Gisby's Gaming Blog

September 18, 2016

Barsoom: A Few Beasts

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A Bronze Age Miniatures Banth. Rawr!

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Bronze Age Miniatures Calot. He’s not exactly how I pictured a Calot, but I like him.

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This is a plastic D&D monster that I use as an Apt. Strictly speaking, he doesn’t look like an Apt, but whenever anyone sees him they go ‘Ah! An Apt!’

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He’s the male, I gave him a mane so you could tell him from his harem.

September 4, 2016

SPACE 1889: Martian Artillery

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My Martians needed artillery. So I went to the Irregular Miniatures site, and found a renaissance cannon. Animal-headed, it was alien-looking enough to be perfect.

So I ordered it.

When it arrived, it was beautiful, just like in the picture. It was just a bit bigger than I expected. I was looking for a field piece, and got a huge field piece. But hey, nobody said the Martians had well-designed artillery.

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I picked up four RAFM artillerymen to man it. I made the gun tools out of wire.

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All in all, I rather like it as a unit. The gun is impressive, and sized way out of proportion to it’s effectiveness.

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