Well, now that 2015 is rolling along, how about another one of those posts about what might get accomplished in it???
First off, 2015 has been declared the unofficial 'Year of Tékumel', as it was 40 years ago that the RPG Empire of the Petal Throne, by MAR Barker, was printed by TSR. In honor of that, I am going to continue to work on my Tékumel miniatures, always with an eye to completing the goal of finishing my Ruins of Thámerü scenario, someday. I have a fair number of Tsolyáni forces waiting for the production of the bulk of their opposition, the Yán Kór, to resume. In addition to the Thámerü forces (an element-based force), I would like to get some skirmish forces together for Tékumel as well.
Alongside these troops, the Tékumel naval project waits patiently in the background.
Not to be forgotten is my Mesoamerican project. This one is going to be a bit slower of a wick to burn, but there are many miniatures to choose from. Hopefully the budget will hold up to the task. Some progress has been made, including this:
This is the 2nd edition of Irregular Wars, a rules set based on small unit forces during the Renaissance, including army lists for European, Mesoamerican, Middle Eastern, and Asian armies. It has only just arrived, so a more detailed review will be forthcoming.
The medieval project, based around the fine miniatures from Claymore Castings, is being put on hold for the time being. Just too much on my plate right now. Besides, my lovely wife is more interested in the Mesoamerican stuff...
Speaking of a plate full, I also received this recently:
The latest book from Neil Thomas. I will flip through the pages with starry eyes, and dream of one day having yet another project to accompany the many fine scenarios listed in it! I can almost see starting up a 10mm project for the Seven Year's War...