Posts Tagged ‘World War II’

WW2 RPG ‘Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics – The Forest of Fear’ coming to PC this year

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

Smash hit horror-themed WW2 RPG ‘Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics – The Forest of Fear’ coming to PC this year Introducing a narrative Turn-Based Strategy game with strong RPG elements set in the Achtung! Cthulhu universe 7th February, 2018: The allied powers of tabletop star Modiphius, indie publisher extraordinaire Ripstone and veteran strategy game developer Auroch Digital […]

UBOOT The Board Game currently on Kickstarter

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

I don’t know if you ever saw it, but for many people, Das Boot (a TV mini-series which was also edited into a film) is one of the definitive films about life on a submarine during World War II. It’s a brilliant drama, and is well worth a wa…

Bolt Action Churchill AVRE

Posted on January 12th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Another lingering project is complete and off the paint table!  This is a 1/56th scale Churchill AVRE tank for Bolt Action.  This is the plastic Warlord kit.  This model belongs to my friend Tom and I built and painted it in trade for an…

Bolt Action: Afrika Korp Project Part 2

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

Part 1 Part 2: Supply Drop So where is this “Afrika Korp army then lad?” this was the first thing that the lovely Paul Walker […]

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Miniature painting in 2017

Posted on December 20th, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

It’s fair to say that my painting output in 2017 has been somewhat sporadic. It started off well enough – I received a number of units for my Planetfall Terran Army for my birthday early in the year, so started off painting those. A Ground …

28mm WW2 Commission: Sealion and More

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

Another WWII commission. This one has some units for Sealion and pulp scenarios, and other units.First up some homeguard figures. Some Footsore, I think, Artizan Designs, and Warlord Games:Dad’s ArmyPartisansDowned Luftwaffe PilotBritish CommandosField…

28mm WW2 Commission: Sealion and More

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

Another WWII commission. This one has some units for Sealion and pulp scenarios, and other units.First up some homeguard figures. Some Footsore, I think, Artizan Designs, and Warlord Games:Dad’s ArmyPartisansDowned Luftwaffe PilotBritish CommandosField…

20mm WWII French Order

Posted on November 18th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Here’s another of the older projects I did a bit back. I will probably continue posting some of the older work mixed in with the newer work to try and catch up a bit on the blog.This is an order for a 20mm WW2 French force. All figures were FAA.There w…

20mm WWII French Order

Posted on November 18th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Here’s another of the older projects I did a bit back. I will probably continue posting some of the older work mixed in with the newer work to try and catch up a bit on the blog.This is an order for a 20mm WW2 French force. All figures were FAA.There w…

V-Commandos Review

Posted on October 27th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In our V-Commandos review, we look at a cooperative war game in which you play as World War II commandos going on missions for the Allied Forces.
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Daimler Dingo Scout Car

Posted on August 25th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

This is the Warlord Games Daimler Dingo Scout car model.  It is a resin and white metal kit.  The exterior detail is excellent but it is sadly lacking interior details.This model will represent the battalion commander for my Point 213 game. &…

Cromwell Troop Leader

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

As part of the Point 213 project I needed one extra Cromwell.  For the big game this tank will be part of the Squadron command.  For other game this tank will be the troop leader for my Cromwell troop.Anyway, not much more to say.  Just …

Cromwell Company (Squadron) Command

Posted on August 17th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

These are a couple more British Cromwell tanks for the point 213 game.  These represent the CO and the 2iC of the squadron, or company.  These will be controlled, in the game, by one play who will also have an additional Cromwell to command.T…

‘Final’ British Units for Point 213 Game

Posted on August 11th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

This never ending Point 213 project might actually be coming to an end.  I have finally completed the last of my British tanks for this project.  I cheated a little and decided to drop three additional tanks from the game but I might change m…

Another British Tank Troop – 4CLY

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

Back in January I finished a troop of British tanks for my friend Tom.  These tanks are for our large Point 213 battle that I was hoping to have already played.  This troop is my version of the same unit I painted for Tom.  I don’t have …

More M7 Priests for Flames of War

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

Even as the luster fades from Flames of War my work complete various long neglected projects continues.  Today we have three more M7 Priests for my MW US Army.  These will see action for various US actions in Tunisia, Sicily and Italy in the …

Another StuG IIIG Platoon for Flames of War

Posted on May 30th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Continuing my exploration of the new Flames of War rules I have been playing some games with my late war German StuG IIIG Battery.  I needed an additional platoon so that I could take all StuG IIIG if I needed rather than always running a mix of t…

US M2A1 105mm Battery

Posted on May 17th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Once again we have a long ignored project that I have finally completed.  This four gun battery of US 105mm howitzers has been sitting half painted in my army for many years.  I bought these several years ago and told myself that with some to…

US M4A1 Sherman in Camo

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

After many years of delays on procrastination I have finally completed the third platoon for my Mid-war US armored company for Flames of War.  I bought these several years ago from a local gamer.  They were already assembled and had a basic p…

Warlord Plastic Tigers

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

My contribution for the Germans forces for our big Point 213 game is basically done with these two models.  My friend, Tim, completed his a few weeks back while I have been busy building and painting British tanks and terrain.  The first of m…

Germans for TANKS

Posted on April 1st, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

I have been playing TANKS a lot this year and, of course, I must have painted models for the game.  In my early games I used some of my existing Flame of War tanks but I really want to have one box with models specifically for this game.  For…

Flames of War v4 Test Run

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

Tom and I got together yesterday to try out the new version 4 of Flames of War.  Actually we played what we are locally calling v3.5 which is the EW/LW free rules.  But we committed a terrible heresy by playing these rules with our mid-war ar…

28mm WWII: Old Bolt Action Germans and British

Posted on September 16th, 2015 under , , , , . Posted by

Here’s some more old Bolt Action WWII stuff from before Warlord acquired the line. I still love these figures. Nice poses and the weapons have fantastic detail.The first batch is made up of Germans. There’s a variety of stuff here: HMGs, LMGs, riflemen…

28mm WWII: Bolt Action D-Day Firefight Set

Posted on September 9th, 2015 under , , , , . Posted by

Here’s a D-Day Firefight set we assembled and painted for the customer:

28mm WWII German AFVs, Gebirgsjaegers, and SS Cavalry

Posted on August 5th, 2015 under , , , , , , . Posted by

More WWII Germans! This batch for a customer has some vehicles, infantry, and cavalry, so lots of variety. Everything was from Warlord’s Bolt Action range except for the Gebirgsjaegers, which are from Blitzkrieg Laboratory.NashornsSdKfz 233’s for DAKPa…