Friday, December 31, 2010

2010 Recap and 2011 Plan

2010 was a big year in painting, but only so-so for gaming. I hope to balance things out more in 2011 but I do still have a load of lead on hand.

Overall Plans:
1- Attend the 3 HMGS conventions
2- Spend less- focus on accessories vs lead and terrain
3- Complete several projects before starting any new ones

Painting Totals for 2010:
J-94
F-52
M-24
A-116
M-144
J-0
J-99
A-253
S-137
O-118
N-213
D- 129
TOTAL:  1389

PROJECT STATUS

Flames of War: Mature - I have two large company plus size forces painted. I may purchase an item at each convention, but my pledge is to paint any FoW items within 30 days of purchase.

Modern Skirmish: In Progress- Lots of figures painted. I use Flying Lead rules by Ganesha Games. This is my go to project to play with my son when not playing the Memior '44 board game. I just bought the last of the Rebel Mini figures I want and I plan to pick up a helo and two HMMWVs at Cold Wars (QRF?). This project has one month of painting to become mature.

Imagi-Nation: In Progress. I expect to mature this project in the first half of the year. I will always continue to build as this is what started it all for me, but I will have plenty of units done for now.

Space Ships: In Progress. Have not played a game yet...but I expect to get these done before Summer as they are simple to paint, and are already primed. I need to buy some fighter stands.

Splintered Light: In Progress. My favorite figures. Need to get a game with these guys played. This is a slow and steady project just for fun.

Ancient Imagi-Nation: Ready to start. My next big project. I have figures on hand but I am not going to start until I mature the projects listed above.

Pirates: Ready to start. Figures are all on hand, but I am not going to start until 2012. I do have my eyes on some of the Old Glory ships to join the pirates.

Wild West: Future. No figures yet...I like the Blue Moon figures and may pick them up at Historicon if I finish some of the other projects.

Sci-Fi Skirmish: Future. Recently getting interested in starting 15mm Sci-fi for skirmish and squad type battles. Lots of nice figures, and some would work well as a "near-future" setting with my modern skirmish figures.


2011 PLANS
January
1- finish last of the 6 imagi-nation infantry units

February
1- 8 x 8 figure imagi-nation cavalry units

March (Cold Wars)
1- 4 x 8 figure imagination cavalry units
2- remaining imagi-nation generals
3- imagi-nation "sappers and miners"

April
1- imagi-nation civilians
2- FoW purchases from convention

May
1- imagi-nation baggage train

June
1- modern skirmish figures and vehicles

July (Historicon)
1- convention purchases
2- space ships

August
1- SL miniatures: Mice, Weasels, Fox, Raccoons
2- Review on hand figures and plan to finish by end of year

September
1-  Begin ancients

October
1- ancients

November (Fall-In)
1- ancients
2- prime figures for the winter

December
1- ancients

The 2011 plan is much more loose and fluid than my projected plans from August of 2010. I expect to only paint about 50% of the # of miniatures as in 2010 so I can game more, and to avoid burn out.

PLANNED PURCHASES
1- Remaining items from the Miniature Building Authority 15mm range...want to have 1 of each
2- a few vehicles for FoW...Marders, PZ IV, US aircraft
3- a helo and couple of HMMWVs (look at QRF)
4- replenish my basing supplies
5- continue to get one of each SL animal
6- look at the Blue Moon wild west figure
7- Sci-fi skirmish...opening a new can of worms...should wait till 2012
8- Total Scenic System has lots of great terrain bits

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

His Majesty's Native Infantry, Metedeconk

The second of the Native infantry units from Merica.

Monday, December 27, 2010

His Majesty's Native Infantry, Manasquan

The first of two units of native irregulars raised on the Merican colonies.

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Christmas Loot




A few items recieved for Christmas:

1- Wargaming in History Volume 2
2- Issues 101-150 of Miniature Wargames on CD
3- Brushes
4- Fort Wilderness from Blue Moon...15/18mm fort

Monday, November 29, 2010

November 2010 Painting Totals

A good month after starting off slow and having to overcome some painters block. The focus this month was on finishing up the remaining Flames of War figures so no progress on other projects. It does feel good to mature this project. I will add items when the mood strikes, most likely when going to the HMGS conventions.

