Monthly Archives: September 2017

  1. Engineers, Generals and Colonels, Artillerists: 15mm War of Spanish Succession

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    September 19, 2017 by wargamerchris

    The next up for my WSS project was several sticks worth of Engineers or Sappers.  I painted these generically in …
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  2. Considering a new 2017 Project – 15mm Pacific War 1879-1884


    September 19, 2017 by wargamerchris

    This is admittedly one of my sadder, more telling posts.  Two months ago, I started this post about how I …
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  3. 25mm Game of Thrones Project Launch: Tully Infantry, Stark archers

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    September 18, 2017 by wargamerchris

    One of then bucket list projects that has been lingering is our work to paint about 150 Foundry 25mm medievals …
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  4. War of Spanish Succession Landing Party, Dragoons

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    September 18, 2017 by wargamerchris

    A minor update admittedly, but I’ve had a number of ancillary units for my 15mm WSS project on the painting …
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  5. Help us name this Viking Warlord for our Dark Ages campaign

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    September 18, 2017 by wargamerchris

    He needs a name…. This Danish warlord was found languishing in the store a few days ago, and a quick …
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  6. Found two new books on Potemkin Russian army

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    September 17, 2017 by wargamerchris

    Some who are into late 18th Century Potemkin Russian forces may have already seen these two guides from Soldiershop.  There …
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  7. Star Wars Legion demo table

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    September 5, 2017 by wargamerchris

    One of the heavily hyped games at Gencon was Star Wars Legion by Fantasy Flight.  A couple of thoughts which …
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Small Soldiers

I’m a father, soldier, wargamer and traveler. This site is for my kids and to share my work over half a lifetime musing on the history of warriors and the portrayal of their efforts in miniature.  I’ve never really known why I do this

Wargame Rules

Rules I’m gaming with now:

Lions Rampant/ Dragons Rampant
Black Powder
Age of Eagles/ Age of Valor/ Fire and Fury
Force on Force/ Ambush Alley/ Ambush Z!
Hail Caesar
Command Decision: Test of Battle
Battles for Empire 2
Pride of Lions
The Sword and the Flame

Rules I’m Considering:

Sword and Spear/ Sword and Spear Fantasy
Regimental Fire and Fury
Open Combat
Chain of Command
Sharpe Practice 2
Wilderness Wars
Test of Honour
Field of Battle
Pike and Shotte (Warlord)
General de Armee (TFL)
Flames of War – Vietnamese/ WW2

Rules I still need to find to make my life better:

15mm Napoleonic mass battles rules (holy grail)
15mm War of the Spanish Succession mass battle rules
15mm Zombie mass battle rules


Command Decision Test of Battle Forum:

Din of Battle:

Henry Hyde’s Site:

Dan Mersey – author of a couple of rules sets we like:


Miniature Addiction:

Wasatch Front HMGS (Journals):


Big Force on Force (Great modern gaming)

Last Stand Dan:


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