Posts Tagged ‘World War II’

Prepping for Blood Red Skies

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

I’ve been seeing some of the announcements for Warlord’s new WW2 Aerial fighter game Blood Red Skies….so last night after work, I bought the core game and the Mitsubishi Zero and P-51 Mustang expansions..What intrigued me about the game was the fact …

Calling all What A Tanker! fans – ‘must see’ videos

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

…well, videos of interest to anyone with an interest in World War II actually… Back in the dim distant past, I found a company that produced a number of documentaries on that new fangled Video Home Service Tape stuff. Whilst narrating the h…

Calling all Bag The Hun fans – ‘must see’ videos

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

…well, videos of interest to anyone with an interest in World War II actually… Back in the dim distant past, I found a company that produced a number of documentaries on that new fangled Video Home Service Tape stuff. Whilst narrating the h…

Making Smoke Markers & Damage Markers

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

I was never happy the way cotton wool looked on tanks, guns which had been knocked out so I decided to make my own smoke markers & damage markers.Ok this is not the cheapest option but I think it looks brilliant, first thing you…

Warlord Tiger Comparison

Posted on May 10th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Recently I completed Warlord Games Michael Wittmann Tiger (which I think is now out of production) and last year I built and painted two Warlord Games plastic Tigers.  I thought it might be interesting to do a side by side comparisons of these two…

What A Tanker! is an enjoyable light tank battle wargame

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

I’ve been listening to a British podcast, Meeples and Miniatures, for years, and have always noticed the respect in their voices those guys have for the small wargaming company Too Fat Lardies. Over the years, they have waxed on the WW2 and Napoleonic …

Warlord Games Michael Wittmann Tiger

Posted on April 30th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

My Warlord Games Michael Wittmann Tiger is finally complete.  This is another item for my Point 213 game that I have had in the works for a long time.  Wittmann will be an emergency reinforcement unit in case the British get Tiger kills early…

Bolt Action Normandy Battle Photo Dump

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

Just a quick photo dump from a fun game of Bolt Action I played over the weekend.

Black Orchestra Review

Posted on March 28th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In our Black Orchestra review, we look at a cooperative press your luck game in which you get to play as members of a resistance group attempting to assassinate Hitler.
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Blitzkrieg Miniatures Black Friday Unboxing

Posted on March 21st, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Blitzkrieg Miniatures had a cracking Black Friday offer on many of their 1/56 vehicles such as a wonderful £10 per vehicle. It would be rude […]

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Bolt Action: Afrika Korp Project Part 3

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

Following on with the tradition of being very slow to post updates for my Afrika Korp Force. I have neglected it for far too long […]

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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…