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Jaakko Björklund
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Anglo-Saxon huscarls
Here we go again, the start of a new army for the Dark Ages. The Norman warband I recently finished only served to "whet my appetite" for this period, so the natural next step was to start putting together some Anglo-Saxons. Here are the first 12, heavily a...

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Norman infantry ready!
I managed to finish (yeah right!) my Norman warband for Saga a few weeks back by painting up a large number of infantry. These include 16 spearmen (warriors), 8 crossbowmen (warriors) and 12 archers (levy). Once again, the miniatures are from Gripping Beast...

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Norman knights for Saga
This is the start of my newest Saga warband: Normans. First up are my warlord, Baron Odo the Outrageous, and 12 knights (mounted hearthguard). The miniatures are from Gripping Beast, with shield transfers and the flag from Little Big Men Studios. To commemo...

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Pacificon 2016
Ok, I've been a bit sluggish with posting lately, but that doesn't mean I've been idle! Last month I visited Pacificon, a modest sized gaming convention for roleplayers, board gamers and miniature gamers. I was mostly interested in the latter, and on Saturd...

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South Bay Game Club
After a recent move to California, I haven't had much time to tinker with miniatures. Things are starting to settle down though, which means I've been able to open up my hobby "travel set", paint a few minis and, naturally, order new ones. Last weekend I wa...

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Steel Lightning: Cadian 25th Assault Engineer company
A Warhammer 40K campaign started at our club, which has been generated a lot of excitement and been very successful in mobilizing many veteran gamers to dig up their old armies. This has certainly happened to me, and I have even found myself painting new ad...

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Encounter at Joyle's Depot
The deep thud of a heavy bolter sounded off in the distance, accompanied by a few shotgun blasts. The battle was already quieting down and Major Steele, commander of 3rd platoon, 52nd Cadian assault engineer regiment was already contemplating his next move....

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Star Wars Armada: Encounter at base NS-207B
Admiral Dracip stood unmoving on the command deck of his Star Destroyer, Retribution. The greying veteran was lost deep in thought. Where could the Rebel fleet be? Dracip's task force had received orders to intercept and destroy a Rebel fleet active in the ...

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Black Powder: The Battle of Narva 1700
The battle of Narva in 1700 has been hailed as Sweden's greatest victory. A small Swedish army under the dynamic Charles XII managed to surprise and outmanoeuvre a much larger Russian force besieging Narva-Ivangorod. Under the cover of a blizzard, the Swede...

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Great Northern War - Moskovski infantry regiment + general
Another regiment finished for my Great Northern War Russians. This time it's the Moscow infantry regiment in their scarlet uniforms. The minis are once again from Warfare Miniatures, but with a few additions from Ebor (officer, sergeant, casualty) to add va...
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