Tag Archives: 6mm

Buying a Farm…

Besides of the boneyard, I thought that while the war is raging on the countryside in much of Europe, some honest folks are at least trying to hold on to their bread and butter… At least until the Prussian reservists … Continue reading

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A bit of Hiatus

It has been a long, long while since I did any painting or modeling. There are two reasons really, first I’ve had quite long span of ASL and other cardboard games (including bi-weekly Gloomhaven campaign that has been going on … Continue reading

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Acquisition – Prussians on a march

I’ve planned this for a long time, to enroll more troops for the Prussians. Now, I am almost done the painting of the Landwehr battalions, total of 10 of them, 48 figures each. Now it is time for these guys… … Continue reading

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Buried under…

I was interrupted when painting the Polish wing for the French, and hence did not finish the pending two squadrons of the best cavalry known during the Napoleonic era. There is to be at least two more squadrons at some … Continue reading

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Defeat!

Strong Austro-Hungarian brigade with limited cavalry support  was garrisoning two towns somewhere in rural Austria. Having fortified two towns with artillery and garrisons, and establishing defensive perimeter around well suited terrains the Austrian commanders were confident that French would not … Continue reading

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Prussian Dragoons

Prussian Dragoons entering the fray. They have been quite long time in making, as have been some other cavalry squadrons since I changed the layout from 2 bases per regiment to much more realistic 4 bases per regiment. Good news … Continue reading

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Westphalian Battalion

Reinforcements for DSLB are due. This time it is turn to bring in first of few Westphalians. Exact number is not known at this time, but I guess I will come up with some nice figure. These are actually some … Continue reading

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Acquisition – Minor Scenics

This will probably take a while to complete and explain but what is a game without sheep grazing in meadows or cattle just being cattle? Another day I went on to see the Perfect Six not to look for anything … Continue reading

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Modular meadow – Terrain, part IV

May I introduce the modular meadow. First of the system being well… meadow module. Does not look much, just a patch of terrain, but it is very, very, very flexible and relatively large patch – this would be about the … Continue reading

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Acquisition – Terrain, Part I

I am not imaginative enough to build nice terrain. Unfortunate fact, but there, I’ve said it. It seems that I just  lack the attention to how good terrain looks like and never seem to get it right. Or, I just … Continue reading

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