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The Jolly Roger, Scourge of the High Seas

The Jolly Roger, Scourge of the High Seas

We played our second game of Osprey’s new pirate themed rules On the Seven Seas last evening. His Majesty’s Navy, hunting the pirates, came under attack from Captain Hook and Calico Jack. Hook opened fire on the navy brig and then swerved in to grapple and board. This caught the naval Captain off guard and […]

Kill BIll

When I got my Fist Full of Kung Fu minis back in February I decided that what was lacking from the sets was some kind of lethal female assassin, and it occurred to me how cool it would be to have a mini based on the Bride out of the movie Kill Bill. After looking […]

Ronin – “first blood”!

Carvel’s now finished the two Northstar buntai the Starship crew got him for his 50th – a total change of direction from his usual painting “comfort zone”! The figures are lovely¬†sculpts, full of movement and detail, and reward fine painting (have a look in the gallery for Carvel and Al’s minis – the Koryu, Bushi […]

A Fist Full of Kung Fu: The Yakuza

The other set I got from the Northstar’s Kung Fu range. Tried to get a tiger on the bruisers tattoo… not sure if it is more tigger? These are painted as the come out of the box, just the bases removed. Once again, these were fantastic minis to paint, and are fabulously cast and sculpted. […]

A Fist full of Kung Fu The Cops

Here are the ‘Cops’ faction from Northstar’s supporting figure range for Osprey’s A Fist Full of Kung Fu. Sculpting wise these are great minis. Lovely detail and full of character, with a comfortable solid feel that will make them durable as gaming pieces too. There were a couple of miscasts but Northstar were aware of […]