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Army lists from my 6 opponents at The Worlds now published on the Wiki

Posted on August 12th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

The armies fielded by my opponents in the recent “The Worlds” L’Art de la Guerre event in Salamanca are now on the ADLG Wiki:They were, in order of playClassical IndianGraeco IndianFrench OrdonnanceDelhi SultanateChristian NubianSassanid Persian M…

Army lists from my 6 opponents at The Worlds now published on the Wiki

Posted on August 12th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

The armies fielded by my opponents in the recent “The Worlds” L’Art de la Guerre event in Salamanca are now on the ADLG Wiki:They were, in order of playClassical IndianGraeco IndianFrench OrdonnanceDelhi SultanateChristian NubianSassanid Persian M…

Carlos Vasquez and the Oiran

Posted on August 2nd, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Carlos Vasquez is literally the new Hotness in Malifaux, a tanky Henchman with some exuberant flaming attacks.I picked up the model, together with a box of Oiran on a recent trip to play at the English GT at Wayland Games, looking to expand my Showgirl…

Carlos Vasquez and the Oiran

Posted on August 2nd, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Carlos Vasquez is literally the new Hotness in Malifaux, a tanky Henchman with some exuberant flaming attacks.I picked up the model, together with a box of Oiran on a recent trip to play at the English GT at Wayland Games, looking to expand my Showgirl…

What an Atmosphere! The Rus get in some ADLG action

Posted on July 27th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

Hot on the heels of The BHGS Challenge comes Dogs of War, in the excellent Bristol Independent Gaming Centre.This was a Dark Ages & Early Medieval themed L’Art de la Guerre event, and in keeping with my efforts to try and get as many of my long-for…

What an Atmosphere! The Rus get in some ADLG action

Posted on July 27th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

Hot on the heels of The BHGS Challenge comes Dogs of War, in the excellent Bristol Independent Gaming Centre.This was a Dark Ages & Early Medieval themed L’Art de la Guerre event, and in keeping with my efforts to try and get as many of my long-for…

Aircraft photos from RIAT 2017

Posted on July 18th, 2017 under , . Posted by

The Royal International Air Tattoo is one of the world’s best airshows.The weather this year wasn’t great, but I still managed to get some half-decent photos of some of the aircraft: Belgian Sea King Air Sea RescueItalian TornadoPatrouille Suisse …

Aircraft photos from RIAT 2017

Posted on July 18th, 2017 under , . Posted by

The Royal International Air Tattoo is one of the world’s best airshows.The weather this year wasn’t great, but I still managed to get some half-decent photos of some of the aircraft: Belgian Sea King Air Sea RescueItalian TornadoPatrouille Suisse …

Two Armies, Two Podcasts…

Posted on July 14th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

With two L’Art de la Guerre podcasts now firmly under my belt it feels like an opportune moment to release them fully into the interweb by actually telling people that they exist.Ideal to listen to whilst painting your own figures, in these two Podcast…

Two Armies, Two Podcasts…

Posted on July 14th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

With two L’Art de la Guerre podcasts now firmly under my belt it feels like an opportune moment to release them fully into the interweb by actually telling people that they exist.Ideal to listen to whilst painting your own figures, in these two Podcast…

Massive Heeds, Sausages and Tie Fighters – ADLG from the NEC.

Posted on July 4th, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

With this year’s BHGS Challenge taking place in the galaxy-sized open spaces of Birmingham’s NEC expo centre, the first army to be dropped to the planetary surface was also a brand new to the table outfit – the much-trailed Sassanid Persians.Resplenden…

Massive Heeds, Sausages and Tie Fighters – ADLG from the NEC.

Posted on July 4th, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

With this year’s BHGS Challenge taking place in the galaxy-sized open spaces of Birmingham’s NEC expo centre, the first army to be dropped to the planetary surface was also a brand new to the table outfit – the much-trailed Sassanid Persians.Resplenden…

Saga – the return…

Posted on June 25th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Having not played Saga in just over 2 years I wheeled out the Vikings (in a no Cross & Crescent allowed) event in Reading today – and demonstrated how important it is to practice, finishing with nul points out of 3 games.Admittedly there were …

Saga – the return…

Posted on June 25th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Having not played Saga in just over 2 years I wheeled out the Vikings (in a no Cross & Crescent allowed) event in Reading today – and demonstrated how important it is to practice, finishing with nul points out of 3 games.Admittedly there were …

15mm Indian allied contingent for ADLG

Posted on June 11th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Having flirted with the idea of actually using my Classical Era Greek Successor States armies on many occasions, and now discovering that the Indians also work well with the Sassanids I decided to refurbish a Classical Indian allied contingent.These ar…

15mm Indian allied contingent for ADLG

Posted on June 11th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Having flirted with the idea of actually using my Classical Era Greek Successor States armies on many occasions, and now discovering that the Indians (in their Kushan incarnation) also work well with the Sassanids I decided to refurbish a Classical Ind…

This Campaign is Over !!!

Posted on June 7th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

No – not an election-themed blog post, but a potentially welcome notification that SIX full-page reports from the inaugural L’Art de la Guerre competition at Campaign in Milton Keynes are now available to use to distract yourself from the tedium of ele…

This Campaign is Over !!!

Posted on June 7th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

No – not an election-themed blog post, but a potentially welcome notification that SIX full-page reports from the inaugural L’Art de la Guerre competition at Campaign in Milton Keynes are now available to use to distract yourself from the tedium of ele…

The Renaissance of The Renaissance – 3 FoGR Reports using the draft rules revisions

Posted on May 29th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

A subtle revision of FoGR Renaissance is in the offing, and to help test the rules the Kings Capital in Oxford is besieged by eager gamers all keen to raise the standard for King or for Parliament!What will happen in an event where in previous year’s I…

The Renaissance of The Renaissance – 3 FoGR Reports using the draft rules revisions

Posted on May 29th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

A subtle revision of FoGR Renaissance is in the offing, and to help test the rules the Kings Capital in Oxford is besieged by eager gamers all keen to raise the standard for King or for Parliament!What will happen in an event where in previous year’s I…

The Sassanids are almost here..!

Posted on May 27th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

A Bank holiday weekend and a mixed forecast meant I accelerated the basing and finishing of the Sassanid ADLG army in order to take advantage of the warm dry weather for dullcote-ing the troops.Normally I like to add the static grass before matt varnis…

The Sassanids are almost here..!

Posted on May 27th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

A Bank holiday weekend and a mixed forecast meant I accelerated the basing and finishing of the Sassanid ADLG army in order to take advantage of the warm dry weather for dullcote-ing the troops.Normally I like to add the static grass before matt varnis…

The Sassanids are coming…slowly..

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

With the 28mm Goths mostly out of the way now (apart from two dozen cavalry…oops!) these 15mm Sassanid Persians have made it to the top of the pile again after a bit of a hiatus.The 9 bases of Clibanarii are now all painted and varnished, just needin…

The Sassanids are coming…slowly..

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

With the 28mm Goths mostly out of the way now (apart from two dozen cavalry…oops!) these 15mm Sassanid Persians have made it to the top of the pile again after a bit of a hiatus.The 9 bases of Clibanarii are now all painted and varnished, just needin…