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Category: Misc

Animal Magic

Assorted animals, primarily  for use with Dux Britannarium.  All from Warbases, except the sheep which are from Gripping Beast. Highland cattle, as coveted by Raiders.    I painted these for use...

Deep Fried Lard (Again) – Report

The second running of Deep Fried Lard took place yesterday (Saturday, 8th June) with twenty odd wargames from all over Scotland coming to Musselburgh to take part in a day...

Ready for Longstreet!

At the start of the Christmas  holidays I set myself the target of painting the 10mm ACW force I’d purchased to play in a Longstreet campaign at the South east...

Normandy Tank Museum (Picture Heavy)

I’m just back from a three week holiday in France, much of which was spent in Normandy looking around  the battlefields of 1944.  I spent most of my time along...

Deep Fried Lard

What?   –  A day of games from the TooFatLardies stable. Where?  – Musselburgh, just next to Edinburgh, Scotland When?  – June 22nd, 2013. Further information here on this website.

What’s with all the Eurocents?

This post’s for Anne-Marie and Julia, two friends who between them have transported a large bag of Eurocent coins from Ghent in Belgium, to Istanbul in Turkey and now back...

Really Useful Boxes

These boxes “do what they say on the tin” and have become very popular among UK wargamers in the past few years.  I have built up quite a collection of...

What on Earth?

A friend of my wife has inherited these things, which she thinks are something to do with British Army wargames “they came from a strange (and long gone) government, mostly...

Vikings for Saga

I’ve not posted here for ages, but I’ve been painting away, albeit slowly.  Latest addition to the hordes is this Viking warband for Saga, Gripping Beast’s game of skirmishes in...

Battle of Hastenbach (7)

The British get surrounded and surrender.  My sad lack of progress allows the Austrians to redeploy and an attempted charge by some Prussian Hussars ends in abject failure. I now...