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by dashing blade
Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Proxy war
Replies: 6
Views: 664

Proxy war

Just wanted to know what peoples opinions are on using "Proxy units" for example I have a large Russian Cossack force I use for Napoleonic gaming and for the seven years war, its cheaper, there's not much difference in style of outfit and nobody in our club minds. I've seen WW1 British infantry used...
by dashing blade
Thu Feb 28, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: 18th Century 1721-1789
Topic: Russian uniform
Replies: 4
Views: 692

Re: Russian uniform

Thankyou Gentleman ,very useful indeed! :D
by dashing blade
Sat Feb 23, 2019 6:54 am
Forum: 18th Century 1721-1789
Topic: Russian uniform
Replies: 4
Views: 692

Russian uniform

I've been working on some Russians and following the Koronskaf site which is very detailed indeed, I also have a few Osprey books on the army which contradict the Koronskaf site.......how can they be so different....I usually go with Koronskaf though.Image
by dashing blade
Sat Feb 23, 2019 6:43 am
Forum: 18th Century 1721-1789
Topic: Ebor miniatures SYW kickstarter
Replies: 4
Views: 1736

Re: Ebor miniatures SYW kickstarter

Looks good!
by dashing blade
Fri Feb 23, 2018 7:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Presents
Replies: 2
Views: 911

Presents

Waiting for birthday presents when your a wargamer, hoping your wife understands that you need a Prussian SYW colonel to finish off your battalion, but knowing you're probably gonna get socks...... :cry:
by dashing blade
Mon May 15, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Battles of the Franco-Dutch war
Replies: 2
Views: 2246

Battles of the Franco-Dutch war

I've scoured the internet and can find very few battle maps for the Franco-Dutch war. I'm really interested in the battle of Cassel. Any help please!
by dashing blade
Mon May 30, 2016 12:17 pm
Forum: Thirty Years War & English Civil War
Topic: Swedish documentary on Lutzen - Fantastic!
Replies: 1
Views: 2722

Re: Swedish documentary on Lutzen - Fantastic!

Have to agree, good documentary. I knew a lot of the Swedish army were recruited from mainland Europe, but 90%!!!! Even the Blue and Yellow Regts!
The chilling part was the amount of head shots.
by dashing blade
Fri May 27, 2016 7:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BBC 'Versailles'
Replies: 11
Views: 4476

Re: BBC 'Versailles'

:lol: I'm not asking why your taking photos in toilets! :lol:
by dashing blade
Fri May 27, 2016 11:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BBC 'Versailles'
Replies: 11
Views: 4476

Re: BBC 'Versailles'

Good point ,well made , and Star Wars has a distinct lack of lavatorial scenes. If a Death Star rocked up next to my planet, id naturally want to grip some Armitage Shanks!
by dashing blade
Thu May 26, 2016 12:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BBC 'Versailles'
Replies: 11
Views: 4476

Re: BBC 'Versailles'

600/700 rooms and no toilets! I bet that wreaked to high heaven. :? I suppose in those days you actually did go to powder your nose!.....or wig
by dashing blade
Fri May 20, 2016 6:48 am
Forum: 1854-1880
Topic: French Imperial guard in the crimea uniform
Replies: 6
Views: 3959

Re: French Imperial guard in the crimea uniform

Sorry for the delay in replying, I would like to point out that recent evidence (floods,landslides, guided busways) would lead to the conclusion that God is busy elsewhere this. However there is a blue plaque in Leigh Lancs ,that confirms he's birth in a mid terrace off Railway road............not Y...
by dashing blade
Fri Apr 22, 2016 10:13 am
Forum: Thirty Years War & English Civil War
Topic: My TWY Army (II)
Replies: 11
Views: 7431

Re: My TWY Army (II)

Lovely troops, can ask as to which company makes the figures?
:)
by dashing blade
Thu Mar 03, 2016 5:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hospital boredom
Replies: 8
Views: 3324

Re: Hospital boredom

Darrell, I think therefore I paint.....anyway ,your right I think most wargamers / figure painters are a section short of a full company!
Painting is better than basket weaving!!! :lol:
by dashing blade
Sat Feb 20, 2016 9:42 am
Forum: 1854-1880
Topic: 1st Madras Fusiliers/Neill's Blue Caps (Close Ups Added)
Replies: 6
Views: 3459

Re: 1st Madras Fusiliers/Neill's Blue Caps

As always, stunning Darrell, love the idea of gaming the Mutiny,but could not do the era justice with figs needed :wink: