Buck's Blog

The Stream-of-Consciousness Journal of a Wargamer

The Eagles Have Landed

| May 6, 2012

Last night Sam and I started working on these eagles.  The Battle of Five Armies box comes with three sprues.  I bought my two sets second hand and somehow ended up with 9 sprues, minus one figure.  I combined these with a bag of Eureka 10mm Elves riding eagles.  For LSNC: Fantasy, Ancients, and Mediaeval, […]

The Prussians are Almost Done!

| May 6, 2012

For the two people who follow this blog, you’ll know that I’ve been pushing hard to finish my Prussian corps.  I’m committed to running two Napoleonic games at Origins and a few more at Historicon.  The last bunch of figures I needed to finish to complete the I Corps from 1813-1815 was five units of […]

Day trip to the Smithsonian

| May 6, 2012

A couple of weeks ago, while I was recovering from surgery for two hernias, we took a short trip to the Smithsonian American History Museum.  We hadn’t been there since it was closed a few years ago for a whole year for renovation.  I have to say that I was underwhelmed, and think the American […]

A few more 10mm fantasy figures

| May 6, 2012

After finish a bunch of Prussian 10mm cavalry, I was looking for a short project as a change of pace.  As we are beginning development of LSNC: Fantasy, Ancients, and Mediaeval, I’m slowly building my army for play testing.  Taking figures from one of the Battle of Five Armies boxed sets, above is a picture […]

Another ERTL Farm House

| May 6, 2012

Sam helped me finish a second ERLT farm house.  I had a previous post about the first one we completed, but Sam wanted me to take a picture of this second one to post.  She picked out the figures in front of the house from my “unarmed civilian” box.