Or “I guess I really should do something again with all this ASL crap I have” AP 162 The Governor AAR So after long hiatus playing Advanced Squad Leader since the Before Times & beyond (getting on close to three years now I think) I finally got around to playing a VASL game this Spring.Continue reading “Back in the swing of things (?)”
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By Crom, painting Conan miniatures!
In which our brave narrator tries to get caught up on the King’s Pledge, Nordheim, Stygia, Khitai, & Conan the Conqueror expansion with all the fixings. Might be a while, stay tuned. Mostly just some random photos of half-completed stuff for the moment. More commentary, painting log, links to cool photos from people who actuallyContinue reading “By Crom, painting Conan miniatures!”
28mm Republican Romans & Carthaginians
In which one attempts to turn some skirmishers into an army. So, this project started as a bit of a collaboration with Firemonkeyboy, who convinced me that for small skirmish games using Lion Rampant & its offspring, that 28mm Victrix figs were the way to go instead of the One True Scale (in which IContinue reading “28mm Republican Romans & Carthaginians”
Commands & Colo[u]rs Ancients
& Medieval, Crusades, Tricorne, Jacobite. But mostly Ancients. Sometimes with miniatures. So, during the plague years, while working at home/locked down Firemonkeyboy & I started a more or less weekly C&C Ancients game at lunchtime using Vassal, which works fantastic, &which has continued on to this day. We also experimented for a while with playingContinue reading “Commands & Colo[u]rs Ancients”
Check Your Six!
Or, we are going to need bigger hexes. So, off & on for the last few years I’ve been gradually acquiring some used or on sale Wings of Glory models, & a dozen or so flight stands, to do some CY6! (& maybe also some of J.D. Webster’s Fighting Wings series- Over the Reich, AchtungContinue reading “Check Your Six!”
The Legend of the Devil in Iron
Or, how we learned to love getting defeated by the Ovcrlord. So, with the recent & long-overdue arrival of the Conan the Conqueror kickstarter expansion for Conan, with all the additional King’s Pledge add-ons, we have started this campaign, with yours truly in the role of Overlord & an unruly cast of rogues for theContinue reading “The Legend of the Devil in Iron”
For the Queen! Err, King!
ASL WO37 The Vital Hours AAR End of game, the Brit 9-2-led MMG killstack (including captured MMG) knocks out the 9-1 LMG and squad who were the final main strongpoint blocking the exit area as they fail 2MCs from a 20 plus 1 shot. The Airborne amoeba reconfigures to a snake and squiggles off theContinue reading “For the Queen! Err, King!”