Thursday, December 26, 2013

Secret Santa and Santa Claus Gifts

Well the Santa Claus and Secret Santa gifts were opened; I'm pleased with both. The painted painted figure from the Santa Claus is familiar; it is on a blog I follow. Superbly painted, it is without doubt the best painted miniature in my collection.
I already have plans to include this figure in my ever evolving Pulp scenario.
Thanks, Santa Claus.



My Secret Santa knows my fondness for Napoleonics. I received the rules shown below.
There are actually seven sets of rules in this book; covering all scales from skirmish to army level battles. In addition there is a "Generalship" game as well as rules for kriegspieling with out figures.
I am slowly painting some 25mm French and British from skirmish gaming. I had planned to use Song of Drums and Shako's, but will give these a try first.
There are a lot of good ideas in this book and I have never been one to flinch from adding extras to the rules I'm playing.
Thanks Secret Santa, good choice. And thanks to Ian and Cath for organizing and running this.


5 comments:

  1. You do know that Napoleon had a battalion of Orcs at Waterloo don't you :0)

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    1. Of course, it's common knowledge here in the States. I'm very pleased with this miniature, thanks again.

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  2. I really like that orc and the book looks good too.

    Ian

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    1. Thanks again for your part in all of this, it was fun.

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  3. Nice gifts! I wonder how that orc will fit in a Napoleonic scenario!

    Greetings
    Peter

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