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

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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Hotlead show report 2017

So another Hothead show has been and gone. This is the biggest show in Ontario and definitely one which I would recommend anyone who is into miniature gaming in the area visit. It has a decent number of vendors, a very … Continue reading

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More terrain – rocks, hills and woods

I’m working on terrain for the game that I’m running at Hotlead show in Stratford, Ontario this weekend (the 25th of March). It’s one of the biggest wargame shows in the area and although I have been going for quite a … Continue reading

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A Church, a House, a Pond and a body 

The above is like one of the titles in an old tv detective show. It’s not though- it’s a description of this post’s content. In planning my game to hothead (more on that in a later blog) I decided I … Continue reading

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First set of SDX heroes

Well  a couple of weeks ago I showed the Super Dungeon Explore (SDX) Dragons. So now it’s time to show the first of the heroes for the game. There are 8 heroes so I’ll have 2 posts on them, this … Continue reading

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The Pikemans Lament review

OK it’s been a little while since I posted a review of a game I’m playing and so I decided it was time to do another. This time it’s ‘The Pikeman’s Lament’ – which is another game by Dan Mersey, … Continue reading

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