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Little Lost Dinosaur

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian discovers a lost dinosaur. [10 Nov 2017]


Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian tries out the expansion roads set. [2 Nov 2017]
More figures for the 28mm Amazon army! [26 Oct 2017]
Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian gets roads for his Team Yankee set-up. [19 Oct 2017]
Fernando Enterprises paints Union cavalry and Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian bases them up. [12 Oct 2017]
Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian decides on hills for his Team Yankee project. [5 Oct 2017]
Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian prepares to do some regimental-level ACW gaming. [28 Sep 2017]
Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian begins to think about terrain for Team Yankee. [14 Sep 2017]
Another week, another unit for the Amazon army! [31 Aug 2017]
Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian is finally getting into Team Yankee. [24 Aug 2017]
Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian worries about not losing his rules stuff. [21 May 2017]
Fernando Enterprises paints French armor for TMP. [21 Aug 2016]
PhilGreg Painters paints our 15mm sci-fi insurgents. [10 Aug 2016]
Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian paints up some Israeli mortar vehicles. [21 Jul 2016]
Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian wonders: Can Fernando do 1/285th? [14 Jul 2016]
Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian dips his toe into the Russo-Japanese War. [14 Jun 2016]
Twenty-five years? It seems like just yesterday to Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian... [31 May 2016]
Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian goes into repair mode when painted models are damaged in shipping. [19 Apr 2016]
Blue Table paints the gladiators from Bronze Age Miniatures. [8 Feb 2016]
Combatpainter Painting Studios continues the winter theme. [18 Jan 2016]
Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian finally dips his toe into the world of Aeronef. [6 Dec 2015]
Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian adds infantry to his Israeli force. [29 Nov 2015]
The Acolyte Vampires return - based, now, and ready for the game table. [21 Nov 2015]
Beowulf Fezian paints up some WWII Soviet aircraft. [4 Nov 2015]
Combatpainter Painting Studio delivers more reinforcements for our WWII winter Germans. [2 Jul 2015]
Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian adds APCs to his Israeli forces. [9 Jun 2015]
Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian equips his Israeli recon unit. [4 Sep 2013]
T-34s, beware! [16 Apr 2013]
Command figures for the 1410 Teutonics. [26 Mar 2013]
A more wintry portrayal of German Riflemen with Greatcoats II. [18 Jan 2013]
Doing winter WWII gaming? Then give your soldats some greatcoats. [28 Dec 2012]
Troop of Shewe shows their photos of a trio of Soviet T-34 tanks painted for TMP. [27 Jun 2012]
Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian is painting some ground targets as he needs them. [1 Jun 2012]
The next Teutonic Knights unit - Crossbowmen! [3 Feb 2012]
PhilGreg Painters in Sri Lanka paints our Teutonic spearmen. [25 Jan 2012]
Personal logo combatpainter Supporting Member of TMP Fezian paints a legend from the Trojan Wars. [16 Jan 2012]
Blue Table Painting does some junior vampires for us. [10 Jan 2012]
Combatpainter Painting Studios takes on WWII Germans in Greatcoats. [7 Jan 2012]
Blue Table Painting paints some of the latest releases from Bronze Age Miniatures. [1 Aug 2011]
The wandering unit of T-26s are now revealed... [8 Nov 2010]
Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian tackles his greatest foe - another Green Vehicle... [26 Oct 2010]
At last! Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian finally paints the first of his Gauls... [18 Oct 2010]
Time to upgrade your BMP1s and 2s? [13 Oct 2010]
Need some armored artillery vehicles? [27 Sep 2010]
It's hard to find 25mm Russians in the early-war summer uniform, but here they are! [22 Sep 2010]
Warcolours Painting Studio Fezian paints Battlefront's Soviet rocket battery. [23 May 2010]
Can you buy a 15mm pre-painted Sherman for $3 USD at your local store? [29 Apr 2010]
Warcolours Painting Studio Fezian paints Battlefront's Soviet T60 light tank. [5 Mar 2010]
Beowulf Fezian paints the prototypes for the Eureka Amazon Army. [21 Oct 2009]
Old Guard Painters adds another force to the TMP Soviet army. [18 Oct 2009]
Looking for an armored car with some punch? [14 Jul 2009]
The last - the most elusive - set of dino skellies... [9 Jul 2009]
The Germans arrive for my Hour of Glory. [28 Jun 2009]
Remember back in 2005, when I promised pictures of those Sumerian chariot stands in 6mm? [15 Jun 2009]
72 riflemen join our forces! [31 May 2009]
On Memorial Day (U.S.), a reminder of the casualties of WWII. [24 May 2009]
