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Day Nineteen of the Orcs in the Webbe Advent Calendar

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

Margahrah and the Battle of Burnehof by Tony HarwoodDay nineteen of this years advent calendar is another story featuring the Lyonesse Commisariat Marghrah and his loyal troop of retreating Ferach Elves – Margahrah and the Battle of Burnefof. For full …

It’s oh so quiet …

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

It has been quiet on the blog of late, mainly because the Brigade elves are feverishly busy casting and packing the Xmas sale orders and getting them into the post. I had planned a couple of modelling articles, some previews of new products for next year, but it just hasn’t worked out … We have […]

Dracci Breath – Day Fifteen of the 2014 Advent Calendar

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

Craig Andrews of Orcs in the Webbe has just uploaded the latest free post on the OITW Advent Calendar 2014 – Dracci Breath, written by me. For full details go to this link.This short story was written in response to a request from Craig, following…

Gin and Tonic by Tony Harwood

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

This coloured pencil sketch was a birthday gift for my Daughter.Happy Birthday Holly.It was drawn on artists sketch paper and coloured with watercolour paints. the frame has been matt waxed to take away the gloss white finish.Holly’s favourite drink is…

A Carol from Flanders

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

Sue and I have just returned from our first 2014 Christmas Carol Service and we were entertained with this Carol.A Carol from Flanders (a poem about the Christmas truce of 1914) by Frederick Niven set to the Christmas Carol music While shepherds watche…

Fisher Revisited

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

After I published the stats for the Fisher dreadnoughts a while back, it was pointed out to me that they contained an error – not enough main gun turrets ! The stats had three, the model four. So I’ve corrected this and uploaded new stats t…

More Wargame Terrain by Tony Harwood

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

My book More Wargame Terrain or Dampfpanzerwagon Guide No.2 has been selling well and there are just 13 signed and numbered copies left. Should you be interested in purchasing one of these limited edition publications, please go to this link.In ad…

Day Five of the Orcs in the Webbe Advent Calendar 2014 – A very special tribute

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

Today sees the Orcs in the Webbe Advent pay tribute to two well-loved and sadly missed personalities. The first is Roger Willcox a fervent supporter of the Yahoo Flintloque Group – The Notables who as his alter ego Uncle Rogipoos added so much ‘colour’…

Day Four of the Orcs in the Webbe Advent Calendar 2014

Posted on December 4th, 2014 under , . Posted by

He’s back!Day Four of the Advent Calendar features the latest adventure of our lovable anti-hero Foul-Mouth Freddy – Foul Mouth Freddy Looses the ****ing Chest.Freddy is somewhat b****ered when a chest containing Cryptmass presents is lost. Read all ab…

Tiny Terrain Part #1

Posted on December 3rd, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

A little while ago I attended the latest Stoke Rochford Aeronef event at one of the finest venues I’ve ever gamed in. The theme for the game was the invasion of England, with Her Majesty’s Aerial forces attempting to see off all manner of n…

Day Two of the Orcs in the Webbe Advent Calendar 2014

Posted on December 2nd, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Day Two of the 2014 Advent Calendar – Renovating Walls by someone called Tony Harwood – see this link for full details (and some super big images).It is quite apt that on day two of the OITW Advent there is a terrain feature written by me as …

Xmas Sale 2014

Posted on December 1st, 2014 under . Posted by

So, here we are again – it’s December, which surely means the Brigade Christmas Sale ! As in previous years, it’s a straightforward 15% discount off everything that we make – no minimum order, just 15% off everything. There are one or t…

Day One of the Orcs in the Webbe Advent Calendar 2014

Posted on December 1st, 2014 under . Posted by

And so it begins…..Day One of the 2014 Advent Calendar – The Beast by Matthew Hartley is now available – for full details go to this link.Tony

The Orcs in the Webbe Advent 2014

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

The Orcs in the Webbe Advent Calendar 2014There is just one day to go before the start of the most eagerly anticipated event of Juletide. The Orcs in the Webbe Advent 2014.Each year Craig Andrews, editor of OITW cajoles, bullies and bribes various unsu…

Gnome Cannon for November – finished

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

At last, the Gnome Cannon and Crew are finished.As stated in earlier posts, the cannon was a bonus buy, purchased as part of a mixed bag of Games Workshop bits and pieces. While the figures were spare, being stuffed in to my Flintloque ‘lead pile’ draw…

Legio Patria Nostra*

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

Besides its conventional land units equipped with Montsabert and Garibaldi hover tanks, the European Federation maintains a number of lighter units for rapid deployment to hot spots both on and off planet. These are typically elite units mounted in lig…

Painting over a Black Basecoat

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

Image used with permission of the artistRegular readers and followers will know that I usually paint my miniature figures over a Black basecoat or undercoat, ala Kevin Dallimore. For details see Kevin’s own website. However I sometimes find that t…

The Olde Barn from More Wargame Terrain

Posted on November 27th, 2014 under . Posted by

The Olde Barn is the model I chose to have as the cover illustration on Dampfpanzerwagon Guide No.2 – More Wargame Terrain for two reasons, the first is that it fitted the portrait format better and secondly it showed a number of different modelling te…

Salamander Space Marine

Posted on November 26th, 2014 under . Posted by

My latest Games Workshop Space Marine miniature is this Salamander Space Marine Tech.I have had the miniature both based and primed for some time, but other projects have taken priority. The display figure is mounted onto a block of thick plastic card …

Last Posting Dates 2014

Posted on November 26th, 2014 under . Posted by

It’s that time of year already – it’s rather crept up on us, due in part to the unseasonally mild weather which doesn’t feel much like November ! Straight from the Royal Mail’s website, these are the last recommended posti…

How to make this model maker very happy?

Posted on November 25th, 2014 under . Posted by

These five magazines were given to me by my Sister-in-Law’s father, who is also a model maker. Thank you Alec.And how do you make this same model maker very jealous?By showing his this advert. The Captain Scarlet – Spectrum Pursuit Vehicle is a model t…

Stealthy Assassin

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

Something new in the webshop for the start of the week – the recently previewed British Swiftsure class cruiser. This stealth-equipped light cruiser has twin heavy railguns and high speed allowing for fast hit-and-run tactics. SFS-122 – Swi…

More Wargame Terrain by Tony Harwood

Posted on November 24th, 2014 under . Posted by

The second book in my short series of modelling guides – Dampfpanzerwagon Guide No.2 – More Wargame Terrain is similar in layout and content to the earlier Building Wargame Terrain, but is targeted at the more experienced terrain builder or modeller.In…

A Display Base for my 40mm Flash Gordon Miniatures

Posted on November 23rd, 2014 under , . Posted by

In a bit of a change from the usual, here is a post detailing how I built this display base for use at Blast-Tastic in October 2014. For full details of the show go to this link. The stepped display was designed to show off some of my 40mm Flash G…

28mm Raised Market from Building Wargame Terrain

Posted on November 22nd, 2014 under . Posted by

The final tutorial in Dampfpanzerwagon Guide No.1 – Building Wargame Terrain is this 28mm Raised Market Hall, while the images below show some of the work-in-progress.Like the earlier Messy Little Pigsty, this was one of the more detailed or ‘signature…