Category Archives: Napoleonic Wars

The Army of the Duchy of Warsaw (Part 2: The Generals)

In Part 1 I looked at some infantry regiments I’d painted for the Army of the Duchy of Warsaw, circa 1812-1813.  This time it’s the turn of the generals.  These are all AB Figures 15mm models, painted by me. All … Continue reading

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The Army of the Duchy of Warsaw (Part 1)

Since this lockdown started I’ve been looking forward to the games I’m going to have once it’s all over and that has served as an impetus to my painting, as well something to keep my mind occupied and positive. Consequently, … Continue reading

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And Now For Something Completely Different: 1809 Chess-Set

A blast from the past appeared on my Facebook feed this week, when an old friend posted some photos of the chess-set I made for him about 21 years ago, based on the French and Austrian armies of the 1809 … Continue reading

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The Battle of Fuentes de Oñoro 1811 (A Scenario for Napoleon’s Battles)

In the first few months of 1811, Wellington had turned back yet another French invasion of Portugal at the Lines of Torres Vedras and had gone onto the offensive, pushing Marshal Masséna‘s army all the way back into Spain.  However, … Continue reading

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Napoleonic Reinforcements

I’m in trouble with Mrs Fawr… The lockdown means that I’ve been painting AB Figures Napoleonics at an unprecedented rate and have been buying bare metal at an even greater rate, primarily due to hoovering up the remaining stock of … Continue reading

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“La Garde au Feu!”: My 15mm French Imperial Guard (Part 7: The Heavy Cavalry)

As discussed last time, I’m finally done with the Imperial Guard!  So here’s the last part – the heavy cavalry regiments of the French Imperial Guard: Gendarmes d’Élite de la Garde Again, I’m starting with something of an oddball unit, … Continue reading

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“La Garde au Feu!”: My 15mm French Imperial Guard (Part 6 – The Light Cavalry)

At long last, with the completion of the Mameluke Squadron of the Guard, I’ve finally ‘finished’ my French Imperial Guard… OK, perhaps I might eventually get some greatcoated Old Guard infantry for 1815… and I should probably spruce up those … Continue reading

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“La Garde au Feu!”: My 15mm French Imperial Guard (Part 5 – The Artillery)

Just a short post this time, covering the Foot and Horse Artillery of the French Imperial Guard.  I’ve finally finished the Guard Cavalry, so will save them for the next post! I painted the Imperial Guard Foot Artillery a very … Continue reading

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Masséna’s Counter-Attack At Wagram 1809: The Refight

Last week we finally managed to play my ‘Massena’s Counter-Attack at Wagram’ scenario.  We had originally planned to play this scenario at Christmas, but had to cancel due to sickness.  This will probably have been our last game for a … Continue reading

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‘Imperial & Royal’: My 15mm Napoleonic Austrian Army (Part 6: Grenadiers)

As ponderous as an Austrian army corps on campaign, this series is finally trudging to it’s destination and the loyal camp followers can finally… do whatever it is that camp followers do… For this last instalment I’m looking at the … Continue reading

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