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

Blood Red Skies – Messerschmitt Bf 110

After a little break for other projects, now is a good time to show some of the additional planes that I have finished for Blood Red Skies. I am a big fan of the Battle of Britain for air games, … Continue reading

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Marian Mules – Gladiators, Skirmishers, Elephant and Art

I have shown the red and yellow Roman Republican legions previously, so it’s time to bring out the support troops which I have painted for those forces. First we have some Gladiators. These are from Museum miniatures and I got … Continue reading

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Extra German infantry teams

So after last weeks Soviets I thought I would show the other extra teams that I have done, this time Germans. These are all from Peter Pig miniatures this time – well, all apart from a single figure anyway. First … Continue reading

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WW2 Soviet extra MG and Mortar teams

I have been looking at trying out different rule sets for WW2. I’m not 100% satisfied with the current ones I use even though I really don’t have a lot of time these days to read new rules. Realistically, I’ll … Continue reading

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Marian Mules – Yellow Roman Support and Command

A few weeks ago I showed my new yellow legionaries so it’s time to reveal their command and cavalry support. These are very much like the red legions I have done previously (and I fact the same figs to a … Continue reading

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Resin Hanomags for D-Day anniversary weekend

With the 75’s anniversary of D-Day this last weekend, it seemed appropriate to do something specifically for that, and then have a post with some WW2 models. I really wanted to do things which might have been in the area … Continue reading

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Rum and Bones- First Mate Undead Pirates

This is a long time project which is going very slowly – I really should focus on it but there always seems to be something more interesting to do. I have been focusing on 15mm stuff as of late but … Continue reading

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