Thursday, March 31, 2011

Epic Armageddon

Some years ago Adrian introduced me to the old GW game 'Space Marine', the 6mm version of Warhammer 40k. I liked it, and he gave me some surplus Space Marine figures and vehicles. I painted them, but then.. da daaah .. nothing happened. We moved on to other periods and games. Epic Armageddon came out and, reading the rules, I thought they were actually quite clever. I took advantage of an offer (from Mark, local Epic afficionado) to participate in a combined order to buy some additional equipment from ForgeWorld, but the order has sat untouched in its packets for a couple of years. We keep saying we must play some games. Aha ...

So now, another good friend and colleague Andrew has acquired two Epic armies (Ork and Eldar) from Trademe and e-Bay, and so the motivation to play some of those games is mounting. We will play some games soon .. in the meantime I need to get some of the other figures painted (Whirlwinds, Terminators, a couple of Titans, some Thunderbolts etc .. all good stuff).

Here are a few photos of some of the Marines, with Landraiders and Rhinos. In my ignorance at the time I painted them up to represent a range of SM Chapters... oh well, they'll do.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Forcing the Uvarova

The vastness and the difficulty of the terrain through the Caucasus meant that by 1915 there were still avenues to be explored if victory wa...