Following on from my previous post I have been painting some more miniatures for A Song of Drums & Shakos. To begin with, we have the ‘Master & Commander’ … This miniature is Captain ‘lucky’ John from Warlord Games, which I believe is the exclusive miniature that comes with the Black Powder rules. It is ,in my opinion,Continue reading “Hearts of oak are our men!..”
Tag Archives: Napoleonic war
Vive La Revolution!
I have been quietly beavering away at my paint station over the last 6 months and my focus has been mainly upon my Napoleonic miniatures collection. I had always wanted to paint and collect miniatures from the Napoleonic period but could never bring myself to paint so many hordes of troops for battles in theContinue reading “Vive La Revolution!”
I have long adored Napoleonic war gaming, but could never bring myself to buy and paint the hordes of troops needed to play it at the grand scale. I also have several friends who have dedicated many, many hours to this end, including my particular friend, the esteemed Mr. Pancake Payne who’s Napoleonic forces are aContinue reading “Uncharted Shores”
Whilst enjoying my week off work here at ‘Tinpot Towers’, I have been experimenting with a Zinnfiguren (also known as a flat miniature). A colleague at work brought my attention to these interesting miniatures and was kind enough to furnish me with a couple he had spare so that I could paint some of these niche figures. The result of my first tentative endeavours is this rather dashing fellow, a Napoleonic FrenchContinue reading “Avant!”