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SAGA Milites Christi v Scots, and bonus video of Vikings, Scots, Welsh, Danes and Castle Ravenloft!

Celtic defeat Motherwell 3-0 in the Scottish Premier League, "WAAAAAAAAAAGH"

We've been playing some SAGA lately, Tyler has his Danes on the go, Christian does Vikings, Andrew has Anglo-Danes, Tris has Welsh, Moser has Mongols, and Scott and Matty have the Milites Christi and Crusaders.   Loving the game so far, its quick to pickup but has lots of granularity from the battle board options.   Here is a game Scott and I had, and at the bottom, Bonus video of last week's game plus some Ravenloft.  Enjoy!

Blonde adventeress, both sides had to capture and bring off their board edge at M speed (sorry Cavalry!) The Milites maybe thought she had information on the Dead Sea Scrolls? while the scots were after her for probably more base reasons!

Speed Painting Anglo-Dane Warriors for Saga

Saga fever is hitting the club hard and I was one of the first to jump on CA$H's bandwagon when he returned from Cold Wars. I made an order through a local store and waited patiently for my goodies to arrive. Then I started to get less patient and pester the store. I prefer buying stuff off the shelf precisely because I don't do well when waiting for a mail order to arrive. Reading the other posts about people painting their miniatures and playing games did not help me to remain calm.

By the time my miniatures arrived I was positively frothing to get started. I felt really behind the pace and wanted to get the miniatures painted as quickly as possible. Based on my success setting strict deadlines for my Guild Ball project I decided to do the same with Saga. I was able to paint two 6-player teams for Guild Ball in 3 months at an average of 1 week per model. For Saga I knew I had to turn things up, all the way to 10. Darn, I wish I had painted 11 miniatures a week so I could hav…