The 9th Age WHFB Rules Review!

Check out our reviews of the new community driven 9th Age Fantasy Rules on YouTube.  We go through each chapter and discuss what we really like (and don’t like) about all the rules.  We also talk about how the rules differ from Games Workshop 8th edition rules.  Check out the videos here:  Wargaming From the Read More…

Encirclement at Cherkassy

In this weeks Flames of War Scenario, we decided to do a double envelopment game of the Battle of Cherkassy.  The game was inspired by the Soviet effort to surround the German  8th Army into the Korsun Pocket. Background In the autumn of 1943, the German forces of Field Marshal Erich von Manstein’s Army Group Read More…

And We Are Live….

WFTB is now live on YouTube!  Very little innovation has inflicted more suffering than the internet. Websites, blogs, Youtube and streaming have wasted billions of hours trying to entertain or inform us on how to unleash our unlimited potential. At Wargaming from the Balcony, we know such attempts by others raise hopes only to crush them. That’s Read More…

Attack on Ponte dei Malati Bridge

As part of our regular Flames of War Friday game, we chose to play a historically based scenario representing the British attack on Ponte dei Malati Bridge. Background:  During July 13th, 1943, the British Commandos were assigned the task of landing in the Bay of Agnone, behind enemy lines, to capture the Ponte dei Malati Read More…

And so it begins……….

Welcome to Wargaming from the Balcony!   This site is dedicated to the grumblings of a couple of old Grognards on all things related to miniature wargaming.  Here you will find posts by a couple of old dudes that have nothing better to do but “comment” on different aspects of the hobby.  Between us, we have more than Read More…