Category Archives: sci-fi

Painting DUST 1947 Infantry and Allied Walkers 22AUG2018

After the big push for my Star Wars Endor game, this lad’s attention turned to Dust. Previously, I shared photos of my first five Axis walkers ( Next, I focused on mustering the Axis Sturm Grenadiers, Allied Rangers, and Allied … Continue reading

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DUST 1947 – Achtung, Panzer! 28JUNE2018

I have loved comic book style WWII and uber-weaponized stories since I was a kid.  When DUST came out, my friend bought one of the fully painted versions and I was intrigued, but not hooked.  A few years later, I … Continue reading

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Star Wars Legion: A Visit to the Forest Moon of Endor 13JUN2018

Its been long while since I updated the blog, but gaming has proceeded apace.  I have my Star Wars mojo going with the release of Fantasy Flight Games Star Wars Legion game.  I had tried to dodge it like a … Continue reading

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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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