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[40K] A Tale of Von Gamer - The Prince of Darkness

Trying something a bit different with this lad: painting before full assembly. I’ve learned from my experiences with the Helbrute that reaching past armour to do flesh is Not A Good Idea with the methods I’m using, and all of these discrete pieces are ‘separate’ from the Prince’s actual body, so there’s no need to fret about filling in gaps like I usually do. 380 more words

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Empire 1809 French vs Austrian

Saturday the local HMGS-South group played a Napoleonic game using a modified version of the Empire V rules. The game pitted two corps (four divisions) of French against a similar force of Austrians. 175 more words

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L'Art de la Guerre U.K. Calendar 2017

It’s been a strange week here in sunny Wales – a holiday week with no cash and lots of tantrums. Still, I have stumbled towards arranging our next few games on Facebook – Firestorm Games Historical Tendency. 463 more words

Ashantees or Zulus Reborn

Recently I have been experimenting with using Revell Gloss Acrylic paints as they are not as smelly as the Matt Humbrol or Airfix enamels that I used in the past. 1,188 more words

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[40K] A Tale of Von Gamer - Seasons In The Ice Cage

I’m surprised at myself for, having sworn off batch painting for this project, immediately going forth and batch painting Cultists (but wouldn’t you, given the alternative?). 840 more words

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Hail Caesar - Medieval AAR

This weekend the local HMGS-South group played a Hail Caesar game. The fictitious encounter was set after the battle of Grunwald (or Tannenberg) in 1410. Surviving Teutonic Order forces are attempting to escape to the west.  145 more words

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[40K OSR] Thousand Sons Army (3/3) - All His Little Wizards

This is all rendered somewhat moot by the manifestation of a current 40K gaming project in a similar vein, but one does like to finish things off where one can…

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