Lexicon 2018 After Action Report

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under . Posted by

This year’s Lexicon has come and gone. I must say I have some mixed feeling about this one for a variety of reasons. But let’s go over what happened. I arrived in Lexington on Friday night with the last 2 miles taking about 45 minutes to cross! It was …

Painting GW’s Honoured Imperium

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Yesterday, I banged out some quick and easy terrain (as discussed here) as I’m on a terrain rush for upcoming space opera battles to try out.Today, I continue with GW’s Honoured Imperium box, which I bought like two years ago or so, but never got aroun…

Terrain is everything – Ferron Fire Firs

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The other week I had a day off, mainly to attend a funeral but afterwards I was productive in moving a lot of logs created from my mutant Sycamore tree I had to cut down – it was starting to move the foundations of my garden fence. Having put the wood …

Back

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under . Posted by

( Apologies for the repeated post – time constraints and all ( this is copied from my naval blog ) )

A bit too long of a break between posts!  Even so, I will keep this one brief.Many things are happening here, both hobby-wise and other-wise.  I am s…

Full Thrust at the club

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Bruce hosted a game of Full Thrust at the club this week. He used the newer Full Thrust rules which streamlined a few things and we started off using hidden movement.The first few turns saw red team’s light ships take a pounding from the white team. Th…

Escalation Campaign – Finale and Deep Thoughts

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under . Posted by

Warhammer 40,000 – The Escalation Campaign is over. Unsurprisingly Chaos
lost. In the final battle I used a different Chaos force than I had been
using to represent the Nightlords abandoning the system with the meager
spoils they claimed just as Chaos re-enforcements meandered onto the scene.
Given the once sided nature of the campaign it was inevitable that Chaos
would turn on itself.

Pungari Pun Ross

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

I make no apologies for that title.I’ve been back to my side project of “finally dealing with models I received as gifts years ago”, and this time I’ve opted for some Pungari Auxiliaries for my Shaltari Dropzone Commander force.Forty of the little blig…

Kłopotliwy goblin | A troublesome gobbo

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Z dzisiejszym goblinem mam pewien problem. Z rzeźby wynika, że jest to dzieło Keva Adamsa, jeden z jego nieco późniejszych goblinów, wydanych w końcówce lat osiemdziesiątych minionego wieku. Sęk w tym, że nie znalazłem go w żadnym z katalogów, ani na ż…

Salute 2018

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under Posted by

Essex Warriors put on an AWI game at Salute this year – the Battle of Freeman’s FarmHere’s Steve, Graham and Bob setting upterrain and most of the figures were supplied by Grahamand we’re off ! British troops march to attackskirmishers to the frontan a…

Romans v Gauls : Hail Caesar game

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under Posted by

Essex Warriors club day today.Mike and I brought along our Romans and Allan his Gauls with Steve C lending Allan a helping hand.Our Romans are defending a hill linewith cavalry on the flanksskirmishers out frontready for anything to be flung at them !l…

Sisters of Battle

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

I finished up the Adepta Sororitas Battle Sisters Squad in time for Amanda’s Birthday!Adepta Sororitas Battle Sisters Squad from Games WorkshopOf course just after I bought this they announced plastic sisters are coming in 2019… Ah, well…The Sister…

Behind Orky Lines

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Last Saturday, after playing a Rogue Trader rescuing and Imperial Commander from Chaos Cultists in labyrinthine caverns below her palace on Friday evening, Bruce was back to lead a force of Guiacan Commandoes to rescue and Inquisitor of the Order Xenos…

Bushido: Ito Commission Redux

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Man brush time is hard to come by at the moment! Since my last update 12 days ago ive managed to paint just these two models… two! Its ridiculous!Ito Ancestor and Kami of ReflectionsHopefully i can get further into this project tomorrow and then get …

Bloggers meet up @ Salute 2018

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under , , . Posted by

At Salute each year we Bloggers meet up for 30 minutes to say hello in the flesh, here are a few photos of the infamous 30 minutes.The annual Bloggers meet up at 12:30From L to R Simon, Eric, Tamsin, Alastair, Dave, Legatus, Mike, Bob, Postie, Me,…

Tumbling Dice Tu-22M-3 Backfire

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under . Posted by

One of the things that got me fired up to do the 1960’s Soviet aircraft this weekend, was the arrival in the post on Friday of a package from Tumbling Dice, which included a Tu-22M ‘Backfire’ bomber and some very nice English Electric Lightnings. I cou…

First Derby# for 2018: St Albans

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under Posted by

In Old York a little boy was walking with his father,Little Boy: What’s that over there Dad?Dad:  That’s Lancashire.Little Boy:  What’s Lancashire?Dad: Shite!Meanwhile, in antipodean York, the brave York roo-boys gathered before the litt…

Sunshine and showers.

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Hello and welcome to Inso’s World again.I know it’s been two weeks since my last post but I have been keeping myself busy with household chores and haven’t had very much time for the hobby so I haven’t had very much to update.There have also been days …

No Smoking and Watch the Birdie.

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under , , . Posted by

The final two pieces of table dressing for the La Gorgue Airfield game at Partizan. An airman carries cans of fuel from a small collection point while two others prepare a Type F camera for a reconnaissance flight.

Texel ships Part II – returning to Aladdin’s Cave

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Texel Roads from Den Helder – Texel on the horizon – its a massive anchorageThe area south east of Texel known as the Texel Roads was a massive anchorage for military and merchant vessels throughout the Age of Sail. The kinds of things brought up from …

Widgets and Wonders Ep 110 – Dice Trays from Swift Kick Dice Works

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Check out these great custom and pre-made Dice Trays from Canadian Etsy creator Swiftkick Dice Works! Check them out HERE: https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/SwiftkickDiceWorks Advertisements

Target Locked On Sixties Soviets

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

The other half has broken the laptop, so I’m having to improvise with my phone, which means there may be some sellpng mistks. Anyway, for no particularly logical reason,  I decided to start painting the 1960’s Soviet aircraft for my Target Locked …

Earth Day

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under . Posted by

Today is Earth Day. Although this celebration was established well after America’s founding conflicts ended, it’s an opportune time to reflect on an important benefit of battlefield preservation: a healthier planet.My name is Kathy Robertson, and I am …

#MetaMatters

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under Posted by

Hola!Not a new conversation I appreciate but, hopefully, a different point of, personal, view.For any gaming system there is always going to be a prevailing Meta. The state of that Meta often seems largely out of the hands of those playing within it. O…

Leon Campaign Map to Table

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under . Posted by

Wargames Map To make it easier to transfer the map battle to the wargames table I have organised my scenery to make it all standard.   There are two sets, one Spanish and one north European.On the wargames map each village or farm is numbere…

The Haul Report 130

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under . Posted by

Freebie time!Well, nothing much to report actually this week, as I didn`t do any shopping.But Nemesis found these two still sealed pots of Coat D`Arms paints in his drawers, and gave them to me.  Ruby Red and Black, always handy colours, thanks ma…