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Offline Easy E

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Your Current Projects...
« on: October 06, 2022, 03:19:03 PM »
We are wargamers, so we are always working on various projects all the time.  Most of them are not ready for prime time, so we toil away in obscurity until it is ready to present to the world. 

No longer!  This thread is your chance to talk about projects you are working on even if they are not ready to present to the Lead Adventure world yet.  This could be:

1. Painting projects
2. Battles you are organizing
3. Research you are doing
4. Rules you are tinkering with or writing
5. Sculpting or conversion work

Whatever project you are working on, but not ready to show to the world; is a good candidate for this thread.

What are you working on?
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Offline Orctrader

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Re: Your Current Projects...
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2022, 03:28:30 PM »
Painting:  Pulp Figures The Daughters of the Empire and Lady Rathbone's Raiders sets.   And a Pulp Santa from Artizan I think.  ::)

Offline v_lazy_dragon

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Re: Your Current Projects...
« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2022, 03:58:09 PM »
Model desk: Almost exclusively prepping stuff, before my first Canadian winter reduces my ability to prime stuff at will! Two focuses:
-some Fantasy Landsknechts (LAF, GW, Foundry, White Knight) ready for some vaguely Warhammer Old World esque skirmish games inspired by the German Peasants War
- AWI Loyalists, civilians and sailors in the hope of doing some stuff inspired by the privateering actions in and around New Brunswick/Nova Scotia/PEI

Reading/Researching: Stuff related to the AWI in Atlantic Canada; tracking down uniforms/etc...
Xander
Army painters thread: leadadventureforum.com/index.php?topic=56540.msg671536#new
WinterApoc thread: leadadventureforum.com/index.php?topic=50815.0

Offline tikitang

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Re: Your Current Projects...
« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2022, 04:07:33 PM »
I'm working on what I have dubbed The Infernal Crusade, a new project concerned only with skirmishing in dungeons with larger (35-40mm scale) miniatures.

I haven't made a thread about it yet on LAF (I'm waiting until I've made some more progress first), but I have created a blog (in my signature) where I'm chronicling the project as it develops, both in terms of miniatures, my thoughts on it, and -- coming in the future -- reports of actual games.
https://the-infernal-crusade.blogspot.com/

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Offline Elbows

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Re: Your Current Projects...
« Reply #4 on: October 06, 2022, 04:31:04 PM »
Mine have been the same for a while...

Old West: I'm about to throw out my old town and build a new one, might replace a bunch of my minis as well...so it's going to get a refresh.

Dungeon Crawl: I've put this down for a year or so after getting severe burnout.  It'll be finished and published...eventually.

15mm WW2 Battlegroup: Project is more or less "complete", so it's just adding stuff as I feel like it.  I've just primed a bunch of Soviet village buildings this morning.

Fantasy Skirmish: Likewise, mostly done, though I'm going to be building a scratch built town at some point, and will publish this sometime in 2023.

Sci-Fi/Gang Skirmish: Mostly done, though waiting for more terrain to arrive from the UK (last package got lost by FedEx).  This "should" be published before Christmas.

Imagi-Nations Ancients: Just plugging away at an army - awaiting tokens and mat.  Likely not commercial, but a lot of rules writing as well.

2022 Painted Miniatures: 191
(2021: 148, 2020: 207, 2019: 123, 2018: 98, 2017: 226, 2016: 233, 2015: 32, 2014: 116)

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Offline Inkpaduta

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Re: Your Current Projects...
« Reply #5 on: October 06, 2022, 04:32:11 PM »
I have just purchased figures to do the Falkland islands War naval. 1:3000 ships and 1:1250 planes.
I am kicking around the idea of doing the Italio-Greek war of 1940-41 in 28mm.
Also working on finishing my 28mm Fantasy gangster line from Steve Barber.

