DBN, Barossa and a test game with paper soldiers..

Good afternoon everyone, hope you are all well? You may remember in last weeks post I was considering using the DE BELLIS NAPOLEONICIS (DBN) rules to allow me to play small and quick games in-between the larger games that i’ve got planned. Well, I’ve decided that I want to give the ruleset a try, but …

DBN – your views please?

Afternoon all, just a quick post from me this evening – i’ve been thinking about giving the DBN (DE BELLIS NAPOLEONICIS) rules a run out as a stop-gap in between painting huge armies for my General D’Armee and wargames club rules, and i’d like to know everyones opinions on the ruleset? I downloaded a free copy …

15mm / 18mm figure size comparison

Afternoon all, this week’s blog tackles (or attempts to tackle) the question that I get asked on an almost weekly basis – namely something along the lines of “how do figures X and Y compare in size?” or “can you mix figures D and E in the same unit?” Now, before we start, I want …

Latest additions to my Peninsular War Armies

Good afternoon all, this is a nice and simple post this week, as I’m merely showing you the latest additions to my 18mm Peninsular War Armies First up are two battalions of Spanish Light Infantry in their blue 1805 style uniform Next we have a unit of Spanish regular line Infantry in white uniforms, suitable …

Spanish wargame buildings for my Peninsular Games

Afternoon all. This week’s blog post is intended to show you what I’ve been up to the last few weeks – namely collecting buildings that are suitable for Spain. First up are these pre-painted Spanish buildings that I got from Pendraken in the UK. They are made in Spain by a company called ESCENOGRAFIA EPSILON …

Spains Walloon Guards

Evening all, I thought I’d show you some pictures of my latest wargames unit, Spains Walloon Guards The Walloon Guards (Gardes Wallonnes; in Spanish, Guardias Valonas) were an infantry corps recruited for the Spanish Army in the region now known as Belgium, mainly from Catholic Wallonia. As foreign troops without direct ties amongst the Spanish population, the Walloons were often tasked with …

Battle of Evora table top and terrain musings…

Good evening everyone, busy weekend this week so didn’t get much done, but I did manage to set up a trial layout for the solo refight of Evora i’m planning in a few weeks time. Battle of Evora from the French table edge. Evora is middle top. For those who don’t know, Evora is a …

Latest units for Evora and Bailen..

Evening all. Another public holiday here in the UK and I’ve been busy doing some painting for my next few wargames. I’m planning a solo refight of the Battle of Evora one weekend in the not to distant future – probably in 2 weeks time. I need a small battle that will be over in …