Posts Tagged ‘Dux Britanniarum’

Seven Spears at Operation Market Larden #6

Posted on June 12th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Last Saturday saw the sixth annual gathering of gamers in Evesham for the event known as ‘Operation Market Larden’. This is a day of gaming focusing on playing various games using the rules from Too Fat Lardies, organised with great efficie…

The Painting Tally: May 2018

Posted on May 31st, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

May has been a much better month for painting, with a number of miniatures painted, as well as some scenery (mainly trees) Painted: 40 Painted 19 Ashigaru and 21 Samurai for the Seven Spears game I am running at Operation Market Larden #6 in a couple o…

The Ponies Attack! a Dux Brittaniarum batrep

Posted on May 12th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Friday evening Dimitri and me played our final battle for this round of the TSA Dux campaign, as his Scotti raiders invaded my province of Dyffed.The scenario we rolled was Burn the Watchtower, something I was very, very happy about as defending a peri…

Payback on the Farm! A Dux Battle Report

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

Last campaign month, Richard invaded my lands in an effort to burn down my watchtower, as could be read HERE.While he was unsuccesfull and suffered heavy losses that battle, this month it was time for me to return the favour and I set out to raid one o…

Dark Age Cavalry

Posted on April 10th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Received friday night, finished tuesday morning…Yeah, I wanted them ready as soon as possible hehehe.Now this is due in part that originally I would be using them on the battlefield the coming friday, but as my opponent is going to Salute (as is the …

There are Picts on my lawn!

Posted on March 23rd, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

Another Dux Britanniarum campaign report from our TSA campaign.  This time, another Hostage Raid as Pictish Raiders landed on my shores.It was a sunny day as Clustfeinad strolled his gardens.  Soon his noble, Petif would arrive with his retin…

More Irish Bonnachts

Posted on March 23rd, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Nothing fancy painting wise this post though…As a result of the challenge, I had painted up quite a few of those plastic Gripping Beast Dark Age warriors.These serve on the one hand to boost my SAGA force (far beyond the average points for a game at …

TSA Clubevening 16th of february 2018

Posted on February 17th, 2018 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Yesterday, I wasn`t playing any games at the club myself, so that meant I went to have a look around and bring another oversight of the games being played…While it was busy this week, there weren`t actually that many games being played, as a lot of p…

116th Pennsylvania… and some levies

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

This weeks entry into the Painting Challenge is one of the reasons I actually got into it, to build further on my full OrBat for the II Corps, 1 Division og Hancock, as it fought at Fredericksburg.While I already finished some of the generals last week…

Hostage Raid, a Dux Britanniarum campaign report

Posted on February 4th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

The final struggle for this month for surviving in the campaign, and hopefully it would go as well as the previous two…And in order to do that, I needed to face off Joeri, who raided my lands and tried to take one of my Nobles hostage.  To add t…

Defending the Watchtower, a Dux Britanniarum campaign game

Posted on January 19th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

In the second part of my three battles for survival in this month, I faced Richard who raided my lands.Out to set fire to my Watchtower, I had to play the one thing I love to do… defending behind my pallisades.My army was still recovering from it’s l…

The First Struggle for Survival: Dux Britanniarum campaign game

Posted on December 22nd, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Let’s cut to the chase: Clustfeinad is in big trouble. Last month, a large Raid left my army in shambles, as I lost 3 out of my 6 units for multiple campaign turns as an opposing kingdom, bolstered by Mercenaries and two Saxon forces rampaged and …

Mounted Irish Noble

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

Et voila, the final model I need for the Dux campaign has been finished, in the form of a mounted noble.He will be “drafted” for battles where I will be using my cavalry, to lead them from the front.The model is from Gripping Beast, but I did a small w…

Mounted Irish Noble

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

Et voila, the final model I need for the Dux campaign has been finished, in the form of a mounted noble.He will be “drafted” for battles where I will be using my cavalry, to lead them from the front.The model is from Gripping Beast, but I did a small w…

Late Roman Elites and Warriors

Posted on November 20th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

In order to “romanize” my force for Dux, I finished two more units of Gripping Beasts plastic Late Roman models.This allows me to use my irish and dark age warriors as the levy and mercenaries, while the core force of elites and warriors consists of ro…

Late Roman Elites and Warriors

Posted on November 20th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

In order to “romanize” my force for Dux, I finished two more units of Gripping Beasts plastic Late Roman models.This allows me to use my irish and dark age warriors as the levy and mercenaries, while the core force of elites and warriors consists of ro…

Celtic Cross and Wandering Bard

Posted on November 13th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Got some small items finished over the weekend for use in SAGA, including my “Crisis impulse buy”.Which tought me a few lessons…The first of it being that MDF terrain, something that came to be “a thing” during my hiatus is quite a lovely and cheap m…

Celtic Cross and Wandering Bard

Posted on November 13th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Got some small items finished over the weekend for use in SAGA, including my “Crisis impulse buy”.Which tought me a few lessons…The first of it being that MDF terrain, something that came to be “a thing” during my hiatus is quite a lovely and cheap m…

SAGA Mounted Fianna

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

One of the “must paint” units for SAGA / Dux I had to finish was a cavalry unit, and that means for the Irish a unit of mounted nobles, or Fianna.Coming from Gripping Beast, these 4 lesser lords are ready to take the battle to the enemy in a fast manne…

SAGA Mounted Fianna

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

One of the “must paint” units for SAGA / Dux I had to finish was a cavalry unit, and that means for the Irish a unit of mounted nobles, or Fianna.Coming from Gripping Beast, these 4 lesser lords are ready to take the battle to the enemy in a fast manne…

Romano British Warriors and Archers

Posted on October 23rd, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

In an effort to “romanize” my force some more for the Dux campaign, I grabbed a box of Gripping Beast plastics and started work on some units.The idea is to use them for all the “non Levy” and “non Mercenary” troops, and to fit a bit more in the time p…

Romano British Warriors and Archers

Posted on October 23rd, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

In an effort to “romanize” my force some more for the Dux campaign, I grabbed a box of Gripping Beast plastics and started work on some units.The idea is to use them for all the “non Levy” and “non Mercenary” troops, and to fit a bit more in the time p…

TooFatLardies Games Day in Vienna

Posted on October 20th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

It’s no secret that TooFatLardies are my favourite rules publisher. Fortunately, there are a couple of like-minded individuals around. Last Friday, a bunch of us got together to play and present TFL games. The idea was to showcase the rules and…

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Kern Slingers

Posted on October 2nd, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

The first completed unit of the month, these are the last figures from the Dark Ages box of Warriors I bought to bulk my Dux force.But in that game, you have 4 strong missile troops, while in the SAGA Irish list, the Kerns, who are either armed with a …

Kern Slingers

Posted on October 2nd, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

The first completed unit of the month, these are the last figures from the Dark Ages box of Warriors I bought to bulk my Dux force.But in that game, you have 4 strong missile troops, while in the SAGA Irish list, the Kerns, who are either armed with a …