Posts Tagged ‘15mm’

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 …

Fast Tankovy finished for Flames of War

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

With my last edition of 8 KhT-130 is my fast Tankovy battalion finally finished from Rising sun. I have painted 38 tanks and 6 trucked gun teams and one air plane over a period of 7 months. I am very pleased with the result the force is coherent and ta…

Legio Crusius (Warmongers)

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

Now then,I have been busy painting up Muslim Cavalry for my Ayyubid army to take on the crusaders, but needed a break so painted up a warhound Titan, to support my epic scale marines.The colour scheme chosen is that of the Legio Crusius, or more common…

Digital Rule Project: Limeys and Slimeys EPUB

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

Limeys and Slimeys is a rule set for miniature warfare set in the Age of Sail (Napoleonic/Revolutionary War) period. I don’t think anyone who has played a game of Limeys and Slimeys will complain about horrifically complex the rules are– … Continue reading

Gruntz Batrep – Rear guard action

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

This report is from a game Nick and I played a week ago.  Both of us were a little rusty, but the rules came back pretty quickly.

The Lt didn’t like how this briefing was going.  By the look on his face, neither did Capt Al Tharki.  Things had been…

15mm Mars Rebellion Update

Posted on September 28th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Martin

Alright, it’s been about six months since I posted anything 15mm related so let’s check in with the my Mars Rebellion setting to see what’s going on.

I’m having a bit of a revival thanks to two things. First is the excellent new NSL power armour troopers from GZG. While I like the design NAC power armour that came out last year, they are a bit too slim for my taste and when I saw the new

German Comms teams

Posted on September 28th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Now then,Last week while waiting for my order from Legio Heroica (Crusades stuff) to turn up, I thought id paint up some of the Command decision 15mm stuff I bought a few weeks ago.Comms relay team -1The commander looks like hes giving a nazi salute……