Help support TMP


"Battlemat in action: battle of Kapolna" Topic


9 Posts

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.


Back to the 19th Century Battle Reports Message Board

Back to the Terrain and Scenics Message Board

Back to the 19th Century Discussion Message Board



774 hits since 14 Feb 2017
©1994-2017 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

ChrisBBB14 Feb 2017 6:07 a.m. PST

I've been experimenting with getting custom battlemats printed. I got one done for the battle of Kapolna (1849) which cost me under £20.00 GBP including delivery. Used it in anger this week and I reckon it looks pretty good.

Kapolna initial set-up by Chris Pringle, on Flickr

More details about the battlemat, and about the battle, are on the BBB Blog:
link

Chris

Bloody Big BATTLES!
link

Shedman14 Feb 2017 6:29 a.m. PST

It's the future AND one can spill beer on it!

I look forward to seeing it on Saturday

Alan

KTravlos Supporting Member of TMP14 Feb 2017 9:28 a.m. PST

I am not sure I would ever go fully to them, but they can be very very useful for some things. For example class activities.

M C MonkeyDew14 Feb 2017 9:48 a.m. PST

FAB!

vtsaogames14 Feb 2017 9:54 a.m. PST

That sure looks good. Keep us posted on the progress of this experiment.

Unicum, eh? That's the spirit!

ChrisBBB14 Feb 2017 10:12 a.m. PST

That's the spirit indeed.

In 1941 the Hungarian army was chronically short of motor transport so conscripted a load of civilian trucks which it had no time to paint. These included some from Zwack (makers of Unicum). So my 1/300 scale Hungarian WWII army includes a truck in Zwack livery.

Chris

NickinRI Supporting Member of TMP20 Feb 2017 6:32 a.m. PST

Did you drink the Unicum before during, or after the engagement?

Was this also the Unicum that your wife managed to convince me I'd never had before?

ChrisBBB20 Feb 2017 7:51 a.m. PST

As aperitif rather than digestif.

Yes, it was the proper original fully leaded 1790 recipe, not the more recent version that has been sweetened for effete modern palates.

Chris

NickinRI Supporting Member of TMP20 Feb 2017 9:49 a.m. PST

Ahhh! The good stuff…

Sorry - only verified members can post on the forums.