Articles by Neil Shuck

Emperor Penguin

The boardgaming community at the IGUKonline store run periodic tournaments using the various on-line gaming websites. The latest tournament to take place was Hey! [...]

March 14, 2008 // 0 Comments

I hate Warband!

I played the latest of our Punic Wars Commands & Colors campaign games last night. It was a return match against the Gauls of Peter Manning – needless to say, it [...]

March 6, 2008 // 1 Comment

A hard fought loss…

Last Wednesday saw the latest of my Commands & Colors:Ancients ladder campaign battles, as I faced Andrew Lawrence with his Spanish Army. Now Andrew and I have a [...]

March 1, 2008 // 0 Comments

FoG has landed…

After a certain amount of confusion with the status of my Amazon order, I arrived in work yesterday to discover that my copy of the new Field of Glory rules plus the first [...]

February 20, 2008 // 0 Comments

My first 6mm figures

Well, I’ve just finished painting my first few strips of 6mm French. I must admit to being somewhat disappointed with the outcome so far, though I cannot quite put my [...]

February 18, 2008 // 2 Comments

Getting under way

Well, the second painting project of the new year is under way, as I’ve finally managed to put paint to metal. Capitalizing on my enthusiasm from Hammerhead last [...]

February 15, 2008 // 1 Comment

More Eureka Samurai

Well, my order from Fighting15s arrived last night – which completes my HOTT army, or so I thought. A quick look through the figures, and then a check of the invoice [...]

February 14, 2008 // 0 Comments

6mm Napoleonic madness!

Having played a couple of games of Polemos Napoleonic rules from Baccus I was sufficiently impressed to look at buying an army. Baccus produce a wide range of 6mm Napoleonic [...]

February 13, 2008 // 1 Comment

HOTT Samurai revisited

Well, we’ve had many problems with getting this campaign off the ground. The primary one was simply getting hold of all the figures that we needed. Although we placed a [...]

February 13, 2008 // 0 Comments


Hello and welcome to the new Meeples & Miniatures blog. So, why a blog? Well, I’m in the process of redesigning the Meeples & Miniatures website – trying [...]

February 13, 2008 // 0 Comments