Friday, 18 July 2014

Stoke Challenge 2014 (UK) - Results

The final pacings were:

Player R1 R2 R3 Total
Simon Clarke 20 15 23 58
Bob Amey 4 24 23 51
Dene Green 22 25 3 50
Jon Phipps 21 0 23 44
Keith Spedding 3 1 23 28
Graham Hutchinson 5 17 2 24
Ray Boyles 15 5 2 22
Martin Stephenson 5 8 2 15

Round by round results. The armies were:

Player Club Army Date Book
Martin Stephenson MAWS Early Lithuanian 1520 C o E
Bob Amey Impalers Mughul 1562 C & C
Keith Spedding October Tibetan 1590 C & C
Ray Boyles October Wallachian - Moldavian 1590 C o E
Graham Hutchinson MAWS Early Russian 1621 C o E
Dene Green Burton Late Russian 1651 D & G
Jon Phipps Burton Hapsburg Austrian Imperial (E) 1690 D & G
Simon Clarke Burton Western Sudanese (Hausa) 1699 C o G

Not my finest hour but fun.

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Re-Mystified on Tour :: Stoke Challenge 2014

I've finally recovered from Sunday's 650 point Field of Glory Renaissance competition. The day was organised by Ray Boyles and Keith Spedding who worked well as an organising team and the day went quickly and smoothly.

Between games I got a chance to take some photos of the very well attended DBMM competition which gives you a flavour of the venue:

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Speaking of flavours the smell from the canteen was awful and lasted all day. Yuck! Naturally, the only photo I got of the FOGR competition was between rounds:


As far as the games went I, or rather the Early Lithunains, had a terrible, if enjoyable(!), day with only 15 points from a possible 75. Here's the reports:

Friday, 11 July 2014

Yet More Fame

I sent Ian Kay of Irregular Miniatures a photo of one of my Persian camel gunners. I promised him one for his web site:


He's now given it pride of place on his web page.

Having painted quite a few MIP14 & 15 recently I can recommend you investigate the range if you're interetsted in building a Renaissance Persian army.