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abc wargamers08 Sep 2019 4:28 a.m. PST

For those who can remember them or, have heard of them but never seen them, 3 posts on our blog
abcwargamers.blogspot.co.uk
Lots of pictures for a trip down memory lane!

Kropotkin303 Supporting Member of TMP08 Sep 2019 5:07 a.m. PST

Thanks for showing these off. I had some WW1 germans and Russians for a small Russian Civil War project years ago. Nice to see them again.

martin goddard Sponsoring Member of TMP08 Sep 2019 5:20 a.m. PST

Alan that is great.
Good to see a quantity of Peter's figures. Very nice.

I wonder if Peter is still around and gaming? Any one know.

Also Alan would you be willing to contribute some of your pictures etc to the next edition of the 15MILL?


link

Grateful if you could.


martin

abc wargamers08 Sep 2019 9:08 a.m. PST

Hi all

Thank you for taking the time to post. Glad you liked the pictures.

Martin please feel free to use any of the pictures for your magazine. I took these pictures 7 years ago with my old camera so they are no the best.

KevinV08 Sep 2019 9:40 a.m. PST

What a trip. My first 'adult' figure game (1981) was with Peter's figures- Norman vs. Saxons at Hastings, WRG rules.

Played Necromunda with my 21 year old son, his best friend and my best friend the other day. Had a really fun time. We commented that this is the golden era of gamming, paints, washes, brushes, figures etc. I actually think every time we play and have fun it's a "golden era".

KevinV08 Sep 2019 9:48 a.m. PST

Sorry. Meant to add- Great pictures, great memories. I still use Peter Laing Huns in my games. I think that's all I have left of them.

Ragbones Supporting Member of TMP08 Sep 2019 10:27 a.m. PST

Wonderful stuff. I'm partial to older figures…probably because I've got an older figure! grin old fart

JimDuncanUK08 Sep 2019 12:18 p.m. PST

I have a ton of them stashed away, Crimeans.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP08 Sep 2019 4:49 p.m. PST

Very nice! Thanks for sharing

Personal logo Bobgnar Supporting Member of TMP09 Sep 2019 2:54 p.m. PST

Great display of old-school gaming. Thanks a lot. Most people don't know that Peter Laing invented the 15 mm scale, 1975.

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