Welcome to my wargaming blog,
I'm Dave and live in Morpeth, Northumberland in the UK.
This may or may not be a regular thing, we'll just have to see how it goes.

I am a painter/collector of figures first and a wargamer second. My thrill in this great hobby of ours is to place that final well researched & painted unit into the cabinet. The actual gaming with the figures is an important but secondary experience, we all like to win, but it isn't the be all and end all of it, being with good friends and having fun is.
Hope you will enjoy reading this blog as much as I will writing in it.
Just to remind the visitor to scroll down the various pages and click on 'older posts' to see more.

Friday, 2 September 2011

10mm War of Spanish Succession Basing sizes

Patrick asked about base sizes so I thought I had better put it on so anyone could see.
The platoon firing battalions British, Dutch German etc are 8cm x 2cm figures in two ranks times two. French, Bavarian rank firing were deeper so 6cm x 3cm figures in three ranks times two. All cavalry squadrons are 8cm x 3cm on one base.
You may have to make the bases slightly larger depending on who's figures you use but it really doesn't matter how many figs you put on the base if you intend to use Black Powder. Just whatever looks good to you.


  1. Welcome to the world of blog!! Just seen your post on the LoA forum, have fun!!

  2. Thanks very much Ray, I'm quite enjoying it, you start to get your random thoughts down in type. Scary really, but good to look back on.
    Keep watching it could be fun!