Fighting 15s acquires Gladiator Miniatures from Black Hat

Fighting 15s is taking over the 15mm and 18mm ranges from Black Hat Miniatures, and ownership officially transfers this weekend at Colours. All the 15mm ranges will be sold as Gladiator Miniatures – as they were before Black Hat produced them. The 18mm Martian Empires range will be sold under the Martian Empires name in […]

Fighting 15s: Privacy and the EU's new General Data Protection Regulation

If there’s one thing guaranteed to make customers snooze it’s a piece on new EU privacy legislation, especially one for which all the official information is poorly explained as to its effects on small businesses and customers. The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, which comes into effect on 25 May 2018, excels at being especially […]

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Fighting 15s, Colonel Bill's and the future of wargames shows

From August, it will be all change on how Fighting 15s deals with wargames shows in the UK as we expand our relationship with Colonel Bill’s. Since Salute in April this year, Ian of Fighting 15s has been helping out on the Colonel Bill’s stand, which means that 15mm AB Figures have been available to […]

Saunders spin casting machines

I’ve starting running a series on my personal blog on the Saunders bob-weight spin casting machines I use at Fighting 15s. I’ve never been able to find out much about the machines, made by the now defunct N Saunders Metal Products Ltd. This is my personal experience of using them to get the best results, […]

Fighting 15s' forgotten projects: 28mm SF Catgirls

Back in about 2010, Mystic Spirals sculpted some 28mm science fiction catgirls with a space pirate theme for Fighting 15s. Unfortunately, that project was put on a shelf, even though samples had been painted and the mould made. Spring cleaning for the online shop this month led to the discovery of the pictures for the […]

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15mm flags for Army of Italy and Egyptian campaign

Fighting 15s has expanded its Army of Italy and Egyptian campaign ranges of 15mm paper flags. The new flags replace the sheets originally listed in the Revolutionary Wars section of the Flags for AB range. The flags suit both 15mm AB Figures and Fighting 15s’ own 18mm Napoleon in Egypt range of figures. The flags […]

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Halloween DDOS disruption

The Fighting 15s shop was periodically unavailable on 31 October because of a number of DDOS attacks on our ecommerce provider. No doubt someone decided Halloween was a good day to egg someone’s house on the internet. The attacks would have affected all of the shops hosted by our ecommerce provider, and denied access to […]

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Restocks of Bartek's 17th century playing cards arrive at Fighting 15s

Fighting 15s’ initial stocks of 17th century pin-up playing cards by Bartek have run out – but don’t panic, because a new delivery arrived today. The state of the pound against the Polish zloty and the need to make a distributorship margin now that Colonel Bill’s takes the cards to UK wargames shows on Fighting […]

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Fighting 15s' thoughts on Brexit

Anyone who cares to skip across to my personal blog (The Strange Worlds of Orun hi Kharsan) will find my personal thoughts on Brexit and its effect on small UK wargames businesses such as Fighting 15s. In an area of debate where politicians of both sides appear to be able to get away with audacious […]