Last 15 posts from Operation: Wargaming!

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. 

The Royal des Vaisseaux and La Sarre Battalions report for duty

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

My on going WSS project has two more battalions added to it. The Royal des Vaisseaux and La Sarre.  The nice thing about these two units is their coat and cuff colors are exactly the same.  The flags are the only things that distinguished them.  Below are some photos I took of them.  The flags have been hand painted.  Again the colors all come from Robert Hall’s book “Flags and Uniforms of the French Infantry under Louis XIV 1688-1714”.

The Royal des Vaisseaux and La Sarre Battalions report for duty

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

My on going WSS project has two more battalions added to it. The Royal des Vaisseaux and La Sarre.  The nice thing about these two units is their coat and cuff colors are exactly the same.  The flags are the only things that distinguished them.  Below are some photos I took of them.  The flags have been hand painted.  Again the colors all come from Robert Hall’s book “Flags and Uniforms of the French Infantry under Louis XIV 1688-1714”.

Vows of Iron: Battle for Sicily!

Posted on August 29th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

This past weekend I ran a Vows of Iron game. I took a historical backdrop and created a fictional battle.  My idea was this: The Pope had grown tired of Frederick the II’s willingness to allow Muslims and Jews to live in Sicily without persecution…

Vows of Iron: Battle for Sicily!

Posted on August 29th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

This past weekend I ran a Vows of Iron game. I took a historical backdrop and created a fictional battle.  My idea was this: The Pope had grown tired of Frederick the II’s willingness to allow Muslims and Jews to live in Sicily without persecution…

A new 28mm figure for the Barrios unit.

Posted on August 11th, 2017 under , . Posted by

So like I did with the last unit I painted, I painted a 28mm figure in the same style as my 10mm unit I just completed.  Someone commented on the last post if I was going to do a mascot for each 10mm unit I did.  I like the mascot idea.

A new 28mm figure for the Barrios unit.

Posted on August 11th, 2017 under , . Posted by

So like I did with the last unit I painted, I painted a 28mm figure in the same style as my 10mm unit I just completed.  Someone commented on the last post if I was going to do a mascot for each 10mm unit I did.  I like the mascot idea.