Sunday, December 31, 2017

2017 Retrospect

Happy New Year !!!

...2018 are just to start in a few hours and I bring you a summery of 2017 for my blog. I hope you have liked my posts during the year even if I had a lower blogpost output than erlier years.

The wargaming year 2017 in numbers...

1 Cow painted.
1 My first wargaming rules published with my matey Dan Mersey, The Pikeman´s Lament.
1 Contributed to the Swedish Army Museum Wargaming Exebition.
1 My name in the Empire of Eagles wargaming rules
1 Article published in Wargames Illustrated
1 Trip to Hamburger tactica, realy nice wargaming event.
1 Trip to Salute, Running the awardwinning "Battle at Fort Mosquito 1655" demonstration game with master terrainbuilder Jan. Thanks to Collin, Andy, Jesper and Steve that helped out during the day !
2 Salute 2017 Awards, The Bill Brewer Best Table Memorial Award AND The Robert Bothwell Best Historical Game Memorial Award, for our demonstration game "Battle at Fort Mosquito 1655"
2 Dogs painted
2 Pigs painted
3 Guns painted
4 Geese painted
4 Canoes painted
5 Boats painted
8 Articles published in Wargames Soldiers and Strategy
8 Houses build and painted, all for the Wargaming Exebition at the Swedish Army Museum
14 AAR´s published on my blog
20 monunted minis painted
92 Blogposts
375 foot minis painted
594 Followers ! Thank you very much to you all !!! and especially thanks to the 48 new one that signed up during 2017, very appreciated !
900 000+ page vievs sins I started this blog in 2010

Here comes some pictures from the the wargaming year.


  1. A very good year!
    A lot of fun with a hobby in 2018!

  2. Lots going on throughout the year......let’s hope 2018 is happy and peaceful apart from on our minature battlefields 😀

  3. A nice summary of your 2017 activities - I wish you and your loved ones a Happy New Year 2018!

  4. A busy and productive year Michael! Always nice to look back at what we did and didn't achieve. More of the letter in my case, but will know more when I've compiled my end of year report later on today.

  5. Here's to 2018 and more of your inspirational posts!

  6. Hello it's fred. Congratulations for this year, you have delighted us with your achievements. We take our eyes full. And we are waiting for what you will propose in 2018.
    Good end of the year and see you next year.

  7. Impressive achievements! Have a great 2018 too

  8. Well I for one have thoroughly enjoyed your posts this year having discovered you through your Draugar i.e. Viking Zombies. I hope that you and your family have a great new year.

  9. Nice summery of a very productive year. Congratulations on all the awards. Visiting the Exhibit in the Army Museam was a highligt of my year. Happy New Year!

  10. A great year by any measure. Happy New Year to you!

  11. Wow! You smashed my production rate for 2017!
    Happy new year.

  12. I don't know how you do it all ... so much in one year! Excellebt stuff. Happy new year!