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by Midshipman Easy
Mon Aug 07, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: Tavern Foyer
Topic: Vale Victor "Rick" Quayle.
Replies: 2
Views: 87

Vale Victor "Rick" Quayle.

I have sad news to impart. Rick Quayle passed away last night. He had been very ill in hospital these last couple of weeks.Rick was a passionate wargamer and a true character who laughed loud as he never did anything queitly. He could and did rub people the wrong way but he was never half hearted ab...
by Midshipman Easy
Fri Aug 04, 2017 12:37 am
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Battle of Decatur, 2nd Day.
Replies: 1
Views: 56

Battle of Decatur, 2nd Day.

So we return again to the Penrith Wargames Society's ACW campaign. As the Penrith PCYC where we usually meet is being renovated, the game was, finally, held at my own home. The rules being used are "Rank and File". Again the fighting is in the West around Decatur where the Union, about 4 d...
by Midshipman Easy
Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: The Brewing Cellar
Topic: Heavy Metal for ACW.
Replies: 3
Views: 197

Re: Heavy Metal for ACW.

I had to make the rear ball seperately so it doesn't blend as smoothly as it might.

Any thing you need just ask. :)
by Midshipman Easy
Fri Jun 09, 2017 11:22 pm
Forum: The Sci-Fi, Pulp and Fantasy Room
Topic: 1/56 VSF 'Zeppelin' Bomber Build - Update 9/6/17
Replies: 21
Views: 743

Re: 1/56 VSF 'Zeppelin' Bomber Build - 30/5/17 Stand Progress

I love the ruined barn on the base. Lovely touch.
by Midshipman Easy
Fri Jun 09, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: The Brewing Cellar
Topic: Heavy Metal for ACW.
Replies: 3
Views: 197

Re: Heavy Metal for ACW.

So the superior industry of the Union results in more guns. http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn123/twilkodragon69/Projects/Painting%20log/2017/June/20170605_015028.jpg http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn123/twilkodragon69/Projects/Painting%20log/2017/June/20170606_094422.jpg http://i303.photobuc...
by Midshipman Easy
Thu Jun 08, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: The Display Cabinet
Topic: New ACW troops.
Replies: 6
Views: 302

Re: New ACW troops.

Thank you for your kind comments gentlemen. Rebels are a bit harder but more fun to paint because of all the variation possible.
by Midshipman Easy
Sun Jun 04, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: The Brewing Cellar
Topic: Heavy Metal for ACW.
Replies: 3
Views: 197

Heavy Metal for ACW.

In our ACW campaign I will need to deploy so heavy rifled guns on the table. Having a look at was avaliable to the Union, I hit on this one https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:4_5OrdnanceRifle.jpg But as far as I can tell no one makes one if 28mm sooo..... No 2 siege carriage, mold master. http://i30...
by Midshipman Easy
Sun Jun 04, 2017 12:21 am
Forum: The Brewing Cellar
Topic: 40k Praetorians & Mordians WIP
Replies: 12
Views: 568

Re: 40k Praetorians & Mordians WIP

Looking good.
by Midshipman Easy
Sun May 28, 2017 11:09 pm
Forum: The Rum Rebellion to Waterloo Room
Topic: Battle of Raab - Blucher AAR
Replies: 4
Views: 260

Re: Battle of Raab - Blucher AAR

Looks to have been an excellent game. I have a couple of mates that game a bit with Blucher so might have to drop in on a game soon.
by Midshipman Easy
Fri May 26, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: The Dark Ages to Medieval Room
Topic: Medieval castle siege
Replies: 3
Views: 234

Re: Medieval castle siege

As always fantastic photos of brilliant terrain.
We are jealous.
by Midshipman Easy
Fri May 26, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: The Display Cabinet
Topic: New ACW troops.
Replies: 6
Views: 302

Re: New ACW troops.

Oh now that is a hard question. Ok lets see, for the Union; 2 general officers 8 gunners 12 Cavalry (1 unit) 24 Sharpshooters (1 unit) 32 Coloured infantry (1 unit) 24 Zouaves (1 unit) 96 Infantry (5 units) For the Confederates 2 general officers 8 gunners 12 cavalry (1 unit) 120 infantry (5 units) ...
by Midshipman Easy
Mon May 22, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: The Display Cabinet
Topic: New ACW troops.
Replies: 6
Views: 302

New ACW troops.

All are Perry Plastics from their Confederate Infantry or Civil War Infantry boxes. Firstly some Confedrates for a mate. http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn123/twilkodragon69/Projects/Painting%20log/2017/May/20170518_124900.jpg http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn123/twilkodragon69/Projects/Paint...
by Midshipman Easy
Mon May 22, 2017 8:04 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Battle of Decatur. The First Day.
Replies: 1
Views: 260

Battle of Decatur. The First Day.

