Posts Tagged ‘25mm’

They are a-gaggin’ and a-drippin’….the Welsh get lush for some 25mm ADLG action

Posted on April 12th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

Almost 2 years after the majority of the figures were bought in a bring and buy, finally a full fat 25mm mostly Old Glory Dark Ages army from the Celtic fringes of Britain makes its way onto the table in the guise of the Welsh.Inspired by tales of derr…

AHPC8 All For One!!

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

Well how about this then. 25mm figures from me that aren’t for Donnybrook or the NYW?I do plan to have another few reads of the Osprey Rules En Garde!They may well be the rules I’ll be using….of course I could always use Donnybrook??The figures are f…

28mm Late Roman Casualty Markers

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

In a sporadic burst of painting, I’ve finally gotten round to adding some colours to a pack of resin Late Roman casualties from 1st Corps that I picked up at “Derby” last year.They are still needing a coat of Army Painter to tone them down a littl…

The Battle of Mill Bridge 1461 – A WotR Batrep

Posted on February 24th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Edward IV is heading north towards Pontefract, the Earl of Warwick has joined him on his march north, Lord Fauconberg and his command are finding recruits for the Yorkist cause.Meanwhile the young Duke of Somerset and the Earl of Northumberland hearing…

AHPC8 Donnybrook – French Grenadiers & Louis XIV

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

Yet more figures for my Donnybrook shenanigans I’m afraid.In today’s post we have French Grenadiers and Kings Louis XIV of France.The first 4 French Grenadiers are from North Star’s 1672 range.They are a tad early for my period, with their ro…

AHPC 8 Bonus Round "Musician" Donnybrook – Dancing duo

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

Another bonus round entry for the ChallengeFor me this was the easiest Bonus Round ” Musician”It was the only round I knew what I’d paint as soon as I read the list.The figures are from Col Bill’s Depot Battalion sold as “17th Century Musicians and Dan…

AHPC8 – Donnybrook French Artillery 1690’s

Posted on January 31st, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Here’s my entry into the BFG (Big Freakin’ Gun) Bonus roundIts my take on a French artillery piece from the 1690’s.The figures are from the most excellent Warfare MiniaturesIts code WLOA18 Positional Gun and can be bought for the princely sum of £15.Wh…

AHPC 8 – 28mm 17th Century English Horse & Mounted Civilians

Posted on January 24th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

 Phew! Finally got some figures done!My third entry into this seasons AHPC and would you believe it…..More figures for Donnybrook!I wanted an English Horse regt, so using 6 Warfare Miniatures I painted these chaps up to represent …

Buffy plus monsters

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

For Christmas, Santa brought me some Buffy the Vampire Slayer minis in 25mm. These have a real 1990s vibe to them, with lobster hands and gun-fight poses but they do a pretty decent job of capturing the characters.Above we have Giles, Xander, Willow an…

Some 25mm Planet of the Apes

Posted on January 16th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Santa gifted me with a small collection of 25mm apes in boilersuits from Eureka games. These will make good team in Pulp Alley. It was too cold to spray prime these guys black over the holidays so I painted on some white gesso I had and painted th…

AHPC8 – 1st entry 25mm Last of the Mohican’s

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

My first entry into the Analogue Hobbies Painting Challenge 8.Is this pack of figures from Warlord Games, containing all the main characters from the excellent 1992 film The Last of the Mohicans. From left to right Cora Munro, Alice Munro, Hawkeye…

Pulp Alley on Remembrance Day

Posted on November 13th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Terry hosted his annual Remembrance Day game on the weekend and he and Bruce cooperated to run a game of Pulp Alley. Six teams were pitted against one another to capture the Or of Ra (?). Details of how to do this were sketchy so solving plot points br…

Pulp Alley on Remembrance Day

Posted on November 13th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Terry hosted his annual Remembrance Day game on the weekend and he and Bruce cooperated to run a game of Pulp Alley. Six teams were pitted against one another to capture the Or of Ra (?). Details of how to do this were sketchy so solving plot points br…

25mm Star Trek and some clix

Posted on November 7th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

I continued to push more stalled projects off my painting bench this week. In the spring, I ordered some 25/28mm Romulans to match with some Klingons and Federation figures I had. Still looking for a fourth race with 12 figures–best bet is probably Go…

25mm Star Trek and some clix

Posted on November 7th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

I continued to push more stalled projects off my painting bench this week. In the spring, I ordered some 25/28mm Romulans to match with some Klingons and Federation figures I had. Still looking for a fourth race with 12 figures–best bet is probably Go…

Finally finished rebasing Star Wars!

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

Several years ago, I put together matching Star Wars armies, mostly using 25mm West End Games figures. I based them in groups for HoTT, played a campaign with the Imperials and then shelved them. I then used them for Memoir 44 but the grouped bases did…

Finally finished rebasing Star Wars!

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

Several years ago, I put together matching Star Wars armies, mostly using 25mm West End Games figures. I based them in groups for HoTT, played a campaign with the Imperials and then shelved them. I then used them for Memoir 44 but the grouped bases did…

Warfare Miniatures – Dismounted Dragoon horses NEW

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

I wanted some horses for my dismounted French Dragoons, so I emailed Barry Hilton at Warfare Miniatures to see if he had anything suitable. After a brief chat online a parcel arrived in the post containing 4 horses from the new yet to be released pack …

Warfare Miniatures – Dismounted Dragoon horses NEW

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

I wanted some horses for my dismounted French Dragoons, so I emailed Barry Hilton at Warfare Miniatures to see if he had anything suitable. After a brief chat online a parcel arrived in the post containing 4 horses from the new yet to be released pack …

Donnybrook – Col Bill’s Pack Horses

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

While painting up the French Dragoons in my last post I also painted these Pack Horses from Col Bill’s Depot Battalion range. They’re £6 for 2 horses and are a handy addition to my growing Donnybrook collection.

Donnybrook – Col Bill’s Pack Horses

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

While painting up the French Dragoons in my last post I also painted these Pack Horses from Col Bill’s Depot Battalion range. They’re £6 for 2 horses and are a handy addition to my growing Donnybrook collection.

Donnybrook – French Colonel General Dragoons

Posted on September 12th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Its been a while since I painted anything, in fact it was back in April during the last Analogue Painting Challenge! Not for the want of trying I might add. Work and kids seem to take up a hell of a lot more time nowadays.Its a shame its taken me so lo…

Foot notes and a brief hiatus….

Posted on August 30th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Despite the horrific dice rolling in the last game, I was very happy with the results. As a way to explore the rules, it was a success and I thought that the gatling did exactly what it was supposed to do. However, I now have to pack everything away fo…

Kas’trum Campaign Pre-Season Game Two – Into the Valley of Death?

Posted on August 9th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The Hereford’s adjutant was back at his desk. This time it was the reconciliation of the Mess accounts. No matter how he worked the figures he always came up two bottles of claret short – and then there was that troublesome rumour that porter had been …

Kas’trum Campaign Pre-season Game one – One of our Ruperts is missing.

Posted on June 4th, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

The early morning Sun licked steaming humidity up from the marsh surrounding the canal hamlet of Roogie’s Landing. The adjutant of the Earl of Hereford’s Regiment of Foot (The Hedgehogs) was doing his best to shuffle papers in the marsh reed shack that…