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Getting Ahead – Chapter Three

Posted on November 1st, 2014 under . Posted by

Tony

Following yesterdays post Margahrah’s Bane Craig has updated Orcs in the Webbe to include the third and final part of the Headless Zombies mini campaign ‘Just Get the Hell out of Here!’ For full details of this and the earlier parts go to this lin…

New for Crisis

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

Tony

Last post before I go off to Crisis (in fact I’ve already left, this is a timed post !). We have a number of new items at the show in several ranges, which I’ll quickly summarise below. Phil sprang a surprise on me this week by turning up w…

Margahrah’s Bane – a Halloween Special

Posted on October 31st, 2014 under . Posted by

Tony

Orcs in the Webbe have once again published a Flintloque/Halloween short story and gaming scenario featuring Margahrah and is band of Elf brothers. The tradition of writing a tale for Halloween has been a feature of the OITW site for some years with Ma…

Mur de l’Atlantique

Posted on October 30th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Tony

Amid all the shows and continuous stocking up, Phil has still found time to produce some new moulds. Amongst the new items we’ll have at Crisis will be our 2mm Atlantic Wall models. These ended up being so numerous that we’ve split them int…

All Aboard !

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

Tony

Long, long ago, when Brigade started up, we made a selection of 6mm buildings as our first range. The very first building was a church, there were some townhouses, a bridge, small tower block etc, and we made destroyed or damaged versions of each one. …

Orctober Fest – The Flintloque Orcs – part six

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

Tony

A final image of the five painted Orc Redcoats alongside a Flintloque Cannon.The cannon is a highly converted Witchlands Cannon from the Undead Artillery box set. The image was taken outdoors in natural light (but in the shade) on my simple gaming boar…

Stoke Rochford Action

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

Tony

I’ve been out in the garden this morning doing some resin casting in preparation for Crisis. There are some hazards involved in resin casting, and I can reveal that one lucky purchaser of a Shaman hovertank will be getting a free insectoid crew m…

Crisis Last Call

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

Tony

So it’s just a few days until Crisis. We’re still able to take pre-orders, you can place them up to the end of Wednesday and we’ll do our best to have them ready. Last year due to space restrictions we did not take individual stock of…

Orctober Fest – The Flintloque Orcs – part five

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

Tony

My group of five Flintloque Orcs is now complete; painted, varnished and flocked.I have ‘touched-up’ some of the detail on these figures, tried to lighted the Blues and give the Reds a final layer as well as painting in all the metallics – I tend to pa…

Abaddon On-Line Build – part five

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

Tony

In an attempt to finish some long-term projects, I have finally finished painting Abaddon the Despoiler a Chaos Space marine from Games Workshop that has been patiently sitting on my too-do shelf for over four years!To read earlier posts, you will have…

New Nef News

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

Tony

It’s been quite a long time since we released any new Aeronef models. The Charlemagne resculpt is due later this year, but in the meantime we have a few models that have been on the back burner for a while and have finally reached the front of th…

Fishing for Stats

Posted on October 22nd, 2014 under . Posted by

Tony

A quick note to say that I’ve finally got round to uploading Starmada X stats for the Fisher class dreadnought in its various derivations to the Brigade website. Click on the Starmada logo to go to the relevant page.

Orctober Fest – The Flintloque Orcs – part four

Posted on October 22nd, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Tony

Once again the painting has progressed quickly, I find that by challenging myself to paint a small group of figures each month (The Pledge) that the build or builds move along apace.As you can see I have painted all of the detailing and it is only a ma…

Wargames Illustrated – issue 324

Posted on October 21st, 2014 under . Posted by

Tony

I received a WH Smiths gift voucher for my birthday – a present from my Mother earlier this year. The voucher allows me to purchase magazines and/or books whenever I see a product that I would like to buy and as such gives me an excuse to regularly bro…

Wargames Soldiers & Strategy – issue 74

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

Tony

I recently picked up this magazine and thought some quick comments were in order.  The magazine Wargames Soldiers & Strategy is not a regular purchase of mine, mainly because of it’s themes issues. However this months diorama cover and the art…

15mm Légion Étrangère

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

Tony

Another model making the move from 6mm to 15mm is the Catroux, wheeled APC of choice of the EuroFed Légion Étrangère. I’ve just completed the 3D modelling on the hull, wheels and the remote weapon system mount which you can see below. I might …

No-new Release Friday

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

Tony

I’m afraid that the current sequence of shows has thrown our carefully crafted release schedule into a bit of a tail spin, and once again this week’s planned new items aren’t quite ready. However, a package arrived from the 3D printer…

Orctober Fest – The Flintloque Orcs – part three

Posted on October 16th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Tony

The painting continued with picking out details of the uniform decorations and colours. I am not too happy with the Blue and Yellow on these miniatures, believing the blue to be too dark and the yellow not intense enough. This is a regular issue with m…

Jeune École

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

Tony

Some of our models have been around for a while … well, we are 26 years old as a company. Some of the older moulds are wearing out, and need replacing, so as a slow but ongoing process we’re going to take some of our more venerable models a…

Roger Willcox

Posted on October 14th, 2014 under . Posted by

Tony

It is with great sadness that I report the passing of Uncle Rogipoos one of the most prolific contributors to The Notables Flintloque Yahoo Site. linkYou will be greatly missed. Rest in peace.Huzzah!Tony

Kronan Stone Man for Flash Gordon

Posted on October 13th, 2014 under . Posted by

Tony

Here is the latest addition to my 40mm Flash Gordon miniatures collection – a Kronan Stone Man from the Marvel Plastic Collection. The model stands a whopping 60mm tall and dwarves my 40mm Graven Images Flash Gordon/Cliffhanger figures.Photo Three – Sh…

More Shows

Posted on October 13th, 2014 under . Posted by

Tony

Right, that’s the first half of our little burst of shows out of the way. This coming weekend we have a break before the second pair of shows. On Saturday 25th of October I will be flying solo at Stoke Rochford Hall for the Aeronef weekend. Unfor…

Orctober Fest – The Flintloque Orcs – part two

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

Tony

This image shows the first real colours added to this group of 5 Flintloque miniatures. I wanted a miss-match of uniform colours to show just how run-down this particular batch of Albion Orc Artillery are and have used different Blues for the main batc…

SELWG Specials

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

Tony

We’re all geared up for SELWG on Sunday – the casting is all done and we’re well stocked. We do have a few new items for the day, some of which aren’t on the website and won’t be for several weeks yet. In 15mm we have some…

Orctober Fest – The Flintloque Orcs

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

Tony

Happy Orctober. I have already had one post celebrating this great idea – see the previous post for details of my Olde Skool Orc Army, but this is my actual entry for Orctober Fest, a group of five Flintloque Orcs. Three from 54022 1st Artillery Crew a…