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Salute 2014 – The Pics

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

First off we have the Bloggers pic pinched from Carl’s blog, with a few more names added in!Apologies if you were eating your dinner!The Blogger meet up was a great success, and it was great to put faces to names old and new!There were some great looki…

Salute Loot 2014

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

My haul from yesterdays Salute was a little larger than it was supposed to be!There were a few unexpected buys and a few disappointments as well!I was mainly interested in civilian type figures for Donnybrook and that’s what I came away with.Met up wit…

RP No 158 FrenchNYW Chevauleger regt Noailles

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

It may well be all over but I’ve not had the time to post my last entry into Curts Challenge,not including the bonus rounds of course!! For my 11th entry I’ve gone back to my 15mm Nine Years War French. The regt is another Chevauleger (Horse) regt. Noa…

Salute 14 Blogger Meet up & Prizes are Plenty

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

Its that time of year again, its only 1 week to go to Salute!!Myself, Fran, Clint & Postie are the only Rejects goingI’m ready for a big spend up, lets hope I get the dosh to do it!Us 4 and I guess a few more bloggers will be at the usual place at …

The Battle of Ronshin 1884 – A Sudan batrep by Postie

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

Posties at it again, he doesn’t want a blog himself, “Computers give me a headache” he moans. So another guest post it is then!The Battle of Ronshin 15th March 1884 using  UP EM Rules by me Postie!Yes its me, Postie, doing another guest post on Ra…

The Skirmish at Bald Wood – A FIW batrep

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

Back at the end of February, after some of the Rejects had been to Cavalier in Tonbridge, we played a smallish FIW skirmish game using Posties homemade rules. BigLee did post about it here, but here’s the British side of the battle, what I can remember…

Last entry into the Challenge & Tomorrows Reject game

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

Damn the Challenge’s finished!! I finished a lot higher than I thought I would this year, but I’m very happy with 17th place. I’ve just gone back to work after 21 days off, I had loads of plans, I thought I’d get some painting done for the…

RP No 157 Napoleonic – Duke of Cumberland’s Hussar’s

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

I’ve not painted any of Posties Napoleonic’s for a while?? So he thought it was about time I did!He gave me this fine looking Hussar regt to paint, unfortunately it could be said,that this is one of theworst regts in the whole war???? Well at least on …

RP No 156 Percy Kirke – Donnybrook here we go!

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

My Donnybrook adventure has officially started!! My first figure is a free figure I was given with my first order of Warfare Miniatures. I’ve painted him up as Percy Kirke, the figure is entered into Curt’s Challenge in the bonus Favourite Charact…

RP No 155 Knights Templer Casualty

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

This is my entry into the Casualty bonus round in Curt’s Painting Challenge, I hoped I was in with a chance of atop 3 placing with this entry, but looking at the quality of others entries I’ve no chance. Michael Awdry has stolen the show once again wit…

Cavalier 2014

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

Only 4 days after the event itself but I’m probably one of the last bloggers to post about the show! Anyway some of the Rejects made the short trip to Tonbridge to hopefully spend some of their hard earned dosh!! I bought basically what was on my list …

The Battle of Grudge Bridge – A Napoleonic Batrep

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

 The initial setupAs I mentioned in my last Batrep, The Battle of Fort Joseph, we managed to squeeze in a short but memorable game in after Fort Joesph, we still had a couple of hours to kill before I had to pick up the brats from school, so most …

Donnybrook Skirmish Rules – A Personal Review

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

I swear I’ll never buy another 25mm period…………. ever heard yourself say that??But my hand has been forced by Messers Harrison and Hilton, of the League of Augsberg/Beneath the Lily Banner fame. As some of may be aware I’m quite partial to t…

RP No 154 25mm WWI British Infantry & I won a prize!

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

My last entry into the Analogue Painting Challenge finally pulled me up the chart above my seemed to be favoured 19th place. With the 210 points Curt gave me for these figures, I’ve zoomed all the way up to 11th place!!! Which is believe it or not a da…

RP No 153 NYW French Royal Grammont Dragoons

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

This unit confused the hell out of me, I couldn’t work out why and how there were two different regts of French Dragoons named Listenois, at different times with different uniforms. I could have painted them in the old Listenois uniform of a yellow coa…

WWII batrep The Battle of Alam el Halfa 1942

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

Last Saturday 5 Rejects met up in the Shed for our first ever BigLee game. The game was supposed to be held in December last year, but Lee called it off, as he already had a toenail painting appointment booked up! Its a bit of a long post, but blame Le…

RP No 152 NYW French Dauphin Dragoons

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

The Dauphin Dragoons were raised on September 24th 1673 by Marquis de Saveboeuf.After his death in combat at Consaarbruck in August 1675, King Louis XIV gave the regiment to Monseigneur Louis Dauphin of France.They fought in 3 major battles during…

The Amazing SpiderLoki’s January Giveawy

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

The Amazing Loki “Spider” Greathall is having a most excellent Blog GiveawayGet it???Pop on over to his blog here and sign your life away!You can choose from the following delights….PERSONALLYI rather like the girl (not) in denim, but I’m not su…

The Battle of Fort Joseph – A Napoleonic Batrep

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

After missing two games this month last week I badgered Postie to put on a midweek game for me and Fran, as we were both off work at the same time, Postie came up with a gem of a game!The Battle of Fort Joseph 4th March 1812A small fort is barring Well…

RP No151 NYW Wagons – My Secret Santa

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

Its time for the next Bonus round in Curt’s Analogue Painting Challenge. This time its a Vehicle. I was really struggling for ideas, as most of my periods I own and paint don’t really involve any vehicles, (and there were no spiders insight??) before C…

RP No150 NYW French Chevauleger regt Anjou

Posted on January 18th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

Ah that’s better, back to Historical figures and even better my beloved NYW!!!The French army is expanding, which is great news!My next unit painted up are the Chevauleger regt AnjouThey were raised in 1665 as Chevauleger regt Villars and wore grey coa…

RP No149 LotR – Gandalf & Saruman

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

What? More Fantasy figures???Like the previous Lord of the Rings Sauron figure, these have been sitting unloved and forgotten at the very bottom of my leadpile. Not really sure when I bought them, but it must be at least 10 years ago if not more??Along…

RP No 148 Cowboy Curt

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

Just a quick post for today. Here’s part of my last multi-part entry into the Analouge Painting Challenge. My I present Cowboy Curt, a member of The Wild Bunch. He’s my entrance fee into the challenge and once Fran and Lee have painted there’s up, he’l…

RP No 147 – Sauron, Lord of the Ring

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

Another entry into Curt’s Analogue Painting Challenge, this is my entry into the Villain Bonus round, I’m currently in 6th place in the bonus round and (29th overall, when this was posted), I’m up against some very very stiff competition, Curt’s Russia…

RP 146 NYW French St Germain-Beaupre Chevauleger

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

My second entry into Curt’s Analogue Painting Challenge is this regt of French Chevauleger or Light Horse. They weren’t Light Horse as you’d think though, they were infact on the same level as English or Dutch Horse of the time.The figures are onc…