Thursday, August 27, 2015

Best of the Blogs I Follow: 8-27 August 2015

I. AAR's & Convention Reviews
Anatoli's Game Room: Fight for the Factories--Chain of Command
Genie in a Bottle--Frostgrave
Sobieski versus Turk--By Fire and Sword
Association Les Riflemen: Liberty or Death, 1778
Chalanek Station: The Battle at Rinaldo's Rest, The Crucible
Chicago Skirmish Wargames: Battle in the Ruins, Frostgrave
Lower Wacker Hive Campaign Game #3, Necromunda
The Grimy Jewel Campaign, Song of Blades and Heroes
Crapid Fire: Yellow Rose of Messier 67, Gruntz
Protect the Patriarch--Clash on the Fringe
Daluappror: Crossing the Stream at Ekeshultssjon 1678, Pikemen's Lament

Morning Assault, The Pikeman´s Lament

Dux Rampant A Leisurely Stroll (ECW), Lion Puissant (Lion Rampant for ECW)
Norman Defeat at Mal Fosse, Lion Rampant
I Have Wrought My Simple Plan: Blood Feud, Lion Rampant
Irregular Wars: Cu Chulainn Cup, 2015
Defense of Rheged, Dux Bellorum
Jay's Wargaming Madness: Somewhere in the Mediterranean, Galleys, Guns & Glory
JJ's Wargames: Probe at La Cambe, Chain of Command
Lard Island News: In the Green Zone Again, Fighting Season
Lonely Gamers: The Good versus the Bad, Dead Man's Hand
Mars Miniatures: Tyrion versus the Cult of Cthulu, Episodes 1-5
Finale to the Defense...a Beholder!
Welcome to the Jungle, Parts 1-5

Matt's Gaming Page: Lord of the Rings Battle, Playtest of Dragon Rampant
Miniature Mayhem: Stalemate in Karelia
Much Ado About Nothing: Battle of Lugio, 1745, Imaginations with Black Powder
Natholeon's Empire: Attempted Relief of Marienburg 1702, One Hour Wargame
Occasional Ambush: Power Vacuum in Zoswete, AK47
The Raft: Meet the Neighbors--Dux Brittaniarum
Rebel Barracks: Russians vs. French 1812, General de Brigade
Sharp End of the Brush: Empire versus Easterners, Chaos Wars
Sparker's Wargame Blog: the Muleshoe, Longstreet
Tales from GHQ: Disaster at Brecher's Bay, Black Powder
Tom's Toy Soldiers: Age of Sigmar
Wargamerabbit: French versus Bavarians, 1815
St. Aignan de Cramesnil, Flames of War
Wargaming & WIPS: Weekend at the Perry's
Wargaming in Sverige: Scanian War, Form Line of Battle
Wargaming Miscellany: Last Stand--One Hour Wargame
Warlords of Mars: Railroads & Lizardmen

II. Battle Projects, Campaigns & Unit Histories
Age of Feuilleton: Sandtomb (AKAFrostgrave) background
Dust, Tears & Dice: The Water Margin Project
Fawcett Avenue Conscripts: Starting a Campaign, Wings of Glory
Horus Heresy Campaign--Defense of Orask
Ion Age: Shia Khan Empire FREE PDF
It's Them! Blast Em! Tank Project
JJ's Wargames: 1/8e Regiment de Ligne

3/96e Regiment de Ligne
Mac's Little Friends: Frostgrave Reskinned to Thawgrave
Marengo 18001o Reggimento Veneto Real, 1797
Not Just Old School Wargaming: La Haye Sainte at 1:3 continues
Tiny Solitary Soldiers: Building Frostgrave Units in 15mm, Barbarians
Wargaming Miscellany: Finishes his Old School Waterloo Project with Officers
Wargaming with Silver Whistle: Prepping for a British Para Battle in WWII

III. Miscellaneous, Observations & Travel
Brooklyn Wargaming: AWI Boardgames
League of Augsberg: Ireland Campaign Book
Scrivsland: Trip to Verdun Parts 1& 2
Wargaming Miscellany: Firepower Through the Ages at Dover Castle, Kent
Wargames Exhibition, Chatham

IV. Painting & Building
1000 Foot General: Building Hills, Parts 1-4
All Bones About It: #162, Mason Thornwarden
#166 Elquin, High Elf Adventurer
#167 Drago Voss
Burrowing Horror
Anatoli's Game Room: Adding Miniatures to Frostgrave
Brigade Models: John Treadaway paints the Stewart Regiment
Daluappror: Regimental Gun for Scanian War
Dartfrog's Adventures: Ghulam Heavy Cavalry, 28mm
Officers, Union Cavalry & Zouaves 10mm
Deep Dark Dungeons: Forays into Frostgrave
Evil Bob: US Marines in MARPAT
Warhammer Chaos
Fawcett Avenue Conscripts: German Infantry--Late WWII
Sons of Horus Contemptor Dreadnought
Sons of Horus Deimos Pattern Rhinos
Wood Elves
Javier at War: Hello Kitty Sigilist
Jay's Wargaming Madness: Painting Tutorial--1:300 Renaissance Galley
JJ's Wargames: Tutorial on Painting French Line Infantry, Part Three
Joy and Forgetfulness: Starts a Marsh Construction Project
Kropotkin's Page: Home Cast Spaceships
Lard Island News: British Army, Civilians & Insurgents
League of Augsberg: Ainsty Merchantman
Making Bogs
Making a Floating Mortar Battery
Legatus' Wargames Armies: Pulp Characters & Troops
Light Bobs and Paint Blobs: Sir William Waller's Regt. of Horse
Lonely Gamers: Northwest Frontier Hills
Renegade Indians
Seventh Cavalry
Mars Miniatures: Chaos Dwarf Crossbows
Ral Partha Dwarves
Matt's Gaming Page: A Fist Full of KungFu
Arthurian Infantry
Batman Villains
Frostgrave Extras
Frostgrave Wizards & Apprentices
Hassle free Survivors
Lord of the Rings
Miniature Mayhem: WWII Finns, Summer Campaign, Chain of Command
My Ever Growing Armies: Austrian Hungarian Infantry & Light Dragoons
Natholeon's Empire: Great Northern War Russians
Great Northern War Swedes
Painting the Lead Pile: More Reaper for Frostgrave
Palouse Wargaming Journal: Americans for Spanish American War
French Infantry 1859
French Allies
Russians for Crimean War
Root around the Warchest: Barbary Pirates
Sarcophagi: Board for Bushido
Squadpainter: PSC T-34
Tales from GHQ: Rohan's Freikorp 1794
Up the River: Khurasan SpecOps
War Hammster: Paintes a Cherubim Class Space Ship
Wargames & WIP's:  6th Rheinbund Regiment
Welcome to the Age of Feuilleton: Building FrostGrave/SandTomb buildings

V. Reviews & Variants
Anatoli's Game Room: Frostgrave
Brooklyn Wargamers: Review--28mm Wehrmacht by Black Tree Design
Review--Battle of Bushy Run
JJ's Wargames: Painting War
Lonely Gamers: Review of 4Ground Church
Mac's Little Friends: Frostgrave reimagined to Thawgrave
Mann's Model Moments: Review: System Wars
The Raft: Review: Battlefields in Miniature