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by dashing blade
Fri Aug 30, 2013 4:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Flodden
Replies: 8
Views: 3877

Flodden

Could any of you kind gents out there help me with a figure problem. Im looking for suitable figs for the battle of Flodden. at a pinch i can use Perrys W.O.T.R and some of the European stuff. But 1513 highlanders!!!! is proving very tricky. Any help much appreciated :)
by dashing blade
Mon Jun 03, 2013 10:09 am
Forum: Thirty Years War & English Civil War
Topic: Thirty years war heavy cav
Replies: 3
Views: 7259

Re: Thirty years war heavy cav

Thanks, I'll give them a go :D
by dashing blade
Thu May 23, 2013 2:31 pm
Forum: Thirty Years War & English Civil War
Topic: Thirty years war heavy cav
Replies: 3
Views: 7259

Thirty years war heavy cav

Has anyone bought the Warlord games Heavy cav plastic set? im tempted but would like to know if they are easy to assemble and if the sculpts are nice. :)
by dashing blade
Fri May 17, 2013 4:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Good Day Had At Carronade, Falkirk
Replies: 18
Views: 8033

Re: A Good Day Had At Carronade, Falkirk

I fear I've not been initiated in any of the above! Goats,silly walks,funny hand shakesand flutes! It sounds like members of the Greater Manchester Police traffic unit!
by dashing blade
Thu May 16, 2013 10:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Good Day Had At Carronade, Falkirk
Replies: 18
Views: 8033

Re: A Good Day Had At Carronade, Falkirk

I didn't know League of Augsberg shirts were now available! I think its the sort of apparel that id wear for gentlemans clubs and all night raves! My wardrobe is not complete!!! B.T.W is there a secret handshake yet?
by dashing blade
Fri May 10, 2013 3:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 'Adrian's Walls'......coming to surround a town near you..?
Replies: 20
Views: 10856

Re: 'Adrian's Walls'......coming to surround a town near you

Work,wife and weather permitting,will try for Partizan in June. Love to see them in the flesh so to speak! Already thinking up scenarios featuring walls! Good luck in your new venture. :D
by dashing blade
Thu May 09, 2013 2:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 'Adrian's Walls'......coming to surround a town near you..?
Replies: 20
Views: 10856

Re: 'Adrian's Walls'......coming to surround a town near you

The walls look superb! Love to get me hands on a kit or two. Any chance of seeing some apprentice boys sprinting to close the gates? Haha,only kidding. You have a real talent there!
by dashing blade
Thu Apr 25, 2013 11:01 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Blenheim OOB
Replies: 370
Views: 153543

Re: Blenheim OOB

I agree with Jim, Mr Churchill, lucky escape,it looks like those artillery men have typhoid! Unless thats his painting style? :lol:
by dashing blade
Tue Apr 23, 2013 10:27 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Blenheim OOB
Replies: 370
Views: 153543

Re: Blenheim OOB

Glad your back on track Mr Churchill, that's some nerve your previous figure painter had!
by dashing blade
Mon Apr 22, 2013 7:21 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Malplaquet allied victory!
Replies: 6
Views: 2150

Re: Malplaquet allied victory!

Barry,please relax, we always debrief and question everthing about the game. We have used BTLB before and enjoyed them. The rules were questioned by are least experienced players. Mostly why they couldn't move all their units at the same time and why the couldn't deploy a skirmish line! It's a highl...
by dashing blade
Mon Apr 22, 2013 3:31 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Malplaquet allied victory!
Replies: 6
Views: 2150

Re: Malplaquet allied victory!

Many a true word spoken there Wdrenth! I think to be fair to our officers and NCO's they have that attitude of "use all available cover and wait for air support" Not an option in 1709! Maybe a short video on the battle first rather than a brief brief as it were,would help with the 18th C mindset. Or...
by dashing blade
Mon Apr 22, 2013 10:01 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Malplaquet allied victory!
Replies: 6
Views: 2150

Malplaquet allied victory!

Two weeks ago,my unit tried to wargame Malplaquet. It was on a much smaller scale and we mostly focused on the righthand side of the field as seen from the French point of view. We used first edition BTLB rules,and even though many were new to gaming,let alone WSS gaming,we discovered how bloody the...
by dashing blade
Sat Apr 13, 2013 3:14 pm
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: French 1672 - First Figures
Replies: 27
Views: 10567

Re: French 1672 - First Figures

Very nice indeed! well worth the time and effort. Really love the frenchman with the helmet! Keep up the good work :D
by dashing blade
Tue Nov 20, 2012 4:42 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Uniforms for Spanish and French Guards
Replies: 7
Views: 3748

Re: Uniforms for Spanish and French Guards

Look very nice! do you think they would fit in with the Front rank figs?
i already have a collection but would like to add a few of these in to the mix as it were. :)