means that more than anyone else in mini gaming, Historicals players need to run good Demo Games. With a new Napoleonics campaign coming up in my...

Goonhammer Historicals: Recreating History at Moore’s Creek Through Wargaming

A few years ago I went on a short vacation to visit my parents in North Carolina on the coast. At the time I had a four year old and a 1 year old so I wanted to get...

Goonhammer Historicals: ACW Confederates for Sharp Practice and Black Powder – the 4th Kentucky Regiment

You may have noticed Sharp Practice and musket-era wargaming dominating the Historicals section lately. Its fair to say its my personal favorite period to think about and research, and since there are some really accessible games to play, it...

Goonhammer Historicals – Choose Your Own Sharp Practice

You may have read the recent retrospective review of the Sharpe series and thought to yourself “Self, I love this series of novels and movies and would literally die for Richard Sharpe in the dust at Talavera - how...

Goonhammer Historicals: Mugginns’ AdeptiCon 2022 Experience – Bolt Action, Lard America, SAGA

I got back from AdeptiCon 2022 last Tuesday night and wanted to share all my experiences, purchases, and photos taken! I spent most of my time in the Historicals hall at the Hyatt Regency, but much of my time...

Goonhammer Historicals: Mugginns’ Road to AdeptiCon

  AdeptiCon week is here. I'm driving down Wednesday from the Mitten state to partake in the best week of gaming and I might not have to do any hotel painting. I might not even have to spray Dullcote on...

The Goonhammer Roundtable: State of Historicals in 2021

It's that time of year again - award shows, clip compilations, mascara-dripping fake-crying historical evangelists begging for your dollars to sponsor a grog with a lead pile the size of the Arc de Triomphe. Join our Goon roundtable for...

Goonhammer Historicals: Basing Musket Era Troops for Sharp Practice / Black Powder

One of the key decisions when you’re doing a musket era game is how you’ll base your troops. Many of the wars we’re re-fighting were fought by massed troops – 50,000, 100,000, 150,000 men on the field. Regiments were...

Goonhammer Historicals: Firing in Sharp Practice 2

This week the Goonhammer Historicals team continues our focus on the Sharp Practice 2 ruleset, this time taking a look at the ins and outs of the firing mechanics. So you've read mugginns' last piece on the topic of movement...

Goonhammer Historicals: Movement in Sharp Practice

This week the Historicals crew are diving into the mechanics of Sharp Practice, starting with movement and kicking off a series on the ruleset that we'll continue over the next few weeks. We've talked quite a bit about painting, uniforms,...