sábado, 27 de setembro de 2014

My own A7V

A little tank I had around for about 3 years, and finally decided to give it a proper paint job. At least I tried.

It's a Wargames South (now Arrowhead Miniatures) 1/144 metal A7V.

sábado, 6 de setembro de 2014

sábado, 23 de agosto de 2014

Wargame on the way?

My friend Rui Sena from Tempos Medievais has a online poll running - he wants to know which of the following subjects would you like to play:

- WWI Battle of Mozambique (1916 Portuguese/British forces vs German force)
- WWII Battle of France (May 1940)
- WWII Battle of Normandy (D-DAY only)
- WWII (6 June to 22 August)
- Modern Conflict (Cops vs Gangs)

Vote here.

segunda-feira, 30 de junho de 2014

The Lone Ranger

1/72 scale figures, a Waterloo 1815 Apache and an Airfix Cowboy (merci, Pascal), finally over!

 And a final picture. A small round base with a printed scenario glued to it.

terça-feira, 27 de maio de 2014

Napoleonic fort/Linhas de Torres - WIP


While the painting is going slow, one of the current projects - a small fort in Linhas de Torres - is taking its shape.

The base for the terrain is almost ready and the figures arrived yesterday.

Usually I don't post the figures at this stage, but these are different (to me). 2 naval gun crews from Warmodelling Miniatures. Scale? 18mm! The fort is supposed to be 1/72, so I may have to make a few more cuts...

 I may have to get a few more figures and these look so fine! (Yes, some forts were equipped by naval guns and crews.) I'll call my friend Rui from Tempos Medievais and order it for me!

A base para o forte n.º 19 - Ajuda Pequeno - toma forma. É necessário aumentar o nível do terreno do lado de fora e "escavar" o interior do forte. Depois começam os detalhes!
Embora esteja pensado para a escala 1/72, acabei por encomendar estas figuras a 18 mm através da Tempos Medievais. Excelente negócio! Acho que ainda vou encomendar os oficiais... É que sendo um forte, alguns teriam peças e elementos dos navios britânicos!

domingo, 4 de maio de 2014

Dragon Slayer

This was built for a GB on a Portuguese forum and I had the idea for it when I saw the dragon in a Chinese store. Well, my son saw it first... I had to fight for it! No, not really. I had to buy 2... :)

The slayer is a 1/72 Zvezda's English Knights of the 100 Years War.

Final pictures

terça-feira, 15 de abril de 2014

Miniart Hussites Archers

As the title says, these guys are from Miniart's Hussites box. I don't like them that much, but had these few around here... So, over the last few days I painted them. Slowly, my Silves 1189 project gets its figures.

quinta-feira, 10 de abril de 2014

La Lys

Yesterday, a few Portuguese remembered the Battle of the Lys (1918). Shortly, the biggest portuguese defeat since Alcácer Quibir, in 1578.
I had a grand-grandfather there. He was lucky, he returned alive and in one piece, but my parents tell me that the war changed him (for worse). Adding to that, the soldiers were not very well welcomed back by the Portuguese authorities...
I hope the only wars I have to face are these with my toy soldiers!

terça-feira, 8 de abril de 2014

domingo, 6 de abril de 2014

A figure a day keeps the shrink away!

No, I'm not posting / painting a figure each day... but this one was painted in one day.

Strelets 1/72 - a Streltsy (Russian version of musketeers, I understood), 17th century.
I like these figures (it's the second I painted), they look very good, unlike many Strelets figures!

Not the best pictures though...

quinta-feira, 27 de março de 2014

Advertising post

Hi everybody!!

Not much to tell for now but I'll be posting more models soon.

So, I've advertise this store before, it belongs to a friend and now you can browse it in English.

If the range of figures suits you, register and you'll have a good surprise. Ok, I'll tell: once a year, each registered user gets a €5 discount on any order of €25 or above!!

Novidades no site, agora também em Inglês.
Cada cliente recebe anualmente, um vale de desconto de 5 € para encomendas superiores ou iguais a 25 €.

Another thing...
Quite interesting! Now Ghengis is coming!

sábado, 15 de março de 2014

Some archers from Strelets

During the last two weeks I've been working on these guys (and some other stuff, but mostly these). From Strelets' Norman Archers, they will be used as christian troops of the Portuguese Reconquista or/and wargaming, as my Tempos Medievais army needs firepower! 

These are from Zvezda's Medieval Peasant army. Those arms... :(   Not sure what will be of them...

sexta-feira, 7 de março de 2014

Aviso: Post publicitário! (depois não me culpem pelas vossas despesas)

Bom dia, boa tarde ou boa noite!!

A Tempos Medievais vai estar presente no GTS, com loja e demonstrações de
Napoleon at War.

O evento realiza-se nos dias 8 e 9 de Março na Faculdade de Ciências e
Tecnologia da UNL, Monte da Caparica, Edifício VII (Matemática).

Da nossa parte fica o convite para que venham visitar e lançar uns dados.

Torneios no evento: Flames of War, Infinity, Warhammer 40k, Warhammer
Fantasy e Warmachine.

E muitas coisas boas na loja online

sábado, 8 de fevereiro de 2014

Moria Goblins final pictures

The bases needed to be finished and then I realized the eyes needed some final touch too! That's why most picures were taken before the eyes were painted...
I guess that they are better now...