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The Stream-of-Consciousness Journal of a Wargamer

Stuff I Did This Weekend

| June 28, 2020

This weekend I ran a social-distancing Wars of Ozz game to celebrate the launch of our Kickstarter. That chewed up most of Saturday between setup, executing the game, and then cleaning up. Saturday afternoon I worked off some items the honey-do list. I did have time to get some painting done, however. Some months ago, […]

Don’t Miss the Earlybird Deals on the Wars of Ozz Kickstarter

| June 26, 2020

The Wars of Ozz Kickstarter Goes Live on Saturday!

| June 24, 2020

Turtles, Rhino, and Unicorn from Star Hat Miniatures

| June 24, 2020

I actually finished these on Monday, but I have been too busy to post anything this week about the hobby. Here are some figures that I painted that were part of the Star Hat Miniatures duck Kickstarter. I am working on a few more odds and ends, like some Bad Squiddo WWII children and some […]

Enemies for the Drantakh

| June 21, 2020

A few weeks ago Badger Games sent me some figures that I don’t think have been released yet. They referred to them as “heavies.” I think these are meant to be opponents for the Drantakh troops. They sent to packs of snipers. I really like the figures. This weekend I knocked out the eight figures […]

Completed the Last of the Bad Squiddo Women of WWII Figures

| June 20, 2020

I have completed the remainder of the figures I purchased in the Women of WWII Kickstarter. These included more “Land Girls,” “Lumber Jills,” and air crew. The Germans are in for a fight the next time they attack Little Basely by the Sea in one of my Combat Patrol(TM) Sea Lion games.

WWII Women from Bad Squiddo

| June 18, 2020

I bought into the Bad Squiddo Women of WWII Kickstarter. The figures arrived a few weeks ago, and I immediately filed, based, and primed them. Last weekend I started with the broad dry brushing. Over the week, I finished them up, and tonight I added some foliage to the bases. I really like these figures, […]

Feudal Patrol(TM) Play Test and Other Stuff

| June 15, 2020

The weekend started with a play test of Dave Wood’s scenario that will be part of his Roman supplement for Feudal Patrol(TM). The scenario involved groups of Romans attempting to escape after their defeat in the Tutebourg Forest. Other groups had previously escaped, but those in this scenario were straggles. The Germans were defending some […]

Completed two small projects last night

| June 10, 2020

D-Day Weekend Hobby Work

| June 8, 2020

Much of Saturday was consumed by a four-player, Zoom-based, virtual play test of Wars of Ozz in the afternoon. The game went well, but Dave’s Munchkins were badly mauled by Chris’ Winkies in the most lopsided outcome we’ve seen with these rules. It was a combination of Dave not realizing that he should try to […]