Seven Years War

French Infanterie Bretagne – Picquet Detachment

I've finished the last of the French infantry for my "Bridge at Hoya" Seven Years War game project.  I still have a ways to go - 1 Brunswick Battalion & a company of Jagers for the infantry, the cavalry for both sides, command stands for the generals, artillery limbers, supply wagon & the terrain.  But… Continue reading French Infanterie Bretagne – Picquet Detachment

5150: Science Fiction

Star Punk Dreams – Part 3

“She didn’t see that first bullet, but it must have hit a wire or something, coming through, because the lights came on.  She did see the second one, or anyway the hole it blew in the leather-grain plastic.  Something inside her stopped, learning this about bullets: that one second there isn’t any hole, the next… Continue reading Star Punk Dreams – Part 3


Kassandra and Onastaa

Turning away from the Old West, I managed to finish two fantasy figures this week.  Both are from Reaper Miniatures, but from different ranges. Onastaa Onastaa is of course, a caster.  She is from Reaper's Dark Heaven range.  She was sculpted by Sandra Garrity in either the late 1990s or early 2000s.  The figure is… Continue reading Kassandra and Onastaa

Old West

Jake and Friends

Jake You'll kind of recognize Jake from the movie Silverado.  This is an old sculpt from Westwind/Old Glory's Cowboy Wars range.  In that range, you'll find a lot of Western movie characters including the four main characters of Silverado.  Most of the sculpting is very good and the horses are some of the most dynamic… Continue reading Jake and Friends

Old West

Mary, Myra and Martha

Mary Katherine Horoney - aka Big Nose Kate She was born in Hungary and lived to be 90 years old.  She went by many names in her life - Katie Elder, Kate Fisher, Kate Melvin, Big Nose Kate, Nosey Kate, Mrs. John H. Holliday, Kate Cummings.  She is perhaps best known as the common law… Continue reading Mary, Myra and Martha

5150: Science Fiction

Star Punk Dreams – Part 2

“Everybody’s looking for something, some of them want to use you; some of them want to get used by you...” – Eurythmics, Sweet Dreams. Corporations, much like governments, tend to neglect their infrastructure.  Heating and air conditioning systems, power plants, shipping and receiving docks, and building maintenance were all such points that could be exploited. … Continue reading Star Punk Dreams – Part 2

5150: Science Fiction, Fantasy

Painting Desk Week 1 – Fantasy & Aliens

Last week, which was last year, I set a goal to paint 520 miniatures in 2019.  Here's what came off of the painting desk this week, six fantasy figures and four science fiction figures.  Plus, I rebased two figures that had already been painted. Alexis Spellsinger First up is Alexis Spellsinger from Reaper Miniatures.  One… Continue reading Painting Desk Week 1 – Fantasy & Aliens

5150: Science Fiction

The Cool Coolie is on Sale Now!

The Cool Coolie is now on sale at Two Hour Wargames!  I'm excited, but I can't write an unbiased review.  Instead of writing posts this past month or so, I've been writing The Cool Coolie. So what is The Cool Coolie?  It is a scenario book in the 5150 No Limits series of immersion games… Continue reading The Cool Coolie is on Sale Now!

Seven Years War

Hanover Infantry Regiment von Hauss (7B)

The Floozy has gone off the deep end.  This month instead of painting Sci-Fi or Fantasy miniatures, she has painted figures for the Seven Years War.  And in a different size - 10mm!  Oh, the heresy! I've always admired the uniforms of the 18th century - lace, three-cornered hats, and the colors.  But collecting figures… Continue reading Hanover Infantry Regiment von Hauss (7B)