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"
A few weeks ago now Warlord games released the latest USA walker to hit the K47 scene the Pondskater. Here at K.O. we were so excited about it that we thought we would give it a few games to really get to know the unit before we wrote this post so hold onto your hats […]Read more "Pondering the Pondskater"
Hi All Unfortunately a combination of Floods in the Woods (No that’s not a euphemism!) and technical gremlins have conspired to prevent from Scott from joining us from his Cabin in Dorset. In this Episode James, and Paul join me (Si, the beast from the east) to talk rumours (oooOOOoooo) the Zombie FAQ and the […]Read more "Rift Tech Radio : Episode 10 – The Zombie FAQ and Diorama winners"
Hi All I thought I should put a quick blog post up with the entries for our Diorama competition which is running courtesy of Boss Minis and Warlord Games. As you can see from the pictures below, the entries ranged widely in scale from small individual pin counters to larger bases with multiple models upon […]Read more "Rift Tech Radio – Diorama Competition"
As the war in New Guinea dragged on into 1947 the Japanese rift tech was taking its toll on the Aussie forces fighting in the Dense jungle. With the terrain being so inhospitable Australian commanders realised they needed something to even the odds and the Grizzly Medium Walker seemed just the ticket. Although proving initially […]Read more "Droppers – Aussies in K47"
You may think that is a click-bait style title, but there is a genuine answer. It’s cause they are both all about the razzle dazzle! musical explanation here! So one of my nemises (nemisi?) Simon put an idea in my head. Knowing full well I loved the look of the heavy walkers and knowing I […]Read more "Soviet Naval Brigade Part 4 – How is a Mammoth like Richard Gere?"
Recent listeners to Rift Tech Radio will have heard us speaking about a contest that we’re running over Christmas and the New Year. We’ve realised that we announced this in the podcast but have no literature supporting it. We’re not great at this sometimes…. So what are we doing? Well first of all, the […]Read more "Rift Tech Radio Diorama Contest"
Firstly let’s start with explaining what Oil Washes are and why they’re suddenly such a hot topic. Oil washes are generally created by mixing artists Oil paints with distilled white spirits or Turps (as it was called in my day!). They are popular because Oils are very easy to work with and offer […]Read more "Weathering vehicles, Getting Started with Oil Washes & Filters"
So, the challenge was a 1000 point army in 6 weeks. As those of you I met at I17 know, I made it – just! Once again, I had the normal event experience of finishing my basing within 24 hours of event start! However, in the last week I managed to do the Daughters, Iskra (AT […]Read more "Soviet Naval Brigade – Part 3 – Hello Sailor and/or Comrade"
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.."