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A mythical beast - a female wargamer! I got back into wargaming in the summer of 2011 after a very, very long break. My current interests are Ancients, ACW, 30YW and SciFi gaming.

Sunday, 1 July 2018

Aussies On Parade

I decided to spend some time this morning adding tufts to the bases of all the Aussies that I've painted so far. And then to take a bunch of photos of them all. So, here you are - a bit of a photo dump!

Squaddies with rifles:

Junior Leaders with SMGs:

Junior Leaders with Rifles:

Bren guns:

Squaddies with Owen guns:

Squaddies with Thompson guns:

Senior Leaders:

The chap with the carbine is Major Lumley from The Assault Group.


2" Mortar teams:

3" Mortar team:

Vickers MMG team:

PIAT team:

Sniper team:

Radio Operator:


Papuan stretcher team:

Papuan troops with rifles:

Papuan troops with Owen guns:

Papuan Bren gun team:

Independent Company squaddies with Owen guns:

Independent Company sniper and squaddies with rifles:

Independent Company Bren team:

Independent Company senior leader:

Two village huts from Sarissa Precision:

For those that haven't been following my posts, the figures are a mix of Aussies from Warlord Games, Eureka Miniatures, Artizan Designs and Wartime Miniatures, with a few Chnidits from The Assault Group and Wargames Foundry.


  1. Very impressive. The tufts really bring the bases to life.

  2. These are really splendid Tamsin.

    Are you coming to Colours this year?

  3. fabulous paintwork! congratulations Tamsin!
    your project is top!

  4. I am so please you have treated us to a group shot, really well done Tamsin - a cracking job!

  5. I am VERY impressed! They look stupendously good! - one problem is that the Japanese will not want to fight them and scratch that paintwork!!!!

  6. They look amazing, well done!

  7. An excellent bunch of Diggers, well painted & based plus great mix of manufacturers. Thumbs up from an Aussie :-)

  8. They are really nice . Good job

  9. What a great force you have there. Great painting and some really nice sculpts.

  10. @ Lee - thanks! :)

    @ Simon J - cheers! I'm hoping to make it this year, but it will (as always) depend on the trains :)

    @ The French Jester - merci, mon ami! :)

    @ Michael A - thanks! It was about time to do a group shot :)

    @ Herkybird - cheers! Maybe they will want to trash them out of jealousy? ;)

    @ Chasseur - thanks! :)

    @ Jack sarge - cheers! Great to have a thumbs up from one of the natives! :)

    @ Derek F - thanks! :)

    @ Dave D - cheers! :)

    @ Dannoc - thanks! :)

  11. Strewth mate,..you have done a bonza job on these blokes...for a Sheila!..(just kidding, they look great Tamsin)

  12. Awesome collection! Fab job seeing all these come together.

  13. Top stuff. Ready to climb the Kokoda trail. Great stuff.

  14. @ rross - good recovery their sport! Cheers! :)

    @ Simon Q - thanks! :)

    @ Brendon - and to Buna and beyond! :)

  15. That is a great looking force, Tamsin! I love that stretcher team.

  16. Great looking force! I really love this style!

  17. Great post Tamsin, the different firms really mix in well together.

  18. Blimey, Tamsin P.

    I reckon they must be some of nicest figures in your ever expanding collection.

    I'm struggling to get anything of note completed at present - all power to your elbow.

  19. @ Curt - thanks old bean! :)

    @ Swelter - cheers! :)

    @ Stuart - thanks! They do seem to work well together :)

    @ Geordie - cheers! :)

    @ James - thanks! I definitely put a lot of effort into these, possibly more than was warranted [I think it was 4+ levels of highlighting for (almost) every element - cripes!] :)

  20. These have come out superb Tamsin, very impressed 👍

  21. An amazing and beautiful force; I wish I could focus on one force like you.

    And the huts, the huts are the best painted huts I've ever seen.