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Wargames miniature painting- Disaster on the Aventine

They do say that it’s better not to compare yourself with others. Rather, compare yourself to how you were last week, last month or last year even. I’ve been painting figures for best part of forty years and I had fallen in love with Aventine… Read More

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Lord Unwin’s Model Soldier Boudoir

The first in an occasional series whereby the members of the Tercio are allowed behind the curtains of Andrew Unwin’s hobby coterie. We may be financially embarrassed in comparison but God bless him for this opportunity. As my old Grandmother used to say, ” Time… Read More

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Miniatures painting- The Mark Clarke Diaries

This Friday it’s a glimpse into the wargames cupboard of Mr. Mark ” baby-face” Clarke. Feast your eyes on everything from scary clowns to ninja ambushers……. Mark wrote; “It’s  a testing period, but at least it’s given some time to work on projects. I’ve always… Read More

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Murphy’s Law of (tabletop) Combat

It was my great grandmother who always used to say, “better to have a seven hundred dollar assault rifle with two thousand three hundred dollars of ammunition than a three thousand dollar assault rifle.” Well grandma has gone to that big militia camp in the… Read More

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Wargames armies- seeing the elephant!

Designed to spread havoc and break up solid formations of troops, the war-elephant has a special place amongst wargamers. You simply haven’t lived until your  proto tank hasn’t turned on your own troops in a fit of rage in its final throes. If you haven’t… Read More