Flames of War:

2 x STUG III: 4 pts
4 x GE half-tracks: 8 pts
5 x US half-tracks: 10 pts
US Armored Rifle Platoon with dismounted machineguns: 58 pts
US Rifle Platoon: 41 pts
FS Sniper section: 6 pts
FS Platoon: 46 pts
FS Mortar Platoon: 24 pts
FS Machinegun Platoon: 16 pts

TOTAL: 213 points !!!!

Gaming:
1 game of Memior '44
1 game of Flying Lead

Next month:
8 x 12 figure infantry units for imagi-nation (colonial figures)
Rest of the modern skirmish figures
SL Foxes

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Escort Duty Battle Report

Played a game of Flying Lead with my son. This is the Ganesha Games skirmish game using the Song of Blades and Heroes rules. I took some ideas from the Hearts and Minds supplement too..I made a set of cards for events to happen as the game progressed. There are cards for the enemy to appear, civilians to show up, a news crew, IEDs, sniper attack...


A US squad (9 men) with attached medic has a mission to link up with an informant at the mosque and escort him back to the pick up point for a helicopter extraction. The objective is at the end of a dirt road running through a few buildings.
 The squad moves out with the SAW gunners taking up positions on both flanks. SPC Jones checks out a parked truck...
 They can see the objective down the road...
 BOOM! an IED blows up the truck but Jones escapes with a few bumps and bruises [lost by 1 but his body armor protected him]...
A news crew responds to the IED blast...
 Locals come out to see what is happening...
 SNIPER! a single shot rings out killing CPL Baker [rolled a 6 vs a 1]...
 The news crew interviews one of the soldiers while also filming the dead body...
 Despite the loss of Baker, the patrol links up with with informant and his body guards...
 They move out to join up with the other fire team...
 Just in time for some insurgents to come over the hill and block the path to the LZ...
 BOOM! Another IED rips into the team. SPC Brown (medic) is killed while CPL Grant, a civilian, and one of the body guards go down wounded. The informant is unhurt but shaken from the blast...[this was a key part of the battle, I had drawn the card for this IED before and rolled to see how many turns before it went off (2)...the "civilian" who had been working by the truck had started running away when I drew the card as an indicator...my son picked up on the running but thought he was going to get more insurgents, not setting the bomb]
 The insurgents wound SPC Smith and move in to take him prisoner...great fotage on the news...
 AMBUSH! Insurgents open fire from the house by the IED site, wounding Staff Sergeant Bradley...With casualties out of hand, the squad calls in the helo to make a hasty pick-up...
 The casualties are carried to the extraction point...
 SPC Wayne earns the Silver Star for carrying the wounded CPL Grant to the dust-off...
The squad accomplishes the mission but at a heavy cost:
1 POW
2 KIA-missing
2 WIA
1 Died of Wounds (body guard)

This game was lots of fun even as things went south for my son's squad. The sniper shot was a lucky roll  {after my son picked a card from the middle of the deck instead of taking from the top---his own fualt}, and the timing on the second IED as too funny. My son likes to ask to drive the trucks so they were a natural draw, and he took lots of time checking each building along the route {this caused extra card draws}.

I stopped pulling cards after the 2nd IED as things were getting very ugly. Tried to reinforce the need to not leave anyone behind, and he did have a collect all the wounded he could...but two were out of range, and the last was dead...he left him behind because the insurgents were closing on the LZ.

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Fallshcrimjager Platoon with snipers and flamethrowers

The last of the Flames of War troops on hand. This matures my first project. I will add to the collection periodically...Marders and some armored cars would be good additions.

Friday, November 26, 2010

Fallschrimjager Machinegun and Mortar Platoons

Two support platoons. Lots of fire power.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

US Rifle Platoon

3rd platoon to fill out my son's US Rifle Company.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

US Armored Rifle Platoon

US Armored Rifle Platoon in the rare camo uniforms. Includes the five etra machinegun teams that can be dismounted from the half-tracks.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Panzergrenadier Platoon

Updated Panzergrenadier Platoon, now with transport. Have an extra stand too.

Sunday, November 21, 2010

STUG Platoon

My favorite German WWII vehicles.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

October 2010

October is another success. Good painting progress, plus lots of pre work priming winter and some updates to the blog.