Offline Gibby

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Re: Your Current Projects...
« Reply #6 on: October 06, 2022, 06:52:36 PM »
It's Partizan on Sunday so I best wait til Monday to tally it all up!  lol

Offline McYellowbelly

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Re: Your Current Projects...
« Reply #7 on: October 06, 2022, 06:58:00 PM »
28mm Anglo Saxons for a friend
Oldschool beastmen and skeletons
Start of a GW Imperial Knight conversion into a walking martyrs shrine thingy

Friends picking me up some Eureka chaos from Partizan, so.......
You don't scare me lady, I've been drinking with skeletons080918083132.png

Offline fusilierdan

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Re: Your Current Projects...
« Reply #8 on: October 06, 2022, 11:51:11 PM »
Painting some Empress ARVN. Getting a little stuck with the camo.
Have some of the new Copplestone Mark's Little Soldiers.

Offline lethallee61

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Re: Your Current Projects...
« Reply #9 on: October 07, 2022, 01:09:10 AM »
Splitting my painting time between Necrons and Ultramarines as I get each new issue of Imperium Magazine. When I get sick of them, I continue to paint up some Crumptown Cats (which are just beautiful figures). Long term, I need to finish British Airborne for CoC.
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Offline Stu

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Re: Your Current Projects...
« Reply #10 on: October 07, 2022, 04:55:43 AM »
Boxed up all my 28mm and started buying 20mm plastics for some reason. Looking at doing some imagi- nation WW1 in a Mesopotamia setting.

Offline majorsmith

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Re: Your Current Projects...
« Reply #11 on: October 07, 2022, 06:04:02 AM »
Quite a few projects on the go for me!

Commission work which pays for my hobby Ö..

My own projects,

Dixon samurai for ronin skirmish game

3 musketeers, more scenery needing painting up!

Silver skulls space marines and eldar for a not 40k ruleset

54mm Prussian army still to complete!

Oh and I seem to have picked up 1st edition spacehulk which needs 30 odd figures painting for it!!

Offline Mick_in_Switzerland

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Re: Your Current Projects...
« Reply #12 on: October 07, 2022, 06:41:45 AM »
Since March 2020, I have been doing a huge Vietnam project, which started with a few Gringo 40s and Empress figures.
It evolved via XPS terrain building and 3d printing into a series of tutorials in Military Miniature magazine and then became a book.



https://militaryminiaturepress.com/product/modeling-painting-vietnam-wargames/

The book is now at the layout stage and will be available as an eBook and PDF by the end of October.
There will be a softback book as well.
I have sent in one round of edits on the whole book and second round on the first two chapters.
Depending on the layout team, my part will be finished in a few days.

I haven't decided what comes next, but it may be to revisit the 1879 Anglo Zulu War.
 

« Last Edit: October 07, 2022, 06:43:57 AM by Mick_in_Switzerland »

Offline SJWi

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Re: Your Current Projects...
« Reply #13 on: October 07, 2022, 07:04:09 AM »
Every holiday inspires me to a new project. I'm currently travelling round "Central Europe" and onto North Italy. So far I've considered the Hungarian Revolution of 1848, late Medieval Hungarian and Ottoman, Seven Years War Austrians ( I already have Prussian) and just know Verona and Genoa will inspire me to dust off and expand my Late Medieval/Renaissance forces. I hope I can resist the wars of Italian Unification! Lucky I'm missing Partizan and SELWG so hopefully sanity will prevail! My current projects back in Blighty are 28mm  Spartan and Indian Mutiny.

Offline levied troop

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Re: Your Current Projects...
« Reply #14 on: October 07, 2022, 07:32:37 AM »
Iím trying to organise/complete old projects on a monthly basis, so:
October - finish the ECW infantry and rebase/repair my old Byzantine and Papal forces from the 11th C.
November - start ECW cavalry and finish 2nd Baronís War horse
December - finish AWI buildings and start cleaning up figures for 12th C Aquitaine campaign idea.
January - finish the 1940 Germans
February - finish the 1940 British
The rest of 2023ís objectives are still fighting it out in the lead pile play-offs!
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