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

Dark Ages – Archers

In the Dark Ages formed bowmen units were rare. The bow was a hunting weapon and some were used in war but they were not the most effective weapons. The power of them and the large shields, helmets and mail … Continue reading

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Blood Red Skies – Multi-player game and Defiant's

It’s a personal tradition that around US Thanksgiving (when I know I will not be traveling for business), I run a big air game for our group. This year was no exception, but this year I decided to use the … Continue reading

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Age of Hannibal rules – mini-review and game

Age of Hannibal is a set of rules from the Little Wars Tv crew. I have been trying out various multi-player rules sets for ancients games every so often (with the same Dark Age figures) as an experiment. This was … Continue reading

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Warcry – Rest of the base terrain set

So this is the second post of the Warcry terrain from the base set. This completes my painting of the terrain from that set terrain. This terrain has been done in the same way as the buildings and using the … Continue reading

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Warcry – base terrain, 4 buildings

It’s been a busy couple of weeks in the real world but I am trying to continue to show things which I am working on! . So this is a quick one to show off the first of my Warcry … Continue reading

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Dark Ages – Medium foot Swordsman

Last month was a little quiet for my blog, as I was busy with work and real life. However, I did manage to get some painting done. So it’s time to continue showing more of the ‘Dark Age’ project. Erm… … Continue reading

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Zombicide – Black Plague Skeletal Archers

As the spooky season is upon us, well it is October and the North American Stores and TV now are working hard to tell us that anyway. Those that have not started the run up to Christmas already of course…<sigh>, … Continue reading

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