Posts Tagged ‘British’

To catch Mahdist emir. Pojmać mahdyjskiego emira.

Posted on October 27th, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

After successful Sudan game week ago, we decided to repeat this last Thursday again. Bill send me some new stats for troops and we decided to try them. This time all my troops were ready for the game, so for the first time I was able to use them all (n…

Sudan – gotowy!. Sudan – done!

Posted on October 24th, 2014 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Moje oddziały na naszą dużą grę Pierwszej Wojny w Sudanie skończone. Oto ostatnie elementy (wszystkie figurki pochodzą od Perry Miniatures):My units for our big 1st Sudan War are finally finished. That are my last elements (all figures are Perry…

Sudan – nowe oddziały brytyjskie. Sudan – new British units.

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

Pierwsza Wojna w Sudanie będzie teraz dość popularnym tematem na moim blogu, a to wszystko związane z nadchodzącą wielką dwudniową bitwą na początku listopada. Moim zamiarem jest zbudowanie solidnej brygady do gry, czyli trzech batalionów li…

Battle at the Wadi. Bitwa przy Wadi.

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

Our big 1st Sudan War game is very close, so we have decided to check how the Black Powder rules will be working for that period. We played game with two players and umpire. Our figures came from various collections, and some of my figures used in the …

The Last Mahdists

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

…for a while.No, not new output, rather a belated post as I didn’t get around to posting the miniatures I finished up for the gaming day at Wyvern. It was such a rush I just didn’t get time to snap them before they were packed up with the rest of the…

Dux Britanniarum – my first game. Dux Britanniarum – moja pierwsza gra.

Posted on October 10th, 2014 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Dux Britanniarum is quite popular in my club, however I have never play it. The opportunity of checking the rules came yesterday, when I joined to the game played by more newbies like myself (Campbell and Matt) plus veterans: Paul and Derek. With four …

Bonus Points

Posted on October 6th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Hello people,As a result of twisting my ankle playing football yesterday I’ve been forced to have today off sick. It’s been horrible………obviously!!The bonus, other than two posts in one day, has been an unexpected glut of brush-time, ankle appropr…

15th Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry (Ludhiana Sikhs)

Posted on October 4th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Kolejny regiment do naszej wielkiej gry w listopadzie.  Tym razem jest to 15. Pułk Piechoty Bengalu (Ludhiana Sikhs). Generalnie pułk powinien mieć wielkość sześciu podstawek, ale z zakupionych figurek wyszło mi ich 8, więc dwie mogą robi…

20mm WWII Canadian Infantry from AB Miniatures – The Battle for Ortona, 1943

Posted on September 24th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

About a year ago I was rummaging around my storage shed and came across a collection of 20mm WWII figures that I had originally painted-up for use with Arty Contliffe’s Crossfire (a very fine and innovative set of rules btw). This group of fi…

Maintaining Standards

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

Hello people,A potentially oblique reference to a musing that came to me in a similarly oblique manner.Over the weekend I’ve had some brush-time with the last 30 rank and file Commandos, representing every last figure that currently have built for the …

Illuminations – prt 2

Posted on September 15th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Hello people,I don’t really do un-boxing, as popular as they are amongst so many of my fellow bloggers, but this once is a little different, vaguely review-ish, and hopefully of some actual purpose / value ;) So my portable / stowable lightbox kit turne…

Incident at a Martian Farmhouse: IHMN 1889

Posted on September 15th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Megz and I had our first test run of In Her Majesty’s Name.   Since I don’t have enough dedicated figures for my desired factions, I decided to try a scenario set on Mars in the universe of Space:1889.The Mad Guru: Incident at a Martian Farm …

Great War BatRep: Brits on the Offensive!

Posted on September 15th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

By Sean "Throckmorton" Sarah and Mitch ReedWhen Battlefront announced the new Great War line I was eager to give it a test.  Mitch ordered both box sets and painted them up in record time, so we decided to give it a try. We decided to show h…

15mm WW2 British Platoon

Posted on September 11th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

No games to share after the holiday so far so I’ll post some progress on the painting queue. As an addition to our 28mm games we have been thinking lately to scale down to 15mm and or 20mm for our platoon and larger games.There are many reasons like ti…

Illuminations?

Posted on September 8th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Hello peeps,Quick mixed post. Other than shoulder patch transfers I’ve finished off another five support Commandos specifically the Sniper, PIAT and Light Mortar team. 10 Painting Points thank you oh so much!These shots are once again from my phone. Th…

Saved by wind (Pt. 1). Ocaleni przez wiatr (cz. 1)

Posted on September 8th, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Some time ago I have finished my British and French ship for Napoleonic naval warfare. However since this time I have never used them in game. The Kiss, Me Hardy rules are very popular in our club so few weeks ago we agreed to play a large game. The ga…

Review – Book, The Iron Division, The History of the 3rd Division 1809-1989

Posted on August 29th, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Andy

Iron Division is an excellent little reference book on the 3rd Divisions History from 1809-1989 the first edition was published in 1978 and written by Robin McNish.  This review focuses on the revised edition, published in 1989.  In 1986 the …

Sharpe’s Standoff

Posted on August 26th, 2014 under , , , , , , . Posted by

It’s nearing dawn in a Spanish village, and the French commander is interrogating a young lady, believed to be a spy for the nearby British. Little are they both aware of a daring rescue attempt being orchestrated outside by a certain Captain Sharpe.Fr…

Perry Desert Rats & some terrain

Posted on August 25th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Holiday is over so time to get back to the hobby and see what’s everybody been doing recently to get some fresh inspiration.Unfortunately I did not have many games over the last few months but I managed to get a platoon and some buildings done for our …

Wagon ROLL!!

Posted on August 25th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Afternoon all,As threatened the Bank Holiday has allowed some bonus brush-time whcih I’ve put to decent use finishing off an M3 Halftrack that I got for my birthday some weeks ago. Built and painted to go with my Commandos I’ve head-swapped the driver …

ORBAT – 1980s British BG, NATO Reinforcement Part 2, The Infantry Brigades

Posted on August 24th, 2014 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Andy

In the late 1980′s the British Army purchased the AT105 Saxon APC and converted a number of light role infantry battalions to the Mechanised Wheeled role.  These units were part of 3 Infantry Brigades with reinforcement roles onto the contine…

The First VCs of The Great War: Lieutenant Maurice Dease and Private Frank Godley, 23rd August 1914

Posted on August 23rd, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

One hundred years ago today, on August 23rd 1914, the 4th battalion, Royal Fusiliers were ordered to defend the Nimy bridges, which were only a few kilometers from the main British force at Mons.By 10:00 that morning the British positions around the br…

Blitz Again

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

A 1940 scenario, with the familiar story of a German assault to try a split the French and British lines. Tony and Tel are the Germans, Jim is the defending British, with Mark as B.E.F. reinforcements and Matt as the French.Played out at 6mm and using …

Gatling Gun. Kartaczownica Gatlinga.

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

Something new for my British for our big November game, a Gatling Gun from Perry’s:Coś nowego dla moich Brytyjczyków do naszej dużej listopadowej gry, kartaczownica Gatlinga od Perrych:

Hold the Town! – Peninsular Scenario

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

“¡Vamos, muchacos!”Tim and I had a highly entertaining battle at the Croydon venue this Saturday past. I came up with a scenario where my Spanish brigade (including my new Zaragossa Regiment. ¡Viva!) held the village and a vital road junction. The Fr…