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Christmas loot

Postby Stavka » Mon Dec 25, 2017 9:36 am

Merry Christmas, all!

This Christmas morning the postie came to the door with a box from The Plastic Soldier Company. This is the beginning of my 15mm desert war project; Operation Battleaxe in 15mm using Blitzkrieg Commander II.

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The A-9's and A-10's will be joined by one more squadron of three Zvezda A-13 cruisers I ordered locally, and that will give me the 2nd RTR. The Matildas will give close support to some Indian troops, to be acquired later.

Can't decide whether to belt out some Christmas carols, or a few choruses of Lily Marlene.
"So long as men worship the Caesars and Napoleons, Caesars and Napoleons will duly arise and make them miserable."
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Re: Christmas loot

Postby Etranger » Mon Dec 25, 2017 11:35 am

Nice! A couple of 1/35 kits is my haul.
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Re: Christmas loot

Postby Overrevdsquat » Mon Dec 25, 2017 9:40 pm

Lovely.

I got a 1/76 Cromwell, and lots of various space dwarves :D
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Re: Christmas loot

Postby paintinglittlesods » Tue Dec 26, 2017 11:46 pm

I did not get a single wargaming related item, though I am making up for that now :)
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Re: Christmas loot

Postby Dog who drinks paint » Wed Dec 27, 2017 4:39 am

Nothing strictly wargaming (dealt with that myself on the 22nd by ordering some kits from Hannants and mailing my Sassanids to Sri Lanka for painting), but I did score 'The Pacific' on dvd plus 'A Waste of Blood and Treasure', 'With the Jocks' and 'Reminiscences 1808-1815 Under Wellington: The Peninsular and Waterloo Memoirs of William Hay' in various book formats.

Merry Winterval to you all!
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Re: Christmas loot

Postby Ronan the Librarian » Thu Dec 28, 2017 2:47 pm

Having enough lead and plastic to last me several lifetimes (at my glacial painting speeds), I went for books - all on the Renaissance/Restoration period.
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Re: Christmas loot

Postby subedai » Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:21 pm

Daughter bought me a couple of Ospreys-Fornovo 1495 and Landsnechts. Treated myself to my Early War Brits, French and Germans. That's it really. The rest was non-wargaming related.
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Re: Christmas loot

Postby bangorstu » Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:31 pm

I don't ask my folks to buy wargaming stuff... but a mate did buy me the same book about the British response to the 1940 invasion threat that I had bought for Dad...

So, just invested in a bunch of stuff from the Lardies...
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