Dave (DOB) O'Brien has been a gaming buddy for a long time. Covid has kyboshed our usual get togethers and we both have been filling in with alternative gaming options.
He sent me some cracking pictures of a recent Donnybrook game which I know he has already shared on Facebook but some more detail here and links to other useful threads of the Moorish connection for gaming.
Tangier and North...
Gareth's long running project is nearing completion. He has been kind enough to share the photos as it has developed over the months.
I am sure you will recognize many of the units he has chosen as I did. His lovely, warm painting style combines excellently with attractive basing and Quindia Studios wonderful flags to produce truly breathtaking forces for the tabletop.
I understand Gareth and...
|The return of Piet van der Valk ...as a brigadier|
|George Ramsay's Regiment|
The Scots-Dutch Brigade had a long and active service but is probably best remembered for its great defeat at the hands of Viscount Dundee's Highland army at Killiecrankie in 1689.
|Hugh Mackay of Scourie's Regiment|
That it was composed of and largely officered by experienced Scots officers is something occasionally yet deliberately overlooked by those intent on some Scots v...
I have the privilege of receiving photos of the work of many talented gamers add collectors interested in our period.
Recently I was sent some wonderful pictures of units from the collection of Gareth Lane. I was very taken with the style of the units and the painting.
Gareth has used wonderful castings from North Star's 1672 range and has depicted some fine units from the forces of the Dutch...
Some excellent photos of Swedish artillery from the collection of Russian enthusuast Alexey Kovshikov.
Alexey wanted me to point out that this outstanding work was done by painter Mikhail Mirosnik.
It shows both Warfare Miniatures and Ebob Miniatures sculpts together.
These blend very well and Mikhail has done an outstanding job in making each piece work.
Thanks for sharing Alexey.
Link to Alexey's...
Yuriy sent me some wonderful pictures of his Great Northern War Swedes from Warfare Miniatures.
These are some of the finest painted examples of our miniatures that I have yet seen.
One great thing about the internet is is brings people who would never even know the existence of each other, together. Over the last couple of weeks I have received some wonderful examples of painting from enthusiasts and friends of the blog...
Firstly some GNW Russians from Italy. Dino Todaro whose work was so admired the last time we had it on the blog has sent these pictures of Great Northern...
These pictures actually look like photographs of real life. The are from one of two dioramas on display at Tactica 2018 by a German team who create sensational work.
The scene is an Italian town in the later war period with a German Panzer unit moving up to the front. I will let the pictures do the talking.
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