Having completed the Shiny Toy soldier game and coming away enthused to buy more, and with a large 15mm AWI game planned for next Ayton, and with the Vikings to start for my Dark Age project…it seemed sensible to dive in and paint some 15mm Macedonian Pikemen! Now, to be fair, I’ve had this little … Read more Yet another slight diversion…
After the Russian/Allied setback on Day 1 we decided we all wanted to play another game on the Sunday so we jiggled the terrain and had the British/Allied forces pushing out and attacking the Russian forces. We drew lots for opponents but kept the same forces as the day before. I drew Iain (Essex Boy) … Read more Framlingham 2018 Day 2
The background… 1895 – Following his gallant stand at the Coldstream bridge, Sir William Hullough-Casting was forced to retire towards Berwick before the Russians completed their encirclement of the town. With British forces in Scotland neutralised by Russian occupation, and Crown forces in the South and West, much reduced in number and fending off incursions … Read more Framlingham 2018 Day 1
Needless to say, for the coming 42mm Shiny game this weekend, I needed to do the Savage Swans in yet another scale! I’d done them in their C19th FPW’ish incarnation for previous Ayton games so it seemed sensible to do the same sort of figure for the 42mm versions. I used the same Spencer Smith … Read more We need bigger Swans!