Gaming, Painting & Modelling Hobby Blog

This area of the website is my hobby blog, it contains articles about games that I have enjoyed playing together with paining and model making articles.

Building a Castle: A Tale of Two Cities

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A Tale of Two Cities: The Castle

 

 

Iain had recently asked if I could do a few test print and paints of some of the models that will be featuring in his new 'A Tale of Two Cities' Kickstarter. I am a huge fan of Iain’s work, having backed many of his previous Kickstarters and printed many of the models fr...

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Painting the Barbican Tower from Iain Lovecrafts 'A Tale of Two Cities' Kickstarter

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A Tale of Two Cities: Barbican Tower

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An overview Video of the Barbican Tower.

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Painting Watch Tower from Iain Lovecrafts 'A Tale of Two Cities'

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Iain Lovecrafts 'A Tale of Two Cities' Painting the Watch Tower

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Iain had recently asked if I could do a few test print and paints of some of the models that will be featuring in his new 'A Tale of Two Cities' Kickstarter.

The first model that I have finished is this handy li...

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Robin Hood - Scenario 1 - False Flag Operations

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Yesterday I played the first Robin Hood scenario for Feudal Patrol, written by Buck Surdu and published in Miniature Wargames with Mike Strong and his young son, John.

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The evil Sheriff of Nottingham has arranged for a wagon load of food to be sent to a nearby, s...

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3D printing, building and painting the Traveler Type S Scout Ship in 28mm scale

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Traveller Type S Scout Ship 28mm Build

This hobby blog is all about my project to 3D print, build, paint and game with the 28mm scale Type S Scout Ship recently released by 2nd Dynasty.

Traveller has always been special. It must have been 40 years ago that I started gaming with Airfix Napoleonics, AD&D and Traveller 1st edition, A5 black books in a black box. I still have those book, although they are on long term loan to my son Lewis, who is older than I was when I s...

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Second Game of Stargrave

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This is the second game of Stargrave that Mike Strong and I played. I am using my Albedo Creationist Crew and Mike has a Star Wars Crew.

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Robin Hood's Merry Men

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Over the last couple of weeks I have been converting and painting some Robin Hood miniatures. Can you believe it, 40 years of gaming and I did not have anything suitable in my collection... in any scale! This first batch of ten miniatures has been assemled using Frostgrave plastic soldier bodies and some handy metal conversion pieces that are available from North Star. I particularly lik...

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The Adventuers of William Tell. Part 1

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My good friend Buck Surdu is currently working on a free PDF supplement for Feudal Patrol: The Ancients / Medieval Skirmish system for gaming the exploits of William Tell.

The Tell legend is generally set in 1307 with the famous apple shot to his death in 1354.  In his time, the Hapsburg emperors sought to dominate Uri, and Tell vowed to...

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Captain Nemo and Crew... a League for In Her Majestys Name

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Over the last couple on months I have been putting together a league for the 2nd Edition of In Her Majestys Name based on Captain Nemo.

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The miniatures have been 3D printed in resin from files from Iain Lovecrafts Pirates vs Cthullu...

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First game of Stargrave

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Last week Mike and I got together to play our first game of Stargrave.

Mike has modelled a Starwars themed crew using models from Star Wars Legion.

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I have put together an Albedo t...

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