A random series of articles on war gaming in 40K, FOW and other systems. The headings are, WiP; Conversions and models in various states of assembly. PiP; Paint works on various models. Mission Critical; scenarios or missions to bring a bit of a twist to a normal game. MiA; rules for units and characters that could/should/might appear in a game. Dig In; How to guides on making various types of terrain for different game systems. Sit Rep; Battle reports and after action reports on games played

Monday, January 28, 2013

PIP (FOW ): painting wall

I seem to have hit a painting wall lately. Painting is being done but there is not much to show for it. There are two main reasons for this

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Monday, January 14, 2013

Things I am looking forward to in 2013

The title sounds suspiciously like a new years resolution doesn't it ?

Thursday, January 10, 2013

mission critical (FOW): Jabonica, Eastern front 13th August 1944

Repeated attempts by the German army to destroy the Sandomierz bridgehead have failed . Two days ago Tiger II tanks were employed for the first time in the war and they could not pierce the bridgehead. A final attempt has been ordered for today. Kampgruppe Collin from the 16th panzer division has order to link up with 64th panzergrenadier regiment and push onto Ogledow. Unfortunately during the night the Russian 6th Guard Tank Corps broke through the German lines and captured Mokre and Ponik and is threatening to capture Jabonica.

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Mission Critical (FOW):Battle at Jort France 15th August 1944

In a bid to trap the German 7th and 5th panzer armies in Normandy, the Polish 1st armoured division has been ordered south to link up with the American 90th infantry division to complete the encirclement. At 14.00 hrs the recon element of the division, the 10th mounted rifles, are approaching the village of Jort. Their objective is to secure a crossing over the river Dives. Opposing the crossing is Kampfgruppe Wunsche consisting on elements of the 12th SS panzer division and 85th infantry division.