Group North Open Day

My good friends at the Group North Historical Wargaming Society are celebrating their 40th anniversary this October and are putting on an extra special Open Day to commemorate the occasion. http://www...

A Cast of Thousands Pt 2

The first set for the “A Cast of Thousands” game is nearly finished. I just need to paint some of the Saloon and finish off two of the windows on the ground floor and it’s done. Dres...

A Cast of Thousands

At this year’s Little Wars in Melbourne (http://www.littlewarsmelbourne.com), I am involved in two games – presenting one and providing the terrain for a second. the first game is the Char...

Rail Cruisers of the Soviet Union

Late in the First World War, several Powers experimented with armoured trains as a means to protect the movement of troops and supplies and provide significant fire-power at the point where the troops...

Charge of the Ice Brigade

The key to winning a war in Russia was being able to function effectively in the harshest of conditions. Napoleon learnt a costly lesson there and Hitler should have paid more attention during History...

In for the Long Hall

This project has been on my to-do list for ages – more pieces to go with my wooden palisade and gatehouse. I plan on making a small village to use with either Anglo-Saxons or Rohirrim, consistin...

Lurtz of the Rings

My website (the One Ring) runs a monthly painting challenge and I thought it would be a good idea to join in for a change! This month, the challenge is to paint Lurtz – the Uruk Hai chieftain th...

Dystopian Wars

Steampunk… sort of Jules Verne meets Wallace and Gromit I guess. I’ve been sucked into this game purely because the models are so cool. What’s not to like about armoured zeppelin air...

Rosie’s Rocketeers

In a top secret factory on the outskirts of New Jersey, the ‘swing shift’ has just clocked on. The production lines begin to roll as Rosie O’Leary puts on her gloves and grabs her we...