Posts Tagged ‘Impetus’

Late Romans(West) vs Early Anglo Saxon

Posted on November 20th, 2015 under , , . Posted by

The battle in full swing!Nick and I had a very nice fun little Basic Impetus bash last Saturday featuring Nick as the Late Romans (west) vs myself running the Early Anglo Saxons. Nick has played little to none in regards to Impetus so I thought playing…

Roman Around

Posted on October 23rd, 2015 under , . Posted by

Recently, Pete’s been very excited by tiny elephants.He painted up a couple to go with his 15mm Carthaginians, which were part of our Impetus project from a while ago.Fortunately, I have a 15mm Republican Roman army for Impetus from even longer ago, so…

Punic Wars Impetvs

Posted on September 22nd, 2015 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Yes, that right, had my first crack at the full version of the Impetus Ancient Rules at the weekend with Roundie (Wayne Steward) down at the AWC. I have been meaning to get into these for a while as they

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Fury of the North 12

Posted on July 27th, 2015 under , , , , , . Posted by

Another Gripping Beast Viking painted for SAGA and Lion Rampant. This figure was painted and completed just after the Analogue Hobbies Painting Challenge finished in mid March. Sometimes things can take a while to reach the final based figure seen belo…

Crusades update

Posted on June 28th, 2015 under , , , . Posted by

Now then,I got these two bases done a little while ago for my Crusades army for Impetus. I have rebased the 2 command stands that I made up for Hail Caesar as ive decided that Impetus is the game that ill be playing.Here is King Richard, based as Crusa…

The Order of St John

Posted on May 6th, 2015 under , , , , , . Posted by

Now then,I have actually done some painting, for the first time in months!I have painted up an additional unit of Hospitaller Knights for my Crusades Impetus army, and while I was at it I re-did the flag on the original one to match,  the old one …

Dance of Bronze 9

Posted on March 19th, 2015 under , , , , . Posted by

This is the start of Macedonian and Greek armies in 6mm with figures from both Baccus and Rapier Miniatures.These figures will provide the skirmish lines for both armies, although there may be more peltasts and Agrianians for both armies in the future….

Back to the Brushes 98

Posted on January 7th, 2015 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Here are a few work in progress pictures of a variety of different items that are being worked on at present:First up is a command stand and three attack drone stands for Critical Mass. The figures are all from Ground Zero and will hopefully all be com…

Back to the Brushes 96

Posted on December 17th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Well after just over two months with only one singular post here are a few work in progress pictures of some of the first pieces for this years Analogue Painting Challenge. Below is an objective piece from  Critical Mass Games with crew from Groun…

Richard the Lionheart, revisited..

Posted on December 16th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Now then,I have spent the last few days re-doing King Richards standard. It looked passable before, but you know when you look at something and it bugs you?Heres what it looked like before…. 3 demented monkeys……Anyway, I have re-done it, and im m…

Crusades Update!

Posted on November 7th, 2014 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Now then,I have finally completed my Muslim army for the 3rd Crusade, its taken far longer than I thought due to dramas with dip, and finding a workable alternative. I ended up using Ronseal oak woodstain/varnish.Arab LancersHere is the result of putti…

Pilgrims of the first Crusade

Posted on October 29th, 2014 under , , , , , , . Posted by

With the publication of SAGA Crescent & Cross plans erose to beef up my Norman SAGA armie with some Crusader elements. First addition are the pilgrims. I have chosen to paint armed and umarmed pilgrims and some models from other blisters of the Per…

Impetvs: Totally historical batrep.

Posted on October 28th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

As a break from all the Infinity, Jason and I did something completely different: Impetvs 300pts in 28mm using our Roman civil war (take your pick) formula. 300pt armies, one command, half maxima and minima and we both used the Middle Imperial Romans l…

Legio Crusius (Warmongers)

Posted on October 5th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Now then,I have been busy painting up Muslim Cavalry for my Ayyubid army to take on the crusaders, but needed a break so painted up a warhound Titan, to support my epic scale marines.The colour scheme chosen is that of the Legio Crusius, or more common…

Back to the Brushes 95

Posted on September 30th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

As September draws to an end, so hopefully does painting Moorish Spearmen for a few weeks or so. Pictured below are figures from Gripping Beast as they progress to being ready to base. A couple of Iman to inspire the faithful and lead their follow…

Impetvs Batrep: Palmyra vs Rome

Posted on September 20th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

The Palmyrans  have managed to engineer an uprising in the cold northern frontier, left their camels behind, and struck Maximus’ camp in Germania! Or rather Andy gave me a rematch of Impetvs at my place and I only have snow terrain! Impetvs is a f…

A return to the Holyland

Posted on September 6th, 2014 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Now then,So I ran a little poll, to see what people would like to see get painted next, and the clear winners are the 15mm Crusade armies. Fair enough.I have placed an order with Legio Heroica for some more bits, namely more Crusader Knights and some T…

Reconquista 2

Posted on September 1st, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Pictured below is a stand of skirmishers for the Moors army that is currently being painted at present.The figures are from Gripping Beast’s Desert Frontier range and fit in well with the Berber spearmen that are currently being painted.There will be s…

Fury of the North 11

Posted on August 29th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Over the last few nights the following Hirdmen have been completed for SAGA. The figures are all from Gripping Beast and this is the fifth point in a six point warband. Hope that you like the pictures.Three of the shields have Little Big Men transfers …

Back to the Brushes 91

Posted on August 28th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Some figures just seem to be on the painting table for ages with nothing happening to them. The following ten Moorish Spearmen are in this bill.Very little has changed with these over this month, however, this is about to change. The robes are now comp…

Impetvs: Swords and Sandals (and Cataphracts and Lanciarii)

Posted on August 17th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

I (finally, sorry Andy!) made my way out to Andy’s base in the hinterlands of Christchurch. He supplied two Impetvs armies and a very cool desert table. I also got to see his expanded gaming shed. He could probably run his own club out there, with all …

Wargaming Overload Part 2

Posted on August 12th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

I’d been looking forward to getting more figure gaming done after the move and I haven’t been disappointed.I’ve had a large 28mm ACW game using Black Powder which was fun but it confirmed my suspicions that Black powder isn’t for me. It’s great for get…

Back to the Brushes 90

Posted on August 7th, 2014 under , , , , , , . Posted by

This post sees the three hundredth post for the blog and shows some work in progress on two very different Dark Age armies. First up is a Viking standard bearer for SAGA who will also double up in a sabot base for Impetus.The figure is from Gripping Be…


Posted on August 5th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Finally decided to sell off my Vikings they have been sitting around, and I am having a little clear out of figures. They were last used as Vikings in a WAB tourney about 6 years ago or so before being rebased for impetus rules and even then I used the…


Posted on July 30th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

This entry starts a new series for the blog – Reconquista – posts dealing with the forces clashing in Medieval Spain, both Moor and Christian alike during the El Cid era and later.The first showing goes to the Black Guard, a centre piece for the Almora…