One of the things that most inspires us here at KO about K47 is it’s background. The way the writers have put in enough detail to drive a story but just little enough so you can let your imagination run free in the twisted weird war world. However there is a rather unfortunate trend in […]Read more "Competitive fluffing or how to theme a tournament army "
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”"
Hello Comrades! I thought I’d do a quick article around winter weathering our fantastic light walker – the Cossack by Warlord Games. If you’ve been following the blog (and if you haven’t, why haven’t you?) you’ll be aware that last time out I put a very quick and easy guide to magnetising […]Read more "Soviet Steel – Painting the Cossack"
Hello all and happy new year to you! It was Christmas Eve here when I wrote this and before I headed out for a festive pint I thought I’d do a slightly different blog post! It’s going to stray away from K47 a little but still had it in mind! The past few months with […]Read more "A look ahead and Turks! "
Hi all, I thought I’d start with some brief information about the The KV-1 (source: Wikipedia) . It first saw action during the Winter War, where it out performed both the SMK and T-100 (rival prototypes for production as a break through tank). It was developed to be used alongside Soviet deep battle doctrine […]Read more "Soviet Steel – The KV-1 / KV-ZP"
When I was younger I thought that I had a good knowledge of the Second World War. It was only when I started playing the PC game Warthunder (other pc ww2 action sim games are available) I realised that all my knowledge centred around the popular theatres and was predominantly focused around the British and […]Read more "Soviet Steel – The SU-76"