Nov 152016
 
10th Anniversary!

In all the frenzy of getting ready for the To The Strongest game in Newark I totally missed that 10th November was the 10th Anniversary of my entry into the blogging world! Back then my blog (ASL Stuff and Nonsense) was devoted to ASL (Advanced Squad Leader) – still my favourite boardgame system even if Read more…

Nov 132016
 
To The Strongest - Newark 12/11/2016

Had a most excellent day gaming with Simon Tonkiss, Iain Burt and Dave Hall at the Wargames Foundry venue just outside Newark. We have been discussing and planning this for a while as we all have suitable forces for 15mm Punic Wars – some more than others… and Simon and Dave have done a good Read more…

Nov 122016
 
To The Strongest - Ready

Well, after a bit of a stressful frenzy I am ready for tomorrow’s To The Strongest game at The Foundry. The legion I had painted back in 1973 has had shields repainted and been re-based. From this: To this: I’ve never been happy with the brown shields so now seemed the right time to make Read more…

Oct 022016
 
Finally limbering up....

The not going very well EB vs CB Painting Challenge has hit another way point and needless to say I have still failed to paint the 28mm Altefritzeburgers  I had planned. Iain however has finished another excellent Spencer Smith unit. See the details on his blog: http://general-e-pickled.co.uk/gateway-alliance/james-longs-regiment-is-seconded-to-the-gateway/ but here are the chaps in their glory! Iain updates Read more…

Sep 292016
 
Yep! Still rebasing!!

Been rather busy of late so not much progress but I thought another update was due. I actually completed some more basing a few weeks ago but haven’t got round to posting it. Some more generic Union and at the back some Berdan’s Sharpshooters.  There are still a lot to finish painting the bases on Read more…