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Obligatory SALUTE 2014 post

Posted on April 13th, 2014 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Evening people,So another Salute has come and gone as another damn good day out. As usual we fulfilled essential shopping lists before a doing a recce circuit, having a touch of luncheon and then perusing for those additional purchases.As with the D…

Rumble in the Jungle

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

Last night at Enfield Gamers featured, amongst other things, a number of  500 point Bolt Action skirmishes as we went into intensive training for the upcoming escalation league. Myself and Rich faced off twice taking turns with his Japs and Aussie…

Lock and Load

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

Evening all,A couple of days behind schedule but the brushes have been unpacked, along with everything else, and the painting station had been restocked in that rather OCD way that we all know and love.Priority 1 is to get the Commandos put together. I…

We Come in Peace…..

Posted on April 6th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

…..Shoot to Kill! Shoot to Kill!Not so much Klingons on the starboard bow (anyone else remember that one?) as the farce attending your locality as EotE returned Wednesday night to continue the vaguely planned assault on Ronsons Heavy Chemicals contin…

When Saturday Comes

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 under Posted by

Hello people,So the latest move has happened and it was back to work today with the paints and brushes still in a box, though I’ve found the box at least. With a bit of luck a return to TOY-time should happen on Saturday :) As part of the move plan…

When Saturday Comes

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 under Posted by

Hello people,So the latest move has happened and it was back to work today with the paints and brushes still in a box, though I’ve found the box at least. With a bit of luck a return to TOY-time should happen on Saturday :) As part of the move plan…

What would Jason Statham do?

Posted on March 26th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Evening people.Last night was the latest instalment of Enfield Gamers narrative Zombiecide campaign. With a few extra bodies in the mix there were seven of us playing, which  gave scope for a touch of in-cooperative play ;) While Mr C and Shado rep…

Second Contact

Posted on March 24th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

So, back to it with EotE last Wednesday we almost manged a full turn out with four of the chaps in attendance.After a brief recap and the decision to retain the Team Delta assistance the penny finally dropped from the previous sessions heavy hints the …

The Simple Life

Posted on March 22nd, 2014 under Posted by

Afternoon all,Once again I am soon to love abode and as such am soon to pack up the toys, paints and brushes for a week or so.Before all of that I’ve been spending the day putting together my recently acquired Warlord Commandos for Bolt Action. Proper …

Undiscovered Country

Posted on March 19th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Hello people,Something a little different last night down at Enfield Gamers as myself Mr C and Rich C played out a hunch I had to do something a bit different with STAW. Don’t get me wrong I’m enjoying the OP play but having played through a few o…

Kick It!!

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

Evening People,So……Have to admit that I was determined to ignore this one given people’s various Mantic KS experiences but when I saw what Jake had come up with and what was on offer I rolled over quicker than a weeble on a windy day! Yeah, went…

A Beautiful to be Out….

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

….in a school hall in Sidcup!Myself and Rich took a trip south of the Thames this afternoon to the Skirmish Wargames and Toy Soldiers show in said South London suburb. Veterans of many such local shows it was definitely a twice around with a tea…

The H.U.M.A.N Touch

Posted on March 13th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Hello again people,A rather late AAR but after a couple of cancellations we cracked on with Star Wars EoTE last Wednesday. Moving on from last time out we broke one of our cardinal rules and went ahead with just 3 of 5 players.We’d previously discussed…

Showcase: Star Trek Attack Wing

Posted on March 13th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Hello people,It’s been a bit “emotional” recently, involving a brief bit of unplanned surgery (in an uncomfortable place), but that’s all dealt with now and I have a few recovery days at home which means a bit of bonus TOYS-time.So far this has involve…

Filthy Little Urchins!!

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

Hello people, As threatened, just a quick one for the SAGA / LOTR Gobbos in the required Hollywood I’m a bad guy so therefore I’m British, in fact the lower down the scale I drop the more Pearly Kings and Queens I get.Anyway, 11 figures for 22 PPs. Re…

Running with the Hordes

Posted on March 2nd, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Evening people,The LOTR / SAGA Goblin Levy have just been washed so hopefully that should be another fistful of PPs tomorrow night and a completed 6 point force. I’ve really enjoyed this project, and especially painting the LOTR figures to the point th…

GW Anonymous

Posted on February 26th, 2014 under Posted by

My name’s (EX-COMMUNICATUS) and I’m an ex GW employee.For those in the know I managed GW Enfield from about 2000 to 2004. If I wanted to be glib I’d say something like “but I feel much better now” but that would be doing a disservice to too much and to…

Bolt from the Blue

Posted on February 26th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

Hello people.Not a lot to post about recently due various reasons but I have managed to roll a decent number of dice with Rich’s Pacific Bolt Action setup.Not one if played before, but heard and noticed a fair bit about, so brace yourself for another, …

Head-Takers

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

As I was a bit lazy last night welcome to “What I Painted Last Week” Monday featuring A Few Uruks More.But I digress…..First up any Warband needs a Shaman to look after it’s spiritual well being and dig around in a variety of entrails to guide his Wa…

All Stirred Up

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

Hello people,Not a lot of hobby-love to share thiss week until myself and Rich headed up to Milton Keynes for the Guardians of Tyr’s Dreadball Tournament Season.opening Round of As previously I had two teams in mind in the Terratons, as a more challeng…

Monday Maul

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

Evening people,Not much brush-time recently but I have managed to humanise the Uruks and all with a more diverse set of skintones. I’ve also managed to pick a couple of Uruk Captains, an Uruk Shaman and an Orc Captain I forget the name of along with a …

I’ve watched R2-D2 knock one out!

Posted on February 8th, 2014 under Posted by

Was just one of the several apparent Freudian slips featuring in this Wednesday’s fortnightly instalment of Star Wars EotE.NOTE: I’ve decided to try and make there write ups easier by using character names only, there’s a a hopefull handy key on the ri…

Aces High?

Posted on February 6th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

This Tuesday night down at Enfield Gamers was distinctly aerial with a run out of Wings of War and then a quick blast of ST:AW.Wings was a four-way continuation of the Battle of Britain campaign a the Germans moved on to launching raids against the the…

You got a real pretty mouth!

Posted on February 2nd, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

Evening all,Standard Sunday night “look at what I’ve painted” post as I’ve finished off my SAGA Mordor Orcs. Following Bolg, literally and figuratively, I’ve gone for a “human” fleshtone with some green washes in there for a bit of a tint.In fact I’ve …

In Ze Navy….

Posted on January 31st, 2014 under . Posted by

….you can sail the zeven zeas!!Just a quick one. I work on the North end of London Bridge just opposite HMS Belfast which often has visiting vessels moored up next to her. This week it was the turn of F216 of the Deutsche Marine, the Schleswig-Holste…