Friday, 3 February 2017

CanCon 2017 Part 3- What is good in life?

Not just seeing old friends at the Blood Bowl tournament,  I caught up with other gaming companions. Here's some of my 'local' club, the Newcastle Legion, on Red Shirt Saturday:

And these reprobates are at the Australian Wargame Bloggers' Meet-up. Later we had drinks and I had a short chat with Millsy and Kaptain Kobald. Paul of the Man Cave couldn't make drinks, but he was about. Check out their blogs through the hyperlinks!

Finally, here's my loot. I was very restrained in getting actual figures!


  • Tokaido, a boardgame I have been thinking of getting for a while
  • Hospital Rush, one I picked up on a whim for next to nothing
  • An Eldritch Horror expansion
  • Some Goblintown walkways, cheap at the second hand stall
  • Dragon Rampant
  • Some Vallejo paints
  • A 1:144 ish V-22 Osprey
  • Assorted dice
  • A Napoleon figurine
  • Some movement trays from Knights of Dice
  • I also got some Testors Dullcote.


PS: To round off a huge hobby week, I was very chuffed to receive a runner-up place in the AHPC theme rounds for some 20mm samurai who, I hope, will grace this blog later. The theme was 'East', to be interpreted at your discretion. See the other winners here.


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  1. I have to confess that meeting up with fellow bloggers and friends at Salute has became a highlight for me; always good to see what others are up to. Well done on the runners up spot, an excellent entry.

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    1. It certainly enhances the social aspect of our hobby.

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  2. Great to see you again John, and you were remarkably restrained in your purchases! Congrats again on the well deserved Runner Up result.

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    1. I was a little hampered by space restrictions due to flying down! Also, I blame you and Dux for making me get Dragon Rampant.

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  3. I was also restrained in the loot stakes. Does that constitute a trend? :-)

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    1. A new era of fiscal responsibility?

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