Posts Tagged ‘Plastic’

Warhammer 40,000 STC Ryza Pattern Ruins

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

Along with the Necromunda Release, Games Workshop put a lot of suiting terrain on the market. As a “entry” product, with a low price barrier the STC Ryza Pattern Ruins caught my eye and were added to my terrain collection, for their generic yet very 40k like style. This kit gives you four larger ruin […]

Ersatz StuG Ausf. G and more Germans in winter gear

Posted on January 5th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The StuG is done and here are the proper picture of the third vehicle for my Unternehmen Greif / Panzerbrigade 150 force for Bolt Action. You can read about the work in progress in more detail over here, Ersatz Stug Ausf. G WIP. I thought a double sided Zeltbahn camouflage would be a nice detail […]

Rubicon Models SdKfz 251/1 Ausf. C

Posted on November 15th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Yesterday we had the shorter command SdKfz 250/3, today it is time for the SdKfz 251/1 Ausf. C by Rubicon Models in a review to shine. The SdKfz 251 series was introduced as an armoured fighting vehicle, and designed to transport Panzergrenadiers (Mechanized Infantry) into battle. With at least 15,000 units (including various variants) the […]

Rubicon Models SdKfz 250/3 “Greif”

Posted on November 14th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Continuing with the Africa theme week, we stay with the vehicle kits, switch the manufacturer to Rubicon Models and take a look at Rommel’s personal command car, the SdKfz 250/3 “Greif”. Rubicon Models released a broad range of armoured vehicles and added later conversion sets to some of them, to give them even more options. […]

Bolt Action Light Tank M3 Stuart ‘Honey’ / M3A1

Posted on November 13th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

You can’t play a proper Duel in the Sun without the matching gear, and what would be a better match for this as the M3 Stuart? To show you all the different options of this kit in our review we went with the platoon box. The M3 Stuart was used by most of the allied […]

Warlord Games – Pike & Shotte Landsknecht Pikemen

Posted on October 9th, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

This plastic kit of Landsknechts was finally released, after a very long waiting time, but I’ll cover this a bit later in this review. Warlord Games provided the range of Pike & Shotte with this kit of 30 miniatures in 28mm scale. What is so special about this kit? The whole Italian Wars range was […]

Rubicon Models GMC CCKW-353 2,5t Truck

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

Rubicon released with the CCKW-353 US 2,5 ton 6×6 Cargo Truck an allied counterpart to the amazing Opel Blitz kit (and the accessoires like Maultier available for it). It is one of the lighter vehicles by Rubicon and will be covered in this review. The US Army developed between 1939 and 1940 a 2,5 ton […]

Rubicon Models M4A3 / M4A3E8 Sherman

Posted on September 21st, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Rubicon Models released the M4A3 / M4A3E8 Sherman in Q1/17, as an replacement for one of their first kits, the M4A3 Sherman. The kit got an overhaul with new options and variants included, giving you the options to build an early or late production of the M4A3 or the Easy Eight with broader tracks. The […]

Medway Modellers at the RE Museum

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

Yesterday I went to the RE Museum in Chatham for the second time this year.This time though I was there to see the Medway Modellers display their magnificent kits and scratch built models. Kit building takes modelling skills to a whole different level …

Weekly WIP: The Last of the Saga

Posted on May 23rd, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

With a game scheduled for Friday I’m scrambling to finish the last 12 miniatures in time to play.

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Phalanx 2016

Posted on June 19th, 2016 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Another year and another Saturday trip to St Helens to visit the Phalanx show, the main one in the North-West. No exhibition game from Furness Wargamers this year, but the usual suspects made their way down individually. Some of the goods purchased are…