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Forum: Rants and Raves 07-18-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Cromwell
I should of course have said in my original...

I should of course have said in my original thread a big thank you to Chris,
I am ashamed I omitted to do it :o
Forum: Rants and Raves 07-18-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By Cromwell
Not Good:sick If they are only 2 miles south...

Not Good:sick
If they are only 2 miles south could not some good Samaritan come and collect you, your figures and indeed that bloody great map of China!:up
Forum: Rants and Raves 07-16-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 527
Posted By Cromwell
What a diverse lot we are!

I took time today to look through the different threads, topics and statements on Fanaticus. They range from Mongols, to Samuria, American Civil War to English Civil War. There is a thread about the...
Forum: Building DBA Armies 07-16-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By Cromwell
Thanks Bruno very much appreciate the reply. I...

Thanks Bruno very much appreciate the reply. I love playing around with various campaign ideas.
I will delve into this more deeply when the paint has been applied and dried to the last little...
Forum: Painting Miniatures 07-16-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 5,593
Views: 420,296
Posted By Cromwell
Just started painting my Samurai army last night!

Just started painting my Samurai army last night!
Forum: Building DBA Armies 07-12-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By Cromwell
Thanks Bruno The map is great and exactly...

Thanks Bruno

The map is great and exactly the sort of thing I am looking for.

How does the campaign actually work?
Forum: Building DBA Armies 07-11-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By Cromwell
Land of the Gods

I have just ordered a Samurai Army!

This will be my first Asian Army. The furthest east I have so far recruited was Parthia!

I have been inspired after re-reading James Cavell's "Shogun"!

I...
Forum: DBA Rules 07-11-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By Cromwell
It's the simplicity of DBA that attracted me to...

It's the simplicity of DBA that attracted me to the game.

I have played complex rules that claim to be historically accurate. I have found the games have dragged and I was battling the rules...
Forum: DB - Pike and Shot 07-06-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By Cromwell
Thanks Michael for your reply. I really enjoyed...

Thanks Michael for your reply.
I really enjoyed reading it and found it well thought out and researched.
It has certainly given me food for thought.

Pavane, my apologies I had completely...
Forum: DB - Pike and Shot 07-04-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By Cromwell
Gallopers and Trotters

In DBR and DBRRR we have Gallopers represented by Knights and Trotters by Pistols..

In most of my reading regarding wargaming the English Civil War it seems to be accepted that Gallopers were...
Forum: Scratch-Building 07-03-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By Cromwell
Very atmospheric!

Very atmospheric!
Forum: DBA 3.0 06-30-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 960
Posted By Cromwell
"The area of hedge or wall is minute compared to...

"The area of hedge or wall is minute compared to that of the field and they can be easily scrambled over with no appreciable delay if on foot or jumped if on horses (such as by a fox hunt)! The only...
Forum: Building DBA Armies 06-28-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 601
Posted By Cromwell
Sorry I meant UPVC glue. I think I will try...

Sorry I meant UPVC glue.

I think I will try the soaking method first.

The sanding and grinding method seems filled with potential for me being at home to Mr Cock-Up
Forum: House Rules 06-27-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By Cromwell
Washers!!! Now why did I not think of...

Washers!!!
Now why did I not think of that?:sick
I was about to base 12 x 28mm Gladiators on 2 pence pieces!!
Would have increased my costs by 24 pence:rolleyes
Washers, right, out to the tool...
Forum: DBA 3.0 06-25-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By Cromwell
My brain hurts :sick

My brain hurts :sick
Forum: Bazaar 06-25-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By Cromwell
They are superb!!! I envy the skill of...

They are superb!!!

I envy the skill of painting but even more the style and flavour they capture.
Forum: Building DBA Armies 06-18-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 601
Posted By Cromwell
Re-basing

I need to rebase a couple of my armies.
The problem I have is they were fixed to their original base by UPV glue.
It appears they are well stuck!:sick
Any ideas how I can free them up with...
Forum: Building DBA Armies 06-13-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 710
Views: 48,171
Posted By Cromwell
Reading again for the umpteenth time "Shogun"....

Reading again for the umpteenth time "Shogun". Although I have not read it for about 8 years.
I am getting inspired to do a matching pair of Samurai Armies. Either BBDBA in 6mm or Normal DBA in 10mm.
Forum: Rants and Raves 06-06-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 801
Posted By Cromwell
I am in the same boat. Not sure what army to do...

I am in the same boat. Not sure what army to do next. All projects completed:rolleyes (Smug expression)

But I am leaning towards Hundred Years War, matched pair English and French.

Have...
Forum: Scratch-Building 05-31-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By Cromwell
Outstanding:2up

Outstanding:2up
Forum: Scratch-Building 05-31-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By Cromwell
That is so good and life like you best watch out...

That is so good and life like you best watch out you don't get an outbreak of bubonic plague!
Forum: DBA in the Age of Gunpowder 05-31-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By Cromwell
WOW!!!:eek Those shots are fantastic:2up ...

WOW!!!:eek

Those shots are fantastic:2up

The effects are outstanding.
Forum: Tournaments 05-30-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,617
Posted By Cromwell
St Andrews hall Norwich is a fantastic place. I...

St Andrews hall Norwich is a fantastic place. I went to the Beer Festival there a couple of years back.

Looked great when I walked in...can't remember what it looked like when I walked out!:sick
Forum: Building DBA Armies 05-30-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By Cromwell
I use 25mm figures but only for English Civil...

I use 25mm figures but only for English Civil War. Most of my other armies are 20mm or 10mm. I have two 2mm ECW armies as well.

I have found that an old Airfix 20mm Napoleonic Foot Artillery...
Forum: Rants and Raves 05-30-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By Cromwell
Isn't buying a new kitchen a bit of an expensive...

Isn't buying a new kitchen a bit of an expensive way of getting a pencil?:rolleyes
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