• Toy Soldiers,  Vintage

    Thoughts on Scale

    While painting my Backyard Battalion, I noticed an old purchase sitting on the shelf — Shaggy, Scooby, and the Mystery Machine in (according to the bottom of the truck) 1:24 scale or 75mm. On a whim, I compared them with…

  • Fantasy,  Terrain,  Vintage

    Catching Up: Empires

    While immersed in my 15mm craze years ago, the Demonworld line of fantasy miniatures were customarily extolled. In researching them, I also discovered the Hobby Products campaign game Empires (a knockoff of GWs Mighty Empires). Anyway, I have yet to acquire…

  • 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…