Buck's Blog

The Stream-of-Consciousness Journal of a Wargamer

Beginnings of a Space Ship for Combat Patrol(TM): Science Fiction Skirmish

| March 6, 2017

I have been collecting Apple TV and iPod boxes for a year or so.  Borrowing an idea from Eric and Andrew Goolander, I wanted to make a space ship interior that is made from separate rooms that are placed in different configurations for different games.  These boxes are all about 3.6 inches tall.  I then […]

Close Air Support for Look, Sarge, No Charts: Science Fiction

| March 6, 2017

Around Christmas I found  a set of the Firefly miniatures on sale at our local hobby store.  I bought a box to make close air support units for the Science Fiction variant of Look, Sarge, No Charts that we are beginning to develop.  I like the shape of the firefly ship.  While very under-scale as […]

Blown Up Ships for X-Wing

| March 6, 2017

I enjoy the X-Wing game from Fantasy Flight Games.  The add-ons are all about $15 or more.  I thought it would be interesting to have some blown-up ships to put on the table, but at $15, the ships for the game are just too expensive to cut apart.  The Matchbox micro machines ones are about […]

Duck!

| March 6, 2017

I recently found these ducks on Ebay.  They are old figures from the 1970’s I think.  The sculpting is of that vintage.  I couldn’t resist painting them in Donald Duck colors.  I am collecting a fair number of duck figures.