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From Despair to where?

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

Hello people,Wednesday night was another dose of Edge of the Empire hilarity with an awful lot happening to, seemingly, not get very far at all. All good fun though so no worries!Picking up from last time out the lads found themselves stood in Gonk’s C…

Flight of the Boba-Gator

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

Hello people,Last night I joyously mainlined some X-Wing hobby crack as myself and Jon did battle down at Enfield Gamers ahead of the Charity X-Wing event we’re running on Sat Dec 13th. Having trawled the net and swapped a few posts on A Few Manoeuvres…

Here Endeth the SAGA

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

Hello people,A bits and pieces weekend with the brush as I initiated my campaign on the Current Projects Tray (CPT). Sidestepping the 40 odd bare shouldered Commandos I went after the weaker members of the herd.First up were the remaining SAGA Fatigue …

What next?

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

So,….With the recent X-Wing repaints snuggled in thier recently acquired KR case I’ve reached something of a hobby crossroads as I decide “What next?”It’s fair to say that X-Wing is spooling up big time for me and is likely to be my main focus for so…

Rat Run

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

Hello people,A bit of double bubble as I combine the last couple of sessions of EotE given that, to be honest, not too much happened first time round session before before, the chaps were left at the scene of their firefight with two Men in Black still…

Long Weekend – Completion

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

Hello people,I did actually get the last few brush-strokes on last night but it was getting late so I left it until this evening to sort out the photos and even cracked out the portable light-box!In honesty I’ve probably put more work into the Firespra…

How to Train your Dragon

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

Hello people,Before reaching the weekend proper I dropped round to Rich’s Friday night to try out his latest acquisition D&D Attack Wing. I’d seen a bit of blurb come up on the Wizkids site but hadn’t paid too much attention other than wondering ho…

Long Weekend Update #2

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

Another day, another update ;]As is always the way I didn’t achieve as much as I might have liked to yesterday but I achieved enough to be happy about! The Firespray has come on a treat with hatching complete and some impromptu dags adding a slightly m…

Long Weekend Update #1

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

Hello people,Once I finally managed to crawl out of my pit yesterday I did actually get round to some time with the brushes.First up were my STAW Dominion Battleship, Battle-Cruiser and Patrol Ship basically because they were half done and giving me si…

The Weekend Starts Here

Posted on November 5th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Hello people,In short I have the rest of the week off work and intend to engage in a glut of Star Wars nerdism :) It’s EotE tonight and I’ve set myself the goal of having my fledgling fleet of Firespray, TIEs (Fighter, Defender and Phantom) and HWK 290 …

A Mixed Bag

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

Evening people,Despite a busy week I’ve still managed plenty of HOBBY with an evening of Halloween Zombie-Hulk Tuesday night down at Enfield Gamers and another EotE session on Wednesday, combined write up next week.This afternoon myself and Mr C went u…

Labour of Lurve

Posted on October 27th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Hello people,I don’t normally do WIP post but I have an ulterior motive, just not mine!Ian Dawe one of our founding members, at Enfield Gamers, will soon be cycling several hundred miles across Africa to raise money for Teens Unite who do great work …

Orctober – Something a little different

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

Hello people,Another lazy weekend and time with the brushes has seen my contribution to Orctober completed. There was something of an ulterior motive as I’ve been fancying the new Ork figures since Black Reach but it was never going to happen.I’ve got …

Ever-Flame

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

Hello people, As I’m sure I’ve mentioned before I cut my wargaming teeth in same way as so very many of us, with GW. I’ve been a full on fan-boy working for them for six froth-tastic years until, well I decided not to anymore. There’s very few of …

Jolly Boys day out

Posted on October 23rd, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Hello people,Tuesday night down at Enfield Gamers we continued the Jugula campaign with a day event at arranged by some backwater Magistrates to appease and distract the locals from the Roman yoke.House Trottarius travelled up from Peckham having impre…

Hang Em High

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

Hello people.Wednesday night was yet another quality session of Star Wars EotE love. This time out a few adventure threads came together,…..in a kind of noose type way.Following on from last time out it was time to roll initiative as events warmed up…

Books and thier covers…

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

Alex gave me my best game of the day!Evening people,Myself and Mr C went down to Tabletop Nation in deepest darkest Essex today for their latest STAW event.There was a bit of a back story as a few us who have been pretty regular down thee for a while n…

Voice Over Internet

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

Hello people,Wednesday night we once again gathered for a bit of EotE love. The twist was that this time out Ryan returned via Google Hangouts which, once Charlie had persuaded my laptop to behave, worked incredibly well. I also got a free PC check-up …

Winter is Coming

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

Hello people,As mentioned previously I’ve recently finished reading the second Game of Thrones offering A Clash of Kings, which at seven hundred odd pages feels like something of a less than my minor achievement. I have to admit this was my second…

Orktober Prt II and the Weekend Workbench

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

Hello people,I’ve had a particularly lazy weekend and it’s been great. I have managed some hobby stuff, primarily organisational , as a backwater to last week’s Commando Bonus Points.  With a major project moving to conclusion I’ve decided to fini…

Are you not Entertained?

Posted on October 11th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Hello people,The recent Gladiatorial theme around Enfield Gamers has continued as Rich has recently picked up a copy of the Spartacus boardgame which sports the tag-line A Game of Blood and Treachery…which is highly accurate.The blurb is also rather …

Bonus Points

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

Hello people,As a result of twisting my ankle playing football yesterday I’ve been forced to have today off sick. It’s been horrible………obviously!!The bonus, other than two posts in one day, has been an unexpected glut of brush-time, ankle appropr…

Slice and Dice

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

A couple of Wednesdays back saw another consecutive session of Edge of the Empire as Sindori returned to the group after last time out and who hadn’t been off gum running with Agenai…..oh no!Once again the newest member of the group stepped to the fo…

Slave to the Darkness?

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

Evening All!So…4 games with 3 Z-95 Headhunters and 2 Y-Wings. Expecting to take a battering I somehow pulled three wins and ended up spending the final round on the top table. I did then take a bit of a pasting, despite giving a decent game, and drop…

Something a little different Prt 1

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

Hello people,Something a little different…..OrctoberFollow the link and have a read, take part if you feel inspired. Basically it’s paint some Orc(k)s month.I’m rather keen as I’ve always been a total fanboy for greenskins, they were my first ever ar…