Painting WWII Soviet Winter Uniforms I've grouped the miniatures I received from the Bad Squiddo Games Kickstarter into small batches for painting. In the first batch is the officer, the LMG team, and the six riflewomen in greatcoats. I applied my usual first step in priming the figures with black gesso and adding a zenithal… Continue reading A Red October 2021
While waiting for the Eastern Front campaign book, there's a bit of an arms race at Floozy Manor. A few weeks ago, the Soviets got a T-60 and today, a Panzer III Ausf.G rolled off of the painting table. It's a 3D printed resin model that's about half the cost of a Warlord or Rubicon… Continue reading Panzer!
A while back, so far back I can't remember where I got them, I bought the Oathmark Goblin Infantry box by North Star. As I mentioned in an earlier post, there's been this hole in my miniature collection where I didn't have any Orcs or Goblins. I painted up a half dozen of them for… Continue reading Orctober
The Verdict of the Court They say a samurai never kills a sleeping man in his bed, so I woke him up first. The court later found Michael Dyre and Charles Gibbs were guilty of kidnapping and multiple counts of rape. The court even found my violent killing of Dyre as justified. However, the court… Continue reading Pink Pixies
Mistress of Time, Episode 2 A Wandering Story *Note: This story is from a Warrior Heroes Adventures in Talomir, WHAT, Wandering Encounter. A Wandering Encounter (page 99) is used when your characters are traveling from one place to another. In this case, Zhu Paand and Fizzrelda are traveling from the village in the first episode… Continue reading The Road to Clerseau
"In this fateful hour, when the Germans had almost defeated us, those ridiculous tanks saved our positions." - Mikhail Katukov, Marshal of Armored Troops General Mikhail Katukov - Commander 1st Guards Tank Army The T-60 Scout Tank has an unusual place in history, it was beloved and universally hated at the same time. While at… Continue reading A “Ridiculous” Tank
"Where are all of the cool creepy monsters?" asks the new player. It's true, when you purchase most RPGs, role playing games, the monsters aren't in the core rules. Some rules like WHAT, Warrior Heroes Adventures in Talomir, cover some of the bases. WHAT has 16 different creatures and races, and when it comes to… Continue reading WHAT Monsters and Other Critters
Early Christmas Package Labor Day was last week signaling the end of Summer. Today, I received a package full of Winter! Yeah, I received miniatures from a Kickstarter I backed from Bad Squiddo Games - WWII Soviet Women in Winter Uniform! They are so beautiful, no flash or mold lines and the poses are so… Continue reading First Sign of Winter Arrives at Floozy Manor
Mistress of Time, Episode 1 A Recruiting Story *Note: This story is from a Warrior Heroes Adventures in Talomir, WHAT, Carousing Encounter. It takes place in a small village in the Border Kingdom near its border to the Goblin lands and Goranth. The Encounter Rating is 3 and takes place in the village square and… Continue reading Zhu Paand & Fizzrelda
Creating a character is easy in Warrior Heroes Adventures in Talomir, WHAT. It is the first thing a player does in any role playing or immersive game. In some games it is an easy process and in others, it is a bit more complex. I've heard and read anecdotes of characters dying before the creation… Continue reading WHAT – Creating a Character You Can Love
Are there holes in your miniature collection? I've had one in mine for years - orcs and goblins. When it comes to tabletop villains, I've got dark elves, skaven (wererats), chaos (mutant humans), beastmen, gnolls, and all kinds of undead, but very very few orcs and goblins. I'm working on a new campaign, a new… Continue reading Painting Female Goblins
Two weeks ago, I set up a poll to help me find out what you like to see and read on this blog. More importantly to me, was to settle the question on monetizing the blog. I don't know about other bloggers, but whenever I read articles on blogging looking for ways to improve, they… Continue reading Results of the First Ever Floozy Poll!