Monday, November 18, 2013

Hail Caesar - Roman skirmishers

The painting challenge is already working it's magic.  I need to clear the work bench so I can queue up the models for the challenge.  This week I got eight slingers done.  They've been sitting on the workbench for months.

Eight slingers.  I have high hopes for these chaps.

Sunday, November 17, 2013

What have I done? Analogue Painting Challenge

I seem to have lost my mind.  I've been known to do it from time to time but this seems a bit over the top.  I've thrown my hat in the ring on Curt's annual Analogue Painting Challenge.  I'm a slow painter who sometimes goes weeks without picking up a brush.  This should be amusing.

Saturday, November 16, 2013


Warlord Games ran a special on mass purchase of their plastic boxes a couple of months ago.  One of the boxes I picked up was the U.S. Infantry.  I have a bunch of 15mm WWII troops, but not a whole lot of interest in playing with them.  I'm looking for platoon level play at this point and 28mm is the only scale to play with at that level, to my way of thinking.

The box has bodies for 25 men.

Friday, November 15, 2013

Bloggers for Charity 1

Several months ago I signed up as a painter for the Bloggers for Charity game.  Loki assigned me some Rangers and they arrived in the mail a couple of weeks ago.  These miniatures were donated by the manufacturer, AW Miniatures.  (Phew!  That's a lot of links in a little bit of space).

The eight models I've been assigned for painting.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

In Her Majesty's Name IX - Mr. Smith

I haven't been up to much painting lately, but I have gotten another model done for my U.S. Marines Company for In Her Majesty's Name.  This model is "Mr. Smith", the indomitable secret agent who has been sent along with the Marines to guide them.

Mr. Smith, preparing to unleash lightening at the foes of America.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Battle Report: 1000 pts of Rohan vs Isengard

Two weeks ago Huntsman came over and played a game of LotR.  The day of the game he suggested that we play a big game, since he wanted to bring out everything he had for his Isengard.  I thought that sounded just grand.  The only army I had that could hit the 1000 points he had was my Rohan, which I haven't played in years.

Eowyn leads seven riders against the Whargs.

Monday, November 11, 2013

Upgrading X-Wing

As my regular readers will know I'm a big fan of X-Wing.  The boys and I play every couple of weeks or so and I get in games with adults from time to time too.  One of the things I like about it is the pre-painted ships.  I'm not so fond of the playing on a table top that has been my lot, up to now.

A much better playing surface.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Happy Birthday USMC!

Today the United States Marine Corps is 238 years old.  We're looking mighty good for our age.  Happy Birthday Marines!

238 years of too much of this.
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