Posts Tagged ‘15mm’

Look Sarge, No Charts Napoleonic Rules

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

Bruce hosted a game of Look Sarge, No Charts: Napoleonic Wars last night. This was our first go at these rules and they shade towards a lighter approach to Naps. likely aimed at convention games.We played a meeting engagement (French in foreground; Aus…

Snakes – Or A Coincidence Of Needs

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

I am currently short of things I want to paint. I thought going to a show last Sunday would change that but to be honest…not really. Half of what I have painted is now done and drying off so I’ll post a few pics of that soon. So I have been fiddling …

Autumn plans ahoy

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

Things have been in a bit of an uproar the last couple of weeks, so actual painting time has been non-existent to put it bluntly. Thankfully that should change this weekend as I seek a little sanctuary in the workshop from the pandemonium without. The …

An intermittent post

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

It has been a while since my last post, albeit slowly recovery is getting there and I have been busy working away at some items for both Brigantes Studio and Warbases recently. I am acutely aware that Warbases Wednesday has been Awol. It will return sh…

More 15mm Clone Wars

Posted on October 25th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Doctor Merkury

I got a few more pieces to add to my little 15mm Star Wars project:”Hurry, to the Shuttle!” a Star Wars Transformer for the Republic Attack Shuttle, scales pretty close.Mongo of Mongo’s Wafflehouse was kind enough to give me a Micro Machines Droideka.A…

Another Building…

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

This time in 15mm. I was playing around with this prior to starting the derelict project. I was thinking then that this was a nice idea. This is another project that will have to be stopped as lack of toys has stopped play.  I wanted something to …

Another full club night

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

We had another full house at the club last night, with 20 guys out. There were three games of Warmachine, some CCN and some Tide of Iron.It has been awhile since we’ve run short of games!Bruce hosted some AK-47 in darkest Africa. Terry and Justin had p…

ADG in Normandy, the final part. Finally!

Posted on October 21st, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Finally! I’m blogging again! Work has been tense and I really didn’t have the courage to paint during the evenings, much less so for blogging.Anyway. Now that the English version of Art de la guerre is out, I feel my motivation coming back. i want to p…

Last of the 15mm late war French

Posted on October 20th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

A few last minute reinforcements turned up for this French WW2 force and I managed to complete them this weekend. First up were three jeeps (I presume these are FOO or command stands for the guns?).Nice models–lots of options so they can all look diff…

15mm WW2 French Infantry

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

This afternoon I finished 110 15mm WW2 French infantry. This represents the bulk of a commission I took on–there are just a few pieces left to base.I’m pretty happy with the CnC base. As I mentioned in a previous post, late-war French kit looks like a…

15mm WWII Tank Battle: Hunting T-34s

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

Sylvain here, reporting from my basement. I hosted a game set on the Eastern Front and the players were provided with the following intelligence:German Objective: May 1942. The rasputitsa is almost over. In one month, the Heer will launch Fall Blau. Hi…

15mm MT55 Bridgelayer

Posted on October 18th, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Been busy this afternoon with a bit of a side project! I’m currently building up forces for the Yom Kippur war and needed a few MT55 for the Valley of Tears scenario.. Anyway not being one available in 15mm I had a chat with Shaun at S&S models to …

15mm late WW2 French Artillery

Posted on October 18th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

I’m diligently plugging away at a painting commission that news to on the table at the beginning of November. These are some late WW2 French in 15mm for Flames of War.Today I finished the artillery. A few spotters and command figures are with the infan…

More Persian Cavalry

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

Persian CavalryPersian Light HorseThese are the last two complete mounted untis of my Persian army.  There are only a couple of stands to do and this project will be finished.I have already started to add more figures to their opponents the Greeks…

Persian Cavalry

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

Persian Guard LancersOk I am back at work and the painting train has started again…..Here are the final few unit of my Persian army, only some odds and sods and command to go…

SELWG 2014 – Photos

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

On Sunday I joined four other members of Posties Rejects for the SELWG show at Crystal Palace. This is probably my favourite show of the year and has a special place in my heart because it was at SELWG in 2010 that I met up with Ray, Fran and Postie fo…

Friday Night Fighting

Posted on October 12th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Met up with a couple of the lads for a wee WW2 bash.Early war Germans attacking the French.The rules were slightly modified Rapid Fire.German aircraft surveying the advancing French.The French quickly advanced to take up positions in the towns with the…

15mm late war French armour

Posted on October 11th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

A commission came in on Thursday–three WW2 armies in 15mm. I started on the late-war French at the owner’s request. There is a mix of tanks and infantry and guns. Since the tanks arrived built–I painted them immediately.There were three Shermans with…

Odd Little Things

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

I used to go to a lot of wargame shows. These days, not so much. Most of the time you see just exactly what you would expect. Every now and again you see something that makes you think you’ve picked the wrong scale. Well maybe for a minute. Angel Barra…

The New Activation Cards

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

Here I am introducing how the new activation cards for Gruntz work. They are available on the Wargames Vault as a print on demand product. They print and ship the cards once ordered. They are in the mini-board game format which makes them handy for the…

Avatar Dropship

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

A quick video overview of a Deep Space Shuttlecraft from Fantastic Plastic (from the Avatar Movie).  Details on the youtube video.  It is 1/300 scale (Epic / Battletech), however I think it would work fine for 15mm as a drop ship because it i…

Zuzzy Layout

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

Harold from Clear Horizon has painted up a Zuzzy mat for Gruntz and I think it looks excellent. Very handy to be able to deploy a quick layout and drop on terrain with a good looking base mat. A quick photo of the layout here showing some drop on …

Bob’s Iguana Bits

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

I was looking up stuff to do for Fallout. Images of the web are a great source of ideas. In the original Fallout game there was a stall called Bob’s Iguana Bits, the brain child of Iguana Bob Frazer. Bob was actually selling chunks of human, not exactl…

It’s Been a while !!!

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

Well I do hope you are all well and ready for a proper post from me after the last few weeks of nothingness.I am recovering but not as fast as I hoped but I have been tinkering in the background working on several projects. Today I have completed worki…

Actually Done Some Painting…

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

…but not quite what I was expecting to paint. Although I now have a workbench to paint on, I am still scratching around for things that I can do. My eyesight is not brilliant so I depend on a magnifying lamp. I can find the lamp but I can’t find the …