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Lions Rampant and some cultists

Posted on June 16th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

Bruce was back in town so I swung by Tuesday night for a quick game. Bruce hauled out some 15mm Lions Rampant and ran a scenario I hadn’t played. The Sheriff of Nottingham had lured Robin Hood into a trap. Robin set up on the far side of the table…

Memoir 44 at the club

Posted on June 9th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

I hosted a game of Memoir 44 at the club this past week. The first game saw me battle Scott. In the second game, Scott switched sides and Dan took a poke at him. The scenario was from the Memoir campaign book and was early-war.Hannut-Merdorp was the fi…

Pikeman’s lament in Saskatoon

Posted on June 4th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Work took me to Saskatchewan last week and offered me a chance to drop in and see my friend Tim Brown. Tim agreed to put on a game and pushed through illness to finish painting up the troops!Scenario was attacker catches the defender sleeping in pre-da…

Freeman’s Farm in 54mm

Posted on May 25th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Taylor dropped by Thursday night for a quick game of C&C Tricorne and I selected the Freeman’s Farm scenario based on the troops I had painted up (need to paint more cannon!)Basically there are two lines that start within musket range and a tonne o…

Monsters and cultists

Posted on May 12th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

I pushed out a few more Heroclix repaints this week. There are two snake-like creatures plus a giant or demon of some kind. These will work fine for a Buffy scenario.A few weeks back, I did a “my junk for your junk” trade with Chris and I ended up with…

Some May the Fourth Pulp Alley

Posted on May 4th, 2018 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

I ran a Star Wars-themed game of Pulp Alley for May the 4th at the club this week. Scott has most recently seen a Star Trek episode (TOS no less) so got to choose gangs first. He picked Planet of the Apes. Craig selected Buffy and the Scooby Gang. Chen…

Pulp Alley Gangsters

Posted on April 29th, 2018 under , . Posted by

I’m going to run a game of Pulp Alley at the club this week. It has been awhile since I’ve played so Bruce hosted a gangsters themed game this week so I could refresh my memory about the finer points of the rules.A new addition to his gangster set up (…

Full Thrust at the club

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Bruce hosted a game of Full Thrust at the club this week. He used the newer Full Thrust rules which streamlined a few things and we started off using hidden movement.The first few turns saw red team’s light ships take a pounding from the white team. Th…

More 15mm WW2 for sale

Posted on April 17th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Alright, some more 15mm WW2 are on the block this week. Pick-up in Edmonton or shipping at cost.First up is a set of three Battlefront M-5 Stuarts. These are late-war tanks, suitable for the western front. The tanks are decaled and a touch muddy. One h…

More FUBAR

Posted on April 14th, 2018 under , . Posted by

I was over at Bruce’s place on Tuesday for another go at FUBAR. Bruce had reduced the ranges a bit and we wanted to see how that played versus last week’s game at the club.This was also my first look at Bruce’s new gaming table. This is one sweet table…

More 15mm WW2 for sale

Posted on April 10th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Continuing with last week’s post, I have completed rehabbing some more of the 15mm WW2 German vehicles I picked up in trade.First up this week are three Battlefront metal-and-resin Jadgpanthers. The camo has been handprinted and the tanks are numbered …

FUBAR at the club

Posted on April 7th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

We had six guys out at the club on Tuesday. Terry and Dan played a game of Shadows of Brimstone (no pictures turned out, alas). Bruce hosted Richard, Chen and myself in a game of FUBAR 2.The good guys (left) enter and must capture the white farmhouse o…

15mm WW2 Germans for sale

Posted on April 3rd, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

I don’t really do commission work any more, but every once and awhile I run across a deal that is too good to pass up. Last week, I bought a job lot of 15mm WW2 Germans. Some were well painted, others were only base coated or had some chipping. I have …

HO-scale building

Posted on March 31st, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

A work trip meant no gaming for me last week. But I did manage to finish off this HO-scale ruined building that Terry kindly gifted me.It came primed grey so I built it, did some very basic painting, hit it was a wash and a sealer coat and called it do…

Zombicide survivors

Posted on March 27th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Last fall, I picked up the basic Zombicide set pretty cheap at a swap-meet. I decided to paint up the survivors from the box (they come plain grey).I’m going to save the zombies for Zomtober. I think the survivors turned out okay.I based their paint jo…

Tricorne: Hobkirk’s Hill

Posted on March 24th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

We had seven guys out at the club on Tuesday. Terry hosted a game of Vengeance (I think). They were still going after we’d finished two games of Commands and Colors Tricorne so I’m not sure how it ended.Bruce, Taylor and I played the Hobkirk’s Hill sce…

15mm light riders

Posted on March 20th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

This week was a touch busy so only a few mounted figures. There are from a Battle of Westerros expansion.They’ll serve as light riders for a 15mm Dragon Rampant army.U next: Maybe some zombie survivors?

1/600 planes

Posted on March 17th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Bruce popped over Tuesday for another go at some 1/600 planes using a modified set of c21 airway rules. Our first game saw two flights of MiG 19s assigned to down some Skyraiders.The Skyraiders were on a pre-programmed flight. Bruce flew a pair of Phan…

Few more Battle of Westerros figures

Posted on March 13th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

I finished off another 24 of these 15mm figures that I picked up on Boxing Day. These are from a Battle of Westerros expansion.Nothing fancy about these guys–basic medieval swordsmen sans shields.These fellows are a bit more Keep on the Borderlands, w…

Reign of Cthulhu

Posted on March 10th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

It was a quiet night at the club this past week. Terry brought out Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu for Richard, Chen and I.Richard, Terry and I got in a quick intro game using the “easy setting”. And we won. Barely.Then Chen popped in and we romped to victo…

Who you gonna call?

Posted on March 6th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

I picked a few more not-Lego figures for gaming this week. First up were some Ghostbusters. These were a bear to assemble as the complicated backpacks had no instructions. Fortunately, google was a big help.I also picked up some Big Bang minis. Below i…

Air games

Posted on March 3rd, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

I was over at Bruce’s on Tuesday and we played some plane games. First we started out using C21 Airwar to play a Vietnam game. I had two Phantoms to protect some ground attack craft from 4 MiGs. Better hurry up, boys!It had been awhile since we had pla…

15mm Westerros for Dragon Rampant

Posted on February 27th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

A few years ago, I painted my 15mm Battleore figures to make armies for Dragon Rampant. I’ve been playing it a bit again and thus I picked up a few more figures.These fellows are from a couple of Battle of Westerros expansions and seem suitable for a B…

15mm and 28mm monsters and 54mm AWI

Posted on February 20th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

I finished a mixed bag of miniatures this week. First up were two command bases of Reaper goblins to supplement my goblin armies for Dragon Rampant. Most of my troops are from Battlelore 1st Edition (so 15mm-ish). I bought some metal minis (right below…

Comment moderation… engage!

Posted on February 19th, 2018 under Posted by

I finally had to turn on comment moderation due to a pernicious spammer. I will try to be on top of approving comments. Sorry about this unfortunate turn of events.