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by Captain Darling
Tue Jun 20, 2017 11:31 pm
Forum: The Rum Rebellion to Waterloo Room
Topic: Battle of Quatre Bras - Blucher AAR
Replies: 1
Views: 24

Battle of Quatre Bras - Blucher AAR

Hi All! We've played our second Napoleonic game using Blucher rules, the Battle of Quatre Bras. We repeated history with the French being forestalled and the Allied army securing a victory by holding the vital crossroads. The opening gambit the French line up to assault the farm of Gemioncourt in th...
by Captain Darling
Tue Jun 20, 2017 10:43 pm
Forum: The Rum Rebellion to Waterloo Room
Topic: Help Please Airfix 1/72nd scale french line infantry
Replies: 3
Views: 337

Re: Help Please Airfix 1/72nd scale french line infantry

Hey Tiberius!

I remember having these figures in the 70's! You're doping some good work with ordinary sculpts! Champion!

Cheers
by Captain Darling
Tue Jun 20, 2017 10:41 pm
Forum: The Eureka Stockade To Breaker Morant Room
Topic: Taku Fort Naval Action
Replies: 2
Views: 60

Re: Taku Fort Naval Action

Hi Nevermore, your scratchbuilt boats are right at home in this game, champion work (as usual) :D ...
by Captain Darling
Sat Jun 10, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: The Brewing Cellar
Topic: Heavy Metal for ACW.
Replies: 3
Views: 67

Re: Heavy Metal for ACW.

Okay how did I miss this thread, very good looking scratchbuilding and great casting work Easy! I have cast barrels I've made before for my Landships the big ones turn out fine but usually I have quite of lot of the narrower one fail due to bubbles...hence my love for the extra Perry ACW and Napoloe...
by Captain Darling
Sat Jun 10, 2017 11:15 am
Forum: The Brewing Cellar
Topic: My 10mm American Civil War Project
Replies: 19
Views: 1979

Re: My 10mm American Civil War Project

Great stuff Andy, I wish good 10mm ACW figures were around when I started my ACW collection I would have gone with that in preference to 6mm...still happy with what I have...but could I be happier?
by Captain Darling
Sat Jun 10, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: The Dark Ages to Medieval Room
Topic: Medieval castle siege pt 2
Replies: 4
Views: 106

Re: Medieval castle siege pt 2

Hey Nevemore do you ever get sick an pd tired of posting good pics of war games :lol: :lol: :lol: ?

Great stuff as I said in the first post...still need a mounypted dude in armour on the walls wading though foot sloggers :D ...
by Captain Darling
Fri Jun 09, 2017 10:53 pm
Forum: The Sci-Fi, Pulp and Fantasy Room
Topic: 1/56 VSF 'Zeppelin' Bomber Build - Update 9/6/17
Replies: 21
Views: 580

Re: 1/56 VSF 'Zeppelin' Bomber Build - Update 9/6/17

Did I say a final update coming up? Well it still is but not quite yet... I was going to add fabric/tissue paper to the steering tail fin but had a thought that I could use this to attach nationality markings...below you can see the Imperial German fin skin Blu-Tacked into place, I have made up Brit...
by Captain Darling
Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: The Rum Rebellion to Waterloo Room
Topic: Battle of Raab - Blucher AAR
Replies: 4
Views: 141

Re: Battle of Raab - Blucher AAR

Thanks for your comments everyone!

We'll definitely be revisiting the Blucher rules using my 6mm armies...
by Captain Darling
Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:26 am
Forum: The Kokoda Track Room
Topic: Italeri 1/56 WW II Germans
Replies: 8
Views: 667

Re: Italeri 1/56 WW II Germans

Hey Oozeboss thanks for your comment a quick google search got the Warlord 30 figure box at around Aust$50 plus shipping and the Italeri 12 figure box with a paint pot and brush at Aust$20 - $25 plus shipping... I picked up several of the Italeri boxes at Aust$18 a box including shipping so with the...
by Captain Darling
Tue May 30, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: The Sci-Fi, Pulp and Fantasy Room
Topic: 1/56 VSF 'Zeppelin' Bomber Build - Update 9/6/17
Replies: 21
Views: 580

Re: VSF 'Zeppelin' Bomber Build - Update Stand Update

Okay I've been distracted from my VSF interests recently by some Napoleonic and WW II projects but after a call from my local plastics supplier that they had finally got some 10mm clear plastic rod in stock i'm back to my core interest! I tried to use a single piece of rod to secure the Airship but ...
by Captain Darling
Sat May 27, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: The Rum Rebellion to Waterloo Room
Topic: Battle of Raab - Blucher AAR
Replies: 4
Views: 141

Battle of Raab - Blucher AAR

Hey All, Played one of of the scenarios put together by the 'oldmeldrumwargamesgroup' for the Battle of Raab, June 1809. We used Blucher rules and 6mm armies. We replicated history with a French victory but the battle followed a very different path to the historical one. It was a near run thing with...
by Captain Darling
Sat May 27, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: The Display Cabinet
Topic: New ACW troops.
Replies: 6
Views: 156

Re: New ACW troops.

