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B'hoys' Towne
Funny Little Wars!
Houston's 25mm Naval Guns & Fittings
Mean Streets
Mean Sets
The Preziosi OB's Collection
"Send A Gunboat!"
Game Card Decks
for TSATF/800FE
& Other Rules
Studio 33--Game Accessories
Authorized Play Aids For TSATF & 800FE
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New STUFF Added As We Find It!

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Mexican War Collection

Sikh Wars Collection

Maratha Wars

Mahdist Wars Collection

Little Flags Collection for Funny Little Wars

19th Century Chinese


Chinese Pirates


"Imitation Foreign Devils"

Little Warriors

25mm B'hoys!
from Bobby Jackson's
"Thrilling Combat Miniatures"

"Splendid Little Warriors"
(TRUE 25mm & 15mm War Game Figures)

25mm Abyssinians

25mm Asante

25mm Maori

25mm "Viva Juarez!"

15mm "Rough Riders!"

15mm "Perdicaris Alive, Or Raisuli Dead!"

15mm Special Mexican War Range for GTSTE

25mm Houston's Naval Guns
& Fittings


Send A Gunboat!

Rum Runners!

28mm B'hoys Towne

25/15mm Native Huts & Longhouses

25mm Maori Buildings

25mm/15mm East Indian Buildings

25/15mm Field Earth Works

"Rough Riders" Buildings
& Block Houses
(Cuba, 1898)

28mm Mean Streets!

28mm Mean Sets!

54mm/1:32 Card Models/Accessories
"Little Houses"
"Little Wheels"
"Little... Stuff"

54mm Tudor Towne


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the General

May, 2015

In The Pipe

New Titles & Products Now in Development for
The (Virtual) Armchair General
The following items are in varying stages of completion, so keep an eye on TVAG for news and release dates.

Gone To See The Elephant
19th Century Chinese Flags

19th Century Chinese Flags Collection!

The newest additions now available are the first of the Boxer Rebellion Flags. With the same attention to artistry and historical accuracy, these represent the finest of their kind ever provided for war gaming.

The Tai-P'ing Rebellion Sets were the first of the line be released, and now there are five new Sets of Dragon Flags and Banners for Wangs and Generals. Taken together with the flags of the "Imitation Foreign Devils," this part of the Collection is complete--for now!

The next additions will be the huge Imperial collection for the Manchu's as they fought throughout the century.

Watch for them!

Next Projected Release: Manchu/Qing Flags, PENDING!

The Casino "Mean Sets"

A total now of 21 Sets have already been released and many more are in development. Among those in the works are the Egyptian Tomb, Mad Scientist's Lab, Haunted House, The Crypt, and more.

"Mean Sets" will eventually provide a great many other "traditional" Sets associated with Pulp Adventure and Horror.

Next Projected Release: Whenever I get the chance to add more!

We Only Kill Each Other

We Only Kill Each Other
A unique set of skirmish rules portraying criminal activities from the 1920's to the 1950's, the era of Prohibition, Depression, and Film Noir. Finally, a set of rules that portrays the peculiar nature of these long term wars with short battles, where intimidation and influence were as important as measured violence.

In the past "cops and robbers" games attempted to treat the subject like a war game. The true nature of these conflicts is that there were very few battles and very poor "generals" and a highly inefficient leadership. Engagements were at the whim of fortune, and panic more often ruled the day than planning and operational expertise.

Characters are highly individualized, their actions and reactions equally dictated by blind luck and personal "rep" as much--or more--than intent. Play is simple, deadly and effected by psychology and personality. Rules include not just gunplay, but detailed (but playable) car chases, the moral effects of such things as police sirens, mob panic, and character "presence," as well as unforeseen circumstance. Further, Civilians play a crucial--if unwitting and involuntary--part as well! Heaven help the Gangster--or Cop!--who "drills" a citizen instead!

Play is also linked to Mean Streets (already available from TVAG), the highly detailed 28mm scale card stock City project, to provide the crucial and heretofore ignored geography of urban violence.

So, grab your "gat!" It's time for a torpedo like you to take goons what don't know how to cooperate for a one way ride. Just put 'em on ice before somebody yells, "Cheezit, the Cops!"

Projected release: PENDING!

Send A Gunboat "Send A Gunboat!"
Another victim of the Great Crash of '04, the line formerly known as "Boat In A Bag" has returned in an altogether new form in support of Boilers And Breechloaders, or any other use war gamers might have. This time, models are available as PDF's for self printing.

Further, models will now be duplicated in both 25mm and 15mm scales. At least three basic Hull types will be provided (Wooden, "Protected," and Armored), as well as in Screw Driven, Side-wheeler, and Sternwheeler configurations. To see the first releases, visit the Send A Gunboat Page for existing models and details.

Side Wheelers and Screw Driven designs, plus a new Junk and and four Prahu's have been completed and will go up as soon as their photos are ready!

Projected Next Release: Pending!

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