Posts Tagged ‘Guest Post’

Gunter’s video of LoA Waterloo 2015 + Blog links

Posted on June 18th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

My own 2nd DragoonsATTENTION: LOADS OF GOOD LINKS ALL OVER THIS POST!As a ‘non-Facebooker’ I often miss bits and pieces of hobby stuff. This particular 2+ minutes of video footage was taken by Germanicus at our 2015 re-fight of Waterloo in Derby.Adrian…

Principality of Catalonia (Guest Post)

Posted on June 14th, 2018 under . Posted by

Hi everyone, my name is José María Cagiga (Chema, 1986) in the League of Augsburg forum, first of all I want to thank Barry and Clarence for allowing me to participate in their blog.I am a wargamer based in Cartagena, Kingdom of Spain, and since 2013-…

Rawdon Raises an Army, Part One

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

Thomas Grove – After playing a game of Beneath the Lily Banners/The War of Three Kings I was hooked. Now to create my own army. I really enjoyed Arthur Rawdon’s force from the scenario we played so I decided I would stick with the Cock of the North. I…

Tales from the Road: Futa Pass, Tuscany: German Cemetery

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

A nice antidote to the intensity of Salute!A much anticipated trip to Tuscany brought some unexpected but very enjoyable hobby related activity. Mrs H had booked us into a hotel near Mugello, north of Florence. It lies on a road between the now under-r…

The Cock of the North, Part Four

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

Clarence Harrison – Well, that was fun! Running a game for players who have no experience with a rule set is always tricky. You can spend a lot of time bogged down in tedious explanations of mechanics and the minutia of the charts and discover that no …

Amazing diorama work from Tactica

Posted on February 25th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

This French and Indian Wars diorama is truly stunning work. Scale is 15 or 20mm. The makers are a German team from somewhere in the north of the country.I saw another piece of their work through photos which is an enormous Napoleonic diorama with sever…

Kurpfalz Feldherren Wargame Club, Germany

Posted on January 28th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

We meet up with the guys from Kurpfalz Feldherren at Tactica, Hamburg,  Crisis, Antwerp and even at Partizan. They do wonderful games at least two of which have been featured on the blog before. Lovely bunch of people, totally into their hobby and…

Donnybrook in Sleepy Hollow, Part 2 – Converting Bokkenrijders

Posted on January 25th, 2018 under , . Posted by

Cat Reddington-Wilde: This time we’ll look at the foot sloggers.Foot Mob #1 received head masks with twisted cloth goat horns, in the style of those worn by the mob in the TV series. Some horns are added with bits of green putty. Others are carved…

Donnybrook in Sleepy Hollow, Part 1 – Converting Bokkenrijders

Posted on January 22nd, 2018 under , . Posted by

Cat Reddington-Wilde: Several of us at the Boston Trained Bands gaming club have been working on a big Donnybrook convention scenario to bring to Huzzah! in Portland Maine this May. And I have fantasies of bringing it to Crisis in November if I can sor…

Poltava part 2 – the terrain

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

Jon and Diane used artificial grass for the terrain and the manual paint job was very effective. The playing surface is very robust and would take a fair bit of punishment if unfortunate enough to experience it.The table was twenty feet by six and the …

Christmas Game – Harrison’s Meadow VA June 1861

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

Longstreets’s Brigade march to Harrison’s MeadowI do have other interests apart from 1660-1721 and so for the Christmas game this year I thought I’d surprise Toggy with an ACW encounter from the very beginning of the war.Ewell’s Brigade approach from t…

Guest post -Swedish artillery

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

Some wonderful work by William Nguyen Tan Ho from France on Swedish artillery from the Great Northern War.William has done a super job on these chaps and the basing just sets it off nicely. I was very happy to receive the pictures and share them on the…

Poltava part 2 – the wargame

Posted on November 18th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

A late ‘battle shot’ with the Swedes through the redoubt lineJon is very experienced at running large games as he owned and managed a wargaming centre on Crete for several years.The Swedes columns lined up to storm the redoubt line before the battle co…

Poltava part 2 – the wargame

Posted on November 18th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

A late ‘battle shot’ with the Swedes through the redoubt lineJon is very experienced at running large games as he owned and managed a wargaming centre on Crete for several years.The Swedes columns lined up to storm the redoubt line before the battle co…

Poltava Part 1 – taster of an epic

Posted on November 12th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

This game was a year in the making and is the result of the hard work of Jon and Diane Sutherland who created it as a commission for a private collector.I have been intimately involved with the development as all of the figures used are Warfare Miniatu…

Poltava Part 1 – taster of an epic

Posted on November 12th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

This game was a year in the making and is the result of the hard work of Jon and Diane Sutherland who created it as a commission for a private collector.I have been intimately involved with the development as all of the figures used are Warfare Miniatu…

Guest post: GNW Swedes by Don Crane

Posted on October 31st, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

The Brigade in all its gloryThe Blog has featured the work of several painters over the years and I always enjoy seeing how painters and gamers create and interpret figures and unit construction.I recently had the privilege of seeing some truly wonderf…

Guest post: GNW Swedes by Don Crane

Posted on October 31st, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

The Brigade in all its gloryThe Blog has featured the work of several painters over the years and I always enjoy seeing how painters and gamers create and interpret figures and unit construction.I recently had the privilege of seeing some truly wonderf…

How to Go On a Successful Crowdfunding Quest – by Todd Medema

Posted on August 17th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Todd Medema from Expedition: The Roleplaying Card Game here. Polyhedron Collider was generous enough to review our first game’s Kickstarter launch, which doubled its goal. We wanted to return the favour by sharing some of the tips and techniques we …