On the Painting Table

Work has been quite busy lately, so there is not much on the painting table at the moment.

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What you can see here is a group of eight guys for my Mississippi Marine Brigade project. The figures are Minifigs Mexican-American War, but they will do for my purposes.

Also, I managed to finish a couple of 28mm Mexicans. The reason for this is that this weekend, we’ll have an outdoor tabletop gaming event with some friends. We will have a couple of board games, but the centerpiece will be my Mexican Revolution table – I’m planning on a scenario involving six players, which should be fun!

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The Mexican bandits are from Artizan, except for the rightmost one, who is from Pulp Figures. The little guys in the foreground are some more 15mm ACW – an officer for the MMB, a Confederate bugler and a guerilla.

To have some more terrain, I also built and painted two MDF oil wells from ttcombat. They are somewhat simplistic, but cheap and easy to assemble.

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My painting highlight however were those two guys:

pic4Those heroes of my childhood have recently been released in 28mm by the German manufacturer Stronghold Terrain. Bud Spencer and Terrence Hill are very popular in Germany and Austria. When I was a child, no weekend passed without one of their movies being on TV. I’m looking forward to using them in our big game – and I’ll make sure to give them hefty bonus for close combat!

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