Tag Archives: 15mm

  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. 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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  4. Potemkin Russians – two regiments of dragoons


    July 18, 2017 by wargamerchris

    These fellows have been on the painting table for months and I just tackled them last week and finished them …
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  5. 18mm Khurusan War of Spanish Succession marching away

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    July 10, 2017 by wargamerchris

    I’m trading away my Khurusan 18mm WSS figures so I can focus on my smaller WSS 15mm miniatures – primarily …
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  6. Three more battalions for 15mm French WSS army

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    July 3, 2017 by wargamerchris

    A good four day weekend allows for a modest level of hobby time.  Three more regiments of Editions Brokaw French …
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  7. 15mm Marlburian Prussian Army marches out 

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    June 24, 2017 by wargamerchris

    The start to my Editions Brokaw collection for the War if Spanish Succession came from a collection which I accepted …
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  8. 15mm war Spanish Succession – progress on the French army


    June 24, 2017 by wargamerchris

    This weekend I picked up the brush and painted some additional battalions for my French Marlburian army.  I am in …
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  9. 15mm Ambush Z – zombie mass battle game

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    June 21, 2017 by wargamerchris

    This is a convention game we ran a playtest for earlier this year.  The scenario is based around Z+365 – …
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  10. Some pics from Little Wars 2017 (PIC Heavy)


    June 19, 2017 by wargamerchris

    We try to hit HMGS Little Wars most years.  It was a great show this year and I saw a …
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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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