25 Aug 2014

Basing Saga Arabs for Cross & Crescent

I've posted a video showing how I used wood stain and builders sand to create a pretty decent looking basing system for my Saga figures - its online now and can be seen on Youtube or also on the blogger part of my site.




The video also has some photos of the new Saga Gripping Beast plastic Arabs, along with some North Star Berbers mixed in, which you can see here too.






22 Aug 2014

Lists From The Worlds in Koblenz

My opponents FoGR lists from the recent "The Worlds" event in Koblenz are now posted on the FoGR Wiki.

You've got two quite different LoA Anglo-Dutch armies, a Transylvanian, Later Swedish, TYW German "Hoofmeister" variant and a Caroline Imperialist (with Swiss and a Later Tercio). All are on the wiki now.

The 6 match reports are underway and are currently 1/3 written already... here's a couple of game shots to be going on with.
 



(The wiki continues to be temperamental, and so I will try to fix it by implementing a version upgrade in the next couple of weeks and see if that fixes things - until then, sorry if it's a bit clunky).

19 Aug 2014

The Madaxeman of Koblenz


Well, actually it's the Augenroller (Eye Roller) which can be found on the clock tower in the AltStadt in Koblenz. Its eyes move back and forth ticking off the seconds, and every hour and half hour its tongue will protrude from its mouth.

The Augenroller is Johann Lutter of Koburn who was a bandit. He was captured and after prolonged torture he confessed to his crimes and was sentenced to be beheaded on October 14, 1536. As he was led to the site of his execution he proclaimed 'Establish a monument to me and it will bring you luck!'.

While on the platform he is said to have rolled his eyes and stretched out his tongue for the spectators and once his head lay severed it continued to roll its eyes and flap its tongue. This was taken as a sign from god so the citizens established the Augenroller monument!

Match reports from The Worlds in Koblenz are on their way soon..

3 Aug 2014

Saga in London!

After far too long a gap, finally some new updated material for this website - Saga Vikings in 3 separate match reports against Jomsvikings, normal Vikings and Franks.


I've endeavoured to take photos of the Battle Boards and explain what choices I made and why throughout the reports - hopefully it makes sense as a concept, although as you will find out the actual choices themselves appear to leave a little to be desired....

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