Category Archives: naval

Oak and Iron – The English Wind

Well here is another battle report write up from Oak and Iron from a week or so ago. First, I have to say I do like the card set up for the game, as it makes the standard scenario for … 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 – last ships!

Well a milestone achieved – a completed painting project. Well for now at least. This post has the last of my Oak and Iron ships all painted. That means I have painted 2 base sets and and at least 2 … Continue reading

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Oak & Iron – More ships

Back to the naval side of things this week, with more ships being ready for the table. I do like how these come out even with my wargames table level of painting. I am sure (and in fact have seen) … Continue reading

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Oak & Iron – a 3rd rate and 2 sloops

OK so I continue to show more completed ships for the Oak and Iron game. As the title states here are 2 sloops with a larger 3rd rate. I have to say the sloops are the only fiddly miniature of … 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 – Smaller ships

To end the year I thought I would show a three of the smaller ships that I have completed for Oak and Iron. The game is designed for smaller scale pirate type engagements as well as larger international fights and … Continue reading

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Oak & Iron – Getting the sails right

I have not been able to sit down and paint much recently, but I did manage to finish these 3 more ships for Oak and Iron. So time to show them here. I feel that I am slowly getting the … 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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