Monday, April 30, 2012

French and Indians for Musket & Tomhawks.

Thanks for MarkG for the heads up on Conquest Miniature.  They have the perfect miniature for be used for the French and Indian war.  Conquest covers the British, French, Colonists and all the Indian nations. See link below.

It worth the time to check out the link.  I believe I see some purchases in the near future.

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Muskets and Tomhawks

Yesterday while trolling E-Bay to find more Saxons for my Saga army. My favorite seller in England had "Muskets and Tomahawks".   In a flash before I knew it I hit the purchase button.  Now I had to find figures for this new game period.  The good new is I am employed again. Thank God for paypal... Married guys will know what I mean :0) 

In the mail yesterday I received my decals for Dom's Decals. Right now I have one Panzer finished and decaled.  Not really to happy with the finish. Hope to get some pictures take today.  As for the Panther I am stilling waiting for the PSC decals to come for the warstore. No decals have slowed my small production line of Armor to a stop. 

Anyone know who makes nice figures for the French and Indian Wars...?

Friday, April 13, 2012

Panther D early version

Okay I have been slow on this one.  The priority for me is to find a job. Well I did in a week I will starting working for GM.  The position is a CAD designer.

Now for the Panther. The old pistol ports had been removed and replaced with smaller ones. As for the other I will make these ports still smaller.  The goal is too make a unit for the Grossdeutschland Division.  Presently I am waiting for Dom's Decals to come in the mail. The Panther needs to be weathers and dirtied up a bit.  More later.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Normans or Bretons that is the question!

Finally got off my butt to take photos.  The paint job on these guys aren't the best. Painted them about 10 years ago. These poor guys have been hidden away in the darkest of basement. Originally I was going to use them for Warhammer fantasy troops.   As I was digging through the mountain of lead miniatures these little guys waved to me.  Hey use us they shouted at me.  Off the shelve of doom they came. 

First thing was to remount them for Saga.  Having bought the base from Architect of war for some Saxon's that are in work.   I removed them from the old square bases.  First was to super glue them down on the new Renedra 25mm base.   Next I super glued some 1 inch fender washes I found at Lowe's Home improvement store.  Okay you are wondering why I did this.  You will see later in the photo's I lined the bottom of the tray with a magnetic sheet. Now the troops won't bounce around.  Now on to the photo's.

One point of Thegns to start my Norman/Bretons unit for Saga.   Next some Hearthguards.

Next Some Crossbow men.  These are all Old glory figures.

Last photos are with the fender washes and the storage tray.

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Northern Fury

Yesterday my copy of Northern Fury arrived in the mail from Architects of War.  The book follows the same format as the Saga Rule book.  In the rules four new groups have been added.  Ouch these guys are going to be a tough fight.. The Jomsvikings are to me the new tanks on the battlefield.  Next come the Bretons they look like Norman on steroids.  Followed by the Scot let say they don't look like the folks you want to mess with. Last are the Anglo-Saxons again these warriors have some new surprises. 

The only disappointment was that there no stickers for the new Scots.  The dice symbols are unique.   On the Saga broad there is a note that later in the week these will be available for download.   As for the dice we all know it has been a nightmare to get them. The only choice is to make your own.  As luck will have it a Swedish blogger name Daluppror has created a nice set that can be printed on self adhesive paper. 

Now as for the indented dice the best place to get them in from a company in Great Britain. The price is reasonable but shipping is the killer.  But for 25.00 your get 48 dice in your color mix and match so to speak.  Better than the 19.00 dollars a set of 8 from Gripping beast.

Here is the link for the dice:

Hope to post some pictures later of my Norman and Anglo-Saxon.