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Comparison of Byzantine battle Broads V1 -V2

Posted on July 20th, 2018 under . Posted by

One will notice that there are some changes between V1-V2.  As how that these changes effect play I couldn’t say.  I have read on the Boards that a lot of people are upset with V2.   Why because it made all the supplements useless.&…

Return to Saga

Posted on July 19th, 2018 under . Posted by

My good Buddy Anton emailed me yesterday.   He wanted to know if wanted to play Saga.  The Crusades.  Well my answer was yes, I bought Saga 2V in April.  The rules look to be more playable. Or should I say easy to understand.&n…

Bushido Oriental adventures Kwaidan

Posted on July 18th, 2018 under , . Posted by

Back to the good old days.  The old D&D group with Bill, Brian, Junior and Geno played a lot games just Bushido.   The White Dwarf even did a great series of scenarios for Bushido.  Tons of blood was spilled Temple, castles and …

New release for 40k Kill Team

Posted on July 16th, 2018 under . Posted by

Should be released by the time you read this. 40K Kill team roleplay game.  Looks interesting more money down the 40K rathole. But hold on.. didn’t flight of fantasy do this.  Only to have games workshop pull the license after several years o…

Easy Eight Night combat rules.

Posted on July 14th, 2018 under . Posted by

This is for the people who still follow my blog for the Easy Eight Battleground rule.  Hoping to add the last book on the Red Devils airborne troop. Currently that has to be scanned to my computer.

ECW flags

Posted on July 13th, 2018 under . Posted by

Found these on facebook.  Some great stuff enjoy

Dungeons and Dragon

Posted on July 12th, 2018 under . Posted by

It stuck me today that I have been playing D&D on off for over 50 yrs.  Yes 50yrs first of all where did the time go.  Groups I played with faded away in the Sunset.  The group I played the longest with six years straight broke up.&n…

Crescent Root latest 15mm release

Posted on July 11th, 2018 under Posted by

The folks at Crescent root have been busy again. Their latest release is a series of European Brick building.  Yes they are not cheap but these are some of best building out there.

A little humor for the day

Posted on July 11th, 2018 under Posted by

Have every wonder what happened to Thor’s when he missed his target?

Mission Model IDF paints

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

Mission models now makes IDF paint.  Great stuff it is very easy to use. Plus levels out nice and smooth.Can be ordered here: Mission Models paint

Easy Eight M-16-1 Hit/Damage chart.

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

Found one chart I missed.   M16 was an Anti-Aircraft half track.  That turned out to be devastating to infantry targets.

Gettysburg 1978 using Stars and Bars

Posted on July 4th, 2018 under . Posted by

This morning I woke up to realize it has been 40years since the group played Gettysburg. The group at that time consisted of John Thull, Bob Krause, Bob Webb, Bill Parrish, Len Jellnick and myself.  At that time frame Scotty Bowden “Stars and Bars…

Perfect description of what wives think of your hobby.

Posted on July 3rd, 2018 under Posted by

This pretty well sums it up for most of the married gamers.  How many guys do you know that quit gaming after they got married….

More Normandy picutres

Posted on July 2nd, 2018 under . Posted by

50 cal bullets in the gun emplacement.  You can still see the steel core of the bullets.

Back from missing in action for 14 days.

Posted on July 1st, 2018 under . Posted by

The simple way to explain is with a picture or two.If you haven’t guess it. Normandy to see where my father landed late on 6 June 1944 on Omaha beach.  More holiday photos later.  Got to recover from Jet lag first..

Lock and Load new core rule 5.0

Posted on June 16th, 2018 under . Posted by

Lock and load is going to release their latest Core rule.  According to what I heard is that a lot of corrections and updates to make the game easy to understand.

My miniature gaming started here.

Posted on June 15th, 2018 under . Posted by

A trip down memory lane in the world of  gaming.  Do you remember what store or shop got you started life long pursuit of spending your hard earned dollars.    I do here it is.  The building was once the Alcove Hobby Shop.&nbsp…

Pikeman Lament with real pictures.

Posted on June 13th, 2018 under . Posted by

Have not played Pikeman Lament in long time.  Just finished up my dragoons.  Cavalry is a real pain in butt to paint.  Been pushing these troops around on the painting bench for who knows how long.  Agin in my travel on face book I …

Photo of a Maus turrest with a Tiger I turret

Posted on June 12th, 2018 under Posted by

This photo shows how big the Maus was.  The Tiger turret on top looks like toy.  What is interesting if that there are two Maus turrets.  This would make one believe the Hitler had put the Maus into full production.  Hope you like t…

White Dragon Miniature

Posted on June 9th, 2018 under . Posted by

White dragon Miniatures is out of the U.K.    They specialize in resin figures and terrain.  Some really amazing stuff.  They have a line 28mm British troops that fought in the Falklands.  But the items I like are the modern te…

Hero Sheet for Rolf Steiner

Posted on June 8th, 2018 under , . Posted by

The rest of the stats can be found here: Steiner stats

New 28mm figures from Empress Miniature

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

Great movie for it time.  A group of tough wehrmacht troop facing the Russian streamroll.Well is your change to have these guys on your gaming table.follow the link to Cross at empressminiaturesUnteroffizier Feldwebel (S / Sgt.) Rolf Steiner …

Jun 6 , 1944 70 years ago

Posted on June 6th, 2018 under Posted by

74 years ago today June 6, 1944. My father landed at Omaha beach in Normandy. His unit was 105mm artillery battery. They started fire their guns off the LST in supporting fire for the troops on the beach. From there he would be many action. The most no…

Playing ASL on Tabletop Simulator on Stream

Posted on June 4th, 2018 under . Posted by

This was on one my ASL face book pages.  Most people use Vassal to ASL. Great app but kind of clunky to use.  Table Top simulator to me looks like the to play the game with no headache. Grab your favorite drink, sit down and enjoy the video

Raketen Jag

Posted on May 31st, 2018 under . Posted by

I think this is a kool tank destroyer.   Already have some in 1/100 scale.  But need to early model with the 90mm gun.  I have QRF model it is terrible hunk of lead.