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Major General Tremorden Rederring's Colonial-era Wargames Page


A bit of nostalgia here. I'm gearing up for a weekend of working on my wargame table and was surfing for inspiration. Happily, I rediscovered Major General Tremorden Rederring's Colonial-era Wargames at the Wayback Machine. This wargaming group's been a source of inspiration ever since I discovered the wonderful world of miniature wargaming. Just look at that picture above and tell me you're not impressed. WOW! was all I could think off when I saw it.




The page has since given its last huzzah and I don't know what's become of the group, but I'm sure I'll be rereading the material they still have archived. A veritable treasure chest of miniature gaming gems, the page embodied the FUN side of miniature gaming, neither taking itself too seriously nor scrimping on the joys of the hobby and its subsidiary hobbies/crafts. It's a pity if such a wonderful resource and such a huge contribution to the hobby is lost. I discovered the page waaaay back then when I was still on dial-up. It would have been a blast now that I have fast DSL.


According to a thread at TMP, the owners may yet have it back. Just not anytime soon.

If you haven't seen their game page yet, do yourself a favor and head on up there. Prepare to be WOWED.



Here's the link to access the site thru the Wayback Machine.

Pictures are screencaps form the archived page.

Comments

  1. I came across this years ago. Not my era but lots of good stuff inside. I didn't even know it had gone defunct!

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  2. I recently tried to re-visit as well. I was disappointed to see it gone. They had a lot of useful material there. I sincerely hope they bring it back, somehow, somewhere, soon... Cheers!

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  3. I recently tried to re-visit as well. I was disappointed to see it gone. They had a lot of useful material there. I sincerely hope they bring it back, somehow, somewhere, soon... Cheers!

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  4. I miss these guys. The whole reason I delved into VSF many moons ago.
    -J

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  5. Dejected! I just went to re-visit the site and it was no
    more. A partial reconstruction is on another site but
    the pix don't load and the links are broken.

    For me the real reason was the Films list. It was/is
    THE most exhaustive list of "Colonial Adventure Films"
    anywhere on the 'net (my name for it). I am thankful
    I printed it all out in 2003(Yes, that long since my
    last visit). It is especially useful since in the
    intervening 10 years amazon has taken over the world
    for film and general media. So some of these films
    might be much more obtainable than when the Major
    was still running the site.

    Finally, THANK YOU ! to the owner of this site for
    the link via wayback. It is most appreciated.

    -Andrew/NoURL

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  6. The Major General was awesome and a Mecca to the Colonial War gamer. Got me and countless others back into TS&TF or Gaslight etc.. I was devastated when it went away, but thank you for this "Time Machine" so we can see it again. Hopefully it will be re-posted at some point.

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  7. Yes, sad to see the Major General's site is no more - great to have a taste of it on your site. Thanks!

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