Travels with a Rogue

A small piece of the web dedicated to Gen. Mikhail Skobolev (the White General), toy soldiers (any period), history, politics and books circa. 1850-1900.

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There was an earlier day in my life when I had plenty of time and no money for my hobby, now I have money for my hobby and not so much time. I never stopped playing with toy soldiers "much to my mothers chagrin" exchanging the sandbox, green armymen and rocks for Donald Featherstone's book Wargames, AWI soldiers from the back of a comic book, dice and rulers. Those early games were great fun and very exciting. Eventually I graduated to more complicated systems, better miniatures, headaches, rule arguments and basically not a lot of fun. I thought about ditching the hobby altogether. I realized recently that I like a good game of toy soldiers. I like the look of toy soldiers and I like the way a simple game plays. I like the trusty d6.

Friday, May 19, 2006

Day the 1st; Blog the 1st!

Greetings,

This is the sometimes blog of a Toy Soldier collector and Wargaming enthusiast. My favorite period as of this writing is Russia, the Balkans and Orient 1850-1900. I'll be posting photos of my collection, games with descriptions and figure, movie and book reviews.

1 Comments:

Anonymous Len said...

Nice blog....enjoyed reading it.

July 25, 2006 6:08 PM  

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