Posts Tagged ‘historical’

The Last Kingdom season 2

Posted on October 11th, 2017 under , . Posted by

Uther of Bebbanberg is back, in the second season of the stories written by Bernard Cornwell and his The Saxon Stories.Like the previous one, it touches upon the material of two books, each one going into a 4 episode arc, all covered over by the creati…

The Last Kingdom season 2

Posted on October 11th, 2017 under , . Posted by

Uther of Bebbanberg is back, in the second season of the stories written by Bernard Cornwell and his The Saxon Stories.Like the previous one, it touches upon the material of two books, each one going into a 4 episode arc, all covered over by the creati…

Terrain Corner – Bamboo Grove Multi Base

Posted on October 11th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Yes, I’m still alive and yes its been a long time since I wrote anything I know. So to get me back in the swing […]

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Warlord Games – Pike & Shotte Landsknecht Pikemen

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

This plastic kit of Landsknechts was finally released, after a very long waiting time, but I’ll cover this a bit later in this review. Warlord Games provided the range of Pike & Shotte with this kit of 30 miniatures in 28mm scale. What is so special about this kit? The whole Italian Wars range was […]

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 […]

Rubicon Models GMC CCKW-353 2,5t Truck

Posted on October 3rd, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Rubicon released with the CCKW-353 US 2,5 ton 6×6 Cargo Truck an allied counterpart to the amazing Opel Blitz kit (and the accessoires like Maultier available for it). It is one of the lighter vehicles by Rubicon and will be covered in this review. The US Army developed between 1939 and 1940 a 2,5 ton […]

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 …

Dux Britanniarum

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

After reading the rules, getting a few games in, losing badly, and now having actually studied the rules, I`ve formed an opinion on this ruleset by Too Fat Lardies.Dux Britanniarum is a ruleset that allows you to game the last vestiges of the Roman Emp…

Dux Britanniarum

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

After reading the rules, getting a few games in, losing badly, and now having actually studied the rules, I`ve formed an opinion on this ruleset by Too Fat Lardies.Dux Britanniarum is a ruleset that allows you to game the last vestiges of the Roman Emp…

Vortigern`s Punitive Campaign – Dux Britanniarum AAR

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

My first Raid tonight in the Dux Britanniarum campaign, and as there was some player reshuffling earlier this week, I ended up facing my previous liege.Clustfeinad, Legatus of Glouvia, had enough of the catholic faith that had been forced upon him.&nbs…

Vortigern`s Punitive Campaign – Dux Britanniarum AAR

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

My first Raid tonight in the Dux Britanniarum campaign, and as there was some player reshuffling earlier this week, I ended up facing my previous liege.Clustfeinad, Legatus of Glouvia, had enough of the catholic faith that had been forced upon him.&nbs…

Dark Age Spearmen with Shield

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

I haven`t gotten much paintwork in the past week, as I chose to spend some very good quality time with the girlfriend, but in between I did manage to paint a small unit.And it was with a deadline, as I varnished them this morning, and they have to be o…

Dark Age Spearmen with Shield

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

I haven`t gotten much paintwork in the past week, as I chose to spend some very good quality time with the girlfriend, but in between I did manage to paint a small unit.And it was with a deadline, as I varnished them this morning, and they have to be o…

Rubicon Models M4A3 / M4A3E8 Sherman

Posted on September 21st, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Rubicon Models released the M4A3 / M4A3E8 Sherman in Q1/17, as an replacement for one of their first kits, the M4A3 Sherman. The kit got an overhaul with new options and variants included, giving you the options to build an early or late production of the M4A3 or the Easy Eight with broader tracks. The […]

En route to becoming the Dux

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

Okay, just kidding, but suddenly I find myself in a bigger territory area in the TSA Dux Campaign.Well, it`s not because of good gaming or big victories, as I`ll be going to battle for the first time in the campaign coming friday.What happened is that …

En route to becoming the Dux

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

Okay, just kidding, but suddenly I find myself in a bigger territory area in the TSA Dux Campaign.Well, it`s not because of good gaming or big victories, as I`ll be going to battle for the first time in the campaign coming friday.What happened is that …

All ready to Dux it out!

Posted on September 14th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

So, that was a bit of hectic rescheduling on my paint desk…But past monday, my box of Gripping Beast plastic Dark Age Warriors arrived, and I wanted them ready for use in the Dux Britanniarum campaign, meaning I needed to paint 22 of them in, well, 3…

All ready to Dux it out!

Posted on September 14th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

So, that was a bit of hectic rescheduling on my paint desk…But past monday, my box of Gripping Beast plastic Dark Age Warriors arrived, and I wanted them ready for use in the Dux Britanniarum campaign, meaning I needed to paint 22 of them in, well, 3…

Dark Age Spearmen… for Dux Britanniarum

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

As you might have picked up on this little corner of the internet, TSA has started a fresh Dux campaign, based on the ruleset by Too Fat Lardies.Now while this is the Dark Ages, it isn`t really my exact period in that era, as I tend to field the Irish …

Dark Age Spearmen… for Dux Britanniarum

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

As you might have picked up on this little corner of the internet, TSA has started a fresh Dux campaign, based on the ruleset by Too Fat Lardies.Now while this is the Dark Ages, it isn`t really my exact period in that era, as I tend to field the Irish …

Bolt Action Campaign Sea Lion

Posted on September 10th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The second campaign supplement for Bolt Action Second Edition leaves the road of historic events and goes for the What-If scenario of the Operation Sea Lion. These were the plans of the german forces to invade Britain. Sea Lion is another big expansion for Bolt Action, at least page-wise. At 124 pages it shares the […]

Then and Now

Posted on August 30th, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

I’ve always found the comparative photographs showing photographs from the 1940s and how those same locations look today. In the past you would have needed to physically go the locations to take those comparative photographs, however with tools such as Google Street View you can now find the same locations online. The harbours of Weymouth … Continue reading “Then and Now”

Wellington Great War Exhibition Part 1

Posted on August 27th, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

One of the stops that I was most eager to visit, was the Great War Exhibition in Wellington. It marked more or less the last stop on our trip around the north island, before we went for further two and half weeks on the south island. But let me tell you why I was so […]

Wellington Great War Exhibition Part 2

Posted on August 27th, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

The Great Hall of the GWE ends in a hallway, leading on one way towards the cafe and shop, and on the other end towards the ANZ room. After the hard focus on the western front, the hallway moves over to the New Zealand part of the ANZAC. Explaining which parts of the country raised […]