Where did 2019 go? My daughter recently told me a school in Glasgow was in the papers because it had renamed Christmas so as not to offend anyone.... It is now called Sparkle Day...... yes, well...
At least I managed to get With Talon and Clawpublished and it looks like I'll get the Ottoman cavalry under the wire too so they should appear in the shop soon. As my house has to make space for copious...
|The epitome of a XVII Guard unit for Beneath the Lily Banners|
I thought it might be an idea to explain some of the BLB mechanisms by directly comparing opposing troops types in a gaming context both from a shooting and close combat perspective and adding a little detail on the units involved for those interested in collecting or building a particular formation.
Where better to start than with two...
|It took a ong time to clean and inspect this lot!|
This fantastic range has been dogged by little challenges along the way. Some related to design, some to production, others to me actually having enough time to undertake the fairly mammoth task of cleaning up 151 master castings of various shapes and sizes. In order to get good clean production castings a careful job in necessary in preparing...
Not only did I get to sail across the very spots that Spragge, De Ruyter et al manouevred and battled with their fleets in the 17th century, I managed to make several other tangible connections with my periods of interest during the annual sojourn to Antwerp.
|Spanish Gate at Breda Castle.. some irony in the title - the Spaniards left a water gap in their defences|
The girls wanted a stop off en...
Hogan’s role in this scenario is as a scout and not a fighter. He provides the Jacobite player with some extra options which emphasize his local knowledge and cunning.
· Hogan and the Shannon: Hogan can change the position of the ford! When he writes down the designated crossing point at the start of the game...
Thanks to whoever may have made it easy to visit CRISIS which was up until October 28th POST Brexit. It now appears to be PRE Brexit. Sniffer dogs and detection robots will therefore possibly not be crawling inside my boxes of painted miniatures on the boat across to Ijmuiden!
For any customers who wish to take advantage of a CRISIS 2019 Pre- order, just let me know what you want and I'll get it...
Regiment Prinds Georg or Jorgen
Regiment Jyske or Jutland
Our Danish figures have proved quietly popular. Like the Danes themselves, they have gotten on with it without too much fuss. For wargamers with a practical approach the Danish army during the period 1675-1720 is a great choice. It was almost continuously at war. It can fight in theatres from Ireland Hungary. It can take the field for its...
|During the evolving construction process|
I fancied making a towed, mobile gateway for my wagon burg. The idea it that this feature guards the main entrance to the wagon fortress and, when necessary, can be towed out of the space it plugs to let troops in our out.
|Creating a towing bar - probably need a lot of oxen for this beast|
The design had no drawing or plan, it is built from instinct and evolved...
This is another well produced video from WI walking through the new book in some detail. I didn't even know it existed till I found it by accident on YouTube!
With Talon and Claw in depth look from WI
WI is also running a couple of articles soon. One is a battle report from a game I ran for Dan Faulconbridge and Mark Shearwood (Hi Mark!). The second is a scenario for gaming the Battle of...
Here is a link to a video I recorded with Dan behind the camera a couple of weeks back. Mark Shearwood played Dan in the game which will be featured in Wargames Illustrated in a forthcoming issue.
Wargames Illustrated - With Talon and Claw interview
I set up quite a lot of re-shoots for some of the items in the shop whilst photographing some new products. I am working my way through Russian unit deals so here are some of those which are now available in the Warfare Miniatures shop combined with some existing products revisited:
|Russian two-gun battery with field guns and wagon @ £40|
|The popular RB1 Russian infantry in tricorne firing and...|
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