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Bloggers meet up @ Salute 2018

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under , , . Posted by

At Salute each year we Bloggers meet up for 30 minutes to say hello in the flesh, here are a few photos of the infamous 30 minutes.The annual Bloggers meet up at 12:30From L to R Simon, Eric, Tamsin, Alastair, Dave, Legatus, Mike, Bob, Postie, Me,…

Salute 2018 – The Pics

Posted on April 21st, 2018 under , . Posted by

I’ve been a very busy boy this week hence the late post for last weeks wargaming extravaganza that is Salute 2018.I took stacks of photos using my phone, now here is my problem…..a few months ago I had an update on my ever trusty phone, now it t…

Salute 2018 – Blogger Meet Up???

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

It seems Tamsin has beaten me to the punch this year? The Annual Bloggers Meet up will be taking place once again this year.And as ever it’ll be at the Big Red Dot.As the LAF have there meet up already organized for our usual time of 1pm, so Igues…

AHPC 8 – My Group Shot

Posted on April 7th, 2018 under . Posted by

 Hi AllMy rather meager haul for this years Challenge. All 25mm figures from me this year apart from 2 figures. Here we have11 x Horse ( 1 not in the pic)39 x foot figures1 x Wagon10 x Pigs12 x Geese1 x Artillery Piece6 x small terrain pieces&…

Ambush at The Coille – A Roman v Ancient British batrep

Posted on April 3rd, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

The Rejects got together for a Rome v British bash last month. Myself and Surj picked out the Romans, who were in march column looking for a good site to make camp. Unbeknownst to us and our rather usesless scouts, a massive bringing together of Britis…

AHPC 8 – The Cardinal’s Guard & a Wagon

Posted on March 24th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

This is most probably my last post of the Challenge, I don’t think I’ll get my last figures finished.So here we have 8 x Redoubt Enterprises Cardinals Guard to fight my previous entry the Four Musketeers. These are excellent multipart figures…

AHPC8 All For One!!

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

Well how about this then. 25mm figures from me that aren’t for Donnybrook or the NYW?I do plan to have another few reads of the Osprey Rules En Garde!They may well be the rules I’ll be using….of course I could always use Donnybrook??The figures are f…

AHPC 8 Bonus Round – Monstrous Bonus Round

Posted on March 14th, 2018 under , . Posted by

Here’s my entry into the Monstrous bonus round.Frankenstein, Dracula & DeathAll three are from The Dr Who collection from Black Tree Designs.This was for me another difficult round, unfortunately I couldn’t find anything tofit into it from my lead …

AHPC8 Bonus Round "Childhood" 1/32 DAK

Posted on March 3rd, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Back in the 70’s when I were a whipper snapper, I was fascinated with history and anything related to soldiers, strange eh?I had a massive collection of books that I used to copy and draw soldiers from. I’m not that good at drawing but used to love it….

Cavalier 2018

Posted on March 1st, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Last Sunday some of the Rejects jetted off to the sunny climbs of Tonbridge to attend our first show of the year, Cavalier 2018.Me and Postie drove up together and met BigLee in the carpark. Like most gamers we sneaked in the door and headed for t…

The Battle of Mill Bridge 1461 – A WotR Batrep

Posted on February 24th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Edward IV is heading north towards Pontefract, the Earl of Warwick has joined him on his march north, Lord Fauconberg and his command are finding recruits for the Yorkist cause.Meanwhile the young Duke of Somerset and the Earl of Northumberland hearing…

AHPC8 Donnybrook – French Grenadiers & Louis XIV

Posted on February 17th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Yet more figures for my Donnybrook shenanigans I’m afraid.In today’s post we have French Grenadiers and Kings Louis XIV of France.The first 4 French Grenadiers are from North Star’s 1672 range.They are a tad early for my period, with their ro…

