Posts Tagged ‘WWI’

Nothe Fort

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

One of the first places we visited while on Holiday in Dorset was Nothe Fort. This was one of the Palmerston Forts built to protect Britain from invasion during the latter part of the 19th Century. Commissioned in 1872 it is located at the entrance to …

10mm WWI French infantry…

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

Other 10mm WWI French infantry, Pendraken miniatures, painted and based…Ready for some late war scenarios for Pz8 rules, and for the new Spearhead Great Battle of WWI, 2nd edition… Some pics for your curiosity… And some pics with Britis…

From TimB: 28mm WWI Canadian Infantry & WWII German MG Crew (325)

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

From Tim:8th Infantry Brigade, 3rd Canadian Division, CEFThe 8th Infantry Brigade was part of the Canadian Expeditionary Force’s 3rd Division in the Great War. It consisted of four battalions of “Mounted Rifles” which had been originally been raised in…

From KevinS: 28mm WWI Early War British Infantry (100 points)

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

From Kevin:Here’s my last submission for the challenge: 20 Early War British infantry from Battle Honors.  Included in the series are a colour sergeant, an officer and a heavy machine gun team on the run. I started these (and others) …

From KevinS: 28mm WWI Captured British Mark IV in German Service (15 points)

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

From Kevin:More pics for you today as I finish up a few “almost done” projects.  Here’s an Old Glory Mk IV converted into a German Beutepanzer.The Germans were adept at capturing and salvaging or appropriating British tanks for their own pu…

More Shapeways

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

I finally got one of my shapeways Nieuport 10 fighters painted up.  The Nieuport 10 was designed as a 2-seated observation plane that was pressed into service as a fighter by covering over the rear seat.  I am unhappy with it as the khaki looks too…

From KevinS: 28mm WWI Early War German Officers (10 points)

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

From Kevin:These two early First World War German staff officers present an interesting comparison – the corpulent Junker and his gaunt colleague – both in 28mm.  I’m not sure who the manufacturer is.  I spent some time researching th…

From KevinH: 28mm WWII Soviet Scouts, Feudal Japanese Monks & Royale With Cheese (80 points)

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

Kevin returns with this wonderful selection of miniatures for us to enjoy.From Kevin:For this entry, I have some BOLT ACTION WWII Russian Scouts.  Nothing too fancy with these figures, basic “amoeba” style camouflage suits and one model with a DP …

From ByronM: 28mm Great War Highlanders & Challenge Desperado (80 points)

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

From Byron:Here are two more submissions for the challenge, first up is another unit of Canadians for my Great War project.  This unit is made up of a rifle section of 10 brave men from the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) 16th Battalion along w…

From Byron: 28mm WWI Early War German Infantry (45 points)

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

From Byron:Back on the WW1 project after finding that I need even more Germans thanks to the “Take the Farm” game hosted at the Fawcett Avenue Conscripts normal Thursday gaming night two weeks ago.This is another group of the very nice Renegad…

RP No 154 25mm WWI British Infantry & I won a prize!

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

My last entry into the Analogue Painting Challenge finally pulled me up the chart above my seemed to be favoured 19th place. With the 210 points Curt gave me for these figures, I’ve zoomed all the way up to 11th place!!! Which is believe it or not a da…

From RayR: 28mm Great War British Early War Infantry (220 points)

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

Okay, where’s the French guys on nags with the funny hats and yards of lace (the guys not the nags)?  Ray pretty much sums it up below:Faint in amazement Ray enters something other than 15mm Nine Years War figures! Only because I’ve…

From ByronM: 28mm WWI Canadian Infantry (45 points)

Posted on January 31st, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

Byron returns to his Great War project with this excellent section of Canadian infantry.From Byron:Hello again, here is another submission, moving right along on my Great War stuffAfter deviating once again from my Great War project, this time to the f…

From MartinN: 28mm WWI German Flamethrower, WWII British Para Howitzer and MMG (62 points)

Posted on January 18th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

From MartinN (‘Nick’): Once again a mixed submission of Great War and WW2 stuff. First we have a WW1 German Flamethrower team carrying the ‘Klief M1916 Flammenwerfer’. The figures are from the superb Great War Miniatures and again were a real joy …

10mm Mark IV…

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

2014 is the centenary of the beginning of the Great War…Obviously this date has increased the interest for this historicalperiod among wargamers and collectors.Here’s a small painting guide for some 10mm British Mark IV, Pendraken miniatures, an…

From ByronM: 28mm Great War Canadian Highlanders (55 points)

Posted on January 13th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

Byron returns from his recent foray of the grim 41st Millennia to the warm, homey trenches of the Great War.From Byron: Here is another unit for my Canadian WW1 force.  This is a section of Canadian Highlanders from the 16th Ba…

Miniatures Review by Cioporeporter…

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

Friday I received my 10mm Mark IV from Pendraken and,in the afternoon, met with Francesco of FireForge Games for a coffee, a cup of tea for me…Kindly Francesco gave me a sprue of their new 28mm Templars to see…  So our Cioporeporter, the yello…

From MartinN: 28mm WWI Russians & WWII Germans and British Paras (40 points)

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

Martin (aka ‘Nick’) sends in this wonderful set of miniatures for his emerging Great War project and further reinforcements for his enviable WWII collection.From Nick:As I finally decided to let my Great War games take place on the eastern fr…

From ByronM: 28mm WWI German Infantry (50 points)

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

From Byron:Here is a second section of Great War Germans which just happen to contain mainly figures from Great War Miniatures, along with a few more Renegade miniatures.  While I really like the Great War mini’s proportions and load outs there …

From KentG: 28mm WWI German Stormtroopers (25 points)

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

Okay! Lets get the show back on the road! I’ve adjusted everyone’s points totals to reflect the recent bonus round and we’ve had a bit of a shakeup amongst the top ranks, with Andrew taking the lead once again. Not to be deterred Kent submits this exce…

From SidneyR: 28mm Great War French Poilu (90 points)

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

Sidney treats us to a taste of his upcoming Great War project which focuses on the gruelling Battle of Verdun.From Sidney:Here’s my first non-themed submission for the challenge, painted in the odd times and spaces during the frantic Holiday season!&…

From KentG: 28mm WWI British Cavalry, Japanese Infantry & Napoleonic French Artillery (195 points)

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

From Kent:I had to get up really early to paint this morning as my family are demanding a paint free day where they get me all to themselves, so sneaky me decided as long as they aren’t awake I’m free to paint 3 hours – later I had to stop.Th…

From ClintB: 20mm Arabs Mounted on Camels (80 points)

Posted on December 30th, 2013 under , , , , , . Posted by

From Clint: These are 10 Camel Mounted Arabs by IT Miniatures WW1 in 20mm. I will be using them for a show game in June and if I get them all finished, in March as well. The game will be set in the Arab Revolt 1916-1918. Most people are only …

From ByronM: 28mm WWI Canadian Infantry (60 points)

Posted on December 21st, 2013 under , , , , , . Posted by

If you’ve been following his first week’s progress in the Painting Challenge, Byron has emerged as one of this year’s painting machines! Here he comes back to his Great War project to show us a Canadian infantry section to add to his previous Highlande…

25mm WWI Bavarian Uhlans – from Battleaxe

Posted on December 20th, 2013 under , , . Posted by

Another regiment for Matt from Battleaxe, Postie painted the last unit of Uhlans, so it was my turn this time. These are 25mm Battle Honours figures, they definitely not as good a figure as the last unit, they have a lot less detail on them. These are …