This battle forms one of those from the Penrith Wargames Society's American Civil War campaign. Find a broad description of the campagin here: http://ozwargaming.com/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=6999 The march through Tennesse had been hard walking but easy fighting as apart from civilians, not a Rebel ...
by Midshipman Easy
Mon May 22, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: The Eureka Stockade To Breaker Morant Room
Topic: ACW Campaign.
Replies: 5
Views: 340

Re: ACW Campaign.

Sorry about some of the earlier images. Photobucket isn't acting as it should. Turn 5. HAving given the Blues a good scare, the Rebels scramble back over the Potomac river leaving Alexandria open but moving to block Union forces coming through West Virginia. http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn123/...
by Midshipman Easy
Wed Apr 26, 2017 11:35 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: First Battle of Washington.
Replies: 6
Views: 342

Re: First Battle of Washington.

Wow Tony good to see you guys are getting a lot of ACW games in. Been watching some of your painting threads. THEY CALL THAT LURKING.You must be amassing a good size Perry army by now. ... Good to catch up with what you and club are doing on here. Haven't been able to get up to cancon or moab since...
by Midshipman Easy
Thu Apr 20, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: First Battle of Washington.
Replies: 6
Views: 342

Re: First Battle of Washington.

Rules; "Rank and File". These have basically become the default black powder era rules. Painting: Yeah one of the guys does have a lot to do. He got a huge ribing for not even having standards for each unit. Hope to have a Union Coloured infantry regiment added soon. Yeah huge task to defe...
by Midshipman Easy
Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: First Battle of Washington.
Replies: 6
Views: 342

First Battle of Washington.

This is the second battle of the 1861 ACW campaign being run by the Penrith Wargames Society. (campaign here http://ozwargaming.com/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=6999 with the first battle here http://ozwargaming.com/viewtopic.php?f=76&t=7001) With Washington, garrison 1 division, threatened by at le...
by Midshipman Easy
Sun Mar 12, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: The Eureka Stockade To Breaker Morant Room
Topic: ACW Campaign.
Replies: 5
Views: 340

Re: ACW Campaign.

Thanks Dropbear. First battle report is now up. ( http://ozwargaming.com/viewtopic.php?f=76&t=7001 ) Turn 3. The Commander of the army of the Potomac pulled many of his forces back in order to concentrate them. (No 22) http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn123/twilkodragon69/Games/American%20Civi...
by Midshipman Easy
Sun Mar 12, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: The Charles Bean Room
Topic: Battle of Alexandria. ACW 1862. Campaign.
Replies: 2
Views: 283

Battle of Alexandria. ACW 1862. Campaign.

"Well gentlemen, General M Wilkinson, commander of the army of the Potomac, has ordered us to take Alexandria back from the Rebels. We don't expect much resistance so crossing the river should give us no problem. They have some artillery so you are ordered to silence those guns, capture them if...
by Midshipman Easy
Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: The Eureka Stockade To Breaker Morant Room
Topic: ACW Campaign.
Replies: 5
Views: 340

Re: ACW Campaign.

Turn 1. The Rebels won the Intiative and quickly advanced North to occupy Alexandria and Winchester. The Army of the Potomic moved up to river but did not engage. The Army of the Ohio advanced East whilst out West the Federals occupied Cairo. These meet with no response from the Rebels. Turn 2. Rebe...
by Midshipman Easy
Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: The Eureka Stockade To Breaker Morant Room
Topic: ACW Campaign.
Replies: 5
Views: 340

ACW Campaign.

The Penrith Wargames Society kicked off its ACW campaign on Sunday with some map moves, an opening battle, some more map moves and planning for a major battle next meeting. The campagin is set in 1862 with the objective to capture the opposing capital. The Union has a larger army but its quality is ...
by Midshipman Easy
Sun Feb 26, 2017 8:03 am
Forum: The Brewing Cellar
Topic: 1/56 German 5cm Granatwerfer 36 Scratchbuild - 3/3/17 Completed
Replies: 8
Views: 582

Re: 1/56 German 5cm Granatwerfer 36 Scratchbuild

Very clever bit of work there sir. Well done.
by Midshipman Easy
Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: The Display Cabinet
Topic: Rebel Cavalry, Artillery and Command.
Replies: 3
Views: 333

Re: Rebel Cavalry, Artillery and Command.

Ancient Chinese painting trick ... brush tip artist pen from art shop next door. :D

Thanks Dropbear.
by Midshipman Easy
Wed Feb 22, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: The Display Cabinet
Topic: Rebel Cavalry, Artillery and Command.
Replies: 3
Views: 333

Rebel Cavalry, Artillery and Command.

Here they are at last. The Cavalry. http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn123/twilkodragon69/Projects/Painting%20log/2017/Feburary/20170222_113059.jpg http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn123/twilkodragon69/Projects/Painting%20log/2017/Feburary/20170222_113106.jpg http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/n...

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