Showing posts from February, 2016

Vapnartak, York, Wargames Show 2016

The first show of the year Vapnartak at  York racecourse is without doubt one of my favourite shows of the the year. And this year's was of the same high standard as previous years. And personal highlight for me was meeting some of the other members of Pendraken forum Big Kings of War Demonstration game run by Chesterfield Open Gaming Society Kings of War is the mass fantasy wargame from Mantic Entertainment. We've taken the "mass" part of that description to heart and will be playing it as it should be played: "BIG"! With many hundreds of models on each side, we'll be constantly playing through the day to show that even a game of this scale is able to be completed in a day's play. Demonstration by Comitatus  of late Roman re-enactment Comitatus is Britain's leading Late Roman re-enactment group helping to set a new standard in historical authenticity. Demonstration game run by East Leeds Militaria Society Wa

Pendraken Painting Competition Prizes Announced

The 2016 Pendraken Painting Competition is right around the corner, so it's time for the prizes! First of all, the winners and runners-up in each category will receive the following: The Winner of each category will receive £20.00 GBP worth of Pendraken credit! The Runner-Up of each category will receive £10.00 GBP worth of Pendraken credit! In addition to the Pendraken prizes, we've also got some special category-specific prizes, very kindly donated from our generous sponsors: Foot – Pre-20th C. – £20.00 GBP Voucher From Leven Miniatures! Leven Miniatures now offer a huge selection of 6mm resin products, from industrial and farming buildings through to military and railway types, with more releases coming all the time. The latest additions cover most of the iconic ACW buildings. For more info on Leven, head over to their website . Foot – 20th C. – A £20.00 GBP Voucher From Ironclad Miniatures! Ironclad Miniatures produce a huge range of buildings, vehicles

Pendraken Painting Competition 2016

First off, thanks to everyone who entered the 2016 Pendraken Painting Competition, once again we saw such a high standard of entries which pushed the envelope in what can be achieved in this scale.  I hope you all enjoyed entering, certainly more than the Judges enjoyed trying to pick the winners! So just for info, each judge had 6 points in total to award.  3 points went to their 1st place choice, 2 points to their 2nd place, and 1 point to their 3rd choice.  The points from all 5 judges were added together to give us our winners and runners-up. And now, the Winners of the 2016 Pendraken Painting Competition are... Foot - Pre-20th C . (24 entries) This category always brings in some colourful entries and this year was no different.  The judges gave honourable mentions to many of the entries on show, but in the end there was a clear winner, picking up maximum points from all of the judges.  Second place was a bit of a scrap, with one just edging out the other. 1st place: