30 March, 2018
Hey gang, I've been trying to figure out how best to show all the cool stuff I saw, and decided to just wall-of-pics it with video at the end. Brief summary: 40k tournament, Ancients tournament, assorted hosted games and tables, Force on Force 28mm
Cold Wars 2018 was a blast, enjoy the pics and TWO videos.
28 March, 2018
I found myself in London, Ontario on business recently and had an afternoon off, so I checked out the Royal Canadian Regiment (RCR) Museum. The museum covered the history of the regiment form the late 1800s to the present day, but for this article I'll just cover WW2 and the Cold War as that is what Flames of War is all about.
18 March, 2018
Just got back from Cold Wars 2018, and while I will do a full write up, my new Roman and Napoleonic commanders are pretty sweet:
|Denicus Maximus aka my abs have never looked as good!|
|Minuteman Miniatures had a 3D printer and head scanner.. so ofc I had to make myself as a Roman commander. I was hoping the base figure was pudgier...|
|The little nubs are where I still need to clean up the flash from the supports|
|A bit of marring from the 3d printing process, but still. Looks good! Also, got the Warlord Games roman slave girls to round out the commander base ;) Gotta keep in the shade and have my wine and women right? When in Rome......|
|Me as a Napoleonic Colonel (french ofc) They added a mustache for me.|
|Can't wait for this commander to roll Blunders :)|
|Again, a few mars on the face, but that mustache is top notch. I think for ACW they could digitally add in mutton chops and I know for Vikings they had a scan of a guys beard (real customer) that they could add in!! |
03 March, 2018
Over the weekend, I was able to participate in a local club event, the Carleton U Firestorm Bagration event. As I have no Russians, I would represent the Germans with my Grenadiers backed up by Marders and King Tigers. I thought I would face lots of heavy Red armour, so wanted the capacity to punch through it. Here are some of the tables, before the games got underway:
11 February, 2018
Ofc there is a video:
09 February, 2018
The humble 2cm scout car.. on parade for the Kriegsmarine?!?
Hey gang, another battle report at Chris', this time I will let the pics and video at the end do most of the talking. There was some chatter about a tournament list that used 2x DAK Aufklarungs command card (scout car formation), 2 Tigers, 2 88s. While I doubt I would ever go 'that far' I liked the concept of using the Aufklarungs card, and adding more cheap hulls to the mix: M14/41 allied formation! Chris has been tweaking his DAK list over the past few videos, and this time wanted to try Lorraine Schleppers. We rolled up CounterAttack.
27 January, 2018
|Covenanters in action|
Hey gang, what's going on? I've been ultra busy since early December, but FINALLY got some paint onto brush, and more specifically, some Decals to models. I finally managed to finish ultra-highlighting my last unit of Crusaders, and have put on my decals.
Whats kinda sad is that these Crusaders were the first Flames of War models I ever painted. You can see the old paint jobs from 2011 over here: its only fitting that I finish these models, almost exactly 7 years to the day :)
Anyways, nothing too exciting, but my new place is coming along, Coming Soon: A Friday Night Fights at my place!!! I know you guys just can't wait to see my lousy terrain placement :)
Caunter-scheme british Cruisers in Fireball Forward Hey gang, I've been trying to figure out how best to show all the cool stuff I ...