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Posted on December 14th, 2017 under . Posted by

Four days to go…

Orcs in the Webbe Advent 2017 – A Stroll in the Park

Posted on December 13th, 2017 under , . Posted by

Image ‘borrowed’ from OITWDay Thirteen and another short story/scenario written by me.A Stroll in the Park was originally written for Ragnarok, the Journal of the Society of Fantasy and Science Fiction Wargaming or SFSFW back in 2012. With the demise o…

Five…

Posted on December 13th, 2017 under . Posted by

Just five days to go on the sale…

Models For Wargamers book is still available

Posted on December 13th, 2017 under . Posted by

A timely reminder that Dampfpazerwagon Guide No.3 – Models For Wargamers is still available and if ordered within the next couple of days will be delivered before Christmas. For full details of how to order this self-published book see this link.I…

An Industrial Narrow Gauge Adventure – the layout part thirteen

Posted on December 10th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

The metal salt pan was painted with a mix of pure black, Charred Brown and Panzer Grey which I stippled on with an old hogshair brush. The lighter weathering was done by adding Elf Flesh to the mix and applying it with a make-up sponge. I was looking f…

An Industrial Narrow Gauge Adventure – the layout part thirteen

Posted on December 10th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

The metal salt pan was painted with a mix of pure black, Charred Brown and Panzer Grey which I stippled on with an old hogshair brush. The lighter weathering was done by adding Elf Flesh to the mix and applying it with a make-up sponge. I was looking f…

An Industrial Narrow Gauge Adventure – the layout part twelve

Posted on December 9th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

With the red brick base now finished (see earlier posts), I have started work on the metal salt pan. I have used the Lion Salt Works as inspiration, but the depth (front to back) has been shortened to fit in with my planned shelf layout.The salt pan wa…

An Industrial Narrow Gauge Adventure – the layout part twelve

Posted on December 9th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

With the red brick base now finished (see earlier posts), I have started work on the metal salt pan. I have used the Lion Salt Works as inspiration, but the depth (front to back) has been shortened to fit in with my planned shelf layout.The salt pan wa…

Annual Post Tasting

Posted on December 7th, 2017 under . Posted by

Last night was the Annual Charity Port Tasting and as usual a great time was had by all who attended with lots of money being raised for charity.The three Ports were;Dows Special Reserve – Very goodTaylors LBV – OK, buy not my favouriteDows 2004 Quinta…

Annual Port Tasting

Posted on December 7th, 2017 under . Posted by

Last night was the Annual Charity Port Tasting and as usual a great time was had by all who attended with lots of money being raised for charity.The three Ports were;Dows Special Reserve – Very goodTaylors LBV – OK, buy not my favouriteDows 2004 Quinta…

Orcs in the Webbe Advent Calendar – day five

Posted on December 5th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Image ‘borrowed’ from Orcs in the WebbeDay five of this years Advent and a short story written by me. The Pyjama Pilferer, featuring ‘Trickie Dickie’ in a couple of adventures.The character of Foul-Mouth Freddy is based on a family friend. In addition …

Orcs in the Webbe Advent Calendar – day five

Posted on December 5th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Image ‘borrowed’ from Orcs in the WebbeDay five of this years Advent and a short story written by me. The Pyjama Pilferer, featuring ‘Trickie Dickie’ in a couple of adventures.The character of Foul-Mouth Freddy is based on a family friend. In addition …

Communications Breakdown

Posted on December 3rd, 2017 under , . Posted by

As you will have seen from Phil’s post, we had a rather inconvenient internet failure last week. Apparently when our new router was installed earlier in the year, the engineer left the cable to the old one unterminated, which was causing lots of noise on the system and affecting the rest of the street and […]

Scale Model World 2017 – part three

Posted on December 3rd, 2017 under . Posted by

Part Three – Modern Jets or Post WWII Jets.I have more images and will post them during December.TonyNB. Free prize draw – see this post for details.

Scale Model World 2017 – part three

Posted on December 3rd, 2017 under . Posted by

Part Three – Modern Jets or Post WWII Jets.I have more images and will post them during December.TonyNB. Free prize draw – see this post for details.

Orcs in the Webbe Advent Calendar – day one

Posted on December 1st, 2017 under . Posted by

Image borrowed from OITWDay one of this years Advent Calendar and it’s a beauty. The Raft of Medusa by Matthew Hartley a multi-player game based on the infamous and true survival story of The French Flagship – The Medusa. For full details see this&nbsp…

Orcs in the Webbe Advent Calendar – day one

Posted on December 1st, 2017 under . Posted by

Image borrowed from OITWDay one of this years Advent Calendar and it’s a beauty. The Raft of Medusa by Matthew Hartley a multi-player game based on the infamous and true survival story of The French Flagship – The Medusa. For full details see this&nbsp…

Countdown to the Orcs in the Webbe Advent Calendar 2018

Posted on November 30th, 2017 under . Posted by

Just one more sleep until the Orcs in the Webbe Advent Calendar 2017. The anticipation is palpable.”What is the Orcs in the Webbe Advent?”Where have you been? The OITW Advent is an annual treat for dedicated followers of certain games – Flintloque, Sla…

Countdown to the Orcs in the Webbe Advent Calendar 2018

Posted on November 30th, 2017 under . Posted by

Just one more sleep until the Orcs in the Webbe Advent Calendar 2017. The anticipation is palpable.”What is the Orcs in the Webbe Advent?”Where have you been? The OITW Advent is an annual treat for dedicated followers of certain games – Flintloque, Sla…

An Industrial Narrow Gauge Adventure – the layout part eleven

Posted on November 29th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

The shelf-layout plan calls for a copy of the open salt pan as seen at The Lion Salt Works, Cheshire (see illustration above and earlier posts). The brick built base to this pan has now been fully painted using a variety of different acrylic paints to …

An Industrial Narrow Gauge Adventure – the layout part eleven

Posted on November 29th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

The shelf-layout plan calls for a copy of the open salt pan as seen at The Lion Salt Works, Cheshire (see illustration above and earlier posts). The brick built base to this pan has now been fully painted using a variety of different acrylic paints to …

An Industrial Narrow Gauge Adventure – the layout part ten

Posted on November 26th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

It has been a while since my last update and to tell the truth, this is because I was disappointing with the effect that the standard brick slips had given me (see earlier posts). I felt that they looked too uniform, too toy like and not like the hand …

An Industrial Narrow Gauge Adventure – the layout part ten

Posted on November 26th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

It has been a while since my last update and to tell the truth, this is because I was disappointing with the effect that the standard brick slips had given me (see earlier posts). I felt that they looked too uniform, too toy like and not like the hand …

Sale Update

Posted on November 23rd, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

The sale has gone off with a bang and a veritable Niagara of orders. I’m trying to keep up as best as I can, but at the moment I’m running a couple of days behind. All orders (with a couple of exceptions) to the end of Monday have been completed and I’m roughly halfway through […]

FREE PRIZE DRAW

Posted on November 22nd, 2017 under , . Posted by

FREE PRIZE DRAWEarlier today Dampf’s Modelling Page celebrated it’s 1,000,000 page view. I had wanted to run a competition prior to this, but time and other projects got in the way. So between now and the 1st January 2018 any comments placed on the Blo…