Posts Tagged ‘Orcs’

AHPC VIII – Ev’s Challenge, Day 22

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

The story so far;I’ve gone into this year’s Challenge with a target of 500 points, and have proceeded at my usual sedate (some might say ‘sedated’) pace.First up was this chap, a strapping Orc Chieftain from Scibor’s Monstrous Miniatures. Certainly in …

The unbearable shortness of being

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

In preparation for Salute 2017, I have been painting a warband of dwarves from Hasslefree Miniatures.  The majority of the force is complete with hand weapon and crossbow troops, and a champion.They will be defending their mountain stronghold in a…

2v2 KoW Game

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

Last night Greg, Rob, Wil and myself had an impromptu 2v2 game of KoW.Forces (from memory – there was drinking)Varangur (myself) Horde bloodsworn, horde trolls, 2 hordes direfang riders, direfang champ, 2 magus conclaves, magus (inspiring), 2 troops ho…

Tom Meier goblins

Posted on May 27th, 2016 under , , , , , , . Posted by

I was taking some photos of these guys for a Facebook group and realised I’d never posted them here.I must have mentioned before that I’m a big fan of Tom Meier’s sculpts and these are among my favourites. They’re all originals from the early eighties,…

Kings of War – Escape to the City Thraz

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

So we had a chance to get a final game of Kings of War version 1 in this last weekend.  The scenario had a dwarven king fleeing to the City Thraz.  The scenario went well and the game was good fun, here’s a quick recap of the game.

The Gouged Eye: Blood Bowl 1989…

Posted on July 22nd, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

As something of a test for painting my Marauder Orc army I’ve just painted up a second edition Orc Blood Bowl team in an attempt to recapture the style of the original (Old-bowl) style of bright colours that typified the game in the late 80s and which …

Waaagh the (Oldhammer) Orcs!

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

As a relative newcomer to Oldhammer (is that a contradiction in terms?) I’ve been spending some time looking around the at the various sites that are out there and generally engaging in insane levels of virtual shopping.The Stuff of Legends website is …

Oldhammer Orcs!

Posted on March 3rd, 2014 under , . Posted by

Oh dear! Just as I thought I’d broken the spell of Games Workshop’s toy-magic (under which I’ve been held in thrall for over 25 years) it seems that I’ve suffered a major relapse. And that relapse is called Oldhammer! Capturing everything I enjoy about…

Orcs, orcs, orcs, orcs! Part 3

Posted on December 2nd, 2012 under , , , , . Posted by

Read Part 1 hereRead Part 2  hereSo far I’ve shown off the Orc Boyz and Goblins from my recent army commission. To round out this series of Blog Posts, I’ll take you through the tough stuff! Black Orcs, Characters, and the Boar Chariot w…

Orcs, orcs, orcs, orcs! Part 2

Posted on November 23rd, 2012 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Click here to read Part 1 first.This is the second part in my series on an Orc army that I recently painted. Last time I focused on the centre point regiment in the army, the Orc Boyz. This time around we’ll take a look at everyone’s favourite sne…