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

Zombicide – VIP 2 box

This weekend is looking very busy so I thought I’d post early today. This week I’ll show the last of the NPC zombies – another 20 models from the second Black Plague NPC set. These have been completed for a … Continue reading

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Marian Mules – Red Roman Legionnaires

This is the start of an army which I have wanted to do for a long time – the late Republic Roman forces. After the fun of playing ancient games at Hotlead and the fact that I have completed some … Continue reading

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Hotlead 2019

Well it’s become a bit of a personal tradition, but I always work hard to ensure I go up to Ontario’s biggest wargame show –Hotlead. I have been going for quite a few years now (I’m thinking close to 10 … Continue reading

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Shadespire – Steelheart’s Champions

Over a year ago I started work on the Stormcast Eternals from the Shadespire base set of models. As background the game is a fun little game from Games Workshop. I’m not into the full deck building aspect of it … Continue reading

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Zombicide – VIP 1 box

I wanted to continue showing my VIP zombies for Zombicide: Black Plague. So, here are my painted ones from the VIP pack 1. I must admit I could have taken these photo’s in better (brighter) light, and maybe even painted … Continue reading

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Blood Red Skies – Spitfires

Just before Christmas I gave into the latest WW2 air game from Warlord and bought into ‘Blood Red Skies’. After a couple of test games I have to say I like it. Now I have to say it’s not as … Continue reading

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Zombicide – VIP’s and monster

And now for something completely different – well that’s a throwback to Monty Python for those who know it, but it works for this as well. It’s back to Zombicide Black Plague. Part of the big collection of toys I … Continue reading

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