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September – October Painting Competition

stalingradIn order to allow for more entries and to open up the competition we have decided to change the rules for our September painting competition and hold it over for October.

So here is what we are doing. We will open the competition to any other players who wish to enter.

The Rules are as follows:

  1. You can submit one Axis (German, Italian or Romanian) Platoon
  2. You can submit on Soviet platoon
  3. While it is not a requirement that they are plausible for Stalingrad there is likely to be bonus points from both judges.
  4. We will select two winners
  5. The winners will get a free entry into the Stalingrad event that we are hosting in February

Happy painting and looking forward to getting some wider competition!

If you want to check out the rules and restrictions for the Stalingrad event then check them out in the forums here.

Submissions can be made here.

The rules are above.

August Painting Competition Winner

Winner: Zenon Berg and his Joan of Arc!

August Winner (Zenon B)

We did something a little differently this month by allowing the submission of any model from any range and in any scale. Zenon B painted his Joan of Arc Lieutenant for his Pan Oceana forces for Infinity. She looks great and is a bargain for her points in the game. She is easily one of the most impressive Lieutenants out there.

We say models from Infinity, Various DnD ranges, Descent and a Russian Officer from the 19th century. We ranged in scales from roughly 15mm up to 54mm! Over all it was a nice break for our painters to work on some other models.

Next month we are going to prepare for Stalingrad, coming soon! 

We are planning a themed event for November or December of this year for our club members. (Though we may open it to the public, we haven’t decided just yet). The event will be our first multi battle themed event for MW. I am looking forward to it! It will be interesting to not be playing my Italians for MW but that is half of what I am looking forward to!

Thanks to everyone and see you next month!

Thank you to all participants in August! The September competition is already underway! Hope to see even more submissions in September. As always lets get those back logs painted and see some more great miniatures guys! If you aren’t a member and want to join to be a part of the painting competitions then talk to an officer now! (I am one)

September rules are here

September submissions can be posted here

June Painting Competition Winner

June WinnerIf you haven’t been following the thread in the forums than this picture may not be the dead giveaway that it is for others. As I am sure you have guessed this is the winner of our June painting competition! A big congratulations to all participants, there was some truly great modeling and painting that came in this month! In the end I chose these 8-rads by Kyle Bordage, club member and local store owner of Imaginary Wars where the REGIMENT club is based. One of the reasons I chose these 8-rads was in large part for the wheels actually. I find that people hate painting wheels, especially myself and it tends to be a part of the model that I am hoping people wont look at. However, Kyle had done a great job with these and the wheels really stood out to me. Great work! He also did the camo with a brush stippling rather than airbrush,  which was an interesting change of pace. I still prefer the airbrush myself but it was nice to see someone trying something different and in terms of painting skill it might be more skillful to do it with a brush than an airbrush. All in all a great job Kyle!

June Runner Up (Chris G)I did want to mention the runner up who I had a really hard time choosing between. Truthfully all of the submissions were great but ultimately, for me anyway, it came down to Kyle’s 8-rads and Chris’ Hind helicopters. In the end I was hoping that the cock-pits of the Hind’s would have had a little more which combined with the wheels on the 8-rads was what brought me to the conclusion of a winner. However, great job to Chris as well!

Thank you to all participants in June and the July competition is already underway! Hope to see even more submissions in July. I know I will be submitting as Howard / ExGGFG will be doing the judging this month. Lets get those back logs painted and see some more great miniatures guys! Kyle be sure to ask Howard or myself for you prize when we see you at IW next. If you aren’t a member and want to join to be a part of the painting competitions then talk to an officer (I am one) now!

July rules are here

July submissions can be posted here

A final note about structure for the blog. I will be submitting the next tactics article mid month from now on so that the painting competition can get the spot light at the beginning of the month.

I also should let those of you who don’t know that we welcomed the newest member of my family, little Isabella at the beginning of June. This is why I was distracted from getting the tactics article for June out. Thanks for your patience and pay attention to mid July for the German installment of our artillery specialization section!

Introducing Monthly Painting Competitions

Screen shot 2014-02-21 at 1.24.11 PMIt is about time! At least that is my thoughts. We have tossed around this idea for a long time and we seriously needed to get things organized. Well that day has finally come and we have our first painting competition for REGIMENT club members. Now you might be saying why does that matter to me if I am not a member, well you can still see and comment on the painting you see. We will also include some open competitions that will be open to the public as well as club members. Not to mention we will announce the winner on the blog every month so you can see the painting and hopefully be inspired too!

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Whirlwind Time of Year!

I apologize for my tardiness right now. I have planned to debrief the Regina Regional Flames of War tournament and release the Soviet or German Artillery blog. Not to mention give some updates on Ex GGFG expansion of his trains and my Opus into Soviets (Cossacks, Self Propelled guns and Tanks). Unfortunately life has given me a swift kick this past week and so most non-essentials are on hold.

I do apologize and will write up some blog posts soon.

Thank you for being patient with me in this time of strain and exhaustion in our house. Between medical emergencies, a new baby nearly here and Job uncertainty things have been hectic to say the least!