Sunday, October 21, 2012

Some more Fallschirmjäger

Operation Squad is running very hot these days within my gaming circle(I'll give a review of the rules one day time permitting). In summation we love the rules!!
I noticed that I had too few Fallschirmjäger to play them properly the way I wanted so I've painted up a few more.
What I had forgotten was how darn hard they are to paint with several hours at least for each figure! However, I'm pleased with results and looking forward to adding them in my next game.
All are armed with Kar98's and in jump uniform.

From left to right:
FJ in Sumpmuster 44' smock, FJ in Sumpmuster 43' smock, FJ in Splinter smock
Miniature Company-Artizan
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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

What a commander really does most of the time

Ever seen a model and knew you had to have it? well this was one of those times. I just really like the look of it as one can see what a commander is often really doing and not always charging with sword drawn down the glory road(which I like too). It's probably my favourite ECW figure and comes from Redoubt.

I was very excited when it came in the mail......until I saw all the clean up on it which was nasty indeed! However. after that was finished I was quite pleased with how he turned out.

For now he will be the commander for my Irish Brigade, but I'm not sure if he will remain so as I have the actual figure for that. Good chance he will as I like miniature so much.

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Miniature Company- Redoubt Miniatures

Thursday, October 11, 2012

More Montrose Irish

Here is my second regiment of Montrose Irish this time advancing and loading. The figures are once again the fantastic Bicorne ECW range. The flag is from Flags of War where the generous Ian sent me free enlarged ones to replace the smaller ones I had. The old ones were very nice, but the new ones are even better both in quality and size. Thanks again Ian if your reading!!

The principle behind this regiment is the same as the other one I did in that I took quite a few liberties in my impression of the hard fighting Irish Brigade and thus is not an attempt on a direct reflection of what they looked like, but I still hope it comes off looking if not exact then somewhat believable.

I'm looking to shift into the Scottish portion of the army soon with Renegade and Redoubt figures making up the lion share of those regiments, but I probably will come back and do a third Irish regiment at some point. I'm not sure if I want to paint tartans on my Scots as that's horribly time consuming!
Thanks for viewing!:-)
Miniature Company- Bicorne

Monday, October 1, 2012

Bruges Tower

What it's already October?? My gosh how time just flies! I've been painting, but just not fast enough it would appear. I have about three units on my desk in various stages of completion so I will have some more material soon.

This piece is a Hovel 25mm Bruges Tower. They say it's 25mm, but I think it's more between 20mm and 25mm. I love Hovel terrain for it's quaintness, style and feel of the them in spite of the sculpts not being the best and the tremendous amount of clean up needed on them.

I wish I could paint faster as there are so many things I want to do!!:-(

Photobucket is still all screwed up! Once you have sized a pic you can't even change it any more! They used to be great, but their new system is a colossal failure! I'm so frustrated with them! I hope they go back to their old system or at least try and fix the new one at the very least.

Thanks for viewing.:-)
Miniature Company- Hovels