Posts Tagged ‘AWI’

Decision in North America

Posted on June 19th, 2017 under , . Posted by

Last week, I dropped in on bruce to try out a new game he picked up (new to us–probably five years old) called The American Revolution: Decision in North America. The nub of the game is point-to-point movement, one turn equals one year, variable movem…

Turn: Washington’s Spies season 3

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

Now that I benched through the third season of Turn, I`m all set for when the new series starts in a few weeks time.And this year had some serious changes going on…The main character, Abraham Woodhull aka Culper, is restricted to Setauket due to the …

Working on some British for the AWI

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

British light Bobs

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Working on some British for the AWI

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

British light Bobs

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Turn: Washington’s Spies season 2

Posted on June 5th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

The second season of the AMC historical drama series, set against the background of the American War of Independance.Telling the tale of how a group of friends became involved in an espionage ring, and how they reshape the working of intelligence for t…

54mm AWI militia

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

After a much needed break, I’m back at painting 54mm troops for my Tricorne project. One of the challenges of AWI is the need for lots of militia!These six fellows are a mix of manufacturers (I’ve painted the poses above in 1/72-scale as well).To make …

What I painted in May 2017

Posted on May 31st, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

The first full month back in the painting hobby, and it was quite a decent production, in general thanks to a couple of long weekends and a heat wave from which I hid inside.And all that resulted in no less then 65 miniatures getting painted.Now, for t…

The Battle of Freeman’s Farm 1777

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

A couple of weeks ago a handful of the Rejects got together for an American War of Independence game in Posties shed-o-war. I’ve not written my battle report until now partly because I’ve had a very busy couple of weeks and didn’t have the time… but …

AWI batrep – The Battle of Freeman’s Farm 1777

Posted on May 17th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Last Sunday the Rejects got together for an AWI battle. Postie told us all it was a reenactment of a famous battle, but didn’t tell us what the name of the battle was until after the game had finished.In fact we re-played the Battle of Freeman’s Farm, …

23rd (Royal Welsh Fusiliers) Regiment of Foot

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

I finished painting my first “complete” historical unit since getting back into the hobby today, in the form of a set of British Line Infantry by Warlord Games.Suitable for use in the AWI (or well, sometimes shortly before and after), these redcoats nu…

When Maurice met Blucher in the battle for Arlington county

Posted on May 1st, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

After a couple of delay due to life we finally got round to a second game on Maurice meets Blucher.

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When Maurice met Blucher in the battle for Arlington county

Posted on May 1st, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

After a couple of delay due to life we finally got round to a second game on Maurice meets Blucher.

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Painting the American war of independence, British reinforcements

Posted on April 6th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

British reinforcement pour over the river

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Painting the American of indepdance, British reinforcements

Posted on April 6th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

British reinforcement pour over the river

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Pulp Alley and 54mm Highlanders

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

I actually made it out to a club night this past week! Bruce kindly hosted Terry and me in a game of Pulp Alley. A game mechanic are plot points and these figures below were placed about the table to indicate where these were.Players contact a plot poi…