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A solitary Bothan who has no inention of dying!

Posted on August 31st, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Hello people.This Wednesday night we got back to a bit if Star Wars EotE action with a change of venue and an updated cast. Moving to casa Oddleg, Ian has had to drop out for the foreseeable while Ryan has moved further afield with the plan being for h…

Welcome to the DARK side

Posted on August 28th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

So Tuesday night just gone at Enfield Gamers I had a plan!Such as it was I’d arranged to play Mr Christian at both STAW and SW-XW. I haven’t played much of the former recently and wanted to get some table time with my Dominion to try out the Jem H’Dar …

Wagon ROLL!!

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

Afternoon all,As threatened the Bank Holiday has allowed some bonus brush-time whcih I’ve put to decent use finishing off an M3 Halftrack that I got for my birthday some weeks ago. Built and painted to go with my Commandos I’ve head-swapped the driver …

Blowing up the House

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

Hello people,Something of busy week elsewhere has meant that not a lot of hobby-love has come my way with only a couple of games of Boss Monster to keep me going (cue smallest violin in the world).I have however previously finished off a scenery projec…

Showcase: Star Wars – X Wing

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

Hello people, the possibly long awaited second installment of the series. I’m already diverging a touch as I don’t play SW-XW so thus is a relatively second account based on a couple of games that I’ve sat in on and a few chats about how it differ…

Nut and BOLTs

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

Evening All,This week I have mainly been playing Bolt Action, thinking about Bolt Action variants and playing what we thought was a Bolt Action variant…..but isn’t!!Tuesday night down at Enfield Gamers myself and Ian got in a game of BA with my Comma…

Burning Down the House!!

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

Once again last Wednesday was EotE night with another slight change of cast as Sindori emerged from his extra long Bacta-Bath while Agenai got an Obligation related call from his and so was temporarily unavailable for the evening.So, after last time ou…

PULPed

Posted on August 4th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Evening All,Myself and Rich have got a decent amount of gaming in this weekend. Firefly, Boss Monster and our most recent kick, Pulp Alley.After having a run out with some Star Wars figures the other week we tried out the campaign rules with a couple o…

Just In Time

Posted on August 1st, 2014 under , . Posted by

A concept I learnt about at Uni so many years ago when vaguely studying Manufacturing Systems about work-flow and resource management. As I occasionally do I took 10 minutes the other day to scribble down my various projects in an attempt to work out w…

The Path Less Trodden

Posted on July 31st, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Hello people, Last Wednesday night we got back to EotE with three of the group in attendance. Our rule of thumb is that we’ll go one man down but one of our number has had to drop out for a while so we’ve lost Kardosh MIA. Sindori also required a …

To INFINITY and Beyond?

Posted on July 28th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Just recently I’ve noticed the INFINITY starter set and I’m highly tempted…..Wayland are doing 20% off pre-order by the end of the month to go along with the exclusive pre-order figure.Operation Icestorm The new, and long awaited, 2 player starter bo…

Something a Little Different

Posted on July 28th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Hello people. A musing of a slightly different motivation.Ive recently upgraded my phone, from I Phone 4S to Samsung S4 mini if you must know, and as i sat on the train downloading my various essential Apps, without which i would likely return to the S…

Joyful and Triumphant

Posted on July 22nd, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Hello people,Thursday night we got back to Star Wars Edge of the Empire and thus there was much rejoicing :) Moving on from last time out, with two of the lads captured and one MIA, the last two standing (just about) called in for the cavalry. And lo di…

Wherever I May Roam!!

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

Heard that one on the radio yesterday and it’s still rattling around :) Brace yourself people, it’s a post with newly painted figures!! Yes, I know it’s been a while but I finally got a full afternoon in with the brush and finished off the armoured supp…

Big-ish Day Out

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

Hello people,As previously mentioned I headed down to Tabletop Nation on Sunday to take part in their ST:AW Tholian Web event. Armed with my previous experience I took almost exactly the same fleet and trusted to that most fickle of mistresses; Luck!!F…

Resistance is Futile….

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

Evening all,A few of us from Enfield Gamers headed down to Marquee Models (MM) in Harlow for their first Star Trek: Attack Wing Organised Play (OP) event otherwise known as the Tholian Web. MM had 8 players booked in but only 5 rocked up. Between mysel…

Bigger Donkey

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

Afternoon all,Tuesday night was TOYs, as it’s known in the office, down at my long, long-time gaming club, Enfield Gamers.Personally I was up for a bit of Bolt Action action. Having somehow missed D-Day we recently played a mega-micro Caen game and to …

Inner-Geek-Space

Posted on June 28th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Hello people,Time for the thinly veiled catch up / musings post that you all love so much ;) Feel free to run away now.So the other week myself and the missus went down to Newquay for a few days and managed to explore a little bit of Cornwall (includin…

Little Donkey

Posted on June 25th, 2014 under Posted by

Hello people,Been a bit quiet on here I know mainly as I had last week on holiday down in Newquay which was gorgeous. Brace yourself for any number of catch up posts and possibly the odd landscape shot :) Tuesday night was back to business down at Enfie…

Jolly Hockey Sticks!!

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

Hello people,With a day off I’ve actually managed to finish off painting a few bits. In descending order I present 2nd Lt Ponsonby-Smyth, Petty Officer Polyp and Cpl Spatchcock.Ponsonby-Smyth comes across as a typical member of the uniformed arist…

Wheels of Steel prt 1

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

Evening all,Having received a reasonable sized pack of goodies from Warlord earlier this week I spent the last couple of evenings getting my armoured elemant put together and stowaged up. Once painted they’ll be marked up for the Black Bull Division wh…

Blimey!!

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

Evening people,Just a quick Sunday post to show that I’ve actually managed a bit of brush-time this week, today in fact, and also to show off a recent purchase that’s provided far more geek-gasm than intended.Having slowly picked up a number of Bolt Ac…

A Comm-Link, a Comm-Link, my Kingdom for a Comm-Link!!

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

It’s that time of the fortnight again as I gleefully present another AAR from an evenings endeavours of Star Wars EotE. This time I had a plan, a back story and even a couple of contingencies. Strangely, none were required.Having all arrived at Twistys…

Big Bang Theory

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

This Tuesday night down at Enfield Gamers was the second round of the Bolt Action Escalation league.Myself and Damian had somehow jammed it to joint top spot having gone undefeated so it was Brit on Brit action as my Commando geezers took on his Tommy …

Big Fish, Little Fish

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

Afternoon all,After a particularly poor stint without the brush I’ve finally got back to things and spent the afternoon re-painting up my recently acquired Dominion fleet of 2 Breen Battlecruiser, 2 Cardassian Keldons, a Koranak and the OP fighters.Sim…