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Robert Brightwell
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Flames of War v4 Test Run
Tom and I got together yesterday to try out the new version 4 of Flames of War.  Actually we played what we are locally calling v3.5 which is the EW/LW free rules.  But we committed a terrible heresy by playing these rules with our mid-war armies.  This was...

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German 7.7cm FK96 guns for Flames of War Great War
This past weekend Tom and I got WWI back on the table after a several month break.  Knowing we were to play I felt inspired to pull out some models and paint another unit or my Germans.  This is the Battlefront pack GGE570 7.7cm FK96 n.A gun.  It is a two g...

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Frostgrave Skeletons
With my interest in Frostgrave slowly increasing I decided it was time to get some of the encounter creatures collected and painted.  The fluff in the FG rules says that skeletons are the most common creatures encountered in the city (even though that is no...

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Chancellorsville May 3, 1863
A couple of weekends back my friends and I finally managed to get in the second game of what is turning into a Black Powder Chancellorsville campaign.  More than a year ago (actually nearly 2 years ago) we played the first battle which represented Jackson's...

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US Vehicles for TANKS
Last year I finally obtained a copy of the GF9 TANKS game.  My friend Mike demoed the game for me months earlier but the game was basically unavailable for many months after.  I have been gradually adding models to the three tanks that come in the core game...

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British Tank Troop - 4th County of London Yeomanry
These are the first completed model for 2017!  Not a very quick start to the year but nice to finally have something to talk about.  This is a troop from the 4th County of London Yeomanry, 7th Armored Division as they would have appeared about a week after ...

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The Great Carnac - 2017 Game Edition
Time again for the nearly fruitless endeavor of attempting to predict the future of my gaming hobby.  Without further adieu I shall now hold the envelopes to my head and predict their contents. Flames of War - WW2 For the last several years I have started o...

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10th Anniversary!
Today marks the 10th anniversary of my little painting and hobby blog.  Amazing how time flies!  My first post was 1/3/2007 and if you are interested you take a look at it.   When I started I didn't really have a plan or a goal for the blog other that to do...

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2016 Game Year in Review
Time again to look back at the year that was and decide how it was...or something like that.  Back in January I had some ideas on what I wanted to do with this year as it relates to my hobby.   You can read about my predictions for the future if you like . ...

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28mm Field Works
I recently completed, well almost completed, a large terrain project for a big Black Powder ACW game my friends and I have planned for February.  We are planning the second day of the Battle of Chancellorsville which requires some field works.  I have built...
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