Well, another Christmas has come and gone and we have done very well here at Cry Havoc!
I will begin with the required post. For the last few years,l I have participated in the Secret Santa program organized by Catherine and Ian over at THE BLOG WITH NO NAME. this is a lot of fun. The way it works is a number of us wargaming bloggers share are information and post ideas of things we would like for about 15 GBP. Catherine assigns us people in some unknown magical fashion and we secretly send our little packages to our assigned target.
My gift just arrived today, a little late. I only mention this because one, my odd sense of humor finds it intriguing that these little guys were cast in England, sent off to Germany and then finally here to the United States! They have yet to see battle but they are already well traveled.
Secondly, I have been informed that they were sent late due to a family illness at Christmas. I wanted to share my hopes and wishes for the best of all health to you, whoever are. I know some of the blogging community have been greatly challenged with illness this Christmas Season, and whether serious or slight I hope that you and yours are doing as well as you might.
What did I get?
Two packs of fine Perry Brothers miniatures. One Queen’s Rangers Command and one Queen’s Rangers Light Infantry. these are destined to be the start of my new project, focussing on Benedict Arnold’ invasion of Virginia in 1781. the Queen’s Rangers will my Main Force for this Sharp Practice campaign using Dawns and Departures. Thank for sending me these and thanks to Cath and Ian for continuing this Yule tradition!
I also received a number of things from Charlie Foxtrot Models. The huge Georgian mansion, a porch house, the stone barn I have so long wanted and his pig sty. I also received the driveway, pond and entrance gate to match the Georgian house. More on these will appear here later. These are mostly to be used for Chain of Command but I am sure some of them will find themselves serving double duty.
From Sally 4th, for my 7TV THE BEAT game, I have some new photorealistic row houses a Pub and Corner Store. These are really nice and I am slowly seeing the Greendock take shape.
I am still awaiting my Blood and Plunder Kickstarter, which should arrive any day. I know they are being fulfilled and look forward to getting mine with great anticipation. Lastly, I have some more stuff from Colin at Charlie Foxtrot on its way, most notably his new Tidewater House that I linked to in my last post. That is a project that I have been involved with and am very chuffed to see it come to fruition. More on that here later as well.
Cheers, and Happy New Year!