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Personal logo Skull and Crown Sponsoring Member of TMP03 Dec 2012 10:17 a.m. PST

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As we enter the Yuletide season, I am jumping in with Santa's elves and making toys for Christmas. This has been my first chance to paint up an entire unit of my Wooden Wars British infantry, and field test them for Wooden Wars.

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Apparently it really does pay to buy that officer's commission!

For more pics, swing on by my website

skullncrown.com

Cheers
Thomas

Doctor Supporting Member of TMP03 Dec 2012 12:37 p.m. PST

Well Cool

Ashenduke03 Dec 2012 3:30 p.m. PST

I think that last picture is what Napoleon pictured in his head right before Waterloo.

allthekingsmen Sponsoring Member of TMP03 Dec 2012 3:57 p.m. PST

Awesome!

Roderick Robertson Supporting Member of TMP Fezian03 Dec 2012 7:15 p.m. PST

The drummer's got a charmed life, too.

Just as long as he doesn't join Spinal Tap!

Personal logo Skull and Crown Sponsoring Member of TMP03 Dec 2012 11:35 p.m. PST

Ashenduke- I think you are totally on the money! Best I build some hill terrain for my British army!
Cheers
Thomas

Rdfraf Supporting Member of TMP04 Dec 2012 8:08 a.m. PST

Those are just way cool!

Royal Marine04 Dec 2012 2:45 p.m. PST

Fantastic stuff. Does it transpose well to Naval Napoleonic engagements? Capt Aubrey with his trusted Jack Tars and Marines …

Personal logo Skull and Crown Sponsoring Member of TMP04 Dec 2012 10:17 p.m. PST

Royal, funny you should mention that. I have already mocked up 2 1/2 foot long cardboard "sloops" with knock-overable masts, gunnl's, ship's wheel and rudders, as well as naval style gun carriages. Ships maneuver and you fire your broadsides of 4 guns. Mayhem ensues.

Very easy to add in jolly boats and a coastal fortress out of blocks.

still working out how to do a two decker.

you are starting to see my madness- erm- the power of Wooden wars!
Cheers
Ths

Aucto Splendore Resurgo Inactive Member05 Dec 2012 4:17 p.m. PST

These figures just seem so right. Congratulations

Thieses23 Dec 2012 6:38 a.m. PST

The fact that you actually knock them over with projectiles is priceless. Very well done. I am sure the games are an absolute hoot.

Personal logo Skull and Crown Sponsoring Member of TMP23 Dec 2012 7:11 p.m. PST

Thieses- you would be amazed at how cromulant period tactics are when you are actually using real projectiles (rubber balls) and when a battery of guns hits- oh the woodmanity!

Cheers and Happy Christmas to all!
Ths

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