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Andy Volleyfire
Full time figure painter for the wargamer and collector
Full time figure painter for the wargamer and collector

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The Brit, The Yank and The Hobby epiosde 19, Roman Britain with Simon Elliott
Episode 19 of The Brit, The Yank and The Hobby is now out, and this time we're joined by author of Sea Eagles and military history book of the year nominee Simon Elliott who talks to us all about Roman Britain.  You can join us for the discussion and links ...

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Chillcon '17
Something slightly different today, my buddy Spud Tate contacted asking if I could put a shout out for the upcoming event in Sheffield named Chillcon. Asylum
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Warlord Games Test of Honour Podcast Episode
On Episode 18 of The Brit, The Yank and the Hobby, we talk to Andy Hobday, who along with Graham Davey created Warlords new Sengoku Jidai era game, Test of Honour. Andy tells us a little of the history of the period, and then goes into detail about the new ...

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The Brit, The Yank, and The Hobby, The Dark Ages with Footsore Miniatures
Our latest episode is now live! This time we talk all (some), things Dark Ages with Bill Thornhill US owner and sculptor of Footsore Miniatures. Join us at our Facebook group to join the discussion and to share hobby ideas, or listen directly from one of ou...

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Footsore Miniatures 28mm Late Roman Elite Infantry review
I've long been a fan of the figures produced by Footsore miniatures, however had never taken the plunge into painting any (I do have a pile of Saxons accrued over the years waiting for colour...).    Fast forward to a few weeks ago, and one of the new UK ow...

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Warlord Games 28mm 1/56 Stuart Review
Todays review is Warlord Games new M3 Stuart, kindly supplied by them for me to take a look at.  This kit is part of their continuing partnership with plastic kit manufacturer Italeri, and follows the norm of that range of kits by being relatively complex f...

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Sam Mustafa Rommel Interview
With the latest episode of The Brit, The Yank and The Hobby,we are joined by Sam Mustafa, who talks to us about his catalogue of games, before going on to brief us on his upcoming game, Rommel. Join our facebook group to find all the links to previous episo...

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New battlegroup rules
A game that I've really fallen in love with this year is Ironfist Publishings Battlegroup rule set. For the sake of clarity, one of the creators is a friend and also a regular guest on the podcast I part host.  Having got several games in of this rule set i...

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Warlord Games 1/56 Panther Ausf A review
Firstly, my apologies to Warlord Games who supplied me with a kit of this vehicle sometime ago, however I'm only now getting round to writing about it...  Warlord's Panther tank is produced by scale model manufacturer Italeri, and I believe this kit is a pr...

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Rubicon Models US armour reviews
In these reviews, I'm doing something slightly different, and rolling several reviews into one, as I built all the kits at the same time, and most of the comments are the same of each of them, though I'll cover each individually too. In the interests of int...
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