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

MERCS:Recon Kickstarter extras

So in the process of closing out a few projects which were on my painting desk here is another one. These are the extra miniatures that I got for the base MERCS:Recon board game in the kickstarter. I really wanted … Continue reading

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Finishing up of a few projects

So for the first post in 2018 I’ll show some of the little projects which I finished up to close out the last year. All these would really not justify a post on their own (well they could but it … Continue reading

Posted in 15mm, 18th Cent, 28mm, 6mm, Ancients, dreadball, Terrain | 3 Comments

Plans for 2018 and some gangster figs

Well it’s New Years, but rather than do a post on what I did this year I thought I’d show off some more models, and talk a little of my plans for the coming year. I will add that I … Continue reading

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Russian tanks IS-2 and ISU-152

Although I have been working on my Germans this year, I keep my eye out for deals for other armies I have which come up. So when some IS-2 and ISU-152’s turned up in the second hand bin of my … Continue reading

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Gaslands cars

So with the new Osprey publication of a simple car combat game using templates similar to X-Wing (called Gaslands) we had to give it a go. Yes another case of the magpie syndrome but this is something that we have … Continue reading

Posted in Gaslands, Modern, X-Wing | 4 Comments

German halftracks and anti-tank guns

So back to my current big project – building a full 15mm German army. One if the things I did not have were any halftracks for troop transport. So some Sd.Kfz. 251/1 were needed. These are D models – from … Continue reading

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CY6! November game 2017

It’s become a bit of a tradition for me to run an air game at the end of November – which fits with the US Thanksgiving vacation. I started this as I could pretty much guarantee that I won’t be … Continue reading

Posted in After Action Report, Aircarft, World War 2 | 2 Comments