More photographs of The Brigadier and his men. [19 Apr 2009]
Old Guard Painters adds more trucks to my Soviet arsenal. [5 Apr 2009]
The NSU Kettenkraftrad Sd.Kfz.2 Normandie 1944 from Gaso.line. [1 Apr 2009]
Old Guard Painters does Peter Pig's 15mm Soviet mortars. [6 Jan 2009]
Infiltrate a WWII German base with these agents of SABRE! [30 Dec 2008]
These "puzzle tanks" are good quality for the cost. [11 Dec 2008]
Wilson's Miniatures paints Peter Pig's 15mm Soviet officers. [9 Oct 2008]
I promised to show pictures of the AK47 army that I'm painting - here are the regular forces. [15 Sep 2008]
Tod gives us another look at his "old school" Boxer Rebellion figures. [7 Sep 2008]
You've seen them painted, now see them based... [24 Aug 2008]
The first militia for the AK47 "opposing army." [4 Aug 2008]
The last four villagers from Blue Moon's Romanian set, as painted by PhilGreg Painters. [3 Aug 2008]
Fernando Painters paints up a dirty, patched truck. [28 Jul 2008]
A fourth set of Romanian villagers from Blue Moon's boxed set. [27 Jul 2008]
Another four villagers from the Romanian set by Blue Moon. [21 Jul 2008]
Adam8472 Fezian Inactive Member gets medieval. [14 Jul 2008]
Four more villagers from vampire-infested Romania. [13 Jul 2008]
Do you recognize this set? [4 Jul 2008]
Need a classic airliner for your Pulp scenarios? [20 Apr 2008]
How does coverbinding work? [16 Apr 2008]
We begin a look at Blue Moon's Romanian Civilians, as painted for us by PhilGreg Painters. [18 Mar 2008]
From the Master Fighter line, a set of 1/48th infantry and accessories for Solido's U.S. halftrack. [16 Mar 2008]
It's probably too late already this season to snatch these bargains up... [24 Jan 2008]
Apparently, great minds think alike... [23 Jan 2008]
At Christmas, the good kids get presents. Ever wondered what happened to the bad kids? [22 Jan 2008]
Who has armed the snowmen, and to whom does their allegiance belong? [16 Jan 2008]
If snowflakes resemble snowy bees, then who rules over the snowflakes? [15 Jan 2008]
The Sovereign of Sweets and her entourage take their turn in Showcase. [30 Dec 2007]
You wanted more photos of the Santa Claws Gang? Here is Santa and two of his companions. [29 Dec 2007]
As the holiday season approaches, overstock toys of previous years show up in the dollar stores. [1 Nov 2007]
"Hefty" metal die-cast cars are cheap this time of year. [31 Oct 2007]
You can pick up a toy blimp in the local toy department for less than a dollar. [30 Oct 2007]
Mal Wright Fezian Inactive Member's first experience with 1:4800 scale naval models. [18 Oct 2007]
You can buy miniatures at Wal-Mart? [26 Aug 2007]
Showing off the work of Gerald Cronin, the artist behind the GJM Figurines Painting Service. [14 Aug 2007]
The Editor tries out a boardgame - yes, a boardgame - from battle-market magazine. [8 Jul 2007]
Latest N-scale German armor from GFI. [8 Mar 2007]
The Editor snaps some photos of the pre-painted Middle Eastern infantry from Mongoose's new game, Battlefield Evolution. [7 Mar 2007]
Mal Wright Fezian Inactive Member goes to sea with the Terrain Mat. [15 Nov 2006]
The Editor almost has a heart attack... [28 Oct 2006]
Looking for a way to mark explosions or fire? [28 Jun 2006]
Why are some fans up in arms over the latest Axis and Allies release? [26 Jun 2006]
The first sample from Gaso.line's new Master Fighter pre-painted 1/48th scale series. [13 Jan 2006]
Pre-painted models from the World Tank Museum. [12 Jan 2006]
PeteMurray Inactive Member takes a look at Microfigs' Soviet T-80B tank and a BMP-1 infantry fighting vehicle in N scale. [16 Oct 2005]
Can a WWII blockgame find happiness as a miniatures campaign system? [27 Sep 2005]
pmglasser Inactive Member takes a first look at the new Axis & Allies. [13 Sep 2005]
The fascinating history of one of the hobby's major manufacturers. [29 Aug 2005]
A walk down memory lane - do you remember the Tank Trap? [23 Aug 2005]
Thinking to invade German-held Europe? Then you'll need some of these... [21 Aug 2005]
Whatever happened to the Boogey Men? [18 Aug 2005]
We look at spearmen from Castaway Arts' new Babylonian line. [10 Aug 2005]
We take a look at Battlefront's version of the BA-6, a unique "heavy" armored car in Soviet service. [15 Nov 2004]
The real-life entry teams of modern army and police forces, from Steve Jackson Games. [4 Nov 2004]
The Editor gets a look at a sampler for MLB SportsClix from WizKids. [7 Apr 2004]
We take a look at the exclusive figure made for Bayou Wars XI. [11 Jun 2003]
The Editor takes a look at one of the "Victorian" ships in the 1:2400 scale Age of Sail & Steam line from Tumbling Dice. [5 Jan 2003]
Reader Pat Ripley finds an incredible bargain in the bins. [8 Apr 2002]
Think of Allied engineering in WWII, and the ubiquitous pre-fabricated Quonset Huts of military construction instantly spring to mind. Microfigs has brought out two varieties in their 1/285th scale pack. [26 Dec 2001]
After the recall, how does Battlefront's remastered KV-1 Heavy Tank measure up? The Editor takes a look. [25 May 2001]

