Saturday, August 30, 2003

Friday, August 29, 2003

The Perfect Captain

The Perfect Captain's Hompage contains a number of free rulesets and interesting tidbits.

Thursday, August 28, 2003

Napoleonic Uniforms from Historex

Uniforms of the Napoleonic Wars - HISTOREX contains a lot of color pictures from Historix painting guides, mostly French.

HotT Paper Armies

Lazarus' Lair has, among other things, paper armies for Hordes of the Things.

Wednesday, August 27, 2003

Air Force Overviews

Complete Air Force Overview from Scramble Magazine has a lot of information on current air forces across the world.

Thursday, August 21, 2003

Arc of Fire Optional Rules

The Arc of Fire website has optional rules to download for Colonial, Vietnam and WWI games, as well as 2nd printing edits and two WWII scenarios.

Tuesday, August 19, 2003

Warfare in Feudal Japan

The Wargamer has a section on Warfare in Feudal Japan.

15mm Napoleonics

Nappy15 is a nice site devoted to 15mm Napoleonic wargaming.

Easy Miniature Display Shelf

I made a quick and easy miniatures display shelf. You can, too. Read on:

Friday, August 15, 2003

Photoshop Map Making Tutorial

Manoj of India Wargamers offers a tutorial on how he makes his excellent maps for his game reports.

Wargames Journal now free

Wargames Journal is now free.

Arc of Fire Counter Terrorism

BattleGroup Boston's Bunker has Peter Mancini's Arc of Fire countersheet and Hostage Rescue/Counter Terrorism rules.

Thursday, August 14, 2003

The Napoleon Guide

The Napoleon Guide is a good overview of the history and battles of the Napoleonic era.

The Miniatures Atlas

The Miniatures Atlas is a very well ordered and indexed listing of miniatures.

Wednesday, August 13, 2003

Napoleonic Uniforms

Nap Nuts has many color pictures and information on napoleonic uniforms. Update: Histoire et Figurines also has a lot of information, although no uniform pictures that I saw.

Mal. Wright's Terrain

Mal. Wright has posted several pictures of his wonderful terrain in the gallery. More of his terrain can be seen in my pictures of Eric Burgess's Historicon 2002 WW2 Pacific game.

Monday, August 11, 2003

Beginner's Guide to Napoleonics

I ran across this excellent GENERAL ORGANIZATION OF ARMIES by Laurent Deneu. It seems like a good starting place when looking at Napoleonic army organizations. I've mirrored it below:

Saturday, August 2, 2003

Little Lead Wiki

I've started a miniature wargaming wiki, the Little Lead Wiki. Please feel free to contribute and maintain your areas of interest.

Diorama Materials

Dioramaterials looks like a useful resource for terrain material.

Friday, August 1, 2003

Great Hall Miniatures

Great Hall Miniatures has pictures of most of the Peter Pig AK-47 line as well as other items suitable for Modern Africa and WW2.

PolyUrethane Spray Protection?

I bought a can of polyurethane spray to use on my miniatures. My thought was that if, as I believe, the miracle dip process provided more protection, perhaps the same could be achieved on non-dipped figures by using spray urethane. I bought gloss, and plan to cover with my usual Dullcote to control the sheen. Has anybody tried this before? I'll follow up with a report after I try it. Update: Quick answer: Yes.