Imagi-nation:
4 x 12 figure Infantry units: 48

Splinterred Lands:
2 x Wolverines: 2
16 x Rats: 16
7 x Badgers: 7

Flames of War:
38 x US Ranger Platoon: 38 points
3 x Shermans: 6
1 x tent: 1

TOTAL: 118 points


Attended one day of Fall In.

Played some more Memior 44 with my son this month after giving him some of the expansions for his birthday.

Plan for November is:
1) SL Foxes
2) US Rifle
3) GE Fallschrimjager platoon with MGs, Mortars, and snipers
4) May try to get the half-tracks and 2 STUGs done too

Monday, November 1, 2010

Squirrels

Next batch of the Splintered Light figures. Need to get these guys on the table.

Sunday, October 31, 2010

Fall In 2010

I attended a day of shopping at Fall In in Lancaster PA. This convention seemed much smaller than Historicon from July. The venue at Historicon (Valley Forge) was also better in my opinion and an hour closer to home. I am hoping them move all the HMGS conventions to Valley Forge.

No gaming this time, but I may stay overnight at the next Historicon and try to get in two games.

My loot:

- can of white Army Painter primer
-7 paint brushes
- 8 bottles of paint
- 24 x Falcon Sea People figures
- 24 x Egyption HeavyAxe figures
- 2 packs of 54mm plastic WW II figures for my son
- a Landing Craft from the flea market
- GE FS MG platoon
- GE FS mortar platoon
- 4 x GE half-tracks
- 2 x STUG III G
- US Rifle platoon
- US armored infantry dismounted machineguns

I could not find the 5 x M3 half-tracks for my son or the GE sniper group I wanted. Will order online.

A few things that caught my eye but I resisted:
Blue Moon Wild West
Viking Forge and Falcon ancients - lots of good options (female samuari!)
Old Glory ships for pirates
Paper Terrain
MBA- nice stuff coming in the spring

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Nizzonds Volunteer Privateers

A motley collection of cutthroats and scallywags (plus a few pressed landlubbers). Based out of Port Nizzonds, this band of misfits is comprised of four companies each built around a noted privateer (pirate?) captain. Led by Commadore Christopher "Crimson Chris" Guspatcho, the corps makes up in fighting spirit what it lacks in discipline (and hygiene).

This is the 5th of the regiments provided by the navy.

Friday, October 29, 2010

Geehossa Ehat Guarda de la Costa

This regiment is seconded from the navy and is primarily responsible for coastal defense. The field regiment will deploy in support of all operations as needed.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Fuddle Fusiliers

A conservatively dressed regiment of the line.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Zooks Zouaves

A fancily dressed regiment of the line.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Golden Lion of Katzenstein

King Yurtle is pleased to announce that the competion to select the new national medal of valor is complete.

The design submitted by the honorable President of the Reich Duchy of Beerstein College of Honors has been chosen by the Contessa Genessa and names the Order of the Golden Lion of Katzenstein.

Additionally, King Yurtle has proclaimed the that the inaugural inductees into this illustrious new order to be:

Major General Johan Van Fleck

The  President of the Reich Duchy of Beerstein College of Honors

Zurik Fitz-Badger, Minister at Large of the Soweiter League

Archduke Piccolo

Hertzog Stanken Fhartz of Frankzonia

Reich Duke Wilhelm von Beerstein

The Prince of the  Presipality of Monte-Cristo

The Freistadt Trippelbruder

Timurilank, noted author of the Sojourn


An updated rendition of the award by David of "Not By Appointment", at:
http://nba-sywtemplates.blogspot.com/

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Officers

I have been taking stock of my leader figures. Those marked with a "-" are painted. I have enought on hand for the others plus some yet unnamed folks. I also have a large pile of unpainted civilians to flesh out the Kingdom.


This is a picture of the mounted officers- took it on my new picture dispay board. Still need to work my photography skills.


I will follow up with pictures for each person at a later date.

Each leader is rated for:
Intelligence/Initiative/Courage/Charisma/Strength/Health, plus any other characteristics. This method is courtesy of Henry Hyde from Battlegames Magazine.

