Archive | October, 2010

DampfmechTruppen

…or Steam Powered Mechanical Troops I’ve been wanting to do these guys for a long, long time. I bought them many months ago, but struggled over how to paint them for a long time. Almost as much as I struggled over what to name them. I started a thread on TMP to get some ideas, […]

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6mm Steam Tanks

I have had these little guys sitting around for a while now as I’m not big on conversions. I finally finished my SYW project and have had enough of re-basing, and am waiting to get my game table put up due to a mess in the way. I don’t think I could avoid it any […]

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Beginning to Paint Prussians

Originally Posted Wednesday, April 18, 2007 I haven’t had a lot to show on the web for the past few days, but I was working hard on the second round of figures. I decided to try a different uniform scheme for this batch as the Prussians have a great many variations of the standard uniform, […]

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To Hill or Not to Hill

I want to say that of course I know it’s a matter of choice, but I’d like to know what people are thinking. I’m finally getting my table ready to game on after 5 years of painting in various periods. I’ve always wanted to build terrain and things, but never seemed like it was time […]

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Prussian Steam Robots?

I have been wanting to try these guys since I first saw something similar on Rot and Drivel. It has just taken me a while as I wanted to finish my SYW armies before experimenting. The time has come for experimenting. These are a little off from my usual track as they have no basis […]

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Natal Mounted Police in 6mm

Natal Mounted Police or Martian Mounted Police I have wanted to paint this unit for some time, and after finding the Through the Mud and the Blood rules by Toofatlardies, I felt I finally found a rule set that would justify painting them. They will do double duty in Africa and on Mars. These lads […]

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Making Your Own Wargaming Hills

I have wanted to do this for years, but haven’t had the necessary tools and have refused to pay the price for high end hobby tools to do the job. Inspired by AJ’s Wargaming blog I finally decided to try my hand at crafting my own hills. I first made my own wire cutter with […]

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Making an Easy to Setup Field

I was organizing the table the other day and noticed that setting up a simple field could be tedious. I thought I would try my hand at making a self-contained field that I could easily flip on the table and go with. I started with a bog standard clip board. Cut off the clip Spray […]

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