Forum Newsletter 15

Posted on May 24th, 2015 under . Posted by

Greetings fellow Naval Gamers! There are many things to catch you up on; the past month has been very active on both the forums and the blog! Let’s start with the forums. First, I would like to announce the creation … Continue reading

Karwansary Publishing: New Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy The Hundred Years War Edition

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Karwansaray Publishing’s New Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy The Hundred Years War Edition. Check the full content of this issue over here.Welcome to Wargame News and Terrain, a wargame hobby blog dedicated to supply you with your daily wargame ne…

Brookhurst Shopping Trip

Posted on May 24th, 2015 under , . Posted by

My wife and I celebrated our 26th Wedding Anniversary last weekend with a short trip to California.  We usually only make it over once a year for the 4th of July but decided a bonus was in order.  Part of any trip to the LA area is obligatory…

We are 5 today!

Posted on May 24th, 2015 under . Posted by

When I was posting yesterday’s blog entry I was thinking "23rd May… isn’t that around the time of year that I forget that it was PVP’s birthday?". So I checked and yes, yes it is, today in fact. So happy birthday PVP! Somehow it’s been five years (and 399 posts including this one. Have to think of something for post 400). I usually do a little Dress-a-Mulder image to celebrate these things and

Rapid Fire Soviet Rifle Regiment

Posted on May 24th, 2015 under , , , , . Posted by

Now then,Since ive moved back to the UK ive been fortunate enough to meet up a few times with a group of gamers in the area, and although ive previously banged on about firstly bolt action then Battlegroup Kursk, the lads are really into Rapid fire. So…

How to: Easy Fantasy Pedestal Mounted Stone Statues

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The first step of this fantasy pedestal mounted stone statues tutorial is to gather the needed supplies. To create the pedestal for the actual statue you will need some square and circle shapes of the desired measurements. These can be either cut from …

Khurasan Miniatures: New Testudo English Civil War/Thirty Years War Miniatures

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Khurasan Miniatures: We have just added many new codes to the former Testudo English Civil War/Thirty Years War range in “15mm” (more like 18mm) — pikemen in no armour, pikemen in breastplate and tassets, Croat light cavalry, and two codes without pho…

Guildball: Union part deux

Posted on May 24th, 2015 under , . Posted by

Hello!

Back from an awesome week in Centerparcs with the family but itching to get some painting done hehe, so here’s the last of my Union team painted up this afternoon:

Blackheart – Captain
 
 
Greed
 
 
Avarice & Greed
 
 
 
I am really tempted to add the rest of the Union line up to my collection but they will have to wait a while as I have quite a few more projects lined up over the coming weeks!


Afrika Korp Matchbox tanks

Posted on May 24th, 2015 under , , . Posted by

Terry’s crawlspace yielded up some lovely old Matchbox 1/76-scale kits. The Panzer 3 may have been my first solo model, although I recall my dad buying me an Airfix Fokker triplane which I glue-ily built and displayed until it fell into the laundry ham…

Calming down

Posted on May 24th, 2015 under . Posted by

Wohooo! Seams like slowly the spambot attacks are going down. That is a good sign, so I will start posting again and see whats happening :)Hobbywise things do calm down even more, since soon we will rebuild our complete working/hobby area.That will als…

28mm Sikhs…and then found

Posted on May 24th, 2015 under , . Posted by

A couple of years back I won a bid on eBay for some Copplestone Sikhs and British Officers in Tropical dress.  I had painted them and then completely forgot about them until I ran a recent Pulp game. The problem was that 10 troopers don’t really c…

Beared-itorial

Posted on May 24th, 2015 under , , , , , . Posted by

The painting mojo is back for now, which means more, malifaux and shock horror more eldar (I know right who knew). So what has tickled me this week? well nothing, I have become so engrossed in Malifaux and Guild Ball at the moment that I am struggling to get excited about anything! I have signed […]

Unfeasibly Miniatures: Upcoming The Slave Market Vignette Previewed

Posted on May 24th, 2015 under , , , , . Posted by

Unfeasibly Miniatures: First view of a Character / Vignette Set – based on the The Slave Market by Geronme. The Arab prince is a foot version of the mounted command figure in the Mounted Tuareg Command set (TA06) from the Exotic Adventures range by Un…

The sabatical is nearly over.

