"We may now picture this great Fleet, with its flotillas and cruisers, steaming slowly out of Portland Harbour, squadron by squadron, scores of gigantic castles of steel wending their way across the misty, shining sea, like giants bowed in anxious thought. We may picture them again as darkness fell, eighteen miles of warships running at high speed and in absolute blackness through the narrow... [click here for more]
"Come on you chaps, who's coming for a swim?"
— P.O. Ernest Francis, HMS Queen Mary
Grand Fleets™ is a miniatures game of naval warfare during the age of the battleship. From the ironclads of the late 1800s to the super-dreadnoughts of World War II, players can take command of the ships that altered the course of history.
Great pains have... [click here for more]
"The British navy saved the world."King & Kaiser is the first scenario book for the second edition of Grand Fleets. Within these pages, you will find everything you need to fight out the near-run thing that was the Great War at sea.
While great armies slogged through the Flanders mud and clashed over a sun-dried patch of Anatolian rock, the course... [click here for more]
The conclusion seems unavoidable, therefore, that the naval effect of this whole arrangement is not the establishment of a 5-3 ratio of naval power between the United States and Japan with respect to the Far East. On the contrary, it means virtually complete disarmament by the United States in the Far East while Japan — though statistically less heavily armed at home than the United States is... [click here for more]