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Messages - Gangleader147

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Please include me for lunch, I wasnít gonna but figure I have to eat!!

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If there is a mat going then Iím game.

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General discussion / Re: Varnish
« on: November 29, 2017, 08:55:05 AM »
Only issue I have had from Armypainter Matt varnish is when the weather is slightly damp or chilled and that can offer some misting.

I find brush on varnish much more robust so for 28ís I brush on a gloss varnish then spray the Matt once dry to tone it down.  Although I may now take Martins too too.

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General discussion / Re: Sci Fi
« on: November 29, 2017, 08:51:21 AM »
There is a lot of stuff going on in the market and my concern is they become saturated as not enough followers or manufacturers cannot keep up with releases or offer up units that are in expansion books.  There is a fair chunk of alternative WW2 stuff out there with Gucci kit or zombies, vampires etc.  That could be easy to set up with current WW2 tweaks and tweaks to PBI.  But I think most historical periods have now had the pleasure of steam punk or zombies being added.

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General discussion / Re: Very quiet
« on: November 29, 2017, 08:14:41 AM »
My collections are having a restructure, some older systems that havenít seen daylight are being brought forward for use.

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General discussion / Re: Currently Reading
« on: November 29, 2017, 08:12:59 AM »
Still working my way through George RR Martins Game of Thrones series having started again, and picked up a prequel too.

Some reference books for ACW and WW2.

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General discussion / Re: Christmas Gaming
« on: November 29, 2017, 08:11:01 AM »
Not rfcm linked but organising a one day fun Xwing event with my kids and a couple of friends.

Other half will purchase gaming related items for me with some guidance.  Although I wanted a perry French nap artillery crew, she couldnít work out which so got me one of each from their website.  Didnít have the heart to tell her I didnít need that many!



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General discussion / Re: I observed a new store today.
« on: November 29, 2017, 08:08:21 AM »
Boss minis was an online war game shop.  Hopefully expanding but my experience with shops are they try to run before they can walk.  The gaming market can be fashion led so small stores over spend on a range of items that they find go out of favour.

I hope they read their business well as you canít beat going to a bricks and mortar store for both purchasing and social needs.

There have been a couple more ups and downs across Bournemouth and Poole.

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Martin remembering his rules, is this the same Martin?

Really looking forward to this, let me know how to get you the cash.  Should have grabbed it off me on Sunday.

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General discussion / Re: Wargame predictions for 2017 and beyond
« on: October 03, 2017, 10:57:24 AM »
I was a grid doubter then realised thanks to PBI that you don't notice it.  Nuts really as I had up until then played battletech with hexes!!

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General discussion / Re: Wargame predictions for 2017 and beyond
« on: October 03, 2017, 08:58:47 AM »
All interesting points, good comments on shows. 

You missed off 'Lee will return'.

And it looks like Wargaming companies will look better at the market to make sure their business model is going to work in a market place saturated with systems.

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General discussion / Re: Memorable RFCM gaming moments
« on: October 03, 2017, 08:33:44 AM »
Portbury Knights PBI comp, one dark wintery day, playing by candlelight due to power cut and having had maybe a pint or two too many! #drinkaware

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General discussion / Re: What are you working on....?
« on: October 03, 2017, 08:31:48 AM »
Restarting all my piggy armies for most systems!

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General discussion / Re: Superstition in wargames
« on: October 03, 2017, 08:29:23 AM »
There are dice gods!!

And when you paint your last mini, you die!!!

Simples ....

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