Posts Tagged ‘15mm’

NEW ADF Reference Charts

Posted on July 23rd, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Hey Gamers!   Now that Historicon is over, we’ve just been given the honor of being the first source for some very good additions to the ADF resource library. We have NEW ADF Reference Charts free for you to download! Thanks to John Hill and…

RP No160 French NYW Infantry Royal Italian regt

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

Hmmm? Nearly a month since my last post?? That’s bad……still no painting done…..let alone blogging?Just as the title of the post says, its another Nine Years War French unit!!These were painted back in Feb-March of this year and very nearly made i…

15mm Sci/Fi – Rhys’ Raiders Bug APC

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

The Raiders are well known on the battlefields of the Fury March.  They are masters at combined arms, using tanks, infantry and mechs in close cooperation.  They use a common hull for both tanks and APCs, simplifying their logistics and maintenance.

Gruntz 15mm – Earth Force APC

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

I buy a lot of stuff from Rebel Minis.  They are located in the US, so no extortion from the Royal Mail.  They have great service and good sculpts, including my favorites, the Viper mechs.  I’ve built quite a bit of my 15mm collection out of their m…

Trying a new Warmaster scenario

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

Recently, I got together with a friend of  mine and pulled out Warmaster (those of you not familiar with that rules system… It is a Games Workshop Specialist Games publication that was written by Rick Priestly and released in the 1990′s). …

Back to some AWI – The New York Regiments in Continental Service

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

One of my personal projects at the moment is building an American force for the War of Independence. Having recently painted my prize for the Winter challenge in 28mm it was time to switch to the little guys and work some Lancashire games 15mm figures….

iNyezane – 22.01.1879

Posted on July 16th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Last Thursday we tried a new Black Powder supplement: Zulu War. Donald Adamson bring all the figures and most of the terrains with him. It was first time we used this rules for 15mm figures. We halfed all ranges for that game, with change sequence of t…

Sci Fi terrain on the Cheap!

Posted on July 16th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Doctor Merkury

I’ve been working on some Sci Fantasy rules, Fantastic Narrative Science Fiction, and needed some terrain.  Inspired by the old SW game Bounty Hunter with Jango Fett, I decided to make some modular terrain that I could get different configurations…

A new episode in my Art de la guerre Saga

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

Hi everyone. Long time, no post. I must confess I haven’t be very faithful to the blogging community lately, not reading as ,any blogs as i wanted to, not leaving enough comments… Truth is; I’m on holidays, and I’ve enjoyed some quiet days without my…

A little ACW action.

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

The other week a couple of us got together for a small ACW bash.Just a small game involving a few units aside and based on the battle around Brawner’s Farm at Second Manassas.The objective for the game was simple – Take and hold the field in the middle…

German Ostfront Grenadiers Complete

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

This is officially the Year of Finishing Unfinished Projects here at Chez Millsy. Thus far things are well and truly on track and the following is proof – my completed Flames of War 2000pt Eastern Front German Grenadier army for Mid/Late War.Over …

Terrain Workshop: WIP 15mm Industrial Zone

Posted on July 13th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

So, back to the grind. With events of late, I’ve been having a hard time motivating myself to complete various jobs that I’m supposed to be doing, stuff like this tends to lack importance compared to when life deals out shitty hands. Still,…

Terrain Workshop: WIP 15mm Industrial Zone

Posted on July 13th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

So, back to the grind. With events of late, I’ve been having a hard time motivating myself to complete various jobs that I’m supposed to be doing, stuff like this tends to lack importance compared to when life deals out shitty hands. Still,…

When Mars attacks!

Posted on July 13th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Lately, I have become enamored of this game, All Quiet on the Martian Front. I’ve actually gone quite mad for the minis, although I haven’t played the game yet. I do have the hardcover rulebook and it really does look fun. It’s designed by Rick Priestly and Allessio Cavatore, contracted to Alien Dungeon, so it […]

Now Available: Cigarboxbattle Wargaming Mats!

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

We now offer a line of our own 60  x 80 inch wargaming mats for sale! This is something that we had been using for our own games, but we received so many questions and positive comments from gamers about them that we decided to make them available fo…

4Ground Terrain

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

So,In my last post I showed off some of the items from my CA trip, three items were 4Ground buildings. The past few nights I put together the three kits. So here is a brief review of the buildings.These 3 4Ground kits are the first ones that I have pur…

The Spoils of War, I Mean Vacation!

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

Well,Another vacation is in the books and that means I spent a ton of money at California Hobby Shops. For the last three years now, my wife and I have vacationed with Robert and his family in Seal Beach CA. Each trip Robert and I get away from our lov…

Weird 15mm Games I should run: Zombies On The Buses…

Posted on July 7th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

I have some weird ideas for wargames, and while most can be somewhat surreal at times, there are some that really stick in my head. A lot of these would be ideal games for conventions as they aren’t really ideas you’d use in a campaign over…

Weird 15mm Games I should run: Zombies On The Buses…

Posted on July 7th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

I have some weird ideas for wargames, and while most can be somewhat surreal at times, there are some that really stick in my head. A lot of these would be ideal games for conventions as they aren’t really ideas you’d use in a campaign over…

100K Hits and Other Things

Posted on July 4th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Thanks folks for sticking with me. 100K hits is something I just did not even imagine just a year ago. Thanks again everyone including Russian spam bots who I am sure helped. :) Interesting ThingsThe most popular post so far has been the one for th…

Grinning Skull’s Chinwag: Interview with Jim Hintz of Lone Gunman Games…

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

  Hello all, today we’ve got a new and hopefully regular article series here on the Grinning Skull, our very own Chinwag with leading industry persons and notable members of the community which I hope will entertain and enlighten you about o…

Grinning Skull’s Chinwag: Interview with Jim Hintz of Lone Gunman Games…

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

  Hello all, today we’ve got a new and hopefully regular article series here on the Grinning Skull, our very own Chinwag with leading industry persons and notable members of the community which I hope will entertain and enlighten you about o…

Painting some DAK

Posted on July 2nd, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

I managed to get some painting done this morning. I only need to put on some matt varnish and base now. When complete I will have a DAK platoon with some support elements for Chain of Command. The next step will be rebasing these and the existing…

Khurasan Painted 15mm Modern North Korean Infantry………

Posted on July 1st, 2014 under , , , , , , . Posted by

….plus improvised commander and aide!Got these last year and painted them for a painting challenge, I spoke to the Khurasan guy/gentleman not too long ago (end of May this year) about the promised support elements…….. ”……… the platoon …

Miniature Obscura: Unusual miniature ranges you might not be aware of….

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

My fave things about miniatures, is the fact there are loads of really weird and wonderful stuff to be found, yeah I like the usual stuff too, but I much prefer the more out there and wacky. In fact, the weirder the better! I thought that I’d hig…