Category Archives: sci-fi

Big Stompy Mech Battle – 23JUL2016

I have been fascinated by large, dangerous AFVs ever since I played OGRE and read the Bolo series. Of course a 28mm OGRE battle is probably too large for even me to contemplate (although a do have a platoon of … Continue reading

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25mm Sci-Fi Miniatures, Vehicles, and Gaming – links updated 09JUN2016

UPDATE:  I am going back through my blog entries fixing links and photos as well as editing things with new information as it becomes relevant. ————————————————————————- I am not on the 15mm bandwagon. I love 25mm miniatures – the one true … Continue reading

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Old Grand-dad – aka Ral Partha – more 25mm Sci-Fi goodness!

Back in the day, Tom Miers pretty much re-invented 25mm miniatures and was the creative genius behind Ral Partha – or at least so goes the legend. The arrival of the Ral Partha catalog was anticipated with the same excitement … Continue reading

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25mm Battletech – Bring on the Mechs 01JUN2016

Bring on the Mechs! From the way-back machine, nearly 9 years ago on a planet far, far away….. That long gone afternoon’s skirmish was a nice StarGrunt furball in a desert village on Watchmacallit IV. The firefight engaged a Steiner … Continue reading

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In search of Traveller – 25mm DENIZEN Miniatures 31MAY2016 – photo link updates

Denizen Miniatures ( are IMHO the best 25mm minis – for that matter the best Sci-Fi minis on the market! Take a gander! So my back story: Way back when, I arrived at my GM’s house (the late Wes Ives … Continue reading

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Building Card Models – Too Easy! 24MAY2016

Card Models offer an unexpected level of coolness. These were both easy and quick to build. A mix of commercial and free. The big ship is “First Light” with its cute little utility boat from WorldWorks. Way cool! FirstLight freighter … Continue reading

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Star Wars: 54mm Minis – 31DEC2014

 The last thing I needed was another scale, especially for things that I already had in 28mm. Oh well, life happens while you are making other plans! Going back a few years, I wanted to run a series of Star … Continue reading

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