The King, Yurtle of Katzenstein-
83 - 32 - 76 - 74 - 82 - 45, very charming and a bit cruel

Marshal Mordecai Ali Van Allen O’Shea-
13 - 16 - 1 - 92 - 96 - 46, big strongand imposing man but cowardly

Lieutenant General Herman Von Stroodel-
100 - 19 - 73 - 49 - 42 - 7, bookish but sufferring from gout, proud, cunning, ambitious

Lieutenant General Einstein Van Tass-
1 - 57 - 92 - 39 - 93 - 56, a dolt but strong and brave to a fault,

Major General Gregory Grumm-
32 - 92 - 16 - 3 - 36 - 96, has survived many wounds including a fierce fire that has left his face scarred

Major General Johan Van Fleck-
27 - 59 - 51 - 100 - 75 - 62, handsome and a natural leader, just needs a good staff to write the plan

Major General Carmichael Krox-
4 - 59 - 94 - 87 - 17 - 71, last in his class at the military academy but brave and good looking

Major General Angus McPhail-
61 - 33 - 55 - 92 - 23 - 65, great leader of men but lazy, thin as a rail

Major General (Honorific) Countessa Genessa-
87 - 95 - 50 - 76 - 77 - 100, smart and quick to act, pretty and a model of health

Brigadier General Prince Noah-
75 - 30 - 45 - 90 - 87 - 99, coming into his own as a leader, handsome, strong and in great health

Brigadier General Sylvester McMonkey McBean-
84 - 24 - 10 - 32 - 58 - 76, a good staff planner, but slow to act and careful for his own life

Brigadier General Bart Cubbins-
23 - 75 - 24 - 45 - 61 - 5, suffering from the flux, he is sure to make a quick decision

Brigadier General Michael Van Itch-
31 - 98 - 83 - 78 - 23 - 84, brave and decisive in battle

Brigadier General Gerald McClay-
56 - 84 - 58 - 15 - 70 - 23, leads from the rear but very capable on the field of battle

Brigadier General Herby Hart-
51 - 15 - 40 - 21 - 78 - 61 , mediocre in ability, he is expected to outlast his peers

Brigadier General Alexander Van Nuys-
2 - 40 - 70 - 52 - 20 - 13, dullard and lazy, owes his position to the family name

Brigadier General Harry Hadow-
38 - 60 - 99 - 89 - 57 - 19, a brave and inspiring leader is unimaginitive

Brigadier General Gerald McGrew-
88 - 84 - 10 - 71 - 37 - 39, bright and quick witted but concerned for his own well being

Colonel Vlad Koff -
7 - 69 - 55 - 87 - 82 - 43, inspiring by his mere presense, masks his illiteracy with bombast

Colonel Morris McGurk-
36 - 2 - 98 - 64 - 43 - 21, immensely brave but must be directed into action

Colonel Conrad Cornelius O’Donald O’Dell-
36 - 79 - 79 - 71 - 91 - 29, strong except for a weak heart, brave quick to act and leads from the front

Colonel Ali Sad-
83 - 81 - 57- 58 - 77 - 50, bright star on the rise, expert at leading irregular troops

Admiral Buxbaum, Lake Winna Bango Squadron-
24 - 62 - 59 - 22 - 34 - 94, strong constitution has eneable him to outlast his peers

Admiral Bixby, Boober Bay Squadron-
51 - 31 - 4 - 31 - 45 - 51, cowardly and middling at best

Admiral Bray, Ocean of Oif Squadron-
59 - 100 - 14 - 59 - 40 - 76, makes quick decsions that will always ensure he is safely away from the enemy

Baron Doctor Von Suess-

Colonel-Bishop Von Finklestein-

3 - 75 - 18 - 78 - 54 - 78
33 - 50 - 92 - 45 - 64 - 20
85 - 15 - 69 - 5 - 13 - 12
18 - 5 - 35 - 29 - 12 - 92
41 - 17 - 93 - 82 - 89 - 56

Saturday, October 16, 2010

New Map

Updated map using the Hexographer software.

The next campaign will take place in the grand Duchy of Hippo-Heimer. Katzenstein must secure the natural border of the River Iller.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Commissioning a new national medal

King Yurtle of Katzenstein is looking for an artist to create a new national medal of valor to be bestowed on his whim.

The artist will be given an honorary seat on the Whoville Town Council, and a choice of Thing One or Thing Two.

