Posts Tagged ‘Cold War’

Tanker’s Tuesday: Tankfest 2017

Posted on February 20th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

Thinking outside the Box?

Posted on February 14th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

I have been playing around with the KR Multicase storage box that I was given for my birthday, trying to work out a useful way to make the most of the two hundred 25mm x 50mm foam slots it contains. These are designed for 28mm figures, so I did th…

Tanker’s Tuesday: SOLDIERS: Part 6. Tanks

Posted on February 6th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

A bit dated but, then so am I, great cold war and historic perspective .

Plastic Soldier Company acquires Armies Army

Posted on January 26th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

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15mm Cold War British Bundle Bonus

Posted on January 13th, 2018 under , . Posted by

I had a really nice surprise when I opened the Team Yankee Iron Maiden bundle today. The rules supplement was as expected, perhaps better than I thought it would be, full of some really good information, scenario ideas and painting guidelines for Cold …

No I’m not….

Posted on January 9th, 2018 under , . Posted by

….about to start gaming anything related to Flames of War and it’s Cold War Gone Hot offshoot, Team Yankee. Why not? To be frank, I just can’t get my head around a 1/100th scale Chieftain with a maximum effective range of 100cm…eh? What? Bonkers. N…

Tanker’s Tuesday: 1973 Middle East

Posted on January 2nd, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Tanker’s Tuesday – Tank Battles of Korea

Posted on October 24th, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

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Miniature Ordnance Review: Not Your Typical Volksarmee – A Painting Guide for…

Posted on October 12th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Miniature Ordnance Review: Not Your Typical Volksarmee – A Painting Guide for…: The main Team Yankee book includes some fairly decent painting instructions for NVA infantry, but if you look at the zoomed figures on page…

Miniature Ordnance Review: Not Your Typical Volksarmee – A Painting Guide for…

Posted on October 12th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Miniature Ordnance Review: Not Your Typical Volksarmee – A Painting Guide for…: The main Team Yankee book includes some fairly decent painting instructions for NVA infantry, but if you look at the zoomed figures on page…

Super Galactic Dreadnought: Trying out Team Yankee

Posted on October 5th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Super Galactic Dreadnought: Trying out Team Yankee: I recently played my first-ever game of Team Yankee , the Flames of War spinoff based on the concept of the 1980s Cold War turning hot. …

Super Galactic Dreadnought: Trying out Team Yankee

Posted on October 5th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Super Galactic Dreadnought: Trying out Team Yankee: I recently played my first-ever game of Team Yankee , the Flames of War spinoff based on the concept of the 1980s Cold War turning hot. …

An end to the “Cold War” at the Wargames Holiday Centre.

Posted on October 3rd, 2017 under , , . Posted by

My Good Generals, here is the write up from our recent Cold War game staged here at the WHC by the chaps from the Reigate club. I have included as many photos as was deemed sensible, as I took over 100, so when you take a look through just hover your cursor over the photo to see the note for the picture.

An end to the “Cold War”  

An end to the “Cold War” at the Wargames Holiday Centre.

Posted on October 3rd, 2017 under , , . Posted by

My Good Generals, here is the write up from our recent Cold War game staged here at the WHC by the chaps from the Reigate club. I have included as many photos as was deemed sensible, as I took over 100, so when you take a look through just hover your cursor over the photo to see the note for the picture.

An end to the “Cold War”  

Tanker’s Tuesday: British Tank List

Posted on October 3rd, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

British Tank List:Challenger II  10 eachChieftain   10 eachCenturion  30 eachComet       10 eachConquer    10 eachCromwell  10 eachChallenger (WWII) 3 eachChurchill   10 ea…

Tanker’s Tuesday: British Tank List

Posted on October 3rd, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

British Tank List:Challenger II  10 eachChieftain   10 eachCenturion  30 eachComet       10 eachConquer    10 eachCromwell  10 eachChallenger (WWII) 3 eachChurchill   10 ea…

28mm 1980s US Pulp Forces

Posted on July 26th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

A few more pieces done, some crew for artillery and a leader:WhirlwindHeavy Artillery LaserMore to come,Doc

28mm 1980s Counter Terrorism Forces

Posted on July 26th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Got a few more counter terrorists done for my 80s project:Tanker and his tankBack viewMortar specialist More to come,Doc

ORBAT – MRR & TRR part 3a, Engineer Company

Posted on April 6th, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Soviet Engineer units deployed a range of engineer equipment that provided high levels of automation in support of standard field engineering tasks.  The Regimental Engineer Company included sufficient equipment to replicate the range of engineeri…

Review – Book, Todays Army Air Corps, Paul Beaver, 1987

Posted on March 10th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The first thing to point out about what I think is a very handy little reference is that the title is a complete misnomer.  Written in 1987 the Today in the title very much refers to the Army Air Corps of yesterday and you will certainly struggle …

ORBAT – NATO’s Northern Army Group, 1 BR Corps Deployment

Posted on March 5th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

The 1 Br Corps deployment zone sits between Hanover in the North to Einbeck in the South. Deployed to the North is 1 GE Corps and to the South covering the more broken terrain of the Harz Mountains and the Saurland is 1 Be Corps.  The detail of NO…

ORBAT – Soviet Divisional Units, Part 2 MRD Artillery Regiment

Posted on February 12th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

This post looks at Artillery support within the Division and specifically at the composition of the Divisional Artillery Regiment, how the capability changed over the period and how it might be represented within games and scenarios. The organic compon…

Review – Web Resources, Voroshilov Academy Lectures

Posted on February 4th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

The Voroshilov Academy lectures cover a range of material presented at the Soviet General Staff academy during the 1970s.  The Content was translated in the late 80’s from the Notes of an Afghan Army Colonel who attended the academy. &nb…

Cold War Projects 2017

Posted on January 22nd, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Last year was largely a year off from gaming and related activities hopefully this year will see a little more activity on the modelling writing and gaming fronts.  This post really sets out to explain the different projects I am working on and ho…

ORBAT Soviet Late 80’s Breakthrough Capability, Part 4 Frontal Aviation

Posted on July 17th, 2016 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

As part of the Breakthrough battle the front could allocate elements of Frontal aviation in support of the depth fire battle enabling the simultaneous engagement of the enemy throughout his depth and to increase the effectiveness of the engagement of t…