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The Stream-of-Consciousness Journal of a Wargamer

28mm Science Fiction Figures

| May 31, 2016

From reading recent posts, you can see that I have been at two convention recently, one in Newark, Nottinghamshire, England, and the other in Franklin, Tennessee.  That hasn’t given me much time time to paint, but I did manage to finish these ten figures.  The are from War-games Supply Dump in their Dirk Garrison pulp […]

HAWKs Expeditionary Force to Nashcon

| May 30, 2016

Greg, Chris, Geoff, Don, and I constituted the HAWKs expeditionary force to Nashcon in Franklin, TN, this past weekend.  Our adventure began Thursday afternoon, when everyone converged on Rally Point Surdu to pack the rental minivan with terrain, drinks, snacks, and HAWKs. As a group we ran six games at Nashcon.  In order to fit […]

A Yank at Partizan 2016

| May 28, 2016

Since I was in England for business the weekend before Partizan, I stayed an extra couple of days to attend my first UK gaming show and also run two participation games of Combat Patrol.  Bottom line:  I had a terrific time! My trip to Partizan began Saturday morning at the King’s Cross train station in […]

Business Trip to London

| May 24, 2016

I recently travelled to London to attend a conference for work.  To save a large bag of cash on the flight, it was cheaper for us to go over a couple days early, so I had a chance to see a few fights the day before the conference started. The first thing we did was […]

Frostgrave Game

| May 8, 2016

A few of us have been involved in a Frostgrave campaign.  I am going to miss the next session, and then I heard that Don and Chris were planning on a Frostgrave demo / recruiting event at Critical Hit hobbies in Bel Air.  I said I might be able to come, since my wife was […]

The Phrinx are Coming!

| May 8, 2016

My friend Ma’k Morin recently discovered the Star Rovers line of figures from Archive.  See his article here. Ma’k molded some of them for me, since they are no longer in production.  The guy who has all the Archive molds, doesn’t have these, so they may be lost.  Last weekend, Ma’k gave me two ten-man […]

Beer and Pretzels Urban Combat

| May 2, 2016

I received a nice Email this weekend: A few years ago you were kind enough to send a free copy of BAPUC for my son. I don’t want another free one, but I would like to buy one from you, this time for my brother. I hadn’t realized how much he liked the game until […]