Posts Tagged ‘Real Life’

Stephen Hawking

Posted on March 14th, 2018 under , . Posted by

“If a star were a grain of salt, you could fit all the stars visible to the naked eye on a teaspoon, but all the stars in the universe would fill a ball more than eight miles wide.” Stephen Hawking That is a lot of salt. I can’t get my head around that… Advertisements

Why I’m Enjoying Playing Specialist Games Instead of 40K

Posted on March 9th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

This is going to be rather off-the-cuff. It’s a topic I’ve thought about quite a bit lately, but haven’t really thought through. So, why not think it through here with you all? 😉 2006 That’s the year I began wargaming – 2006. I started playing Warhamm…

Wargaming With the Next Generation – Part 2

Posted on January 21st, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Greetings Wargamers and Hobbyists, and welcome to my second article on this topic. Previously on ‘Playing Wargames with Younger Gamers’… In the last article, I talked about what it can be like playing miniature wargames with younger players. I covere…

Happy New Year

Posted on January 1st, 2018 under , . Posted by

What will 2018 bring? What projects can I get finished? How many new ones will I start? Advertisements

Ho Ho Ho

Posted on December 24th, 2017 under , . Posted by


At War with Myself! Thoughts & Tips on Solo Wargaming

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

Greetings Wargamers and Hobbyists. Today I want to talk about the enigma of solo wargaming. Of course I’m not the first person to write about playing wargames without a human opponent. I am sure I will not be the last. It’s a subjective topic, and one …

Busy, Busy, Busy… Lost down the rabbit hole at Grinning Skull Towers…

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

Busy, Busy, Busy… Well, as you can imagine, my lack of presence here posting means I’ve been busy and somewhat distracted with all sorts of things of late. Things have been happening that have meant I haven’t had the chance to update the site as much as I’d have liked to. I’d have liked to […]

Happy Halloween

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

Happy Halloween! Advertisements

Miniature Gaming with the Next Generation

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

Greetings Wargamers and Hobbyists, and welcome once again. Today I would like to talk about something that, as I age, is becoming more and more of a factor in my hobby life; gaming with my son, Oscar. There are two reasons I have decided to write this …

AFK for Tequila – Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Posted on October 24th, 2017 under , . Posted by

Some of you may recall that last year around this time I had disappeared for Mexico. Last year it was Cabo San Lucas, but this year it’s Playa del Carmen. My wife earned a trip again this year from the company she works for – all expenses paid. So, fro…

Finally, a Con-Worthy Costume

Posted on October 26th, 2013 under . Posted by

Not gaming related, but definitely in the geek realm…Made this for a Halloween party, but should I manage to get to a convention it is coming out.

Retired! (Well, Kind Of)

Posted on July 27th, 2013 under . Posted by

As mentioned in my last post I was preparing to retire from the U.S. Army.  Well, now it’s done. Signed out of my unit this morning and began my terminal leave, using up the vacation time I had saved. Not only that, but today’s my birthday! (Isn’t…


Posted on July 24th, 2013 under . Posted by

Man have things been busy. Who knew retiring from the military was such a time consuming exercise.  Between coordinating transportation for visiting family, attending ceremonies, clearing the installation, and planning the party there hasn’t been …