ZULU WAR 1879 Discussion & Reference Forum ( A Small Victorian War in 1879)

From Edward Evans of Llawrglyn, near Llanidloes who escaped from Isandula to his mother and brother. You know nothing of the horrors of war and if I was to write from now till Christmas, I could never explain half what I have seen or how I was saved.
 
HomeHome  GalleryGallery  FAQFAQ  SearchSearch  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Latest topics
» Who knew what at Rorkes Drift
Yesterday at 11:44 pm by xhosa2000

» Life Size Model Figures From The Zulu War Era.
Yesterday at 10:41 pm by Ray63

» The 'other' fighting clerk - Corporal JH Mayor, N.N.C
Yesterday at 12:49 pm by springbok9

» The Anglo Zulu War in Colour.
Thu Sep 18, 2014 9:06 pm by xhosa2000

» Company of the 24th?
Thu Sep 18, 2014 8:25 pm by xhosa2000

» Isandlwana Zulu Battlefield DVD from Lock & Quantrill
Thu Sep 18, 2014 12:44 pm by z.oz

» Coghill and Melvill issue
Thu Sep 18, 2014 8:37 am by Ray63

» George Henry Emmett
Tue Sep 16, 2014 1:33 pm by zen1966

» Why did Lord Chelmsford return to Isandlwana on the 22nd Jan
Tue Sep 16, 2014 1:05 pm by xhosa2000

» Paddy & Smiley's Graves. Isandlwana survivors.
Mon Sep 15, 2014 10:31 pm by Admin

» wow! amazing original behind the scenes footage
Mon Sep 15, 2014 7:07 pm by xhosa2000

» 963 Pte David Lewis (James Owen)
Sun Sep 14, 2014 11:34 pm by Admin

» Redeadication to Rorke's Drift Defender James Owen (Pte David Lewis)
Sun Sep 14, 2014 9:53 pm by Tim Needham

» ThE Battle Of Ulundi
Sun Sep 14, 2014 10:08 am by 90th

» Rorke's Drift VC Forum
Sat Sep 13, 2014 12:30 pm by xhosa2000

The Prince Imperial of France
The Prince Imperial of France--signed by his mother-the Empress Eugenie (Isandula Collection.
Zulu. The Full Movie
Our Favourite Web Links
Legacy of the Rorke’s Drift Heroes Kings Own. The Wardrobe. The National Army Museum. The Anglo Zulu War Museum. The Zulu War 1879. Help For The Hero's Zulu War Talks. Soldiers Of The Queen. Zulu War Historical Society. John Dunn Foundation The Martini-Henry Rifle. Ian Knight's Website. Zulu War Author & Historian. All About the Martini Henry. Neil Aspinshaws new website. The Regimental Museum of The Royal Welsh (Brecon) The British Empire By Stephen Luscombe.
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
September 2014 A tribute to the memory of the 1st Lt
Top posters
90th
 
littlehand
 
springbok9
 
Admin
 
xhosa2000
 
tasker224
 
Chelmsfordthescapegoat
 
John
 
1879graves
 
impi
 
Fair Use Notice
Fair use notice. This website may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not been specifically authorised by the copyright owner. We are making such material and images are available in our efforts to advance the understanding of the “Anglo Zulu War of 1879. For educational & recreational purposes. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material, as provided for in UK copyright law. The information is purely for educational and research purposes only. No profit is made from any part of this website. If you hold the copyright on any material on the site, or material refers to you, and you would like it to be removed, please let us know and we will work with you to reach a resolution.
What lead to the Anglo - Zulu War and what was its legacy.
Most active topics
Isandlwana, Last Stands
Durnford was he capable. 2
Durnford was he capable.
Durnford was he capable.
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
The ammunition question
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
The missing five hours.
Chelmsford, Pulline. & Durnford
Crealock's notebook.
Most Viewed Topics
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
The ammunition question
Isandlwana, Last Stands
The 1stLt Zulu War
The missing five hours.
Durnford was he capable. 2
Chelmsford, Pulline. & Durnford
Lieutenant Adendorff 1-3 N.N.C.
The Battle of Isandlwana
Durnford was he capable.
Share | 
 

 PC Game: The Drift 1879

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
spelk



Posts: 28
Points: 42
Join date: 2011-03-12
Location: UK

PostSubject: PC Game: The Drift 1879   Sun Apr 15, 2012 12:47 am

Recently released, Jeff Lapkoff has developed a PC wargame covering the Battle at Rorke's Drift.

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]

It's a much more intimate game than his earlier attempt at the more operational game entitled "Zulu War"

The game can be setup to use miniatures
[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]

or boardgame counters
[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]

The setup options for the game allow for some replayability
[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]

If you have an iota of interest in playing out the situation, reacting to various events that could have happened, it's well worth a look - you can download a demo on Jeff's site.
Back to top Go down
http://sugarfreegamer.com
spelk



Posts: 28
Points: 42
Join date: 2011-03-12
Location: UK

PostSubject: Re: PC Game: The Drift 1879   Thu Apr 19, 2012 10:00 pm

I've begun a series of After Action Reports on the battle played out with the game.

It will probably be about 4 or 5 parts. So I will post links to them here:

Part 1
[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
Back to top Go down
http://sugarfreegamer.com
spelk



Posts: 28
Points: 42
Join date: 2011-03-12
Location: UK

PostSubject: Re: PC Game: The Drift 1879   Thu Apr 19, 2012 10:01 pm

Part 2
[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
Back to top Go down
http://sugarfreegamer.com
spelk



Posts: 28
Points: 42
Join date: 2011-03-12
Location: UK

PostSubject: Re: PC Game: The Drift 1879   Thu Apr 26, 2012 11:21 pm

Finally got Part 3 up! It seems to take ages to get all these screenshots uploaded, sorted and commented upon.

Enjoy.

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
Back to top Go down
http://sugarfreegamer.com
spelk



Posts: 28
Points: 42
Join date: 2011-03-12
Location: UK

PostSubject: Re: PC Game: The Drift 1879   Fri May 18, 2012 9:01 pm

Managed to get Part 4 up, it's getting tense...
[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
Back to top Go down
http://sugarfreegamer.com
spelk



Posts: 28
Points: 42
Join date: 2011-03-12
Location: UK

PostSubject: Re: PC Game: The Drift 1879   Sat Jun 23, 2012 11:55 pm

The Drift AAR - Part 5 is up!
[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
Back to top Go down
http://sugarfreegamer.com
spelk



Posts: 28
Points: 42
Join date: 2011-03-12
Location: UK

PostSubject: Re: PC Game: The Drift 1879   Sun Jun 24, 2012 5:31 pm

In a herculean effort by myself, I have written the final part to The Drift 1879 AAR - Part 6!
[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
Back to top Go down
http://sugarfreegamer.com
littlehand



Posts: 6237
Points: 9833
Join date: 2009-04-24
Age: 46
Location: Up North

PostSubject: Re: PC Game: The Drift 1879   Sun Jun 24, 2012 6:26 pm

Great work Spelk Salute Looks good.
Back to top Go down
 

PC Game: The Drift 1879

View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
ZULU WAR 1879 Discussion & Reference Forum ( A Small Victorian War in 1879) :: -