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"
Continuing the excellent wave of USA releases this month is the USA Firefly Jump Troops. I was eagerly awaiting these as my plan for several months has been a full jump army with these, the new US Airborne plastics (including all the weapons teams you can build from them) and the jump walkers, using the Mudskipper and […]Read more "USA Army – Firefly Jump Infantry review."
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"
At Christmas I got a K47 British starter set When I first saw the automatons, I thought it would be quite easy to build, but oh how I was wrong! There were so many bits. There are 5 bodies with ball joints for arms and legs. Then there a 5 automated heads. After that there […]Read more "On Her Majesty’s Service – A look at Automatons"
When I first saw the Galahad suits, I thought they would be a lot of fun. They didn’t let me down and actually surprised me a little bit with the amount of detail of the armour and bolts and wires and all of the amazing heads. They also surprised me when I found out […]Read more "Galahad Heavy Infantry – First Impressions"
After a bit of an extended break from painting I finally got round to finishing my first 3 Schrekwulfen. All of us here at KO are off to a narrative escalation event on the south coast in march called Rift war and it’s given me the boot I needed to spur on with the painting […]Read more "German Fury- Howl of the wolves the Schrekwulfen"