Saturday, March 24, 2012
I'm trying to decide what type of game I should GM at Historicon this year - it will either be Hail Caesar or Trafalgar. The requirements for Trafalgar are much easier to transport but those ship models are not the most durable - decisions, decisions.
Friday, March 23, 2012
I've had good experience with Battlefront in the rare occasion this has happened in the past so I used their centralized customer service email and sent in my request for a left side track section Saturday evening. Mid day Sunday I got an automated response saying I was case blah, blah, blah and that they were working on it. To be honest I was a little worried then given the delay on the auto-email.
I had nothing to fear. On Tuesday at 9:01am a package was delivered to my home with the missing part.
That's pretty darn impressive! The email goes to NZ gets routed to the US and the part is sent out to arrive in essentially one business day. Add that experience to the free FOW 3.0 rulebooks and you've got a superb example of a company that "gets" customer service.
That'll do, Battlefront, that'll do...
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Sgt Major Miniatures at last summer's Historicon and have finally got around to building them. I think the figures are from a company called Molon Labe.
Now that I've got the wargame table back, I'm itching to get my Romans and Dacians back on tabletop. I wonder who'll get to use the new "Ellies for the first time?????
Sunday, March 18, 2012
It has been a long time, but it's time for a game. I'm setting up a game using the Trafalgar rules for my friend Ernie whose been working way too hard. The game will use my 1/1200 Langton models for a hypothetical clash between a French/Spanish fleet and a British / American one.
I'm still working out the scenario "special rules" and hope to get the game organized in a week or so.
It's good to have mini's back on the table!
Friday, March 9, 2012
Oh well, back to robotics for the next few days. My son's team is competing at an FRC event, which involves building fairly large robots. As a rookie team it's a bit daunting but I think they'll do fine
Thursday, March 1, 2012
As reported earlier, with the new release of FOW ver 3.0 a return to 15mm WWII was in order. The first project will be to finish up a 1,750 point German Panzer Grenadier Lehr company. The artillery support will come from a small battery of three Nebelwerfers which are now ready to take the field.