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Unboxing Hot and Dangerous Rebecca the Red Coat

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

A range of 28mm and 54mm pin up models produced by polish company Wargamer Games Studio LTD (the guys from the 15mm By Fire and Sword range) that I backed on Kickstarter, I’m opening the sets and making short unbox video’s on them.The second figur…

Voltron Legendary Protector season 4

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

The fourth (short) season of the Voltron Netflix animation, this season puts us in another change of leadership.But it keeps getting stronger and stronger… and perhaps even less children suited to be honest as it starts playing heavily on emotions th…

TSA Clubevening of the 15th of June 2018

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

As was to be expected, now that our ACW megabattle has been cleaned up, a lot more games where once again in full swing at the clubhouse.While I myself didn`t make a “playdate” for the final week I could get there this month, that didn`t stop me from m…

Havoc expansion

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

A small update to an existing Havoc regiment today, as I rounded out my plasmagun / lascannon squad to it’s full 10 man compliment.Though these guys are nothing more then “meatshields” (albeit in power armour) to allow the heavy and special weapons to …

Ledendag Modelbouw@be

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

Today TSA hosted the yearly membersday of the scale modellers club Modelbouw@be.As both hobbies have a lot in common, this also meant some lovely eye candy.Apart from drooling over the models, like this paper build dutch ship, there where a whole heap …

Monkeycon 2018 – the Aftermath

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

Today Wargaming Monkeys, a club in Leuven, ran their yearly convention, Monkeycon.And so me and Nemesis drove there in search of some good loot, to try and loose some unwanted figures, and to socialize in general…New this year was also that for the f…

The Haul Report 138 – Mass Bring and Sell 40k loot

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

This weeks loot report is all about 40k, as I grabbed some humongous lots on the Bring and Sell that ran at TSA last saturday.Being held together with the ACW megabattle, clubmembers where trading around used figures for new collections.Well, it even s…

On the Painting Desk 51

Posted on June 15th, 2018 under . Posted by

As you will see in tomorrow’s Haul report, I got a serious humongous lot of Chaos Space Marines for next to no money at the TSA Bring and Sell last weekend.And that also means that I will be painting a LOT of pink in the coming months, so you’ll see mo…

Upcoming Big Battles at TSA: June Update

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

Here we are with a new update on our event calendar for 2018, and some changes have been made, so mark the calendar if needed.We have a new event officially on the calendar now, with the 20th of october being the date for the 1st TSA Classic, a cycling…

Da Vinci’s Demons season 2

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

The second season of the historically inspired series about a young Leonardo Da Vinci, huge events take shape.We take up where we left off in this rather ingenious series, and while Leonardo looks for the Book of Leaves, Italy shakes.PlotWhile searchin…

Distraction… my never ending wargame disaster

Posted on June 13th, 2018 under . Posted by

Aaaaaah well, I had sworn nevertheless not to walk into that trap again when I got back to wargaming.Keep focussed, don’t get sidetracked… yeah right.It’s my weakpoint in wargaming.  I see something like a movie or series, want to build an army …

White Dwarf June 2018

Posted on June 12th, 2018 under , . Posted by

Well, two big themes this month in the newest edition of White Dwarf, and you get a free poster for each of them.On the one hand, the new edition of Age of Sigmar that is coming, and fleshing out a lot of the booh-booh rules, and on the other hand the …

FWC 6mm IFV’s

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

Well, if any lesson was learned while playing the two games so far with the Marine Corps, is that they have hard hitting infantry that is hard to suppress.And that needs to get to the other side as soon as possible…So to that end, I painted up some I…

TSA Clubevening of the 8th of June 2018

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

It was a real quiet evening this week at the club on a game level, as everything was put in order for the ACW megagame that took place the saturday.And of which you can read more HERE.As a result, only 3 games where being held, one which was an 8 playe…

Meadow’s Pine 1863, the TSA American Civil War megagame 2018

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

The next megagame that was held at TSA, this weekend the North and the South clashed in the fictional battle of Meadow’s Pine. Organised by Glenn and making use of Rudi’s homemade fastplay rules “Brand op de Mason-Dixon Linie” (freely downloadable, in …

The Haul Report 137 – a big one!

Posted on June 9th, 2018 under . Posted by

Well, this has been quite a week of hauling to be honest.Let’s start with the big one of the batch… an airbrush.A friend of mine and godfather of my youngest nephew once wanted to go into airbrushing, and got the whole shabang for it.  Only then…

On the Painting Desk 50

Posted on June 8th, 2018 under . Posted by

Another week gone by, and some decent progress has been made these past days.As I said last week, I had a paint time weekend, and the results where achieved that I aimed for.I finished the final ACW regiment for my Irish Brigade, as the 88th NY joins m…

Atlantis Found

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

In this 2016 documentary from History channel, dr Martin Pepper is “waging all his money” that he found the location of Atlantis.With the help of modern technology and Plato’s writing “hidden clues”, he travels to Santorini to prove his theories.PlotUs…

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

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

The turtles, last of the great saturday morning cartoons and one of the pillars of the geekdom 80s.And in 2014, another movie came out, riding on the enthousiasm for our childhood cartoons being turned into films (think Transformers or GI Joe).And it h…

Knock Knock

Posted on June 6th, 2018 under . Posted by

Knock Knock is an erotic thriller that came out in 2015, and by the looks of the trailer, this was a steamy one harking back to the days of Basic Instinct.Starring Keanu Reaves, it’s a movie handling about three people in a sick game of power and lust….

De Tachtigjarige Oorlog – Roel Tanja

Posted on June 5th, 2018 under , . Posted by

Translated as “A short history on the Eighty Years War”, this dutch book takes a look at the war that shaped and reshaped Flanders and the Netherlands.From the Geuzen to the legend of Willem of Orange (who wasn`t actually that great a general btw), it …

Upcycling for the Marine Corps

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

The latest reinforcements for my Future War Commander force aren`t actual reinforcements, but repaints.You see, at the beginning I painted a few bases in colours of Legions I wanted to build in 40k as well, to emulate my forces in both scales.But I dro…

88th New York

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

The fifth and final regiment for my Fredericksburg OrBat Irish Brigade, and ready right on time for the Big Battle we are running this weekend at TSA.I will be commanding my 5 regiments as such along the 85+ on the table…The regiment is made up for n…

Thoughts on Mega Battles and refocussing on an army…

Posted on June 2nd, 2018 under . Posted by

A video I did today in which I churn out some thoughts on my recent Mega Battle experiences.And how it rekindled my great love to a raging inferno…At times, I put down opinion pieces down here in written format, but every now and again I do it with a…

The Haul Report 136

Posted on June 2nd, 2018 under . Posted by

Another week gone by, and while dominated by the Mega 40k battle found here, I still obtained some small loot.Being of course first and foremost the commerative “medal” for the battle, now proudly standing with my Emperor’s Children army.But I also got…