AHPC 8 Bonus Round "Musician" Donnybrook – Dancing duo

Posted on February 15th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Another bonus round entry for the ChallengeFor me this was the easiest Bonus Round ” Musician”It was the only round I knew what I’d paint as soon as I read the list.The figures are from Col Bill’s Depot Battalion sold as “17th Century Musicians and Dan…

AHPC8 – The Return of the Bloody Pig

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

Back in 2016, I won a prize draw over on Edwin’s blog “Thoughts of a Depressive Diplomatist” My prize was a £10 voucher to spend at Bad Sqiddo Games!!Here’s a pic taken from the post Bloody Pig, that crops up in my Top 10 very often. The…

AHPC8 – Donnybrook French Artillery 1690’s

Posted on January 31st, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Here’s my entry into the BFG (Big Freakin’ Gun) Bonus roundIts my take on a French artillery piece from the 1690’s.The figures are from the most excellent Warfare MiniaturesIts code WLOA18 Positional Gun and can be bought for the princely sum of £15.Wh…

AHPC 8 – 28mm 17th Century English Horse & Mounted Civilians

Posted on January 24th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

 Phew! Finally got some figures done!My third entry into this seasons AHPC and would you believe it…..More figures for Donnybrook!I wanted an English Horse regt, so using 6 Warfare Miniatures I painted these chaps up to represent …

AHPC8 – Flight – 25mm Roman guard dogs

Posted on January 20th, 2018 under , . Posted by

Well its time for the first Bonus round entry. Curt’s once again killing me with his choices, this one is “Flight”Now my problem is I don’t own any periods past the year 1763 so its a tad difficultfinding something that could fly?So its lateral th…

AHPC8 – 1st entry 25mm Last of the Mohican’s

Posted on January 13th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

My first entry into the Analogue Hobbies Painting Challenge 8.Is this pack of figures from Warlord Games, containing all the main characters from the excellent 1992 film The Last of the Mohicans. From left to right Cora Munro, Alice Munro, Hawkeye…

Santa Claus, Secret Santa and other Christmas goodies!

Posted on January 7th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

It seems that I did rather well this Crimbo!Santa ClauseThree ECW/Late 1600’s figures that’ll be added to my Donnybrook collection.Centre and right are 2 Col Bill’s figures, but I’m not sure of the chap on the left?Thanks Santa!!!Secret Santa or not so…

AHPC8 – Respect my Authoritah!

Posted on January 2nd, 2018 under . Posted by

Well its started!Analogue Hobbies Painting Challenge 8 that is???and it’s nearly my time of the week to be Minionated I’ve been studying the War & Peace sized file sent over by the newest honourary Reject, that stats mad Geek, Sir Miles o…

Happy New Year 2018

Posted on January 1st, 2018 under . Posted by

Happy New Year from all at Don’t Throw a 1.Yep just me!

The Battle of Tchorgoun 1854 – A Crimean War batrep

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

Last weekend some of the Rejects got together for our last game of the year, but as you may have already seen on BigLee’s blog, we had a very special guest. the Analogue Hobbies Painting Challange’s resident stats geek Miles ReidyMiles, Lee and Ian pic…

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2017

Posted on December 24th, 2017 under . Posted by

Just a quick message to wish all the readers and followers of Don’t Throw a 1a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!

The Eighth Annual Analogue Hobbies Painting Challenge

Posted on November 24th, 2017 under . Posted by

Its that time of year again………AHPC8 is nearly here!!!But its a little different this year?Please say hello to Minion Ray, he will be in charge on a Wednesday.So gawd help any of you who get Wednesday’sJust blame Curt!Curt’s baffled me once again …

The Eighth Annual Analogue Hobbies Painting Challenge

Posted on November 24th, 2017 under . Posted by

Its that time of year again………AHPC8 is nearly here!!!But its a little different this year?Please say hello to Minion Ray, he will be in charge on a Wednesday.So gawd help any of you who get Wednesday’sJust blame Curt!Curt’s baffled me once again …