Posts Tagged ‘Crisis’

King Albert I of Belgium, the "warrior king"

Posted on April 16th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

When Leopold the second died, the Belgian throne passed on to his nephew, Albert I.While the previous monarch became infamous for his role in the Congo aquirement, this king would become famous for completely different reasons.When the First World War …

King Leopold II, that one by the Perry’s

Posted on April 9th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

The second Crisis entry model we did, waaaaaaay back in 2006, was one of two (the first year Ambiorix wasn`t either) miniatures not sculpted by Paul Hicks for us.No, he was sculpted by none other then the Perry’s, you now, those (in)famous twins ;-)Leo…

They where the terror of the woods…

Posted on March 15th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

So this is it, the final wednesday entry for the AHPC8, and what a journey it has been!This challenge is great fun, and very, very motivational on the painting front.As has become a bit of a habbit for myself the past weeks, I’ve been painting up one o…

Dulle Griet marches onwards!

Posted on March 8th, 2018 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

The next model I completed from the line of Crisis entry figures to kick off this weeks entry of mix and match figures, we have De Dulle Griet.She was the first “non real” person that was released for the range, as she is based on the figure from the p…

Peter Minuit and the Rapiers

Posted on March 2nd, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Okay, so that might sound like some 80s coverband if I look back at the title…Actually, it`s the combination of two sorts of entries I have been focussing on this week, namely trying to include one Crisis wargame show entry figure every time, as well…

Tijl Uilenspiegel Crisis 2017 LE

Posted on February 20th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

A bit of a special set of figures for this round, as it is the limited edition entry set from the past Crisis wargame show we organised at TSA.  And it is a character that has a great influence on school children of my generation… The mo…

Crisis 2017: the Loot!

Posted on November 8th, 2017 under , . Posted by

Hoi,With the showing of the loot, we conclude my Crisis 2017 report. This year’s Crisis never was about buying loads of stuff, but I did have a few things on my list prior to going to Antwerp.- I really wanted to complement my Iron Duke Indian Mutiny f…

Crisis 2017: the Loot!

Posted on November 8th, 2017 under , . Posted by

Hoi,With the showing of the loot, we conclude my Crisis 2017 report. This year’s Crisis never was about buying loads of stuff, but I did have a few things on my list prior to going to Antwerp.- I really wanted to complement my Iron Duke Indian Mutiny f…

Crisis 2017 the pictures!

Posted on November 7th, 2017 under , . Posted by

Hoi,As explained yesterday, I have let Arthur make the pictures during our visit at the Crisis convention. Therefore they are not a full descriptive report, but rather an impression of the event from a 6 year old.Here he is doing his job!It wasn’t unti…

Crisis 2017 the pictures!

Posted on November 7th, 2017 under , . Posted by

Hoi,As explained yesterday, I have let Arthur make the pictures during our visit at the Crisis convention. Therefore they are not a full descriptive report, but rather an impression of the event from a 6 year old.Here he is doing his job!It wasn’t unti…

Crisis 2017 Haul

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

Of course, no event coverage is really completed without the haul, the loot, the goodies that you’ve brought home. So let’s see what I got myself this time. So let’s take a look into the Goodie Bag. The current Crisis Gazette, the event miniature and an individual sprue. Yes, that is all. I’m a bit […]

Crisis 2017 Show Report

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

The first Crisis since 2013 I attended, as I came back into the fold of the Tin Soldiers of Antwerp after a 5 year break in membership (2013 I went as a visitor, as I wasn`t a member anymore).And I enjoyed every minute of it, as it felt like “coming ho…

Crisis 2017 Show Report

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

The first Crisis since 2013 I attended, as I came back into the fold of the Tin Soldiers of Antwerp after a 5 year break in membership (2013 I went as a visitor, as I wasn`t a member anymore).And I enjoyed every minute of it, as it felt like “coming ho…

Crisis 2017, an Odyssey

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

Hoi,Last Saturday me and the boy visited the Crisis convention in Antwerp, usually this would result in just one blogpost but this time I think I’ll need 3 to relate what happened.Why 3 posts? Well mainly due to two things: one is that usually I travel…

Crisis 2017, an Odyssey

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

Hoi,Last Saturday me and the boy visited the Crisis convention in Antwerp, usually this would result in just one blogpost but this time I think I’ll need 3 to relate what happened.Why 3 posts? Well mainly due to two things: one is that usually I travel…

Crisis 2017 – Part II

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

Another view towards the gates of Crisis, roughly 2 hours after opening hours, the crowd was still coming. The first to come through the doors, were standing in line since 08:40 a.m.! Under the eyes of the maestro himself, Alex Buchel, Studio Tomahawk showed Congo and the upcoming Saga 2nd at their booth. We got […]

Crisis 2017 – Part I

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

Saturday morning, short of 10 a.m., once again we are in front of the halls of the Waagnatie Expo. Decorated with the eight large banners, that can be seen from afar. It is time for Crisis 2017. Right before the doors opened, the Cosplayers were getting in role. You had the Space Marines and Imperial […]

Intro to Crisis 2017 Antwerp

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

It is this time of the year, early November and the TinSoldiers of Antwerp host their annual show, the Crisis. For me, preparation started in summer just when I got back from New Zealand, getting the team ready and booking hotel rooms. I was really looking forward to this weekend, as I had to take […]

Winter is coming

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

With the last two month of this year right around the corner, the planning for Winter is necessary. One of the next events on my schedule is the Crisis, as I already shared with you here – Crisis 2017 prelude. Usually I prepare an advent calendar for December, but this year I’ll schedule something different. […]

Crisis 2017 Prelude

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

Only a month until Crisis 2017! On November 4th the hangars Antwerps harbour area will open their doors for Europe’s biggest wargaming event on the mainland. The show is held in two hangars in the northern area of Antwerp. Parking lots are available directly at the show. The opening hours are from 10:00 a.m. to […]