A link to Roger Halvorsen’s interesting blog post from Norway that mentions my Close Wars posts
Crossposted (as appropriate to the plastic soldiers used by Roger) from my Pound Store Plastic Warrior Blog
Annoyingly I find I cannot leave comments on Roger’s post (a Google sign in thing)
Enjoy! Post by Mark Man of TIN 10 December 2022
Published by 26soldiersoftin
Hello I'm Mark Mr MIN, Man of TIN. Based in S.W. Britain, I'm a lifelong collector of "tiny men" and old toy soldiers, whether tin, lead or childhood vintage 1960s and 1970s plastic figures.
I randomly collect all scales and periods and "imagi-nations" as well as lead civilians, farm and zoo animals. I enjoy the paint possibilities of cheap poundstore plastic figures as much as the patina of vintage metal figures.
Befuddled by the maths of complex boardgames and wargames, I prefer the small scale skirmish simplicity of very early Donald Featherstone rules.
To relax, I usually play solo games, often using hex boards. Gaming takes second place to making or convert my own gaming figures from polymer clay (Fimo), home-cast metal figures of many scales or plastic paint conversions. I also collect and game with vintage Peter Laing 15mm metal figures, wishing like many others that I had bought more in the 1980s ...
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Thank you for your kind mention.
I’ve found a lot of inspiration to both wargaming and using inexpensive toy soldiers as gaming pieces on your inspirational blogg!!