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Hellana 2014, wargame convention and… I won…

Posted on April 10th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

The last day of March, we reached Agliana, near Florence, to attendHellana 2014 and propose the participation game of the Wargame Club Garibaldi.The game was Hastings, based on Impetus rules…Not only miniatures but…miniatures, games, food, wine,&nb…

10mm WWI French infantry…

Posted on March 20th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Other 10mm WWI French infantry, Pendraken miniatures, painted and based…Ready for some late war scenarios for Pz8 rules, and for the new Spearhead Great Battle of WWI, 2nd edition… Some pics for your curiosity… And some pics with Britis…

Paint Table Saturday #2…

Posted on March 15th, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

This is my second Paint Table Saturday. More infos about this strange saturday on the Sofie’ s paint blog :-) Now, for your curiosity, the “painting activities” on my painting table today…presented by… ;-)Cioporeporter, our famous reporte…

Paint Table Saturday #1…

Posted on March 8th, 2014 under , , , , , , . Posted by

This is my first Paint Table Saturday :-)And, for your curiosity, some pics of my painting table ;-) Corky and Billy at work…Corky with green stuff and 10mm,Billy with some 28mm Romans… A painting test for a 20mm Sci-Fi miniature from a n…

28mm Hell Dorado, Georg Von Holbein…

Posted on February 21st, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

I have finished to paint this 28mm miniature from theHell Dorado range, Georg von Holbein.The other parts of the painting guide…  Part IV Part III Part II Part I And some pics for your curiosity… ;-)    …

Some Italian Army uniforms…

Posted on February 16th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

I was walking around the city and noted the Italian Army stand.So I took some pics of the combat uniform and of the Cadets uniform.Useful for your curiosity and for modelling uses…Combat uniform…Cadets uniform…And happy Wargaming to All!

A visit to a convent…

Posted on February 12th, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

I visited, obviously with Cioporeporter, the yellow one, a particular art exhibition…In the Convent of Saint Dominic, Naples, near the San Severo Chapel,there’ s, for some months, the “Impossible Art Exhibition”.It consists of digital reproductions o…

20mm 8th Army…

Posted on February 7th, 2014 under , , , , , , . Posted by

A commission work about WWII Desert War…20mm British 8th Army, miniatures by Elheim, Wartime range. Well sculpted miniatures with several poses. Really interestingfor the serious WWII wargamer… :-)And now, for your curiosity…pics pics pics…Happ…

28mm, Warlord US Jeep…

Posted on January 29th, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

This time a Jeep, an US Army Jeep…A wargamer sent a US Army 500 pts force, for Bolt Action rules, to paint and…I decided to paint my 28mm US WWII that were in the attic…So a Jeep for your curiosity…The painting process consisted in several laye…

A visit to the National Railroad Museum of Pietrarsa…by Cioporeporter…

Posted on January 25th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Our Cioporeporter, the yellow one, took many pics during ourvisit to the National Museum of the Italian Railroads at Pietrarsa.For more informations about the museum… And, for your curiosity, the Cioporeporter’ s pics… Replica of the firs…

10mm Mark IV…

Posted on January 17th, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

2014 is the centenary of the beginning of the Great War…Obviously this date has increased the interest for this historicalperiod among wargamers and collectors.Here’s a small painting guide for some 10mm British Mark IV, Pendraken miniatures, an…

Warmodelling miniatures, 20mm US Airborne, Part II…

Posted on January 14th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

Second, and last, part for our painting guide about these20mm WWII US Airborne by Warmodelling miniatures.Last steps, some dark washing, skin tones, highlights and a smallamount of drybrush…and basing…And the final result, ready for the wargam…

Miniatures Review by Cioporeporter…

Posted on January 12th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Friday I received my 10mm Mark IV from Pendraken and,in the afternoon, met with Francesco of FireForge Games for a coffee, a cup of tea for me…Kindly Francesco gave me a sprue of their new 28mm Templars to see…  So our Cioporeporter, the yello…

Another visit to the museum…Part II…

Posted on January 9th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Second part and another bunch of pictures fromour visit to te National Archaeological Museum in Naples…Enjoy :-)Part I Some statues from the “Villa dei Papiri”… Other Roman Statues…And Happy Wargaming to All!

