Last 15 posts from Plastic Legions

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…

T- Minus 5 days

Posted on March 31st, 2014 under , . Posted by

My Rohan army from the LotR championships, no frills on the display this year.Adepticon is next weekend and its a busy time around here, painting , printing , building, you name it. If running this years Legends of the High Seas game wasn’t enough, I h…

Playtest!

Posted on March 19th, 2014 under , . Posted by

 We finally managed to get the playtest in last night, while we didnt have the number of players I need to run the game as it will happen we did have enough to break it down to test various rules and situations for playability. Definitely glad we …

LotHS preview- putting the Demo together.

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

 Spent alot of today figuring out how the heck to put this 12 foot by 4 foot , 10 player Legends of the High Seas game together and transport all this stuff back and forth from Adepticon,  Not only does the set up need to playable, but it nee…

The Battle of Arsuf

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

 Tuesday evening we returned to one of our favorites, Warlord Games “Hail Caesar!” . After a couple years of WAB and its WAB II incarnation. Hail Caesars game mechanics quickly won us over and its been our large format “go to” game ever since.&nbs…

The Lighthouse

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

  Continuing the current pattern here is “The Lighthouse” for the Adepticon Legends of the High Seas Event.  More towering Gun platform than actual lighthouse, It  was a good a name as any and I can always stick a light in there. As…

Alien Shock Troop Squad

Posted on February 27th, 2014 under , . Posted by

If your like me and you are quite tired of the endless array of 40K inspired Sci Fi Aliens or its flipside of catoonish Pulp inspired Aliens. These might be just be what you’re looking for. Currently looking for funding via indiegogo This Alien Shock T…

The Gatehouse – Painted up.

Posted on February 26th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

 Here’s the painted version of the Gatehouse for the Pirate table at my Legends of the High Seas event at this years Adepticon. dressed up with some of my Spanish Privateers, its  representing the main standing fortification of Fort San Loren…

Bolt Action- bringing an Army to the table

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

 In any miniatures skirmish game, for me a measure of ones interest in said game can easily be gauged by the what they put into their models. Whether it be causal or competitive, I find it rare that people slave away on the models for game they do…

A Pirate Cure for Winter Blues

Posted on January 31st, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Chicago is damn frozen wasteland. I’ve lived here over 20 years and this is worst winter I remember, we’ve had worse individual snowfalls, but not the repetitive brutal cold and consistent snow we’re having to date. Apparently this was the norm in the …

Auld Lang Syne

Posted on December 31st, 2013 under , . Posted by

I’m not sure where this is but, this is how often picture the relationship between the rest of my house and my basement.A fitting year end post, one of my recent “have a deadline projects” besides my upcoming Legends of the High Seas Event and Bolt Act…