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Micro Modern British Battlegroup Complete

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

Wow… these were quick to paint!I finished up the the last elements of my Modern British Combat Command box from GHQ models – the Warrior IFVs and AS-90 self-propelled artillery.The latest: AS-90s and Warrior IFVs.A battery of AS-90 155mm se…

More Modern Micro British – Challenger 2 and HQ

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

Wow these paint up fast! I should have the Warrior IFVs done in no time – then it’s on to the Soviets!All miniatures are from GHQ models.The latest – four Challenger 2 and a couple of signals vehicles for CO/HQ elements.This is an FV436 with a Cymbelin…

Modern Micro British

Posted on July 16th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

During the vacation over the last few weeks I had the opportunity to visit the Sentry Box in Calgary. Apart from two, out-or-print, individual 40K figures, a pack of Reaper Bones Familiars, and some GF9 “Snow” the bulk of my purchases were GHQ micro ar…

What I Did For My Summer Vacation (Part 1: The Gaming Edition)

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

I’m back from a short vacation to the mountains – well, short compared to the three week odyssey two years ago. The other parts will be posted over on my Bike Blog – I’ll probably edit this post once they’re done to include direct links to the various …

June Games

Posted on June 30th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

I doubt I’m going to get up to any games today, so I thought I’d get this posted…June got off to a bit of a slow start… We started off the month all sick with colds – one of the worst colds I can remember, I was coughing and miserable for a full thre…

Warriors of Valhalla (and other Astra Militarum troopers)

Posted on June 29th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

Well this week I’ve been utterly distracted from the Knight, by the arrival of a couple lots of new (to me!) 40K miniatures. Since then, I’ve been busy stripping old paint and re-basing and priming and organizing and then I finally got to putting some …

Sisters, Valhallans, and Bog-Standard Cadian-Types

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

So I went a little overboard on Ebay again recently… but first a few more things I’ve actually PAINTED…All of these figures are from Games Workshop.Two more Sisters of Battle for Amanda’s Adepta Sororitas force – a second Canoness and another Siste…

Assorted 40k Minis

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

Taking a break from the Imperial Knight, I finished up a few odd and assorted 40K minis today. Some of these are to use with Blessings Unheralded – the Wrath & Glory Free RPG Day quick-start rules and adventure I’ll be running on Friday. Others hav…

Painting the Knight Update

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

I’ve been working on assembling and painting an Imperial Knight over the last week since I picked up Imperial Knights: Renegade just over a week ago. I also picked up the Imperial Knights Codex. Going through it I spotted an illustration of a Freeblade…

News from the Factorum

Posted on June 11th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Last in, first out… Seems to be my motto these days.You had to know I was just going to shove everything else to the side and just start assembling these…I still haven’t entirely made up my mind about which variants to build or how to paint them……

Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire – Sepulchral Guard

Posted on June 10th, 2018 under , . Posted by

I picked up Orphan Black Season Five from the library on Friday and, as everyone’s been kind of sick and not really feeling up to doing anything, Amanda and I watched the entire series Friday night and Saturday… It was pretty okay…WHILE watching it…

Imperial Knights: Renegade

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

So… I kind of did this thing…There is a LOT of stuff in that big box… should keep me busy for a while…So much to consider…Do I do them as Freeblade(s)?Do I start a Knightly House?Do I go with the Pink Leopard pattern of my Warhound Titan?Prob…

Warhound Titan

Posted on June 2nd, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Too much? I can never tell… This is a classic Warhound Titan that was produced under license by Armourcast. I picked it up off ebay back in January [link]. Since then I’ve been pondering painting schemes. I’ve agonized about it for ages. It’s not like …

May Games

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

Another month gone by… a few more games played…Amanda was off at a conference in Quebec City for the first week of the month. I thought we’d get more games in… I guess we did get in a few more games than we did for the rest of the month…Wednesd…

35th Regiment of Foot

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

I know, it’s over 6 months until it’s released… but I’m already preparing for Rebels and Patriots! If you haven’t heard (and can’t be bothered to follow the link, Rebels and Patriots is another in the Osprey Wargame series by Dan Mercy and …

Highland Commanded Shot

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

As I finished up the Highland Clansmen I finished up earlier this week, I pulled out these hoping to get them done before my game with Bob on Tuesday. I didn’t end up finishing them in time, but as it turns out I didn’t need them as I had only 1 point …

Beating Up Quarters

Posted on May 30th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

My friend Bob from Edmonton was in town last night so I set up a little game of The Pikeman’s Lament for us to play…June 1644, Glenn DunnyWhen first we met our hero Robert MacRame, he was living in his families ancestral lands in Glenn Dunny. He…

More Scots for the English Civil War

Posted on May 29th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

Taking a brief break from all the 40K stuff, I decided to finish up a few more Highlanders for a game of Pikeman’s Lament I am hosting this evening – so I could bring back Robert MacRame! This small lot means I can now field THREE units of Highland Cla…

Adeptus Arbites

Posted on May 27th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

The Adeptus Arbites are sort of a galactic police force in the 40K universe, charged by the High Lords of Terra with enforcing the law throughout the Imperium. I thought it would be handy to have a few for role-playing or certain tabletop scenarios in …

Robots, Servitors, Arvis Lighter, and other Bits and Bobs

Posted on May 25th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

An assortment of odd and sundry items finally made their way off my workbench this week. Most of them have been hovering around the edges for some time. I think this is because I am avoiding working on the Space Hulk Terminators or the Shadespire minis…

The Battle for Brind’s World Rages On!

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

It’s the Victoria Day long weekend in Canada and we got in a few games of 40K yesterday afternoon. We invited The Boyz over to play with us as well.Astra Militarum vs. Necrons383.018.M41North of the tropical zone, Brind’s World was a desiccated wastela…

More Tallarn Armour

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

TWO more tanks rolled off the assembly line this past week. Both of these I picked up used, assembled and partly painted. I did a bit of converting and repainted them entirely.First we have #201 – The vanquisher belonging to the commander of 2 Squ…

Shadowsword

Posted on May 4th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

I finally finished up the Shadowsword! I had picked it up on Boxing Day and started assembling shortly thereafter, but then, y’know, got distracted… Or, perhaps, realized I had other things that were higher priorities…?Shadowsword – from Games Work…

April Games Part Two

Posted on April 30th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

April Games bring May…. um… more games…?Well we started the month off playing a LOT of games – it was Easter Break and we decided to take a break from things and just have a week of game playing… you can read about that here:April Games Part On…

Drukhari!?

Posted on April 29th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

So, this kind of happened…As much as she likes the Sisters I painted for her… Amanda’s decided, they’re really not her style and decided to pick up this force of Drukhari that a local fellow was selling off. It was a pretty killer deal. It was hard…