A lot of people seem to be getting into 15mm WWII gaming lately. The Editor takes a look at the 15mm (1:100) Russian infantry packs from Battlefront. [28 Dec 2000]

If you've been dying to recreate the campaign which started the War in Europe, then you'll need 1939 Polish figures. Where to get them? The Editor takes a look at the new 15mm series from Outpost Wargame Services. [4 Dec 2000]

Feel the urge to hoist the Jolly Roger and go off in search of sunken treasure? Then Eureka Miniatures may have what you're looking for - particularly if you want 25mm scale, and if you like customizable figures... [6 Apr 2000]

Looking for the ultimate ruin in which to recreate the house-to-house fighting of the Second World War? Perhaps Wargame Ruins' latest product, for use with 15mm and 20mm figures, might fit the bill. [3 Apr 2000]

Perhaps you've seen a box like this in your local game store, and wondered what was contained within? The Editor shows you what comes with this kit of a WWII light tank. [29 Mar 2000]

Want to fight the War in the Pacific, without spending a lot of money or doing a lot of painting? Then these 1/2400 scale epoxy models from Panzerschiffe may be just what you're looking for... [24 Feb 2000]
If you're considering doing anything with modern Africa in 15mm scale, you should take a look at Peter Pig's Range 17 - Modern African Wars product line. We examine pack 17-13, portraying professional soldiers armed with the FN/SLR automatic rifle. [3 Feb 2000]
Take a good look - see if this figure resembles anyone from the textbooks you've read. (Hint: He fought for the South in the American Civil War.) When you think you know the answer, read onwards... [22 Jan 2000]

Looking for the perfect accoutrement for your next game? Or maybe a way to find out if your co-workers secretly harbor an interest in Ancients? The official Melees Gloriosus mug might be just what you need... [18 Jan 2000]

Looking for an obscure army to impress your non-wargaming friends? The Editor looks at these nomadic warriors who came from the East to fight both Charlemagne and the Byzantines. 15mm Avar Heavy Cavalry from Outpost Wargame Services. [6 Jan 2000]
Crates are the sort of scenic item that is a pain to build from scratch, yet you could use dozens and dozens of them to add tactical clutter to your indoor scenarios. The Editor looks at Armorcast's Small Wooden Crate set, intended for a science fiction audience but...well, crates are crates. [6 Jan 2000]
Can a 54mm scale siege ladder find happiness in a 25mm world? The Editor considers Tactical Conflict's siege ladders for use with a new scale. [30 Dec 1999]
Need to christen that ship, tank or mecha? Beacon has the answer. [18 Dec 1999]
Tod P. Zechiel (owner of Cellmate Miniatures) has done what a lot of us wish we could - he woke up one day, realized he wanted something, and proceeded to create a miniatures line from scratch. His period of interest is the Boxer Rebellion, and so he has sculpted and cast his own line of 15mm Boxer Rebellion figures. [18 Dec 1999]
The new line of "micro" 1:3600 scale Ancient Naval models from Outpost Wargame Services is small enough to fit within the hexes of a boardgame, compact enough to wage a battle on a cramped dining table, and tiny enough to pose on this handful of change. [18 Dec 1999]
Blood Axe Miniatures releases two new 15mm armor kits: a SU-152 and a KV-1C. They're not even in the catalog yet, but we've got photos! [18 Dec 1999]
The latest releases from Blood Axe Miniatures [18 Dec 1999]
Clydeside's latest release in 1/1200 scale is this Dutch destroyer. [18 Dec 1999]
The Editor finds out just what Irregular's 2mm WWII figures look like. [18 Dec 1999]
Simtac shows off the latest improvements in their Jacobite 15mm line with this pack of Mongol camel-mounted bowmen. [18 Dec 1999]
Our first glimpse at the 20mm Korean War figures from Outpost Wargame Services includes samples of American commanders and Communist Chinese soldiers. [18 Dec 1999]
We open a box full of sample figures from Blood Axe Miniatures' 25mm ACW figure line. [18 Dec 1999]
And for comparison, we examine a medium bomber from C-in-C [18 Dec 1999]
We take a look at some 1/300 scale aircraft in the Collectair product line. [18 Dec 1999]