Friday, January 1, 2016

Happy New Year! Looking back and forwards

A long standing El Cid themed project I hope to advance in the coming year.

Happy New Year everyone! I hope everyone is enjoying the holidays and looking forward to the coming year. Well 2015 has been a tough year in terms of the hobby where I was hit with probably the hardest loss of painting mojo I've ever had plus bad back issues put me in a funk for a good 6 months starting in January until roughly July where the mojo started to slowly pick up again. By December my Mojo  really came back strong and if it wasn't for my back still giving my problems I'd be painting hours everyday, but in spite of my back I'm still managing to clock in some good painting sessions so things are looking good for the coming year.

Games for 2016

-Basic Impetus- A real big reason I got my mojo back is because of BI. The rules are very elegant, easy to play and building armies for it is achievable in 28mm.  Currently our group is having heaps of fun with the rules. I hope to play a lot more of this in coming year!

-Other rules likely to see more action-Black Powder AWI Rebellion, Piquet Field of Battle, Bolt Action, Force on Force, Maurice

-Possibilities- Battlegroup, To the Strongest, Chain of Command, new Black Powder ACW,  Aurelian, Sword and Spear, FOW,

Painting plans for 2016- As always I'm never sure what I will paint next until I start, but I do have some plans I hope to see come along.

-Likely-
Almorvids 28mm- Really would like to see this through so my El Cid army has something to fight.
ACW 28mm/15mm- Because I always end up painting something in this period.
Germanics/Late Romans/Arthurian 28mm - Plenty still to do on both.
AWI 28mm- Quite a bit I want to do here.
Pyrrhic/ Successor 28mm- Really want to add to this.

-Possibilities-
Ancient Germans15mm
Crusades Muslims and Christians 15mm
French Naps 15mm
Sassanids 28mm
Samurai 28mm
Prussian/Russians SYW 28mm
Republican Romans 28mm
Swiss 15mm
WWII Japanese 28mm
F&IW 28mm
Vikings 28mm

Looking forward to seeing what everyone else produces in blogland!:-)




30 comments :

  1. Looks like some really interesting stuff to get stuck into :)
    Hope you have a Happy 2016!

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  2. Happy New Year. Looks like some interesting projects for you to undertake

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  3. Happy New Year, Christopher!

    You have so many compelling projects planned for 2016. I will be following progress on all of them with fascination! Hope to see more BI BatReps from you in the New Year.

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    1. Thank you Jonathan and I hope to have more reports!

      Christopher

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  4. Happy New Year Christopher, looking forward to see you progressing your projects, especially your Almoravids (so I can get some inspiration of course :-) ). Have a good one.

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    1. Thank you Hendrid and glad you find Inspiration in the Almoravid project!

      Christopher

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  5. Happy new year to you and your family Chris! I'm looking forward to see what you'll come up with in 2016. Also looking forward to get a few more games of BI in.

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    1. Thank you Nick and I hope you do play quite a few more BI games!

      Christopher

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  6. Happy new year Christopher, and i hope you, your back and mojo can pull of the projects in 2016!

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  7. Good to hear you got your painting mojo back. I hope your back gets better too. Happy New Year!

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    1. Thank you on both counts Dean and I hope so too!

      Christopher

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  8. Happy New Year, Christopher.
    Good plans for 2016 and I'm sure you will do a lot of excellent paint jobs.

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  9. Happy New Year Christopher! I very much look forward to seeing what you produce from your list.

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  10. Happy New Year Christopher! Whatever you paint it will be wonderful mate. Can't wait to see what you have in store...

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    1. Thank you Mills and I'm curious what I'll end up do too!:-)

      Christopher

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  11. Happy New Year Christopher to you and yours, here's to some more cracking painting!

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  12. Good luck in the plans and games for 2016 Christopher!

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  13. A belated Happy New Year! Good luck with your plans for this year.

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