Last 15 posts from Plastic Legions

German Vehicles, New Terrain

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

 Post Operation Sting, I am still focused on Bolt Action. In fact right after the event some three weeks back back, Aaron and I got brain storming on our team army for Adepticon 2015.  The event is a side by side 1600 point per side event,(or…

Operation Sting AAR

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

 Operation Sting went down last weekend at the Chicago Northbrook Hilton, and like its predecessor the now retired Bilbo’s Birthday Bash, its immediately become my favorite fall event. We ended up with 17 players, I know small in comparison to Ade…

The New Table

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

 Finally completed and played a game on the new table, a generic crossroads with a dirt road, I designed it for Bolt Action, but changing the terrain easily makes it usable for lots of other games.Aaron Germans roasted me last night in the Demolit…

Operation Sting , a Yank brings his Brits

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

 In effort to keep on posting, given my long absence, I set up my Army Display for the weekend and took a few shots. Not much different than my Adepticon list with exception that I dropped my QF 6-PDR and replaced with a Stuart M5A1. some adjustme…

Crescent and Cross

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

 My call of being “back from the void” seemed to be a bit premature as here I am 6 weeks later just getting to talking about some gaming. I have actually been playing some games of late, Saga and just last week some Empire of the Dead.  Its t…

Back From the Void

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

My Stuart M5 (Stuart VI)  for my 1000 point Bolt Action British Force. Well no excuses really, I fell of the cliff this summer, work, vacations, the kids, two basement floods (nothing major) and some painful dental work had lead to extremely …

Point Defense and Operation Sting

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

Our makeshift Bolt Action setup. that one day, sooner than later will give our figures the setting they deserveCurrently my hobbytime is on the backburner but that doesnt mean I havent found time to get some games in. Aaron and I got together for our s…

May 2014, I blinked and I missed it.

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

Ok wow, its June already, I had some hobby plans in May but they went up in smoke pretty quick with this wretched thing called work. I have been pretty busy of late and most I can say for my hobby efforts is the hobby fund is growing due to ebay sales …

Little Wars 2014

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

 I spent this last Saturday out at Little Wars 2014 in St Charles IL, an HMGS- Midwest society production it draws a great crowd from pure historical side of the hobby. While there is small cross pollination of new games they’re all mainly histori…

Richards Banner Wagon

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

Here is my Richard the Lionheart’s banner wagon for our Little Wars big game taking place this Saturday. The game is a retelling of the Battle of Arsuf which took place in September of 1191 between Richard’s Crusading Armies and Saladin forces. We are …

Adepticon 2014 part 4

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

Jeremy’s kick ass German Air Field stole the show as far as tables go.My last Adepticon post covers Sundays Bolt Action Tournament. The was first time Bolt Action has had an event, this year featured a combat patrol event and this tournament. Bolt Acti…

Adepticon 2014 Part 3

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

Friday evening was the return of my Legends of the High Seas game which last washed ashore in 2011.  I knew the gang which only featured two returning players still had high expectations based on the previous events success, so I aimed to not dis…

Adepticon 2014 Part 2

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

I came out to Adepticon on Thursday evening to pick up my badge, unload the stuff for LotHS and socialize a bit with folks I only see once a year at this event.  My first day of gaming however was friday morning bright and early for the Lord of th…

Adepticon 2014 Part I

Posted on April 7th, 2014 under , . Posted by

One of the FIVE main Ballrooms where the action takes placeAnother Adepticon has come and gone, my 8thyear in attendance, Lots of things stay the same and lots of things change from year to year.  Despite running an event this year and playing in …

T- Minus 3 days

Posted on April 1st, 2014 under , . Posted by

My 1000 point army for Sundays Bolt Action Tournament. Adepticon starts in 2 days, in reality its 3 for me since I have nothing going on until bright and early Friday and its going to be a long day. I’ll head out Thursday night to get my badge and…