I have been gaming since school, moving from historical figures gaming through role playing and back again. I decided to Blog after being persuaded by some friends that it's time I joined the digital age properly. The plan is to showcase various goings-on in my gaming life and keep it updated as much as I possibly can, barring work and real life.
Front Rank Austrian (German) Grenadiers
I have had these figures nearly finished for months now. This weekend, while I was waiting for primed figures to dry, I applied the last few colors, then ba...
The Spartans were very aggressive in our game (commanded ably by Billy). Here they are catching some of the Persian cavalry.
Above is a shot of the Tegeans from behind the Persian sparabara. At the very top of this photo you can see the Corinthians marching to help as quickly as they can.
Photo number three shows the Athenians and Thebans in their grudge match.
Psiloi running away from the clash of Hoplites.
The photo above shows the Tegeans already in the fight (on the right as you look at it); the Conthians are about to join in. Taken from directly behind the Greek centre.
More of the same. Simon's and Donald's sparabara are resplendent behind their shields.
Finally, a view from behind the right of the Greek line. In the foreground the Perioikoi have gone into the Immortals; at the top right is Mardonius with the Persian Guard Cavalry. As commander of the Persian left, I managed to extricate the Guards before the Spartans attacked, thus avoiding the death of Mardonius. Historical hindsight is definitely useful!