• Colonial,  Craftees,  Old West,  Pirates/Naval,  Post-Apocolyptic,  VSF

    The GULP

    The very first minis I purchased in my adulthood were a passel of western figures from Monday Knight Productions. They turned out to be a mixture of 25 and 28mm, as I really didn’t know the difference then, and the site doesn’t seem…

  • Superheroes

    Satisfaction Unforeseen

    One of the bones they throw to public school teachers is periodic respite to recover from post-traumatic stress. It is my custom to fill these breaks with sufficient industry that my return to the kindergartners is a welcome relief. During the past…

  • Modern

    Finished at Last

    In order to keep some self-exacted promises, I will likely inflict upon you an uptick in posts on this blog. It is my intention in the newly-arrived year both to write more and to make a dent in the GULP (the Great Unpainted…

  • Archives,  Colonial

    Prufrock in Peril!

    The Colonial Angle is a website devoted to miniature wargames (my new passion). It contains a photographic battle report of “The Demise of Professor Prufrock, a tale of supernatural mystery and desert intrigue.” I didn’t realize in 2002 that the creator…

  • Fantasy,  Horror,  Modern,  Old West,  Pulp,  VSF

    Microtactix

    Microtactix was on the leading edge of creating terrain for wargames and RPGs that you could download immediately and print on cardstock. The company has been quiet for some time (viz. the moribund Microtactix website), but a plethora of products…

  • Old West

    Whitewash City

    In addition to all of the wonderful products that Eric Hotz has offered to the gaming community, his Whitewash City: Links page is the sine qua non of online Old West gaming resources. If you’re looking for miniatures, scenery, rules……

  • Old West

    Sparks Cardstock Miniatures

    Sparks: Sunburned and Rusty from Cumberland Games and Diversions. Sparks are paper miniatures rendered as a font so that you can print them out at any size.

  • Old West,  VSF

    Weird West from Jeff Valent Studios

    Jeff Valent Studios produces miniatures for Deadlands and the Great Rail Wars. The line contains typical Old West types and the more fanciful denizens of the Deadlands milieu. Look for some great steampunk vehicles, including an ornithopter, steam wagon, and auto-gyro.

  • Old West

    Western Denizens by Redoubt Enterprises

    Redoubt Enterprises specializes in British colonial figures, but also has a line of American Civil War figures which might be appropriate for Old West gaming. They also sell a 25mm train which is beautiful.