All applicants can inquire by comment at:
http://www.blogger.com/post-create.g?blogID=527386824814889904


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I am looking for someone to create a picture of a medal as I have seen on the E v E blog. Have your imagi-nation covered in glory by submitting your design.
Regards.
Tim

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Rats

SL Rats- big band of rats. Accidentaly painted the possum up as a rat. These guys have some weak fighters and some tough hombres...plus a standard bearer, shaman, and assasin.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Badgers

SL Badgers - tough looking guys that carry big weapons. The fully armored badger on the right looks like a tank.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Wolverines

Splintered Light Wolverines - These are the most powerful characters using the Song of the Splintered Lands for the Song of Blades and Heroes rules by Ganesha games.

I made them in "kingly" purple.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

US Rangers


Rangers for FoW. Got these primed black (poorly) in a trade along with some other items. They were already glued to the bases, but without much thought. I adjusted a few figures.

Plan on two more US infantry platoons (Rifle PLT and Armored Rifle PLT) for my son's force.

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Splintered Light Miniatures

I have bought one of each pose of the Splinterd Light Miniatures animals for skirmish gaming.

Painting is underway, so I want to track my progress.

These are great figures with lots of character.

BLOG
http://splinteredlightminis.blogspot.com/

WEBSITE
http://www.splinteredlightminis.com/


TOTAL: 188 figures


Otters: 15 - done

Hares: 13 - done

Wolverines: 2 - done

Rats: 16- done

Badgers: 7 - done

Foxes: 15 -

Mice: 19 -

Squirrels: 12 -

Racoons: 16 -

Hedgehogs: 6 -

Weasels: 13 -

Shrews: 10 -

Pine Martens: 4 -

Moles: 3 -

Jungle Rats: 7 -

Wild Cats: 3 -

Prarie Dogs: 4 -

Personalities: 5 -

Coyote: 1 -

Beavers: 2 -

Frogs: 4 -

Skunks: 3 -

Possums: 4 -

Armadillos: 2 -

Aardvark: 1 -

Turtle: 1 -

Monday, October 4, 2010

Birthday Buildings

My wife got me some new buildings and great bridge sections for my birthday. The destroyed bridge section is particularly nice.

Thursday, September 30, 2010

September 2010 Painting Report

A second great month in my year-long plan.

Imagi-nation:
4 x 12 figures infantry units: 48 points

Flames of War:
44 x US Para Platoon: 44 pts
31 x GE Panzer Grenadier Platoon: 31 pts

Skirmish:
13 x SL Hares: 13 pts

Not Complete:
Hare Fort --- delayed until properly motivated.

TOTAL: 137 points


Not much played on the gaming front. Did finish two Memior 44 games, and I have been drafting notes for the next imagi-nation campaign. Got an online map maker to help.

October Plan: ----adjusted a few things to paint what is already primed
2 x SL Bears
7 x SL Badgers (moved up from November)
17 x SL Rats
38 x US Ranger Platoon
(possibly- 4 x 12 figure Imagi-nation infantry units---may be in Nov)

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Splintered Light Hares



Hares from Splintered Light Miniatures for use with Ganesha Games "Song of Blades and Heroes" rules. These have become my standard skirmish rules for all genres.

My son picked the hares as his warband, and selected the brown uniform with glor/blue shields. I added the carrot banner for flavor. The hares have the ability to make a leaping attack.

Monday, September 27, 2010

US Parachute Rifle Platoon



A US Parachute Rifle Platoon for my son. These were the first FoW figures I bought a year and a half ago just for him to play with. Painted in the late war uniform.

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Panzer Grenadiers


Late war Panzer Grenadier Platoon. Painted them in an early war clor of coat and pants. Need to get four half-tracks to carry them.

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Random musings

September has started out well, painted 4 x 12 man imagi-nations units, and I will finish a US Para platoon for FoW tomorrow. Plan to knock out a GE grenadier platoon over the next week. That will leave me with teh 13 Hares from Splintered Light. I don't think I will get to the Hare Fort I have planned, but it will still cap two great months of painting.

I sold several hundred dollars of books and rules on TMP this month. I had gathered a collecting over the past few years while searching for the rules I wanted to use. I do like reading rules and seeing the concepts these use, but it was time to cull the herd. The benefit is that I then spent the money on painting and basing supplies, the final figures for my imagi-nation (for now!), and some terrain. I got the FoW Normandy beach defeses set...expensive, but it comes with some great bunkers that I can use with FoW and for skirmish gaming.

