Archive for December 2018

Saturday 29 Dec painting update lake town or Dale   Leave a comment

I have painted up some warriors of dale using a lake town colour scheme so that I can add to my lake town militia . This will add to my battle of the five armies plans.  The idea being is that these are militia from the laketown warrior force who fled grabbing oilskins and shields from the armoury.

I have also done two warrior of dunlending command using a dark drab colour scheme and corroded armour to fit with the wild men.

Finally Gandalf the white and pippin mounted and on foot.

Posted December 30, 2018 by wargamesdiary in Uncategorized

Painting update   Leave a comment

Posted December 30, 2018 by wargamesdiary in Uncategorized

Painting update wardens of Gondor and Gothmog enforcer plus skully the orc commander   Leave a comment

Black undercoat and block painting stage as below .

Posted December 27, 2018 by wargamesdiary in Uncategorized

Painting update completed Knights and Nazgul   Leave a comment

Completed the last three Nazgul and the Foot Knights . Used the same colour scheme and dry brush on the blue as the mounted versions . Have also painted the foot and mounted version of Thranduil using the games Workshop colour scheme . The weapons are very fragile but I was able to drill holes on the hands and carve a pin into the broken swords and re affix them .

Posted December 27, 2018 by wargamesdiary in Uncategorized

Painting update Foot Knights of Dol Amroth   Leave a comment

Same technique. Block colour chain mail for armour, black leather, blue cloth. Talaria Flesh base to face. Ashurman blue wash and nuln oil wash. Dark brown to sand then graveyard earth to base and highlight sand.

Posted December 23, 2018 by wargamesdiary in Uncategorized

Saturday 22 December   Leave a comment

Christmas Games at Mike’s with Bruce, Phil, Darryl, Alex and Hannah.

We played Cockroach Poker which Mike lost.  Then Bruce won at Diamant because Phil got too greedy and stayed too long on the mine.  Next we played Codenames which Bruce, Alex and Hannah won 3-0.  Then several rounds of Deception Murder in Hong Kong.  Bruce did best, followed by Alex and then Darryl was the most captured murderer and least successful Investigator.  Lots of fun for Christmas.

Posted December 23, 2018 by wargamesdiary in Uncategorized

Painting Update: Knights of Dol Amroth completed.   Leave a comment

Posted December 23, 2018 by wargamesdiary in Uncategorized

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