Links for a Day Off
If you find yourself stuck at home with spare time on your hands as you've been snowed in, here's a list of things you could do to pass the time:
Stuff to pass the time on this site
- Source your next army by browsing some of the 1000+ pictures of 15mm Ancients miniatures in the 15mm Photo Directory - and whilst you are browsing, remember to click some of the star-ratings underneath each photo to share your opinions on how good each figure is, as the combined ratings will be seen by hundreds of other gamers!
- Register for the FoG Wiki and add an army list, a link to another site or some notes on how to use the army to any one of the pages. The Wiki is currently getting over 300 hits each and every day - so anything you add WILL be used and appreciated by hundreds of other FoG gamers worldwide
- Use the Wargamers Blah Generator to amuse yourself with bizzarre wargamers utterances for hours on end
- Educate yourself and pick up some cheap books relating to your latest army project in an Amazon.co.uk bookshop categorised by FoG Army List.
- Look back over 10 years of Battle Reports for FoG, DBM and others.
- Learn how to take pictures of your figures using my Photographing Wargame Figures for Dummies guide.
- Make sure you have considered every possible manufacturer for your army by browsing the 15mm Suppliers Directory - a listing of all the 15mm manufacturers I know, with sample pictures of their stuff, details of their ranges, ordering and contact information
- Consider a new painting technique with this collection of my own painting guides for 15mm Ancients, 10mm WW2 and 15mm WW2 all here.
- Check out hundreds of pictures of real tanks and aircraft from the Russian Army Museum, Russian Artillery Museum, Russian Tank Testing Museum (Kubinka) and the US Army Tank Museum (Aberdeen) in my online Museums Photo Gallery.
- See how some famous, and not-so-famous gamers got into the hobby and learn what are their favourite books on Wargamers Island. You could even compile your own list and send it to me for publication. !
Look for some cheap figures on eBay UK via the following links
- 15mm Ancients
- 15mm "Buy Now" Ancients
- 25/28mm Ancients
- 20mm Ancients Figures
- 10mm - All era's
- 1/144th Scale
- 15mm Flames of War
- Wargames Terrain
- Flock & Grass
- D6 Dice for Sale
- or just search the entire eBay UK Site
or on eBay US
Or on Australian eBay
Search Abe Books for any hard-to-find books you may want
Search Amazon for books
Check out what I have written about your favourite FoG army
(and maybe even add to the page with your own comments and content)