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Robotech Mecha for Battletech
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Battletech Unseen Mechs

We have an upcoming game of Battletech, Lance V Lance (4 on 4) at 5000 BV 2.0, from the Master Unit lists.  I decided that I should use some Classic Battletech Unseen Mechs.   Why are they unseen, well that stems from some of the mechs look remarkably like those

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Terrain
crudboy

Making a Mausoleum

Frostgrave‘s first scenario is called The Mausoleum, and it requires, you guessed it, a Mausoleum as the central terrain piece. As I am totally into Frostgrave and Kings of War: Vanguard at the moment, and the fact that cemeteries make great backgrounds with fantasy skirmish games, I needed no other

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CORONA VII – Play by Mail Battletech

Unfortunately Melbourne (Australia) is still in Coronavirus lock-down which means that there will be no club meetings for the foreseeable future. Faced with the prospect of not rolling any dice for some time, I have offered to umpire a “Play by Mail” Battletech game with slightly modified rules to allow

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Terrain
crudboy

Making Sacred Stones

A while back I had the need for some sacred stones for both Frostgrave and Kings of War: Vanguard. I decided to make two, a rune engraved stone block, and a more elegant obsidian monolith. As with most of my projects I started with one of my favourite materials, XPS

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Some of the Cav all together now.
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15mm Medieval Mounted Troops Part 1

I have finally started painting parts of the 15mm Medieval troops I have had for a very long time.  So I have broken down this project to different troops. I have started with my 15mm Medieval Mounted troops as a multipart post.  Firstly because there are a lot of horses

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jbarton11

Large Crusader spear block (56 figures)

Crusader armies needs large block of spear men. After all, the humble spear was the primary infantry weapon for almost every organised army until the musket got good (pikes are just long spears). If you were to go and ressurrect someone who died in battle, chances are it was a

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The Merc's are coming
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Battletech Blue Fist Mercanary’s

After painting all the red and mostly red on the SAGA force, I thought it time to sit down and start doing some Battletech. In a new Scheme for a new Merc force. I have alot in candy apple red, that I did years ago, though I do need to

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jbarton11

Crusader bow and crossbow

Part of any good Crusader army are some missile troops. For this army there is a fair bit with decent numbers of both crossbow and bow infantry. As with the rest of this army, it is all Legio Heroica miniatures from their Feudal and Crusader ranges. While these two ranges

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jbarton11

Homemade paint storage

Sometimes I feel like, as well as miniatures, I collect small pots of paints. I’d reached the capacity of my existing storage (some acryllic racks by Back 2 Base-ix, an Australian manufacturer). Now, these are good little products that go together nicely with some nice ideas. However, they’re not cheap,

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jbarton11

Levy pike & farm tools – Huge new 250 figure project

This is the first post of a new army project I’m in the middle of. This army is another Crusader army, but this time it is the Templars. However, there isn’t going to be any Templars for a little while as I’m starting with the generic crusader component of this

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Spearmen Warriors
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Saga Order of St John Spearmen

My SAGA Order of St John warband continues to grow with the some Fresh faces as Spearmen.   These are still the Fireforged Games troops, that I also used on the Crossbowmen. I have been block painting the my Order of St John to speed up the production of units, but

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AK Matt Varnish
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AK Interactive’s Matt Varnish

AK Interactive have released their 3rd Generation Acrylics, clearly they have been doing the research and work on making new paint formula’s.   Until now I have been using the Army Painter Matt or the Testors Dull coat, however the Dull coat in the last application just was not matt and

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