Special 10 Per Cent Discount for Shop Relaunch

How about 10% off? To celebrate the relaunch of the Shop section on the blog, I’m giving a 10% discount off all Battlegames downloads for the rest of August. That’s right, 10% off any combination of issues 1-26 of Battlegames and the Table Top Teaasers. The only item excluded is the Wars of the Faltenian Succession Compilation, as a component of its price is a donation to the Combat Stress charity.

So, get thee to the shop section and pop some issues in your basket using the special discount code


And it doesn’t stop there! I’m introducing a permanent discount of 15% for anyone who spends more than £15 on downloads in one session, with no limit to the total, and you can visit and use the code as many times as you like! This is a far simpler method than the old ‘bundles’ I used to laboriously put together, and means you can buy downloads in any combination you like.

The code for this Multi-Buy discount is


Just enter the relevant discount codes during the checkout process. Happy shopping!

Shop Section Back Up And Running

After much tweakification behind the scenes, the shop section on the blog is back up and running. The main difference is that the new Easy Digital Downloads plug-in, together with a little tweak at PayPal, appears to have completely eliminated the daft delays I was having to deal with previously that led to me having to send files to customers manually!

You’ll see the Shop section at the top right of your screen, next to the Checkout menu, which also usefully keeps tabs on your personal purchase history.

Thanks for your patience whilst I made the updates and of course, do let me know if you uncover any glitches.

Happy shopping!

Prunkland Prepares

In a few weeks time, Iain Burt will be invading the Loftwaffe, bringing the mighty hordes of the Gateway Alliance to do battle with the forces of Prunkland. Time, therefore, for some preparation!

Back in the old days of WRG 1685-1845, I amassed about 20 battalions of Prunklanders, all painted with Humbrol enamels, but I the heady early days of the Old School Wargaming group, they all went into the turps jar to be stripped down and reprinted in big battalions. Well, I’m embarrassed to admit that the only infantry unit I’ve painted since then is Regiment von Eintopf, though it is, indeed, a mighty unit, some 70-odd strong all told, because it was initially created for our Sittangbad recreation at Partizan in 2006. The Eintopf boys have been patiently awaiting reinforcements for a very log time!

So, please welcome onto the stage Regiment von Renscher, Zweiter Regiment zu Fuß von Prunkland, now having received their Codex Grey mid-coat over a black undercoat (and a coat of PVA before that). They are, of course, another unit of original Spencer Smith plastics, vintage circa 1971 or thereabouts, selected from my secret supply of the plastics I have left that aren’t suffering from the dreaded plastic rot or “brittle ankle disease”. These chaps will be sporting the traditional white coat and red trousers of Prunkland, but with orange facings. Gaiters and hat lace are white.

This unit will be the ‘standard’ size of 36+command and I’ll update you again as they near completion. Once these are done, there’s just another 18 battalions of musketeers to go, then the grenadiers, and…

Regiment von Renscher on the painting table.


The he tents, by the way, are Renedra, also getting a long overdue coat of paint, and you can see a few members of Regiment von Eintopf overseeing the correct dressing of the new unit.