THE INDEPENDENT WARGAMES GROUP.
Being a Journal of views, prejudices,ideas and photographs of wargaming not just nationwide, but hopefully world wide.The name IWG was adopted in the early 1980's in response to the then dominant Wargames Research Group, but things have moved on,and wargaming appears to be in somewhat of a Golden Age, so sit back and hopefully enjoy my rantings.
Wednesday, 1 March 2017
The Union grows.
Well my Union army grows apace. However to counter this I have painted a few Perry dismounted cavalry chaps. I have realised however that I have outstripped my rebel forces by concentrating on re painting/rebasing the figures I received from Jim Sweeny and also painting more Union troops without doing the odd rebel ones. Somehow I've painted and acquired 19 regiments of Union as opposed to a mere 10 Rebel. A definite imbalance that will need to be redressed very quickly. So what I have I elected to paint next, another Union regiment, this time the 14th Brooklyn, modeled and sold by Forgotten Glorious Miniatures. These are a beautiful range of figures and a delight to paint, I couldnt help myself when I first received them, again its a same they provide such a tiny range.But very highly recommended.
My fourth Iron Brigade unit, this time Crusader Miniatures. They are very nice figures, and their unit deals make these a good buy. Unfortunately it is a very small range to choose from.
Finally a rebased, and touched up unit I obtained from Jim. They are a combination of Hinchliffe, Connoisseur and a Dixon officer being shot. They must be nearly forty years old, but I still think they have a life and charm to them.