Posts Tagged ‘28mm’

Painted: French Marine Artillerists from Askari Miniatures

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

My 28mm French Marine Artillerists (aka les Bigors) from Askari Miniatures have been waiting patiently for several weeks, as they were finished earlier this month – it’s just taken me some time to take the photies.Askari miniatures do paint up nicely.&…

Citadel Speciality Set 4 – Goblin Raiding Party

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

Hello all,So, what is it with these old Citadel miniatures? How can they be so fun to paint, even though the sculpting is not always perfect, nor do they have the fluid poses of many new miniatures? To hazard a guess I think it is a combination of litt…

Fire & Sword Battle 05: Because We’re ‘ere Yuzbashi! Nobody Else. Just Us.

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

Akhtar Pasha had just spent the last few weeks trekking along the caravan trail from Suakin to Berber. When he left Suakin the Eastern Sudan was quiet and unchanged despite the violent rebellion raging in Northern & Southern Sudan –…Rea…

Easter Monday

Posted on April 21st, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Another entertaining day. The work bench is all change. I have managed to do a few bits and pieces but not as much as I would like. I’m going out to the 2300 game in a bit so thought I would do a quick update. I have been trimming some spears so that t…

Southern Strategists demo game

Posted on April 21st, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Over the Easter break the Southern Strategists ran a demo game at the New Zealand Nationals.The battle of Polotsk 1812.A full report here plus photos from some of the other games on during the weekend.A great way to spend a few days.

GW’s Latest Teaser Has Bretonnian Minis In It – Still Wood Elves Though!

Posted on April 21st, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

#1 – Games Workshop’s Latest Teaser Trailer #2 – Thoughts? Let me know what you think! Z.Author informationZweischneidI am Zweischneid. Wargame Addict. Hopeless painter and founder of Pins of War. I hope you enjoyed this article. Don’…

Fire & Sword Turn 04: February 1884

Posted on April 21st, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

With January 1884 drawing to a close, the revolt appeared to have been stabilising – however the Eastern Sudan, despite the relative quiet in the region now finally also erupted (or rather simmered) into full blown rebellion – the results …

Paint Table Saturday – The Dark Age Continues

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

Things have a habit of going slightly off course I my house om a typical weekend. This weekend being one of them. Easter happened. Or was it Happy Zombie Jesus weekend. Pagan festivals with lots of chocolate? It’s like it’s fated that LARPing would sta…

I Always Knew These Things Were Big, Really Big, And Yet I Am In Awe

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

Tau Manta landing at Games Workshop Blue Diamond!Author informationZweischneidI am Zweischneid. Wargame Addict. Hopeless painter and founder of Pins of War. I hope you enjoyed this article. Don’t forget to share your favourite miniature pictures and w…

Entry #4 to the 8th Lead Painters’ League: ‘Francois, forget that Rosetta Stone, come look at this…’

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

This is a double-header weekend as I catch up with my past entries to the Lead Painters’ League.When we were in the midst of the Challenge I was swept up by the ‘all-things-camel’ vibe and so picked up a set of revolutionary war French dromedary troope…

Post Apocalyptic Skirmish

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

 NATCON (the New Zealand National Wargaming Convention) was on this weekend. Obviously, I am quite into wargaming but I don’t love any of the games being played competitively enough to play them for three days straight. Last time NATCON was in Chr…

Paint Table Saturday #24 – There be Treasure on this Island!!!

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

Today  I though I would present my Paint table Saturday slightly differently and show the during and after session shots. It was a good one at the paint bench, I knew I would only have a few hours spare so set about completing the Pirates I have b…

Paint Table Saturday

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

Now that planning has started for our big Napoleonic bash in June I’ve decided I need to get my finger out and paint some of the entire division of Saxons I’ve had stashed away. The first unit took 4 hours so it looks good for getting all 144 of the bu…

Change of painting schedule

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

Zac

So when I started on my 28mm painting extravaganza I started out painting a Soviet force based on the army choices made by some local players. Since then I have played almost exclusively against American forces and so my painting efforts were not leading to getting painted miniatures on the table. So now that I […]

Black Powder ACW Game Photo Dump

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

Last weekend some friends and I got together for a Black Powder American Civil War game.  It has been about 6 months since we have put on a big game and it was great to see it back on the table.  W played a simple meeting engagement with 3 br…

Dogs of War vs. Kemmler’s Undead Army of the Cairns

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

Given recent demands by the great unwashed masses for more after action reports I decided to do the right thing. Autumn blessed us with glorious weather today and I already had the table set up on the deck when Russ arrived for a game of Warhammer Fant…

Gigblad Childsplatter – Citadel Speciality Set 4 – Goblin Raiding Party

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

Hello all,The last of my four goblins that I accidentally bought on Ebay. This time it is Gigblad Childsplatter:He was the one I fell in love with and the reason I bought these goblins in the first place. His confused look is just perfect (especially a…

Fire & Sword Battle 04: Sally at Abu Hamed

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

As referred to in Turn 03: January 1884, at Abu Hamed Sayed Bey decides to sally forth from the town and endeavour to temporarily break the siege. While Abu Hamed is now plentifully supplied with resources (it has over 6 months of…Read more &#8…

Avast Ye Land Lubbers

Posted on April 17th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Steadily plodding along with several projects this week and as the title and a previous post suggests. I been painting me some more Pirates. Though I should really be painting the last few Saxons if I am honest but I needed a break from them.So here we…

New project…A Fistful of Kung Fu…

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

Attending Hellana 2014, and watching so many wargame tables, I noted some nice sets of miniatures…near the author of the Osprey rules…A Fistful of Kung Fu :-) So, I decided to try, with my friend Stefano, the game.Honestly, I was not in the moo…

Army Of The Dead Part 3

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

I have finished the twelve Army of the Dead figures I got on eBay. I thought I’d post them alongside the ones I have already done. These followed the same pattern as last time. They were a quick easy paint job. The highlighting gives them a nice ethere…

To Fire the New Astra Militarum Wyvern… Overtly Tedious?

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

Alright. The new Imperial Guard Astra Militarum Codex is out in the wilds now. While I am not the greatest scholar of the Imperial Guard in 40K, I can’t help but feel that a lot of the rules feel .. um … tedious? Prone to unnecessary rolls …

It’s a Small World after all

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

We had a dozen guys out at the club for our last night before our MayDay convention on May 3. Michael kindly brought out Small World and taught Bruce and I how to play. Well, Bruce learned how to play–I just bumbled along, losing both games badly… ….

Snurd Hideflayer – Citadel Speciality Set 4 – Goblin Raiding Party

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

Hello all,Another of the quartet from the Citadel Speciality Set 4 (Goblin Raiding Party) painted – this time it is Discipline Master, also known as Snurd Hideflayer. This time the name makes sense as he is armed with a vicious club and a long whip, qu…

Stags on the Prowl – New Wood Elves Artwork?

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

An interesting spot from the guys of Wood Elves Warhammer on Facebook: This piece of artwork by The Art of Daarken, titled interestingly enough: Wood Elves – Wood Elves Army Book © Games Workshop. There is also a variant with slightly different…