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WHAT 1st Encounter – Part 2, The Party

With Warrior Heroes Adventures in Talomir (WHAT), I have a new game, a new campaign, a new encounter - all begging for new miniatures. These figures are all 3D Printed from BrushFu Studios. I don't own a 3D printer, so I purchase figures from boutique 3D printing service companies found on Etsy, eBay and other… Continue reading WHAT 1st Encounter – Part 2, The Party

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WHAT 1st Encounter – Part 1, The Set Up

Two Hour Wargames has released a new set of Fantasy rules - Warrior Heroes Adventures in Talomir (WHAT). To be honest, I was about to sell off my entire fantasy collection - miniatures, terrain, rules, novels, etc. I'm at that age where I'm having to downsize a lot of things. However, when I got wind… Continue reading WHAT 1st Encounter – Part 1, The Set Up

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Heartbreaker Dark Elves

Step into the Way Back Machine (along with Mr. Peabody), and let's go back to the last decade of the previous century. There were several massed battle fantasy games available - all competing against Games Workshop's Warhammer. Heartbreaker Hobbies had a game called Leviathan. They even used some of the same sculptors who had sculpted… Continue reading Heartbreaker Dark Elves

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A Violin Virtuoso, A Spider Demoness AND … More Dwarfs

Today I'm featuring a couple of figures I just finished and a few more dwarfs.  All of the figures are from Reaper Miniatures.  I've been collecting and gaming with Reaper figures for about 25 years.  It also helps that the Reaper factory and home offices are only a 30 minute drive from Floozy Manor.  I… Continue reading A Violin Virtuoso, A Spider Demoness AND … More Dwarfs

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More Dwarfs and a Big Rat!

I finished painting Reaper's Nalila Goldhammer this week and thought I'd show her off with a few dwarfs I've done in the past along with a giant rat ogre. 03413 Nalila Goldhammer, Female Dwarf Paladin I chose to give Nalila blackened armor, she certainly wears a lot of it.  I used Vallejo Model Color Gunmetal… Continue reading More Dwarfs and a Big Rat!

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Savage Beauty & Chicks in Chainmail!

Happy New Year, everyone!  Things are marvelous, though a bit chilly, at Floozy Manor.  I thought I'd start the year off with a review of a boxed set of figures from Reaper Miniatures.  The initial boxed set, "Savage Beauty", and the individual figures began appearing shortly after the turn of the century, 2001-2003, and the… Continue reading Savage Beauty & Chicks in Chainmail!

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Sisterhood of the Stench – Part 2

Mercy giggled and pointed behind them. Rena looked to see Shandella was lagging behind again. Alainna, who was behind with Shandella, because she was assigned to keep an eye on her, shrugged her shoulders and shook her head. "Poor Shandella, who knew it would be so hard to keep up with 'short stubby legs'" said… Continue reading Sisterhood of the Stench – Part 2

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Battle for the Southern Pass

  Of all of the reasons for the hostilities between Asteria and Nica, the chief reason was fear.  The Nycenaeans were fearful Asteria, with its democracy, would allow men to live freely among them, something repugnant to their Amazon sensibilities.  - Menalippe, "The History of the Valkae" Asteria is a land divided by a range… Continue reading Battle for the Southern Pass

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Night Before Battle

The Nycenaean Camp "General Callidora, ma'am," said the young adjutant entering the tent. "Yes, Leto, what do you report?" "The spies have returned from the Asterian camp.  They were not expecting us this far south.  Their army is smaller than ours, they have fewer heavy infantry and most of it is unarmored.  The enemy has… Continue reading Night Before Battle

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Menalippe’s Bestiary – The Medusa

The medusa is a particularly loathed and feared creature. There are two types, the common medusa, which appears at a distance to be a normal human woman, and the greater medusa who has the lower torso of a serpent. Both have dozens of serpents for hair, poisonous fangs, and reptilian eyes. All known medusas are… Continue reading Menalippe’s Bestiary – The Medusa