Category Archives: 17th Cent

Test of Honor game report

So for two weeks running I’m doing a post on a game report. This one is Test of Honour – a Samurai skirmish gaming. This week Ernie and I played while Jahan put the game on (using his terrain and … Continue reading

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Oak and Iron – Review/ After action report

So, for the first time this year and I believe with nearly a years gap (gee thanks COVID), a few of us managed to get together and play a game. Rather than meet at the ‘local store’ that we used … Continue reading

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Oak & Iron – 4 ships of the line

I have been steadily painting up ships and doing the smaller ships with the larger ones. However, as part of the kickstarter I did get some big ships. So here are the 4 biggest of them. These are two each … Continue reading

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Oak & Iron – ships of the line

Well back to the project I have been working on for a while – getting all my Oak and Iron ships done. Included here are three more. I have found that I find it easier to work on three of … Continue reading

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Oak & Iron – More trading ships

Yes really, I keep chugging away on this project so that I can get all my ships ready for the table. I have even now read the rules this last weekend, so I should be set on that side of … Continue reading

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Oak & Iron – More ships done

Well the title says it all. Another 3 ships ready for the table from my Oak and Iron collection. These are a selection of different ships – a galley and other smaller ships. Again the focus on the pirate/18th century … Continue reading

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Oak and Iron – First ships

So, after my test ship I have started working on the kickstarter ‘collection’ I got for Oak and Iron. I have to say the ships are a little more ‘chunky’ than the Warlord ships, which I have seen. I got … Continue reading

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Oak & Iron – Test 3rd rate ship

So this is a ‘mini post’ for me- well compare to some at least. Before starting a new project I tend to try painting one or two models before I really start. Of course I don’t do that with buying … Continue reading

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Another Pikeman’s Lament AAR

Well this week Ernie and I got together for a game.  He expressed a desire to play a big game based around the English Civil War. I was going to give him the option of Warlords Pike and Shotte or … Continue reading

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Hotlead Pikeman’s Lament game

So at the Hothead convention last month I ran an 8 player participation game of Pikeman’s Lament. I was planning to take a load more pictures than I did, but running an 8 player game meant that in reality I … Continue reading

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