Last 15 posts from Plastic Legions

Adepticon 2015 – Bolt Action Recap

Posted on March 23rd, 2015 under , , , . Posted by

 Pegasus BridgeAdepticon 2015 has come and gone, it was a great time as usual. this year I dont have much to report on other than Bolt Action, I do have some overall comments on Adepticon 2015 and its new venue which I’ll share at the end. I was t…

Off to Adepticon 2015

Posted on March 18th, 2015 under , , , . Posted by

The Vintage filter in my photo program gives miniature shots great effects especially for WW2  scenesSo I wont bother with excuses on why I havent posted in 6 weeks, life is hectic.  we’re  moving in a couple of months and that’s kept me…

The Run up to Adepticon- Waffen SS Squad One

Posted on February 2nd, 2015 under , , , , , . Posted by

 Pictured L-R: NCO w/ Mp40, Rifleman X 2, Lieutenant, his Driver, (NCO with Russian PPSH41) MG34 Team, STG44 , 2 more Rifles all models by Warlord games., scratch buildings by Aaron Schmidt.Better late than never, here my first Waffen SS Squad and…

Conan

Posted on January 13th, 2015 under , , . Posted by

In miniature/ board game related news, I have been watching for sometime the development of Monlith’s new Conan miniatures/board game. Anyone that knows me more than casually, knows I am a lifelong fan of two things- Lord of the Rings and Conan, while …

Year End Dungeon Delving

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

I’ll save my usual excuse making for my lack of updates and get right to it. While I have not played any actual games in a good 6 weeks, I have been working on couple a long term projects, and long term projects need results to show off.  So here …

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 …