Author Archives: mellis1644

About mellis1644

A painter and gamer who has no illusions about being the best painter but likes to play with decently painted toys and have fun gaming

Frontiersmen from the FIW

Recently I have been posting quite about about painting board gaming miniatures while showing 15mm after action reports of games. So I guess I should show a few more 15mm figs that I have finished. That’s so that when I … Continue reading

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En Garde first game and quick review

I painted up a whole set of to Old Glory/Blue Moon 15mm ‘three musketeers’ figures last year – you can see the blog posts for close ups of the figures if you look for them. But I had jet to … Continue reading

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SDX kobolds first group

It feels like it’s been a little while since I posted some of my painting of Super Dungeon Explore (SDX) figures. Work has been busy and so I have not being doing as much painting as normal but these are … Continue reading

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Another Pikeman’s Lament AAR

Well this week Ernie and I got together for a game.  He expressed a desire to play a big game based around the English Civil War. I was going to give him the option of Warlords Pike and Shotte or … Continue reading

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Hotlead Pikeman’s Lament game

So at the Hothead convention last month I ran an 8 player participation game of Pikeman’s Lament. I was planning to take a load more pictures than I did, but running an 8 player game meant that in reality I … Continue reading

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SDX heroes second set

Well I have been posting different themes recently especially on the terrain I was making etc so I think it may be time to go back and show a few more pictures of some board game mini’s which are ready … Continue reading

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6mm Celtic/Dark Age camps

I had hoped to write up some thoughts on my games of Pikeman’s Lament and post those but work and personal life have not made that possible yet. That post will happen but it’s not done yet. So here is a … Continue reading

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