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Progress report and finished up some Imperial Romans

Posted on December 8th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

So I’ve worked a little more on the Imperial Romans and these are basically done with Oil paints, a few enamels and some acrylic paints.  I’ve also done a video if you wish to see a little more on what I’ve accomplished.  Go here if intereste…

Guns of Liberty AWI battle

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

I ran a AWI game using the rules Guns of Liberty by Eric Burgess. This has been my groups go to set of rules for AWI for several years and I’ve run them at our local Enfilade convention in Olympia, WA.  This past Saturday I ran a game at our local…

Ambuscade: Portland’s 1 day Gaming Convention

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

So today was the 2nd annual Ambuscade Gaming Convention here in Portland, Or.  It was held at the Guardian Games store in downtown Portland.  The convention was well attended for the 2 gaming periods with 12 games total and about 30 to 35 att…

2 new French Battalions ready for the table!

Posted on November 25th, 2017 under , . Posted by

I finished up two new units for my Battle of Almanza project.  The Maine and Hessy battalions are ready for duty!Here are a few pictures of the new units:This flag has been the hardest I’ve done. I’m not happy with it but I couldn’t figure out a b…

Battle of Lazzara 1702 using Twilight of the Sun King

Posted on November 12th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

This evening our little group got together for our first run through of the rules “Twilight of the Sun King”.  I picked the battle of Lazzara out of the scenario book I had purchased for our first battle. The troops are Kevin’s Seven Years War fig…

Posted a Video on using oils to paint flesh on figures.

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

I posted a short video on a technique I found on using oil paints to paint flesh on figures.  Check it out.Using Oils to paint flesh

Painted a 28mm AWI Figure

Posted on November 1st, 2017 under , . Posted by

So to give myself a little break from painting WSS figures I took out one of the Perry Miniature AWI figures I had and decided to paint it.  Again this was just a way of testing different techniques I’ve read about on the web. Ultimately I’m tryin…

Painted a 28mm AWI Figure

Posted on November 1st, 2017 under , . Posted by

So to give myself a little break from painting WSS figures I took out one of the Perry Miniature AWI figures I had and decided to paint it.  Again this was just a way of testing different techniques I’ve read about on the web. Ultimately I’m tryin…

New French Battalions arrive for Almanza: Nettancourt and Reding

Posted on October 21st, 2017 under , . Posted by

I finished up two more battalions for my Battle of Almanza project.  The French receive battalions Nettancourt and Reding.Enjoy the photos.Only 8 more French Infantry Battalions to paint.

New French Battalions arrive for Almanza: Nettancourt and Reding

Posted on October 21st, 2017 under , . Posted by

I finished up two more battalions for my Battle of Almanza project.  The French receive battalions Nettancourt and Reding.Enjoy the photos.Only 8 more French Infantry Battalions to paint.

Romans vs. Celts! Hail Caesar game!

Posted on October 18th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

This past Saturday we had a game of Hail Caesar! at the local game shop Guardian Games here in Portland, OR.  It was a Romans vs. Celts battle.  I will keep the AAR of the battle short and just say that the Celts lost. :(  I’ve posted so…

Romans vs. Celts! Hail Caesar game!

Posted on October 18th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

This past Saturday we had a game of Hail Caesar! at the local game shop Guardian Games here in Portland, OR.  It was a Romans vs. Celts battle.  I will keep the AAR of the battle short and just say that the Celts lost. :(  I’ve posted so…

A 10mm Painting Video

Posted on October 13th, 2017 under . Posted by

Well I had thought about trying to do a painting video and yesterday I did it. Here it is.Painting 10mm figuresI have a lot to learn about producing videos like this and I need to find a better source other than my iPhone for taking the video. The pho…

A 10mm Painting Video

Posted on October 13th, 2017 under . Posted by

Well I had thought about trying to do a painting video and yesterday I did it. Here it is.Painting 10mm figuresI have a lot to learn about producing videos like this and I need to find a better source other than my iPhone for taking the video. The pho…

Some test painting on 10mm figures

Posted on October 12th, 2017 under , . Posted by

Hello,If you have been following along with this blog recently, you’ll know that I’ve been painting my little heart out on 10mm War of Spanish Succession troops. I’ve been doing pretty well with getting units painted. As I look at other painters who pa…

Some test painting on 10mm figures

Posted on October 12th, 2017 under , . Posted by

Hello,If you have been following along with this blog recently, you’ll know that I’ve been painting my little heart out on 10mm War of Spanish Succession troops. I’ve been doing pretty well with getting units painted. As I look at other painters who pa…

New French Units arrive!! The Oleron and La Couronne Battalions

Posted on October 7th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Finished 2 more units for my War of Spanish Succession project.  I’m rather impressed with my progress on this project. I’ve been humming right along. If I was a little more focused I could probably get two units done a week.  I’ll have to se…

New French Units arrive!! The Oleron and La Couronne Battalions

Posted on October 7th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Finished 2 more units for my War of Spanish Succession project.  I’m rather impressed with my progress on this project. I’ve been humming right along. If I was a little more focused I could probably get two units done a week.  I’ll have to se…

Beneath the Lily Banners-A Play Test

Posted on September 25th, 2017 under , . Posted by

So last night the group got together to try out the rules Beneath the Lily Banners written by Barry Hilton and can be purchased as a pdf here: League of Augsburg.  I have several sets of rules that I want to try out for my War of Spanish Succ…

Beneath the Lily Banners-A Play Test

Posted on September 25th, 2017 under , . Posted by

So last night the group got together to try out the rules Beneath the Lily Banners written by Barry Hilton and can be purchased as a pdf here: League of Augsburg.  I have several sets of rules that I want to try out for my War of Spanish Succ…

The Battalions Sillery and Medoc arrive for duty

Posted on September 21st, 2017 under , . Posted by

Two more French units, the Sillery and Medoc battalions, arrive and are ready for duty.  Enjoy the few photos of them.Painting the flags is getting easier. 

The Battalions Sillery and Medoc arrive for duty

Posted on September 21st, 2017 under , . Posted by

Two more French units, the Sillery and Medoc battalions, arrive and are ready for duty.  Enjoy the few photos of them.Painting the flags is getting easier.