From Clementine box to fortified signal tower ….
I have posted two new posts on my sister blog
Pound Store Plastic Warriors, all about the fun of making this semaphore signal tower for coast, mountain or desert from available scrap, a suitable toy soldier type fortified building for 30 mm to 54mm figure games.
Some of my Peter Laing 15mm British colonial troops and heliograph.
Some of the design ideas came from researching the fascinating history of
flag and flash, semaphore and heliograph, which forms the subject of my second post here:
Blog posted by Mark, Man of TIN, May 2017.
Cross-post from my sister blog Pound Store Plastic Warriors
Lemax figures – deadly Bartitsu duellists or a music hall variety routine?
Blogposted by Mark, Man of TIN blog.
Last September’s back Yarden galaxy game with 54mm Star Wars Command and Airfix Space Warriors.
Happy International Star Wars Day, May the 4th … be with you!
A day for duelling lightsabers no doubt!
In homage to one of my all time favourite films (life was never quite the same after 1977/8) and in keeping with our last Duelling game blog about Bartitsu, some interesting duelling illustrations:
H. G. Wells meets Star Wars … Very funny altered image from the Bartitsu.org website. Well worth a long look through.
and some much more ‘serious’ discussion about lightsaber moves in duelling.
Happy May 4th!
Blog posted by Mark Man of TIN, 4 May 2017
Top section of the papier-mâché fort tower with Prince August Homecast 40mm cowboys
Cross posting about papier-mâché castle section tower from my sister blog Pound Store Plastic Warriors
Blog posted by Mark, Man of TIN blog, 2 May 2017.
A cross posting from my sister blog site Pound Store Plastic Warriors about Gerard De Gre’s Lunge Cut and Stop Thrust simple duelling card rules for use on table, beach, Sandpit and garden
Enjoy! Blog posted by Mark, Man of TIN blog.
Garden Wargames blog post – Dumb Soldiers: The Past and Future of Garden Wargames? – Cross-posting from our sister blog site Pound Store Plastic Warriors
(Picture of beach found plastic soldiers, lost in the biggest sand pit for miles around!)