Posts Tagged ‘Wargame Shows’

Dragonmeet 2014: Escalation

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

   The last official MIB demo game of Ogre/GEV with miniatures at Dragonmeet.  I wore my Steve Jackson fluorescent orange and green Ogre T-shirt for the occasion.  The scenario was one of my own devising, and was designed to be unba…

Warfare 2014: Reading

Posted on November 16th, 2014 under . Posted by

  New from GZG, and I saw the first casts of the 6mm Hound Dog’s conversions, which will be available in the New Year.Well we toddled off again this year to Warfare and had a jolly good time talking to friends we met at the show.  In no…

Reinforcements for Dragonmeet 2014

Posted on November 8th, 2014 under , . Posted by

  I shall be running the last official MIB Ogre miniatures event at Dragonmeet, which has moved to Earls Court this year.  Those eagle-eyed and otherwise astute players and readers of this blog will no doubt be wondering why I’m showing …

SELWG 2014 – The pics

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

Rejects in the queueFran, Lee, Ian & PostieHad a great day out last Sunday at SELWG, most of the Rejects attended, the show unfortunately did seem to be down in numbers, both traders and visitors, which is a shame because its a damned good show. Fo…

SELWG 2014 Swag

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

Most of Posties Rejects (Me, Fran, Postie, Ian, BigLee, Richard and posse and Clint) made the long drive up the A2 to Crystal Palace for SELWG today. I for one enjoyed the show, although it did seem to have fewer traders and visitors than normal. There…

More Pictures of Ogre at Blast-Tastic

Posted on October 11th, 2014 under , . Posted by

The set up.  North American Combine forces are on the top right of the picture ready to sweep forward, the Pan European Federation bottom left forming a defensive line. This is the basic 16 armour units and 18 infantry platoons, and I should’ve gi…

Ogre at Blast-Tastic! 2014

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

  With Steven leaning back as his Ogre prepares to destroy my Command Post.  I was just explaining a rule before he chortled with glee as the Ogre’s missile reduced the target to rubble.Well we got back from Blast-Tastic! pretty much cre…

Blast-Tastic – Sci-Fi Wargame Show

Posted on October 4th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Will I be the first with a show report?Earlier today Sue and I visited the very first Blast-Tastic, a Sci-Fi Wargame show organised by Angel Barracks and held at the Filton Community Centre, Bristol. We arrived just after 9.15am after a horrendous jour…

Blast-Tastic Next Week

Posted on September 27th, 2014 under . Posted by

    Well hasn’t time flown by, next week it’s Blast-Tastic and I shall be taking all my Ogre stuff along to show people.  That means the Big Box of Ogre, and my miniatures you’ve seen me paint here on my blog. So here are a few more …

Blast-Tastic just one week to go

Posted on September 27th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Just one week to go to the inaugural Blast-Tastic wargame show, Bristol. see you there next Saturday. for full details go to this link.It is my intention to have some spare copies of both Building Wargame Terrain and More Wargame Terrain for sale,…

Skirmish Toy Soldier and Wargame Show Sept 14

Posted on September 23rd, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Several Rejects Fran, Postie and me, made the long drive up the A2 to Sidcup, for Skirmish Toy Soldier and Wargame Show, last Sunday, there we met 2 other Rejects BigLee and Mrs BigLee, who can be seen on the left in the pic above and the Newbie Reject…

More Wargame Terrain – sales to date

Posted on September 19th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Earlier this week book number 75 was ordered and posted. There are now only 25 signed and numbered books left of this limited edition publication. Should you wish to order a copy, please go to this link where you can also read a number of rev…

BLAST – TASTIC less than a month to go

Posted on September 10th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Less that a month to go before the first ever Blast – Tastic show in Bristol. Full details can be found here.Blast – TasticFilton Community CentreElm ParkFiltonBristolBS34 7PSSaturday 4th October 201410.00 – 4.00Admission £2.00See you there….

Blast-Tastic Countdown

Posted on June 29th, 2014 under . Posted by

 I have sent off my details for the two passes I need for this show, and as the site shows there is only 96 days until the show.  So I must carry on painting the miniatures for the Ogre/GEV demo game I’m running.I’ve been thinking about how t…

Broadside 2014 – The Games Part 1

Posted on June 10th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

The Rejects made it safe and sound to Broadside to play and display Posties, Russo-Japanese figures. He worked out a fictional game named The Battle of Shaho. The poor lad worked damned hard to get the game ready, also adding loads of extra’s, the scra…

Salute 2014: The Bloggers

Posted on April 19th, 2014 under . Posted by

I went again this year, which considering how I felt at the end of last years show that I blogged about here, might come as a surprise, but as they say what a difference a year makes.  Last year I was recovering from not having my contract renewe…

Salute 2014 – The Pics

Posted on April 15th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

First off we have the Bloggers pic pinched from Carl’s blog, with a few more names added in!Apologies if you were eating your dinner!The Blogger meet up was a great success, and it was great to put faces to names old and new!There were some great looki…

Salute 2014

Posted on April 5th, 2014 under . Posted by

Just one week to go to the premier UK Wargame Show at ExCel, London. I did not visit Salute last year, and once again I’ll be staying away. I know it’s a great show and there is loads to see (and buy) but the day is far too long for a ‘Grey Beard’ like…

Blast-tastic an update

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

There has been a recent update featuring on The Miniatures Page (TMP), see this link for more details.I’ll be there, in fact I’ve been planning it for some time, see this earlier post for info. of my plans to have an exhibition of m…

WMMS 2014 – part six

Posted on March 14th, 2014 under . Posted by

Do I really have to have a reason to post an image of an Eagle?Sci-Fi Captain Scarlet and SG1 figures alongside this coool jet. While the rest are ‘what-if’ German jets, more Sci-Fi and some beautifully modelled boats.Tony

WMMS 2014 – part five

Posted on March 14th, 2014 under . Posted by

It should come as no surprise that I have taken a number of images of Wargame Terrain. The first seven are of the Grand Manner 40mm range of AWI/ACW resin buildings that I had the pleasure of sculpting for Dave Bodley. They were beautifully painted by …

WMMS 2014 – part four

Posted on March 13th, 2014 under . Posted by

Part four features some of the armoured vehicle models that were on display. The first this Char 2C was a huge model, definitely bigger than 1/35th scale and was featured on the IPMS stand.Tony

WMMS 2014 – part three

Posted on March 11th, 2014 under . Posted by

This is a model of the Curtis-Wright X19 that I saw at the WMMS this Sunday. At first I thought it was a ‘What-if’ or fantasy plane, but after speaking to the modeller, I was told that it actually existed and flew. For full details go to this Wicki&nbs…

WMMS 2014 – part two

Posted on March 10th, 2014 under . Posted by

I’ve started this photo report with images of these 1:1 scale vehicles that were the centre point of the main hall floor. A similar display was here last year, but I only took a couple of photos. This time I got many more. The rest of this post is full…

WMMS 2014

Posted on March 9th, 2014 under , . Posted by

I have just arrived back home from the 38th West Midlands Military Show which is organised by the Alumwell Wargames Society. I took with me the last two Building Wargame Terrain books (both damaged), hoping to sell them on the bring-and-buy table, but …