Monday, January 1, 2018

2017 Review

This past year has seen the smallest amount of time devoted to painting and playing in a decade, and there were so many factors that got me to that point.  A change of location, larger family commitments, kids sports, returning to school, and work all contributed, for sure.  I barely found time for a game, and perhaps that prevented me from wanting to paint much, too. I managed to play 10 games of Flames of War and a single game of X-Wing.   Now that I'm back in California, maybe I'll find some more games and feel like theres a purpose to painting all of these little tanks.

Again, I didn't paint much for myself, but I did knock out a pretty large commission for my friend Sam.

Great War British HQ
Great War British Rifle Platoon
Great War British Rifle Platoon
Great War British Vickers MG Platoon
Great War British Vickers MG Platoon
Great War British 3" Stokes Mortar Battery
Great War British OQF 18 Pounder Battery
British Artillery HQ
Great War British Mark A Whippet
Great War British Mark IV
Fallschirmjäger Sniper
Fallschirmjäger Anti-tank Rifle team
DAK 2.8cm Anti-tank Rifle
HMG Bunker
I actually got quite a few miniatures painted with Sam's commission army included, more that double what I managed last year.  I also painted more than I purchased, so that's a win.  10 Flames of War models purchased, 1 Imperial Assault figure, and 22 Flames of War painted, a 2:1 ratio!


  1. Looks good!

    Somehow I need to get your email so we can set up some games together!

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  2. Wonderful looking units, lovely painting and basing...