Just completed a second American gunboat. My original plan was to construct ten ships for the Dominion War campaign. However, a shortage of plasticard, combined with a reassessment of what was actually required, allowed me to reduce the number to eight models, with one more constructed for my Soviet WW2 collection. Only thing still to complete are some national flags!
I'm very pleased with their general appearance, and have no doubt they will provide some great scenarios for future games. The miniatures collection in 54mm is also nearing completion, with less than fifty odd figures still to be integrated. So that too is a project largely sorted.
Concerning this blog
I can't deny, posting on this blog gave me the incentive to complete my projects, a very useful morale boost.
I've now decided its time to reduce my posting on blogs. I want to concentrate my hobby time on condensing numerous shoe boxes full of notes I compiled over twenty-five years ago! Half are on a feature of the American Revolutionary War, the others are on my local volunteers and yeomanry during the French Revolutionary Wars. Both are mainly drawn from Government papers. Completing these projects must take priority; these are my attempts to fully record the exploits of others, A lot of time and resources went into researching both subjects, and they include a great deal of information which has never been published before. It really is time to get my act together and bring the information together.
In conclusion, most of my future wargaming will be just a family affair, lol. Posting here will have to take a backseat.
THE FULL FLEET ON MANOEUVRES (inspired by some similar scenes on Megablitz blog, see links.)