Buck's Blog

The Stream-of-Consciousness Journal of a Wargamer

Sally Forth Jousting Barriers

| September 17, 2019

I was gone most of the weekend, but my daughter helped finish these jousting barriers while I was gone. I got a copy of the jousting rules used by Brian De Witt to run his jousting game in the HAWKs Battle in a Box contest.  I finished printing and cutting up the cards and lining […]

Italian Renaissance Figures

| September 9, 2019

This was a rare weekend at home in which I was able to play games AND paint figures.  Given the amount of travel I have had to do for work, it was fun to focus a fair amount of the weekend to my hobby.  I have had a pack of figures from Eureka that are […]

ACP 164 Vehicles

| September 4, 2019

I was involved with the Albedo Miniatures Kickstarter.  I adapted Combat Patrol for the Albedo universe.  I also bought into the Kickstarter to get some of the figures and vehicles.  The figures are really nice and will work by themselves or mixed in with other science fiction figures and games.  I am working short days […]

Eureka Polynesians

| September 3, 2019

Several years ago, Eureka Miniatures had a line of Polynesian (Hawaiian) figures.  I have been kicking myself for years for not ordering them, because they went out of production.  Recently a new line came into production, and I ordered two sets of them.  (I also ordered four canoes [which are still out of production], but […]

Some Miscellaneous Figures

| September 3, 2019

I was gone for work the past two weekends.  in fact by the time I returned on Sunday night, I had already worked over 80 hours this two week pay period — and still had five days left.  I did manage, two weeks ago, however, to get a few things painted.  I had the Conquistador […]