Thanks Easy, quite a force you have!
by Captain Darling
Thu May 25, 2017 10:50 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Battle of Decatur. The First Day.
Replies: 1
Views: 125

Re: Battle of Decatur. The First Day.

Great stuff Midshipman...you warrant a promotion! Looking forward to your AAR of day two and hopefully the Rebs getting their arses kicked :)

The figures scaling near vertical walls remind me of scenes from Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter with the CSA Vampire Soldiers haha :lol: ...
by Captain Darling
Thu May 25, 2017 10:43 pm
Forum: The Display Cabinet
Topic: New ACW troops.
Replies: 6
Views: 156

Re: New ACW troops.

Nice Figures Easy! Your mate is lucky.

So personally how many painted ACW figures do you have in your collection?
by Captain Darling
Thu May 25, 2017 10:41 pm
Forum: The Dark Ages to Medieval Room
Topic: Medieval castle siege
Replies: 3
Views: 112

Re: Medieval castle siege

Cool castle Nevermore! Well done...

You need to get some of those horsemen onto the ramparts Hollywood style :lol:
by Captain Darling
Thu May 25, 2017 10:38 pm
Forum: The Eureka Stockade To Breaker Morant Room
Topic: ACW Campaign.
Replies: 5
Views: 219

Re: ACW Campaign.

The Strategic moves on the map followed by battles with figures is always pretty cool well done!
by Captain Darling
Mon May 15, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: The Kokoda Track Room
Topic: A German CO with Character?
Replies: 4
Views: 235

Re: A German CO with Character?

Fritz on Fritz action ewwwww... :lol:

Yes once I've finished my fritz and sauce sandwich I reckon I'll have a Kitchener Bun!
by Captain Darling
Tue May 09, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: The Eureka Stockade To Breaker Morant Room
Topic: Campaign of 1896 Sudan
Replies: 2
Views: 123

Re: Campaign of 1896 Sudan

Cracking stuff there Nevermore!
Good figures and and an interesting story to boot, what else does a man need I ask you!?
by Captain Darling
Thu May 04, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: The Kokoda Track Room
Topic: A German CO with Character?
Replies: 4
Views: 235

Re: A German CO with Character?

There's lots of cool German officers to be had... I like The Artizan character ones... http://wk.frothersunite.com/sc/pulp/imagwww/plp007.jpg https://www.artizandesigns.com/images/img1608.jpg The Warlord Christmas officer is nice... http://www.warlordgames.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/WGB-SP-22.pn...
by Captain Darling
Sat Apr 29, 2017 7:38 am
Forum: The Eureka Stockade To Breaker Morant Room
Topic: Dead Mans Hand 28mm pt 2
Replies: 1
Views: 132

Re: Dead Mans Hand 28mm pt 2

Great stuff thanks for posting!
by Captain Darling
Sat Apr 29, 2017 7:36 am
Forum: The Display Cabinet
Topic: Colonial armoured steam boat 28mm
Replies: 2
Views: 144

Re: Colonial armoured steam boat 28mm

Nice work Nevermore!

Have you got WIP pictures?
by Captain Darling
Sat Apr 22, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: The Eureka Stockade To Breaker Morant Room
Topic: Longstreet 4 Player Campaign Game AAR
Replies: 5
Views: 207

Re: Longstreet 4 Player Campaign Game AAR

Hey Evadestructuon thanks!

Everyone in my group of gaming friends enjoy Longstreet and the campaign set up I hope it goes well for you guys.

All my Longstreet stuff and AARs should be here or on the TSOG blog...

http://toysoldiersforoldgits.blogspot.com.au

Cheers!
by Captain Darling
Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: First Battle of Washington.
Replies: 6
Views: 208

Re: First Battle of Washington.

One defending division vs 10 attacking ones...wow even with entrenchments thats a tall order for the defenders!
What rules did you use?
Good to see your lovely figures hitting the ground they look great...someone in your group still has some painting to do from the looks of it!
Thanks for posting...
by Captain Darling
Mon Apr 17, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: The Eureka Stockade To Breaker Morant Room
Topic: Dead Mans Hand 28mm
Replies: 2
Views: 136

Re: Dead Mans Hand 28mm

Hey Nevermore,
Wonderful set up looks great! Thanks for posting...looking forward to seeing your follow up post.
I played Dead Mans Hand at Little Wars last year and picked up the rules and some figures sadly no terrain yet...this may inspire me to get my own games going!

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