I also traded one book for several FoW items...got a great deal by getting 3 Shermans, a Ranger Platoon, a Fallschrimjager Platoon, and a US Armored Rifle Platoon.

While at work, I have drafted up some notes for my next imagi-nation campaign. It will be a multi-sided conflict in the Grand Dutchy of Hippo-Heimer just to the North of Katzenstein. Rather than a simple linear campaign, this one will involve some map moves and I want to incorporate the Mythic Game Generator into things for random events. I am still short on cavalry, so things will most likely kick off after I get them painted this winter.

Some thoughts on figures: When I started getting figures for my units, I was excited that there were all kinds of poses and unique sculpts. In hindsight, I like to have the units in the advancing pose and not have as many poses in the units. My units are mostly AB figures and Warmodelling/Fantassin figures with a few others thrown in. The AB figures can be bought individually, and that is nice. The Warmodelling come in packs of 8 for infantry...and 6 for command packs. This does force me to use an extra drummer in each unit to get a command stand and three line stands.

Colors: My imagination has troops in all kinds of colors. This is intentional even if it losses some continuity. I am trying out combinations for the future and I have found I like blues mixes with grey, white, or tan/brown for my units. I will keep this in mind when it comes time for my imagi-nation ancient troops.

Basing: I have been using pumice texture and static grass on the FoW bases. Looks good. I just bought some grass tufts to try out too. I am not sure about going back and texturing my imagi-nation figures. It would be a big project.

Rules: I have settled into some rules sets-
Skirmish: Song of Blades and Heroes (with varients)
WW II: Flames of War
Space ships: Starmada
Imagi-Nation: Carnage and Glory computer rules
Ancients: writing my own! Individual figures/losses.
---I like the Pique rules sets. May not use them exactly, but working some concepts into my ancients rules.

Photos: My camera skills are horrible. I need to go back and take new pictures of all the imagi-nation units.

Time to get painting.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Grinch Garrison Regiment

The black coated garrison troops for the nation provide a field regiment to support occupying key positions in any campaign

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Hartuh Mawtch Musketeer Regiment

This fancily dressed regiment is a delight on parade.

Monday, September 6, 2010

Hifferback Highland Regiment


This regiment is recruited from the Hifferback clan, descendants of Scottish immigrants.

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Sneeches Seminary Regiment


Army Chaplains are recruiter in their early teens and undergo a trial by fire with the Sneeches Seminary Regiment. Only those tested in battle graduate and serve with the army.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Cavalry

Taking stock of the cavalry, I find I will have 20 regiments with 4 more planned for the second phase.

1- Garde du Korps

2- Cavalrie Regiment de Pupilles

3- Zweiback Garde du Honneur

4- Krock Kavern Kurassiers

5- Krupp Kurassiers

6- Culpepper Carabiniers

7- Vail Valley Dragoons

8- Wah Hoo Hussars

9- Hinkle Horn Hussars

10- Hippono-Hungus Hussars

11- Boober Bay Uhlans

12- Prax Praire Cossacks

13- Drize Loyal Mamelukes

14- Lorax Lancers

15- Jivvanese Jagers zu Pferde

16- Ronk Ruin Rough Riders

17- Valing Valley Chassuers a Chevel

18- West Bunglefield Chevau-legers

19- Dutter Dragoons

20- Catin-Hatt Curassier

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21- Ish Irregulars

22- Hippo-Heimer Heavy Horse

23- Doft Dragoons

24- Keck Kurassier

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Infantry

 I have taken stock of my infantry and find they come to 60 Regiments!

