Posts Tagged ‘15mm’

Finding Terrain for the Post Apocalypse — Commercial Terrain in 15 and 20mm

Posted on January 23rd, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

One of the things you will find as a Cold War-era gamer (and Twilight: 2000 is firmly a Cold War-era game) is that terrain is tough to come by, and what terrain you can find is difficult to make look “right”. You’re often reduced to just putting lots o…

Lions and Dragons Rampant at the cub

Posted on January 20th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

We had seven guys out at the club this week. Bruce brought out a game of Lions Rampant in 15mm. The French had to light some buildings on fire to drive out the dastardly English. Bruce and I drew French while Scott and Taylor play the English.The Frenc…

It has been a busy newsday! PSC is taking over the ArmiesArmy Cold War Range

Posted on January 18th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Just wanted to make this short announcement: Plastic Soldier Company is taking over the ArmiesArmy Cold War 15mm range. I am happy to say that Keith Armstrong, Owner/Proprietor of AA is a friend of mine and of this blog, and I am happy for him that he …

AHPC 8 – Week 3 Terrain submission

Posted on January 17th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

This week I have laboured to complete the Ukrainian village of Ostrog for the Battlegroup Barbarossa Campaign that Alan and I are enjoying:  3 more small houses (1 damaged) plus a wonderful partly destroyed church.

The fruits of my labours this…

Showcase: German Snipers for Flames of War (15mm WW2)

Posted on January 17th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

In this post, we take a look at a Blister of German Snipers painted for Flames of War by me,
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Showcase: German Snipers for Flames of War (15mm WW2)

Posted on January 17th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

In this post, we take a look at a Blister of German Snipers painted for Flames of War by me,
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Back to the Brushes 151

Posted on January 15th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Some work in progress pictures that are ongoing at present.Two different sets of Skeletons from Alternative Armies. Both are currently on 40mm bases however this may change as they may be based for Basic Impetus Fantasticus or maybe just saboted for th…

On the Painting Table

Posted on January 13th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Recently, I’ve been painting a couple of 28mm figures for our RPG group and to my surprise, I enjoyed it a lot. So I decided to continue. An additional motivation was my discovery of a new game by Andrea Sfiligoi: Sellswords…

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Back to the Brushes 150

Posted on January 10th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

A few work in progress pictures for the Challenge so farThe Eternal Guard from Alternative Armies move on unholy step closer to completion.The orc is a straggler from before the challenge that will be finished soonTwo retro Chaos Warriors from Citadel&…

End of Rotation Rapha Batch

Posted on January 10th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Here are are last few units for the Raphia project.  Now some of these still look a little shiney this is because I run out of Army Painter Dull Coat and had to use some Windsor and Newton Matt varnish, which obviously is not that matt! lolOnce I …

Showcase: 7.5cm leIG18 Guns for Flames of War

Posted on January 9th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

This post is a quick showcase of my German 7.5cm leIG18 Infantry Guns for Flames of War. I have not
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Showcase: 7.5cm leIG18 Guns for Flames of War

Posted on January 9th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

This post is a quick showcase of my German 7.5cm leIG18 Infantry Guns for Flames of War. I have not
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First AHPC 8 Submissions

Posted on January 9th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

Delighted to report that the lack of recent blogging indicates a wonderfully full start to the year – a visit to Melbourne to visit family and friends, attending the 5th Test of the Ashes Series at the Sydney Cricket Ground (for non Commonwealth types …

Mounted Dwarven Lord

Posted on January 8th, 2018 under , . Posted by

Well, Bonus round time it seems, with the theme being Flight… roight, so I had to scour my collection for something that actually had wings and could be used for the contest.And I found something that was in a blisterpack after purchase at Salute….

Battle of Raphia….The First Batch for 2018

Posted on January 8th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

The first batch of painted figures of 2018, the year I will finish this project, honest lolThe first Seleucid phalanx of the year. The figures I have used for this phalanx are from the eastern edge of the empire and most are wearing trousers and h…

Back to the Brushes 149

Posted on January 5th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The first work in progress pictures for 2018 – taken in 2017 – with a variety of periods and scales been shown.Above a retro Citadel figure posing as an Evil fighter, so far the armour has been base coated and washed with strong tone. Further washes an…

Raphia Update…..Again

Posted on January 1st, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Although it is being posted on 01 Jan 18 these figures were finished in Dec 17, so my last post for 2017 really.And these are the last ‘heavy horse’ lance of the Ptolomy army, but I still have one unit of Tarantine light horse to do to complete the mou…

Happy New Year!

Posted on January 1st, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

2017 was a good year for The Raft. In fact, looking at the statistics, it was the best year ever. Thanks for dropping by and reading, browsing and commenting! It really is very motivating to see that someone else is…

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Ptolomy Egyptian Pike

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

Another ‘phalanx’ of Egyptian pike, levy recruits brought in to serve the Ptolomy.  This one is 3 of 4 units of 48 figures, they will look impressive on the table.Again the Xyston figures are a mixture of Greek light foot and unarmoured hoplites.

Some Battledore Goblins

Posted on December 26th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Jess and I managed to get some gaming in on the holidays and actually won a game of Zombicide!I also got in some time at the painting table. A few years back, I decided to paint the various Battledore 1st Edition figures I had. In part, that was to spi…

XMas Raphia Update

Posted on December 26th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

So working away over Christmas, missing the family but got plenty of time to continue to paint my Raphia project.Seleucid reinforcements in this batch.Seleucid Generals and standard bearers. Seleucid pikemen, one of 9 pike units in the Seleucid army. H…

The Battle of Tchorgoun 1854 – A Crimean War batrep

Posted on December 24th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Last weekend some of the Rejects got together for our last game of the year, but as you may have already seen on BigLee’s blog, we had a very special guest. the Analogue Hobbies Painting Challange’s resident stats geek Miles ReidyMiles, Lee and Ian pic…

Back to the Brushes 146

Posted on December 24th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Some pictures of the preparation that has been ongoing over the last few weeks for the Painting ChallengeThe chaos before and after a dust and tidy up. A solitary elf stands central on the painting table waiting to be finished during the early days of …

Battle of Tchorgoun 26th Sept 1854

Posted on December 17th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

On Saturday the Rejects gathered in the Shed-o-War for our last game of the year. This was a special event as we were being joined by Miles (of Lair of the Uber Geek fame) and for this Postie put on a real corker of a game. SetupIt is the 26th Sep…

What I did during the last weeks…

Posted on December 15th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Life has been busy, but in a good way. I’ve got a new job and still have to settle into the new routines. I haven’t actually neglected playing games and painting (though it’s going slower), but I didn’t find time…

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