Usually Sporadic; Always Quixotic

Roleplaying and Miniatures Projects from a Frequently Distracted Gamer's Mind

15mm Renaissance (c. 1474-1651) Skirmish Project

I have recently pivoted my historical wargaming focus from big battles in 6mm to skirmish-scale games in 15mm after I received much interest from my network of gaming friends about the latter… and continued crickets about the former! I hesitate to lean too much on the “pike and shot” term…

First Units Painted & Based!

Took two hours Sunday evening to see if I could get approx. 30 minis (a combination of musketeers and pikemen) painted. Using basic batch painting methods and a fairly simple approach of big, blocked colors and a wash, I was able to do just that! It may not look fancy,…

6mm Inspirations #1

As part of this project, I’ll be collecting and sharing awe-inspiring and relevant photos of the work other gamers have done in 6mm scale. Yes, my focus will be on other pike and shot era minis and armies, but there’s a lot of cool work being done with the still-going…

First 6mm Orders Have Arrived!

I’ve been slowly (slooowly) developing my own set of pike and shot era rules over the last two years. During that time, I’ve been playtesting exclusively with paper proxies I designed. I’ve reached a point where I’m confident enough in some of the fundamental design choices such as base sizes…

Playtesting With Paper Proxies

I have been slowly tinkering with a homebrew set of pike and shot era tabletop rules since the middle of 2018 after my oldest friend – and chief tabletop miniatures gaming instigator – Eric and I played a couple of games of Baroque and found ourselves starting to house rule…