This tale starts a long time ago in a scale that looks far far away…… The year is some time ago and a 15mm scale game called Flames of War has exploded in popularity. At the time I did commission painting to generate hobby cash and I ended up painting a sizable Italian force. They […]Read more "Avanti Bersaglieri! – A New Army Begins"
This is a tale that starts with democracy and demonstrates why such a decision making method is overrated. I am notorious for having an army problem in K47. Specifically I have 4 or 5 ideas bubbling away at each point. However when I manage to focus I can produce good results as the 107th US […]Read more "The Turing Test – The Start of a New Army"
I was off on holiday over the recent school break in the UK and having been a bit frustrated with the paucity of my K47 hobby output I decided to set myself a challenge. I’ve had a planned Desert Raiding force for my US rangers for some time now. My vision was for a force […]Read more "Painting an Army in three days.."
Following on from part 1 of this series here; progress is continuing on the Naval Brigade of the Destroyer Oktober. Firstly we have the first complete squad, a 11 man SMG squad. Deadly from close in, these figures were too fun not to use! Again, quick and tabletop is still the name of the game, […]Read more "Soviet Naval Brigade – Not Perfect Part 2 – First squads! "
So, this is a strange article for me to write. I’ve been painting for almost 25 years on and off with small improvements and sometimes great leaps, but always forward. I am a perfectionist to an extent and with the firm but fair feedback of James and Si I usually spend a lot of time […]Read more "Not Perfect or “How I learnt to stop worrying and embrace tabletop standard”"
So, we made a podcast. We made a podcast, released it and have (until this point) no links to it or anything about it on our blog. We were so organised, we planned what we’d say and organised it all with Scott of Boss Miniatures, and then forgot to write on the […]Read more "Rift Tech Radio – An Introduction & Episode 1"
In all the months since the release of K47, at no point have I stopped and thought “just what can you do with a starter box?”. I was at a new store near Coventry a couple of days ago where there was a lot of interest in the starter boxes, and I realised just […]Read more "Soviet Steel: The Soviet Starter Set for Konflikt ’47"
So, now we’ve been doing this a while we’ve been thinking about how to encourage people from starters to beyond! This will be part 1 of the article focusing on what to do with your starter, part 2 will cover expanding out with additional units. I think the starter set for the USA is a […]Read more "Getting Started in Konflikt ’47 – USA Part 1 – Welcome to the Army!"