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
Continuing on my building spree from the last post, I decided I needed a way among the ruins for my party to go underground, I needed something which would contain a stairway or tunnel entrance. I settled on a small building which could also double as a crypt or a small mausoleum. I am not… Continue reading Building an Old Crypt
The Talomir Tales series are adventures set in different parts of Talomir, the fantasy world featured in Two Hour Wargames fantasy games. Click on the link for more information. I will be shamelessly plugging these books.
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
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!
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!
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
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
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
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
Campaigning on Valkae (Elaine's Version) INTRODUCTION "Menalippe of Asteria here presents her research so that all that has happened to the Valkae might not fade from memory. May the great and wonderful deeds of the Amazons and the barbarian nations of men be sung, as well as the causes that led them to make war… Continue reading Campaigning on Valkae – Part 1, Geography
"She can't be serious?" asked Brisia as she stepped out of the river. Polydora handed her a towel and replied "She is serious, you can ask her yourself. She wants to fight five matches in a row come next game day." "What did Margo say?" asked Harmothoe brushing her hair. Polydora shrugged her shoulders. "She… Continue reading Hippothoe – Part 1