Found this picture of my Grandfather painting toy soilders a few years ago.  I’ve had it on my painting desk ever since.  Long before I was sitting on my floor with notebooks full of rules I had made for my action figure battles.  Before I discovered that someone had already created far to complex rules systems for war games, and had even made sweet models to play them with,  my Grandfather was spending hours painting his Toy Soilders.

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