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"
I originally wrote this in December and have meant to publish it for a while. I think part of me was waiting for us to do a group feedback for the event in Bedworth but with everything that’s happened in the last couple of months getting a hole in the schedule for the 4 […]Read more "Soviet Steel at Battlefield 47"
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"
Resin is a very popular casting material due to it’s lightness and capacity for holding sharp and fine details. In recent years many manufacturers have moved from resin to plastics or a hybrid of plastic and resin to create their models. There are, however, a great many very good resin kits available on […]Read more "Soviet Steel – First Steps with Resin Vehicles"
So, recently (last night) a big box of hobby goodness arrived from the Boss, it contained (amongst other things) a couple of boxes of the Ursus Infantry from Warlord. The concept of big Russian bear men really appeals to me from a thematic view point and fits with the slightly bonkers sci-fi/horror b-movie vibe that […]Read more "Soviet Steel – A First look at Ursus Infantry"
I had to wait until after Christmas before I could get some more toys for my Soviet Army. I’m sure you can imagine my excitement when a box of Soviet bits arrived this weekend. I’ve been waiting for the Cossack for some time. Given the paucity of options in the armoured car slot […]Read more "Soviet Steel – Magnetising the Cossack Light Walker."