Posts Tagged ‘FIW’

1754 Conquest

Posted on April 29th, 2017 under , . Posted by

Last week, I received my copy of 1754 by Academy Games. Basically the FIW at one level of detail greater than Risk. It uses the same card-driven play and random turn sequence as 1775 and 1812. Bruce popped over Monday and we had a quick run throug…

British FIW Command stand

Posted on April 23rd, 2017 under . Posted by

Over the weekend I completed this project, which I’ve been working on for a few weeks.

The is a British Senior officer is a Front Rank figure from the SYW range, as is the staff Officer (he is from their artillery crew collection). The hound is from…

More Redcoats!

Posted on April 20th, 2017 under . Posted by

Just before Easter I received reinforcements from Front Rank miniatures for my British FIW Army.  I also got my new sabot bases from Warbases to help rank them up and speed game play up (moving all those figures was taking quite a toll on game …

Indian Longhouse

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

Presenting my Indian longhouse which was waiting in the wings for attention during the recent painting challenge (where terrain doesn’t score for points) so its nice to get it completed.  Hoping to get it on the table in the coming weeks for a F…

FIW Scatter Terrain

Posted on April 9th, 2017 under , . Posted by

A few pieces of scatter terrain I recently made for our FIW games. Its been fun to do some terrain after all the figs during the painting challenge :-)

Firstly, some rocky outcrops, made from bark.  I spray painted them black and then drushbrushe…

Painting Challenge VII – final submission

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

Times up – brushes down! AHPC VII has come to its inevitable conclusion

Major Brinkworth leads from the front with his Impressive Weapon!

To complete my AHPC VII submissions and add to last week’s submission of Major Brinkworth and his redcoats…

The mauling of the Frog – Sharp Practice 2

Posted on March 11th, 2017 under . Posted by

This week, we returned to the semi-wild woodlands of 1750s eastern North America for my second game of Sharp Practice 2, the large scale skirmish game for the black powder period from Too Fat Lardies. The game saw a mixed force of French regulars,…

Inniskilling Fusiliers command chappies

Posted on February 17th, 2017 under . Posted by

I still have a couple of groups of eight fusiliers to do for my ‘Skillings, but in preparation for a learning game of Sharp Practice 2 this week I have finished up my commanding officer, an ensign bearing the regimental colours, a drummer and a reveren…