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manchesterreg Inactive Member29 Jan 2017 10:59 a.m. PST

Well suppose it had to happen one day, ive 100s of 28mm War of the Roses figures, some painted tabletop standard, some painted at great cost, but anyway 100s of the Perry Bleeped texts, all aiming to do battle. Then, now they sit in boxes and i cant seem to get my interest to play with them, shame as theres quite a bit of money spent on them.
Has anyone got to this point and managed to get over it, and play with their models.Or just realised thats it?

John Armatys29 Jan 2017 11:44 a.m. PST

Put them away in their boxes – one day you will want to use them. In the meantime do something that interests you.

Avoid the temptation to sell them unless you are incredibly short of space – if you do you will regret it.

Personal logo Bashytubits Supporting Member of TMP29 Jan 2017 12:03 p.m. PST

Take a vacation, do something else. John gives some excellent advice.

Oberlindes Sol LIC29 Jan 2017 12:04 p.m. PST

I second John Armatys' advice.

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP29 Jan 2017 12:35 p.m. PST

I'm with John. But alternatively, try different rules or work through a historical problem. I'm hoping this summer to build a board from Ambion Hill to Watling Street to see what maneuvers will result in cannonballs at the new battlefield location.

Mako1129 Jan 2017 2:30 p.m. PST

Nope, absolutely no getting over it.

Best thing you can do is try to put the entire project behind you by abandoning it, and forwarding the entire lot to yer cheeky mate giving you this advice, whose family emigrated from yer lovely shores centuries ago, gratis, so you can get on with yer 12 step grieving process.

Perhaps look up some mates, an' game with their figs.

Okay, it was at least worth a try.

As mentioned, switch to something else for a while, and I imagine eventually you'll want to do these again. Perhaps painting in smaller lots, for skirmish, and/or DBA games might work too.

If ALL fails, I'm here for you, and my original offer still stands.


MajorB29 Jan 2017 3:41 p.m. PST

"Lost my Mojo."

I'm sure I saw it lying around here somewhere. If I find it I'll let you know!

sillypoint29 Jan 2017 9:41 p.m. PST

Try Lion Rampant.
Base groups as dioramas, with a cluster, then a single figure, a base with 2 figures, a base with 3 figures, to allow figure removal.

Get them on the table, set up the beer and pretzels, get the guys over and have some fun.

Gwydion30 Jan 2017 5:37 a.m. PST

I agree with Mako11 with one slight tweak – think of the ozone layer and send them by land to a deserving cause in the UK (that's me if you missed it).grin

Seriously – either what John Armatys said if you are totally fed up with them for the moment or I'd second the Lion Rampant option – a couple of short campaigns and your interest will be up and running again.

Beer is fine – leave the pretzels – black pudding on a stick perhaps?

Axebreaker30 Jan 2017 7:57 a.m. PST

Just give it a break and do other projects be they painting and wargaming other periods or video games and films etc. The enthusiasm will return in a few weeks or months when you had some time away.


manchesterreg Inactive Member30 Jan 2017 10:53 a.m. PST

Cheers all, some good ideas there, black pudding on a stick being best

Craig Ambler Inactive Member01 Feb 2017 12:55 a.m. PST

I did something similar with Arthurian British and their opponents. Went mad too early and lost interest and in the end just sold them on which I have never done before.

Supercilius Maximus Supporting Member of TMP05 Feb 2017 3:34 p.m. PST

Have you looked down the back of the sofa?

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