Posted on May 24th, 2015 under , , , . Posted by

Hello again and welcome to this weeks blog update. As you may have guessed from the title, my three weeks away from work are nearly at an end so what better way to enjoy the last couple of days than to recap on what I have managed to get done while I h…

May Painting Progress

Posted on May 24th, 2015 under , , , . Posted by

Happy Sunday everybody. It’s been a while since I posted but I’m happy to report further progress on the Sudan project. It’ll be very tight to get everything done, but I’m comfortable I can put a game without everything: some bits are just icing (or ev…

Showcase: Ultramarines Rhino/Razorback

Posted on May 24th, 2015 under , , . Posted by

While I was varnishing the Fire Prism and assembling the Hornet, I found the time for a quick retouching of one of my older Ultramarine paint jobs. This time I chose a Rhino, which can be swapped for a Razorback as well. Check out more pictures and a b…

Blue Moon Manufacturing: New 15/18mm Napoleonic Minor Nations Released

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Blue Moon Manufacturing: In this release, we have the Bavarians, Danish and Swedish codes. The next batch will be coming very soon, and will be the Wurttemburg, 1806-1809 Saxons, and the 1810-1814 Saxons. We will have more releases coming soon, so…

Fighting Sail First Impressions

Posted on May 24th, 2015 under . Posted by

This arrived in the post a couple of days ago but I haven’t had time to give it more than a quick flick through until now. It’s a solid looking set of fleet level rules, designed for 1/1200 scale but easily adapted to 1/2400 by halving the measurements…

Back to Glorantha

Posted on May 24th, 2015 under , , . Posted by

Back to where, exactly…?Well, around 30-odd years ago, when dinosaurs roamed the earth, I began GMing a role-playing game called RuneQuest, a skills-based fantasy system, without levels or classes. I enjoyed the mechanics of the game, especially the …

Pen and Sword Books: More Excellent Deals on Military Books Announced

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Pen and Sword has announced the following deals and promotions!Check these excellent deals and new military history books over here.Welcome to Wargame News and Terrain, a wargame hobby blog dedicated to supply you with your daily wargame news, straight…

Eddie and Wallis

Posted on May 24th, 2015 under , . Posted by

One more post for today – a photo of the completed Partizan Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson figures I mentioned yesterday. Lovely characterful minis with lots of detail. I’ve based them up as if they are at some sort of garden party, walking outside wit…

Better photos of the Chester BUF

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As promised here are some better photos of the Chester BUF which I posted a few days ago….HQ including Political OfficerA SectionB SectionHMG and “Post Rider”Char B1s “Valkyrie”Transport SectionAs it stands the full force looks like this:Command1 x U…

A bit of old school D&D paint work…

Posted on May 24th, 2015 under , . Posted by

We’ve been indulging in a bit of old school D&D retro gaming of late, both Red Box Basic and just now 1st Ed AD&D (Temple of Elemental Evil – WOOT!).For most of us it’s a trip down memory lane and it has been sufficiently long that we don’t rem…

Spellcrow: Like Share Win Free Hobgoblin Facebook Give-Away

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Spellcrow: Hi. Today we have for you little contest. If you like this Hobgoblin you can win unpainted resin model – just like it and share. Next Monday we will draw three winners. Hope you like it.For the bloggers among you please share our daily warga…

Ragnarok 2015

Posted on May 24th, 2015 under , , , . Posted by

So,Today was the big (or small) event for Saga her in the Valley of the Sunstroke. We had eight folks that committed to the event. But life got in the way for one person so we had seven total folks. The breakdown of players and armies were as follows:T…