Posts Tagged ‘25mm’

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…

Kas’trum Campaign details, details, details.

Posted on May 27th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

So having a broad goal in mind, let’s put some structure around it. Drawing inspiration from the Too Fat Lardies At the Sharp End campaign supplement for Chain of Command, as well as earlier ideas of how Kas’trum fits in to the broader fluff of Sp…

Kas’trum Campaign

Posted on May 25th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

Kas’trumOne aspect of history and war gaming that has always interested me has been the underdogs, the ordinary, the forgettable and the forgotten. It’s easy to get excited about the heroic, the dashing, the elite troops with all the kit as well as the…

28mm Lombards in action

Posted on May 11th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

The much-trailed Gothic/Germanic/Viking/Barbarian army that has been on the painting table for the last year got a near-full outing tonight against some old-school Hinchcliffe Byzantines.Playing 25mm L’Art de la Guerre, my 200AP Lombard list was:5 Elit…

AHPC VII – Donnybrook French/Jacobite/Rebel Infantry

Posted on March 28th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Anyone heard of Donnybrook before??No? Well……….I finished and posted these fine looking fellows just in time for the finish of this years Challenge. I was very pleased as they only took me 11 evenings to paint! (If only I could paint like th…