Author Archives: elgamers

Short Cuts Make Long Posts

Phew! I got a couple of games in with the Vampire Counts over this past fortnight: one at 750 points (as listed in an earlier post) and the other at 1,000 points – our total for February gaming. Next we brought down … Continue reading

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LotR – We Actually Started Playing! (Scenarios 1 & 2)

The 9th January came around and so, being that I promised we’d play on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month, we played Scenario 1 – The Hunt Begins. The scene is set with the Witch King and two … Continue reading

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Weathertop: Coming Along Nicely, Thank You

The flagstones and brickwork are now complete. Next up is the pillars and a black undercoat. Why black? Well Nick got his hads on some grey textured spray and we all know what that does to unprotected foam: melt! That … Continue reading

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Amon Sul Reborn… Getting There

NickB reminded me that I was due to head over to his flat and progress Amon Sul from some piles of foamcard. He’d gone to the trouble of custom-cutting an MDF baseboard for the project, so it was game on! … Continue reading

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Hobby Neutral

A quick note on how I pay for my hobby these days. Having been a hobbyist for more years than I care to remember I have – like most gamers – collected a large cupboard full of ‘projects’. Something struck … Continue reading

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The King is Dead, Long Live the King

Two types of ressurection in this post. First we see a renaming of the blog to http://www.3coloursbased.com, which is my old website that i’m finally getting around to replacing with this blog. There are elements of the old site built … Continue reading

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From Small Beginnings (and Much Excitement)

Lots of things have been arriving in the post of late. Perhaps it’s a confluence of events, or maybe it was my Google-fu combining with some hobby money I had tied up in Paypal… The first of these stunning deliveries … Continue reading

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