Wargaming is still suffering due to my health, but I have managed to get a few games in and even finished off some figures that I have had for a while. Gaming has been mostly Blood Rage, another kickstarter that we went in for. The game is pretty good with some nice nuances to make each game different. The best thing about it is the miniatures though, they are truly lovely and I hope that I can do them justice when we start to paint them.
I have finally finished off some of the Perrys DAK figures I picked up on the Bring and Buy at the Bovington Wargames Show back in July. My original plan was to paint them up to sell, but things have changed a bit. I was impressed with the look of the figures, more realistic than I expected and a joy to paint up. I am not overly impressed with the selection of figures in 15mm for North Africa, so I have decided to keep a platoon of these for any future games of Chain of Command.
|DAK Infantry Platoon in 25mm|
|Another DAK platoon|
|Dark Ages Saxons by Gripping Beast|
Ten Gripping Beast plastic figures, all painted and based ready to pillage the lands of the British tribes. The shields are LBMS transfers as I'm too old and lazy to paint shields.
I have also decided on my long term plan for next year. I like Lion Rampant as a game and have decided to get together some more figures in order to use the rules a bit more often. After a bit of looking about and pondering I have settled on a new period for me. I am going to get forces to play Crusade period games, specifically based on the events very loosely portrayed in "Kingdom of Heaven", where