Posts Tagged ‘Spectre’

Wargaming Week 16/07/2018

Posted on July 16th, 2018 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Let’s start this Wargaming Week, covering the 9th through to the 15th of July. Blog Stuff This week’s post was another Range Impression, taking a look at the Empress SAS in Afghanistan. Despite this being some of the oldest sculpts I own, you can tell I really like them. Expect to keep seeing them in … Continue reading Wargaming Week 16/07/2018

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Wargaming Week 02/07/2018

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

Let’s start this Wargaming Week, covering the 25th of June through to the 1st of July. BLOG STUFF This week’s post was part two of the Humvee project, taking a quick look at the Haynes guide for the vehicle. I really enjoyed reading the book and there are lots of photos that I’ll be working from … Continue reading Wargaming Week 02/07/2018

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Wargaming Week 25/06/2018

Posted on June 25th, 2018 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Let’s start this Wargaming Week, covering the 18th through to the 24th of June. BLOG STUFF This week was another Building A Force article, looking this time at the Irregular Forces. It’s been 5 months since the last part so I’m planning to speed up the rate of these posts – they are quite handy … Continue reading Wargaming Week 25/06/2018

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Wargaming Week 18/06/2018

Posted on June 18th, 2018 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Let’s start this Wargaming Week, a weekly look at what I’ve got up to over the last 7 days in the hobby, covering the 11th through to the 17th of June. BLOG STUFF It’s Humvee time! The start of a new project needs a big post and this initial impressions piece certainly fit the bill … Continue reading Wargaming Week 18/06/2018

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Wargaming Week 11/06/2018

Posted on June 11th, 2018 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Let’s start this Wargaming Week, covering the 4th through to the 10th of June. BLOG STUFF Last week’s post was looking at Empress characterful Mercs, getting them ready for the tabletop. Expect to see these guys backing up my other mercs when things get really hairy. As you may have seen in Friday’s post, I’ve … Continue reading Wargaming Week 11/06/2018

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Wargaming Week 04/06/2018

Posted on June 4th, 2018 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Let’s start this Wargaming Week, covering the 28th of May through to the 3rd of June. BLOG STUFF This week’s post was the last post in Project Technical, taking a look at the anti-aircraft options in the Technical range. It’s been a great time finishing all these vehicles and building up the collection. The next step is … Continue reading Wargaming Week 04/06/2018

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Technicals – High Speed, High Calibre

Posted on June 1st, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

One of the more interesting systems you’ll see on technicals is the use of anti-aircraft guns. Requiring a bit more engineering work than a simple PKM or a HMG (unless you want to flip your vehicle) these AAA guns are pretty useful to an irregular force seeing as they are able to easily engage a … Continue reading Technicals – High Speed, High Calibre

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Spectre Operations: Building a Force – Mobility, Protection, Firepower

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

In the last post we took a look at the basics of building a force through role specific teams. In this post, we’ll look at how vehicles can be added to regular forces in order to augment their capabilities and provide new tactics. As in part 1, this article is designed primarily for Spectre Operations … Continue reading Spectre Operations: Building a Force – Mobility, Protection, Firepower

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Wargaming Week 22/01/2018

Posted on January 22nd, 2018 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Let’s start, covering the 15th through to the 21st of January. BLOG STUFF Last week’s post was looking at December’s release from Spectre. I really like this little set of releases – its exciting to see some new weapons for the older ranges, giving them more options on the battlefield. It will be cool to … Continue reading Wargaming Week 22/01/2018

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Impressions: Spectre’s December Releases

Posted on January 19th, 2018 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

After the massive pile of releases in November, December saw a bit more of a focused set. For all of those who didn’t make it to Crisis, this was our chance to get hold of a set of useful support options for some of the other ranges. I’m always a fan of them going back … Continue reading Impressions: Spectre’s December Releases

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Wargaming Week 15/01/2018

Posted on January 15th, 2018 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Let’s start, covering the 8th through to the 14th of January. BLOG STUFF This week on the blog, we took a look at a brand new ruleset Round of Fire. I was really excited to try it out and from the few games I got in over Christmas it’s definitely something I want to play more … Continue reading Wargaming Week 15/01/2018

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Wargaming Week(s): Christmas Break 2017

Posted on January 8th, 2018 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Let’s start, covering the 19th of December 2017 through to the 7th of January 2018. But before that, its my birthday today! And to celebrate, its my first day back at work! BLOG STUFF Since the last Wargaming Week I posted up two articles. The SAS CT Response Impressions (I really like them) and the second … Continue reading Wargaming Week(s): Christmas Break 2017

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Spectre Miniatures Rare Models

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

Despite Spectre only being around for a few years there are a few models that have achieved collectors status. Be this due to accidents or careful planning, these models are hard to find. That said, if you want to watch eBay or work out what your opponent across the table is using, this article should […]

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Operation Dragon’s Hoard: Fiasco, Leeds

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

If you haven’t checked out the previous posts in the series on Operation Dragon’s Hoard, check out the page I’ve set up for it at http://hntdaab.co.uk/blog/demo-game-operation-dragons-hoard/ Operation Dragon’s Hoard had its first public showing last weekend. This was a pretty major turning point for this project – as well as having the game running, it also […]

Demo Game: 100 Years of War, Falkirk

Posted on September 29th, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

All the posts so far have been leading up to this: the first play through of the game. The original plan had been to go in at the deep end and running the first attempt at a proper show. After that fell through, running the trial at a smaller event made a little more sense. […]

Demo Games Planning: Part 4 – Final Approach

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

So there has been quite a gap since my last update (back in May) and since then a lot has changed. The game went from pie in the sky idea to actual game that is about to run in the next few days. I am both excited and terrified. THE PLAN So in the last […]