Send Three & Fourpence

Send Three & Fourpence
Thoughts about wargaming, RPGs, books, poetry, law and whatever else comes to mind. Conrad Kinch lives in Dublin where he shambles towards eternity accompanied by the long suffering Mrs Kinch, the Kinchlet twins and one very demanding cat. A columnist for Miniature Wargames magazine, he writes fiction, gaming material and bad poetry. His first novel “The Fox Wife’s Tail” is available from Amazon.

Cantiniere, Vivandiere & Why I hate Lady Macbeth.
Jun 14 • 13 min
In which I hold forth on Vivandiere and Cantiniere and why they definitely weren’t prostitutes. And why Lady Macbeth annoys me. You can see some pictures of my Vivandieres at the link here…
Writing rules is hard
Apr 26 • 9 min
Gamers often give out about how game rules have loop holes in them or that they need more editing. I think we’re being a bit hard on them. This was mainly prompted by an episode by Dave of @d_percentile. Also it is late, I need to be up for work in four…
Wolves of God Review
Apr 21 • 31 min
A review of the new RPG from Kevin Crawford of Stars without Number game and some call ins from Colin, Jason and Rob.
Remote Wargaming in the time of Corona Virus
Apr 8 • 18 min
Episode 4 of Send Three & Fourpence A lot of us are locked up in our homes at the moment and don’t have access to our normal wargaming outlet. However, we do have access to video conferencing technology that makes it possible to play wargames (and…
Civil and Criminal Law: What’s the difference?
Apr 3 • 28 min
The fourth episode of Send Three & Fourpence. What is the difference between the Criminal and Civil Law? What is the difference between “being prosecuted” and “getting sued”? What does “beyond a reasonable doubt” mean? Why do the police investigate some…
Extraordinary how potent cheap violence is.
Mar 17 • 47 min
This episode is a collection of thoughts on handling violence in RPGs. Mostly prompted by discussion with Menion over at the “Confessions of a Wee Timorous Bushi” Podcast.
Thoughts on Investigative adventures & others
Feb 20 • 29 min
Thoughts on Investigative adventures and how to write and run them, a review of The Witcher TV series, a review of Conquest Games Robin Hood Range of figures and the contents of the post bag.
Send Three & Fourpence (Trailer)
Feb 8 • 0 min
A Review of Scarlet Heroes Quick Start Kit by Kevin Crawford
Feb 7 • 22 min
The inaugural episode of Send Three & Fourpence. This episode is a review of the free product Scarlet Heroes Quick Start Kit by Kevin Crawford. Available for free at This is my first podcast and my first…