So, here’s the one a lot of people have been waiting for – The Locust. I know it has a name in german, but I struggle in english, let alone with words that sounds like someone clearing their nose. Ever since Aitch previewed the kit on his painting table the anticipation has been building. This […]Read more "Avanti Bersaglieri! – Italian Locust “La Triglia” – Review and Magnetising Guide"
So in general reaction to Turing’s Tinboys has been two things: 1. Nice Idea! 2. Why the hell did you choose to build so many of those Automaton figures? While I welcome both reactions, the second has become more relevant as time has gone on. For my first 5 “Challenging” models, I had decided to […]Read more "The Turing Test – How to Pin an Automaton"
So this one is a bit unusual! I’ve written about my decision to start the Bersaglieri in an earlier article. The Flames of War army I refer to had one unit that was my nemisis – bikers. Let me be clear, the end models were nice, the results were good. They took longer to build […]Read more "Avanti Bersaglieri! Minatures Review – Dogtag Minatures Italian Bikers"
This is a new moment for me and one that I felt the need to commemerate in a blog post. The Army is done The Army is based And it is not the early hours of Tournament day! The community helped me pick on 16th April what my force should be. 90 days later, the […]Read more "The Turing Test – Ready for Activation"
So, the Turing Test continues processing forwards! First up is some heavier support for my army in the form of the automated carrier. Continuing my habit of naming vehicles this has been named “The Turk” after the famous fake chess machine. This is a great little model and has sparked off many ideas for me […]Read more "The Turing Test – Turks, Weapon Teams and Experimental Rules!"
So, continuing with the Rise of the Robots, one of the first problems I hit was “who should be in charge?” I have to take a LT, and the only options are human. Then it hit me of course it should be Alan Turing. For those who don’t know, Alan Turing is one of the […]Read more "The Turing Test – The Boss and Roger"
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"