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Abregado Fusiliers: Conversions

Posted on April 5th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

I did some modelling yesterday and some fine young recruits have arrived to bolster the ranks of the Abregado Fusiliers (my Legion Rebels). All of the miniatures in my second squad are conversions since I want to avoid too many duplicates in my army. F…

Happy Easter!

Posted on April 1st, 2018 under . Posted by

Straight from the Workbench: First Legion Squad

Posted on April 1st, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Happy Easter everyone! I put the holidays to good use and finished my first Rebel squad:Finding a colour scheme is a task of its own as you have to choose between the great looking uniforms seen in canonical appearances and the gnawing urge to create a…

Imperial Terrain: Small Desert Home

Posted on March 28th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Legion is finally out and I have to get my terrain ready for some proper games!My table still needs a couple of larger terrain pieces and since time is scarce I decided to fill the board with some 3D printed buildings by Imperial Terrain. I had these a…

Road to Legion: Playing the waiting game…

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

Star Wars: Legion is only days away and the anticipation is killing me…Bought and painted this IA Hera to distract myself. This is the result of my first attempt at FFG restic/PVC. The material obviously has its pros and cons but I quite like the wa…

Imperial Terrain: First Impressions

Posted on October 31st, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Thanks to Dave from Imperial Terrain, I got my hands on some of their Legion inspired terrain pieces. The moisture vaporators, the tower and the small house are part of the Imperial Terrain desert range. I love the design choices. While still being fai…

Imperial Terrain: First Impressions

Posted on October 31st, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Thanks to Dave from Imperial Terrain, I got my hands on some of their Legion inspired terrain pieces. The moisture vaporators, the tower and the small house are part of the Imperial Terrain desert range. I love the design choices. While still being fai…

Star Wars: Legion – Crates and Statues

Posted on September 24th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Work on the last big piece of terrain for my Jedha-inspired mat has just begun and I finished some small bits and pieces that will be used to fill the board where necessary.Being loosely based on Jedha, the gaming mat had to host at least one piece of …

Star Wars: Legion – Crates and Statues

Posted on September 24th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Work on the last big piece of terrain for my Jedha-inspired mat has just begun and I finished some small bits and pieces that will be used to fill the board where necessary.Being loosely based on Jedha, the gaming mat had to host at least one piece of …

Star Wars: Legion – Imperial Style Shed

Posted on September 17th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

When thinking about sites of Star Wars ground battles, the Battle of Hoth is definitely the first thing that comes to my mind but the infiltration of the Death Star shield generator on Endor is a close second. Wnhile looking for inspiration for Legion …

Star Wars: Legion – X-Wing Terrain Piece

Posted on September 10th, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Just finished a quick little project in between: A downed Cavern Angel X-Wing as seen in Rogue One. A picture of the downed X-Wing was one of the first little teasers I saw of this movie and it is the one that I still come to think of, whenever so…

Star Wars Legion: Simple Buildings

Posted on September 3rd, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

Having roamed the FFG forums, I found several posts of people without any wargaming experience noting that they felt intimidated by the thought of having to build terrain before being able to play the game. Of course terrain is more or less optional an…

First Star Wars Terrain: McQuarrie Style Rocks

Posted on August 28th, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

With a burning urge to get some Star Wars terrain done but just a handful of pieces of foam board left, I decided to keep it simple and start with the basics of any wargaming table: rocks.Although rocks are pretty generic and can be used in any other t…

How to Store a Gaming Mat

Posted on August 24th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

Many people asked if the mat would crack if rolled up. Well, although it’s perfectly possible that this will happen at one point in time, I don’t see it happening soon. The acrylic sealant makes the mat extremely flexible and bonds the paint and sand n…

One Day Build: Jedha Gaming Mat

Posted on August 22nd, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

FFG’s announcement of Star Wars: Legion at GenCon got me pretty hyped and I immediately started working on some terrain I originally had intended to use with my West End/Grenadier miniatures. Since I love Rogue One and especially the Jedha set, I…

X-Wing – Firespray Repaint

Posted on January 10th, 2016 under , , , , . Posted by

 Hello world,as you might have noticed, I have not been that active in the hobby for the past couple of months (years). Indeed my attention was needed elsewhere which is why I am so happy to have finally found some time for the hobby again.Being a…

Jomada – Adventures in Middle-earth

Posted on March 17th, 2013 under , . Posted by

Welcome to Jomada – Adventures in Middle-earth! The Hobbit has hit the theatres, GW has rebooted the LotR/Hobbit SBG, and this year’s Bonnheim Convention has shown once more, how much fun wargaming in Middle-earth can be. These were only three of …

On the Horizon…

Posted on March 3rd, 2013 under , . Posted by

Hungarian Archers

Posted on March 2nd, 2013 under , , , , , . Posted by

The Hungarians are upon us!I recently finished these Hungarian riders. Ebob has sculpted these beautiful miniatures in commission for Tankred who will make them available via Heer46 in the near future. Ebob’s sculpts are (as always) incredibly beautifu…

Ebob Normans

Posted on February 27th, 2013 under , , . Posted by

Just took a picture of my latest purchase…Ebob Miniatures has released some awesome Norman infantry. I immediatly had to get some copies of these and ordered all 16 of it. Indeed I am totally amazed. In my eyes, these are some of the greatest sculpts…

"Kauzenburg" 2013 – An Unexpected Journey

Posted on January 14th, 2013 under . Posted by

As every year, I attended this year’s “Kauzenburg Convention”, last weekend. “Kauzenburg” is a German Wargaming Convention hosted by members of the biggest german LotR-tabletop community. Actually this year’s event  had to be relocated, so I shoul…

And down down to Goblin-town…

Posted on January 10th, 2013 under , , . Posted by

“Slash them! Beat them! Bite them! Gnash them! Take them away to dark holes full of snakes, and never let them see the light again!” J.R.R.Tolkien, The HobbitI finished some more of the “Escape from Goblin Town”-goblins. I really enjoyed painting each …

Over Hill and Under Hill

Posted on January 8th, 2013 under , , . Posted by

Clap! Snap! the black crack!Grip, grab! Pinch, nab!And down down to Goblin-townYou go, my lad!New year, new project? Yeah, kind of… I was pretty sure I wouldn’t withstand the new Hobbit merchandise for too long although I did not like the new Goblin …

House Stark: Heavy Infantry

Posted on July 24th, 2012 under , , , . Posted by

Just in case some of you wondered: Although there are so few updates, the “Ice and Fire” project is still alive. I recently finished some Perry “Brigans”, painted as Stark bannermen.Leader of these men at arms is the famous Ethan Glover of Deepwood Mot…

Living by the Sword

Posted on March 11th, 2012 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Since it wasn’t possible for me to attend this year’s Tactica in Hamburg, I spontaneously visited the Spieltrieb Frankfurt Wargaming club yesterday to get some live impressions of their great “Feud of Kronberg” Impetus presentation.Unfortunately some o…