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Friday, 4 September 2015

Swiss Roll Call



All done and just in time before I set off for the show.

Wednesday, 2 September 2015

Based





I have been busy the last two evenings basing up the Burgundian army  for the demo game at Partizan this Sunday (6th September) at Kelham Hall. This is only one of the Burgundian collections that will be on show as Simon Chick will be fielding his, along with Dave Andrews and Simon's Swiss.

Sadly, I have sold my Burgundian army, painted By Darren Linington and myself, to Ken Pearce but good old ken has loaned it back for me to use at the show. He has added some figure by unknown painters. One of these additions is the command base pictured above. I would really like to identify the figures used in the command base...if anyone can help?

I will be rebuilding a Swiss and Burgundian collection at some point :)

This game at Salute will be a real pleasure for me to be involved with!

Saturday, 29 August 2015

Mounted Swiss Crossbow.

Started work on the 3rd Crossbow unit. This time a mounted crossbow unit.

Monday, 24 August 2015

Race to Newark






WIP images of the 2nd Swiss shotte unit as I race to get the figures ready for Partizan.

Thank you to every one for the kind words and encouragement

Saturday, 22 August 2015

Berne baby Berne


On the 6th of Sept at the Partizan wargames show in Newark the 'Bodkins' will be putting on a Swiss Vs Burgundian demo game. 

Dave Andrews, Simon Chick, Darrell Hindley, Andrew Tayor, Matt Bickley and myself  collectively known as 'Bodkins' have decided to form this sometimes group for the purpose of displaying Medieval wargames at shows. 

For many years I have been a big fan of Dave Andrews and Simon Chicks Burgundian wars collections, this will be a dream come true as we pull all our resources and field these wonderful toys on the one table. If you get to the show, I'll be the one with the big smile from ear to ear. I kid you not....for me... It doesn't get any better!

I'll post images from the show.

Above is the first of two Swiss shotte units that I'm finishing for the game.



Wednesday, 12 August 2015

French or Italian Spear -Claymore Castings news




Some images of our latest pack of figures that are at our Casters right now.
Ready to protect our French crossbow from those nasty English Archers.