Saturday, 8 November 2014
Reinforcements for Dragonmeet 2014
I shall be running the last official MIB Ogre miniatures event at Dragonmeet, which has moved to Earls Court this year. Those eagle-eyed and otherwise astute players and readers of this blog will no doubt be wondering why I'm showing off more Pan European Federation forces, given how many I already have painted to plunk down on the tabletop versus the rather thin selection of conventional North American Combine units?
Well excuse number one is Ogres: Doppelsoldner, Fencer, and Mark 2 & 3 Ogres. Excuse number two, there is no excuse number two, see number one.
However, I have to get the North American Combine forces finished before the 6th of December, because I really don't want to be running a game with unvarnished models again. So I transferred my NAC force from the painting tray onto the painting table this afternoon, which I couldn't do before because the table was occupied with my Pan Euro miniatures.
No small matter considering there are 60 conventional units and three Ogres sitting waiting for me to start. Nearly double the amount of miniatures than in the above picture. So the pressure is now on me to get my finger out and finish painting them. Will I get them done in time? Keep checking back to see, and cheering me on will also help
In addition, I've also been researching and working on an article for Miniature Wargames & Battlegames for my Escalation scenario, which I plan to support with rules for force morale and Tables of Organization and Equipment for the scenario ORBATs. Justified I may add by the fact that I can use the ORBATs for a future novel about cybertank warfare and the end of the old world order.