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Plastic 28mm Persians 1 planning

From chatting to a 28mm Early Achaemenid Persian army Discussing the new version of the DBA ancients rules with a colleague led into how he’d always wanted a hoplite army. Given I’d always fancied wargaming the invasion of Greece by Xerxes in 480 BC before we knew it we are planning armies. We agreed on […]

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Ancient Britons revistited

Back to my gaming roots One of my first ancient armies for wargaming was a box of Airfix Ancient Britons. Despite the archaeological anomalies like the solid wheels on the chariots and odd arms and armour in places they were great fun to paint and fought many a battle in the 1970s. I did sell […]

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Our native allies in America

Painting Old Glory 18th Century North American Indians

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Figure Basing

Planning and making bases for miniatures: tools and techniques