The ACW Longstreet campaign starts wirth few but large units, 3 infantry, one cavalry, and a battery of artillery. As the unfolds the brigades have more and smaller infantry units and the number of artillery increases. So for the gamer the need arrises to add a few guns to the brigade.
Yesterday after more than one year of abstaining from painting figures I now reinstalled my work place. I am very happy to have restartet paintig. I find it very satisfying sometimes it is like meditating for me.
One of the tasks I tackle is to finish painting figures that have awaited final touch for a year or longer. First in line are US cavalry and a ACW gun.
When Italy started into the modern colonial age in Northern Africa it created several indigenous units to serve under Italian command. The oldest of the Royal Colonial Indigenous Forces was formed in 1891 as the Regio corpo truppe coloniali d’Eritrea. Subsequently colonial corps were also formed in Italian-Somalia, Tripolitania, Cirenaica, and Libya. All were combined arms formations comprising infantry batallions, cavalry, mountain artillery, and engineers.
I have been intersted in the War of the Austrian Succession for some time. Looking for a manageable battle to play I focussed on the first battle in the career of King Frederick II. of Prussia. With only some 40.000 men involved in total the Battle of Mollwitz is small. As such it lends itself for a small 15mm project. And indeed I have nearly all the Austrian figures I would need. You can find the Mollwitz scenario adapted for Might & Reason in the Honour forum. Continue reading
It took me a while to return in earnest to painting figures. But see what a rainy day offers for the world of wargaming and painting figures. Continue reading
I found it was time to commence on some of my projects 2015. I did a full day of cleaning flash from a load of figures. Those priorised for this year concern SAGA and Longstreet. Here I only exibit those that I have also primed for painting.
For SAGA I readied the Gall-Gaedhil mercenaries. I can use them for playing now and I will paint them by and by. Continue reading
I just noticed that I have not jet done a post on my endeavours this month. Indeed there was little time and even lesswargaming energy lately. But now I got myself a few new brushes and have finally restarted on my painting projects. Klick on the painting to go to my ACW project.