• Colonial,  Funny Little Wars,  Praise

    The time has come…

    … Which sounds a bit ominous, but is, in fact, celebratory. Throughout their childhood, both my boys would ask me — since I almost never “played” with the little people I painted or the various houses I built for them…

  • Archives,  Old West

    Studying Triggernometry

    I’ve had a thorough first pass at tidying up Triggernometry — my Old West gaming resource page. I reconnected links that have meandered through the years, pruned some dead wood, and resurrected a few chestnuts via the Internet Archive, aka…

  • Paint Table Saturday,  Underwater

    Submarine Familiars

    This is Reaper’s pack of metal miniature “Familiars VII,” which I purchased about 1,000,000 years ago when the rules for Aquanef were still “coming soon.” There were a few sets of submarine rules that did reach completion, which I’ll endeavor…

  • Reaper Bones,  Steampunk,  VSF

    Steampunk Bones

    Due to whatever inexplicable nuance, I am hopelessly devoted to VSF (Victorian Science Fiction), but left cold by the adjacent Steampunk vibe. A lot of miniatures can be used interchangeably, and yet they still cause me to sigh. Here is…

  • Modern,  Paint Table Saturday,  Reaper Bones

    Modernity

    These are modern figures in two senses — both by their wargaming genre and the fact that I painted them in the last few months. In the middle here are two Reaper Bones — a Doctor Who-type (I think… I…