Oct 122017
 
Shilka Publishing - a little review

I’ve picked up a few books from Shilka Publishing in the past: THE BEAR MARCHES WEST: 12 SCENARIOS FOR 1980S NATO VS WARSAW PACT WARGAMES provided some interesting scenarios for the Cold War turning hot; THE SOTCW WORLD WAR I COMPENDIUM contains a wealth of resources gleaned from the pages of the SOTCW Journal. And as part of my Read more…

Sep 212017
 
A few more ACW...

I’ve been struggling to get back into painting etc. since the break imposed by the school holidays. Border Reiver, although am enjoyable day, didn’t provide me with the boost I needed so the painting brush has been idle… However, the inestimable Essex Boy has recently been sorting through an acquired lead pile and ID’d a Read more…

Jul 272017
 
A Mahdist addition to the force...

After a bit of a delay I’ve finally finished the next batch of Mahdists for my 10mm Sudan project. Again, I have adapted Dave Docherty’s excellent approach to speeding up the process. A batch of shaved head chaps were done using the same technique as the Fuzzy Wuzzies detailed earlier. This post will detail the Read more…