Posts Tagged ‘boardgaming’

Memoir 44: Escobar

Posted on June 24th, 2016 under , , , , , . Posted by

We had seven guys at the club on Tuesday, including newcomer John. Kevin and I played a game of Memoir 44, which allowed me to get my new German tanks plus a bunch of figures I got from Tim in Saskatoon on the board.This was a German counter attack in …

Some WW2 tanks

Posted on June 20th, 2016 under , , , . Posted by

I finished up some 1/72-scale German tanks this weekend, just in time to run a game at the club tomorrow! I don’t usually cut things that close and I’m happy to have these done.These are kits I got about a year ago from Tim in Saskatoon. The Panther is…

A few 15mm monsters

Posted on June 17th, 2016 under , , , , . Posted by

I’ve spent much of this week building some plastic kits (finally done and primed) so painting was minimal. I did knock off two monsters I found in one of my Battlelore boxes.The guys above is a hill giant that I decided to make an ice giant with some b…

Last of the dwarves

Posted on June 11th, 2016 under , , , , . Posted by

A few days of rainy weather gave me enough time to finish off the last of the Battlelore dwarves that have been patiently waiting on a painting tray for months.These are big dwarves for 15mm figures (probably close to 25mm dwarves). Above we have some …

Battlelore standards

Posted on May 23rd, 2016 under , , , , . Posted by

Jess and I spared over a game of Epic Battlelore last night as I finally finished up most of the major.Jessica handily beat me (I could not roll worth a damn) but it was nice to play and see my boys out on the table. I think I used the first Epic scena…

Last of the goblins

Posted on May 11th, 2016 under , , , , . Posted by

I finished off the goblins from the various Battlelore expansions I have. These included a bunch of hyena-riders (I think–or maybe dogs?).There were six models which makes them about the perfect size for a mounted unit in Dragon Rampant.There were als…

Club Night May 3

Posted on May 4th, 2016 under , , , , . Posted by

We had eight guys out last night at the club and two games ran. Terry hosted a game of tomb robbing (The Adventurers: The Pyramid of Horus). A fun game with a fair bit of randomness.As the ceiling starts to the guys who ran deepest into the tomb (where…

Lizard riders

Posted on April 23rd, 2016 under , , , , . Posted by

I finished up a few more 15mm lizard riders from my Battlelore pile. I am excited to be almost near the end of the goblins.Up next: I have a bunch more foot and some dog or wolf riders and the goblins are done. Then onto the remaining dwarves.

April 18 club night

Posted on April 21st, 2016 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

We had a dozen guys out a the club on Tuesday and four games ran. Chen, Scott and Terry joined me in a Roman Civil War scenario (Thapsus) from CCA. Game 1 saw Team Caesar (in red) ahead for much of the game.Then, suddenly, Team Pompeii crushed some hea…

Were-bear? There bear!

Posted on April 17th, 2016 under , , , , , . Posted by

The good weather has kept me away from the painting bench these past few weeks, but I have a few pieces that I finally finished.As I was painting up the 15mm Battlelore figures, I also picked up Dragon Rampant and started looking around for a few monst…

More goblins!

Posted on April 5th, 2016 under , , , , . Posted by

A few more goblins have rolled off the painting line. First up are some of the goblin lizard cavalry. The sword turned out nice on this one, hey?These guys were from the original base set and painted up nicely enough. I will vary the tunic colours as I…

Battlelore Goblins

Posted on April 2nd, 2016 under , , , , . Posted by

I started on the Battlelore goblins this week and finished a couple of batches. The fellows with the scimitars are from the original boxed set and are about 18mm tall.I have painted a lot of goblins green over the years and I decided to use a muted fle…