• 3D Printing,  Colonial,  Fantasy,  Isla Victoria,  Paint Table Saturday,  VSF

    Odd Trios

    Today we have a few recent completions, all of which came in groups of three. First up, some ancient Eureka Miniatures Hardlove Steam Driven Impervious Suits. Apparently unpopular or at least unphotogenic, inspirational searches for them on the web were…

  • Other Hobbies

    Vintage Tin Lizzie

    I continue to progress in clearing my decades-long backlog of hobby projects. My latest completion was another wargaming sub-hobby — scale modeling. I acquired a 1:16 Lindberg Model T around the same time I bought the war-game-sized contemporary rides. I’ve…

  • Colonial,  Funny Little Wars,  Vintage

    Beefing Up the Band

    Your Humble Correspondent has been suitably prolific on the hobby front, but not sufficiently strict about documentation. I have much to share. Whilst in quest of identification of my Royal Marine Band, I found an Ebay listing for a quite…

  • Colonial,  Isla Victoria,  Painting

    Good to Know

    Gadding about the internet, as one does, he daily encounters innumerable morsels of guidance and advice. Some are retained for later use; others flutter harmlessly through the void betwixt the ears. My first-ever purchased 54mm figures from Armies in Plastic…

  • Ascaria,  Imagi-Nation,  Other Hobbies,  Pirates/Naval

    The Ascodali Navy

    My first sub-hobby to wargaming was paper modeling. In the earlier days of web commerce, one could purchase, download, and print out paper models of terrain, vehicles, and miniatures. (And, I know, one still can, though I no longer do…

  • Colonial,  Paint Table Saturday

    Mountains of the Moon

    As promised, here are group vignettes of my Wargames Foundry “Mountain of the Moon Collection,” purchased about 20 years ago and only recently more-or-less completed. The painting is passable at best, and the lighting was horrid, but I just wanted…