1- Liebgarde Grenadier Regiment, Gd

2- Countessa Genessa Foot Velite de Garde Regiment, Gd

3- Prince Noah Petite Garde Regiment, Gd

4- Eiffelberg Grenadier Regiment, Gr

5- Gekko Grotto Grenadier Regiment, Gr

6- Gwark Isle Grenadier Regiment, Gr

7- Mount Crumpit Geibergs Regiment, R

8- Zoomba-Na-Tant Geibergs Regiment, R

9- Mount Zorn Geibergs Regiment, R

10- Oif Provisional Marine Regiment, R

11- Lake Winna Bongo Provisional Marine Regiment, R

12- Provisional Naval Landing Party, R

13- Whoville Volunteer Musketeer Regiment, R

14- Hartuh Mawtch Musketeer Regiment, R

15- Hifferback Highland Regiment, R

16- Loyal Legion of Estrangers, R

17- Herk-Heimer Fusilier Regiment, R

18- Terwilliger Tirailleur Regiment, R

19- Vavode Voltigeur Regiment, R

20- Bumm Ridge Flanquer Regiment, R

21- Fopswich Flanquer Regiment, R

22- Salamasond Shutzen Regiment, R-Rfl

23- Finnigen Fen Feld-Jager Regiment, R-Rfl

24- Jorn Jungle Jager Regiment, R-Rfl

25- Zind Janissierie Regiment, Irg

26- Nantaket Wilds Border Regiment, Irg

27- Pomplemoose Pass Pandour Regiment, Irg

28- McElliot's Friekorps, Irg

29- Tobsk Tribe Regiment, Irg

30- Boola Boo Ball Landwehr Regiment, Mlt

31- Bunglebug Bridge Landwehr Regiment, Mlt

32- Mulberry Militia Regiment, Mlt

33- Mercedd Militia Regiment, Mlt

34- Yerka Isle Yeomanry Regiment, Mlt

35- Yupster Yeomanry Regiment, Mlt

36- Flobbertown Veteran Fencible Regiment, Mlt

37- Royal Rouge Customs Constable Regiment, 2nd R

38- Royal Bleu Border Constable Regiment, 2nd R

39- Dookles Deserter Battalion, 2nd R

40- Roover River Cadet Ranger Regiment, 2nd R

41- Sneeches Seminary Regiment, R

42-Grinch Garrison Regiment, Gar

43- Garbledrum Garrison Regiment, Gar

44- Poozers Pioneer Regiment, Pio

45- Zooks Zouaves Regiment, R

46- Fuddle Fusilier Regiment, R

47- Gee Hossa Ehat Guarda de Costa Regiment, 2nd R

48- Nizzonds Volunteer Privateer Regiment, Irg

49- His Majesty's Native Infantry, Metedeconk, Irg

50- His Majesty's Native Infantry, Manasquan, Irg

51- Colonial Militia

52- Colonial Militia

53- Colonial Militia

54- Colonial Militia

55- Colonial Militia

56- Colonial Militia

57- Ooblek Sappers and Miners

58- Saint Polycarp Musketeers

59- Saint Rose Musketeers

60- Saint Clement Musketeers
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61-  ottoman infantry from Black Hat

62- The Duchess of Bartley, Viva's Own Guard xxxxx

63- colonial garrison

64- colonial garrison

65- colonial ranger

66- colonial ranger

67- india native (sepoy)

68- african native

69- asian native

70- carib native

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

August 2010 Painting Report

August has been a fantastic month on the painting front. I completed all the items on my plan, and started on those for September. These first two months are packed with painting and I had expected to have to slide some things to later in the Fall...but if I keep at it in September, things are looking great.

Imagi-nation:
3 x 12 figure Infantry units: 36 points

Flames of War:
121 x US Rifle Company figures: 121 points
96 x GE Fallschirmjager : 96 points

Other:
Otter Fort: 10 points
Painted the bases on about 60 bases of the imagi-nation OPFOR: 0 points

TOTAL: 253 points !!!

Plans for September are:
1) US Para Platoon
2) GE Grenadier Platoon (need to order 2 medium bases)
3) 4 x 12 figure Infantry units for Imagi-nation
4) 13 x Splintered Light Hares
5) Hare fort

Gaming:
Continued the skirmish game we have laid out in the basement. Need to finish this one.
Also got in a few games of Memior.

Purchases:
Nothing! For the first month since I started gaming/painting, I did not make any purchases. Since making my year-plan, I am going to watch what I buy so the lead mountain stays a mole hill.

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Fallschrimjager Company

The second company for Flames of War troops...ready to battle the US Rifle Company I did for my son. Next up is a US Para Platoon and a GE Grenadier Platoon. Following those up with a US Rifle Platoon and GE Fallschrimjager Platoon to bring both companies up to three full platoons.