20mm US Airborne, Part I…

Posted on January 3rd, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

A box of 20mm US paratroopers was lying somewhere in the “attic”… Suddenly Corky found it…and obviously I decided to start a new painting guide :-)So, for your curious minds, the first painting steps for these 20mmWarmodelling metal miniatures…

Another visit…another museum…

Posted on December 30th, 2013 under , , , , . Posted by

Many pics in this new post. Another visit to the archaeological museum in Naples.This time Egyptian things, Roman paintings and other nice things… :-)Egyptian findings… Roman painting and mosaics…And a really famous mosaic…And as usual…Happy …

A Perfect Day…Miniatures, Wargame, Model Show, Pizza and Friends…

Posted on December 22nd, 2013 under , , , , . Posted by

Last weekend we attended the new edition of the Genoa Model Show…Really a perfect day…miniatures, wargame, model show and in the evening pizza with friends…the Universe was perfect that day… :-)Obviously our Cioporeporter took some pics! Pizza …

28mm Caesarian Romans…

Posted on December 9th, 2013 under , , , , , , . Posted by

I have finished my first base of 28mm Caesarian Romans,Wargames Factory plastic miniatures.Basing for Impetus rules, 12cm x 4cm, but I’ ll use my Caesarian Romanswith DBA too, with larger bases…And now some pics of my painting work…Ad Maiora!And Ha…

War of the Roses, other 28mm longbowmen…

Posted on December 4th, 2013 under , , , , . Posted by

As title says…some other 28mm longbowmen for my Lancaster army.As usual they will be based for Impetus rules…and usable for DBA with larger bases.Here are some pics of the miniatures almost ready for basing.Happy Wargaming to All!

WWI barbed wire…

Posted on November 29th, 2013 under , , , , , , . Posted by

In this post other scenery elements. After some damaged and destroyed buildingsfor my 10mm WWI battleground, it’ s time for barbed wire…It’ s an easy method. I rolled up the wire, cut sections of 4cm, more or less, and glued themto 4cmm x 2cm bases. …

10mm WWI French in action…and 28mm WIP, Caesarians and WotR longbowmen…

Posted on November 24th, 2013 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

A post with a mix of topics, WWI, ancient Romans and War of the Roses…For your curiosity some “in action” pics of a platoon of French FT-17, supported byFrench infantry, defending a ruined village.The painting guide for the 10mm French infantry will …

10mm WWI FT-17, Part II…

Posted on November 16th, 2013 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Second part of our painting guide for our WWI French FT-17 platoon…Part I With these French tanks I completed the two forces for the scenario of  “Le Matz” fromthe Pz8 rules and we’ ll test as soon as possible at the wargame club :-)He…

10mm WWI, FT-17, French and Germans…and buildings…

Posted on November 15th, 2013 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

At Crisis a friend of mine took my order…Pendraken 10mm, all WWI…Three French tanks, FT-17, some French infantry and German assault troops.And many bases for these miniatures, for my 28mm ECW and for my two 20mmarmies of the Carthaginian Wars…I w…

Remembrance and Italian Armed Forces Day…and Caesarian Romans

Posted on November 4th, 2013 under , , , , , . Posted by

The 4th of November is the Remembrance Day and the Italian Armed Forces Day.It was the Victory in the WWI since Austria-Hungary surrendered the 4th.Italy entered the Great War in 1915 against the Central Empires.Italian units fought, other than Italy, …

WIP, 28mm Caesarian Romans, Part II…

Posted on October 28th, 2013 under , , , , . Posted by

Second part for our painting guide for these 28mm Caesarian Romans, plastic miniatures by Wargames Factory.This time I have painted only a legionnaire with pilum to develop the various steps of the painting process to adopt to the other legio…