Toorkish Drill Practice

By Michael Cannon / August 24, 2008

The reason I haven’t received them yet was because my card I gave them kept declining when Rich tried to run it. I had ensured that there was money in the account since it was a debit card so I knew I should be able to meet the charge with no problems. When I called him up to clear it up with him, I asked how much it was for, as I had only ordered 16 Bosnians firing and three or four Jacobite samples so it should only have been around $30 or so. There was a pause on the line and Rich said… "Oh, well, did you get the numbers off of the website?" "Yes", I meekly replied, feeling like a schoolboy that had been caught in a prank. "Ah," Rich responded, those codes are for *bags* of figures. Your total came out to be $100 +!" He offered to send me the latest price list for the single figures and fixed the order for me. That’s service with a smile, knowing that your customer is dim-witted and treating him nice anyways. So, Thanks DPC, I appreciate it. 

I am experimenting with some different lighting effects and camera settings and these pictures came out the best of those that I took. The one on the left was edited in Fireworks (although you could do the same with The Gimp) and a background dropped in. This is the "Volley Fire, Present!" picture — what the enemy would see closing in. The second is also edited with Fireworks and shows a bird’s eye view of the front rank’s volley going down range. These figures were a lot of fun to paint as they don’t have a lot of the froo-froo that their European counterparts do. Highly recommended for any aspiring ImagiNation general!




About the author

Michael Cannon

I have been wargaming as long as I can remember. I met my wife when I was 14 and had been gaming long before that so that should give you an indication as to how long it has been. One of the first games I owned was Anzio by Avalon Hill. I drove over to the hobby shop in the snow to pick it up as I finally had the money to get something! I can remember playing with Airfix figures and Roco tanks back in the 6th grade and before.

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