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 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"
We’re into the second episode of our review of the Defiance Book. This week we’re looking at Rules that have been updated or introduced within Defiance. We then follow that up with a discussion of New German army units introduced or updated within the defiance ruleset. Useful Time Stamps 1:34 New and Updated Rules within […]Read more "Rift Tech Radio – Episode 14 – Defiance Rules and The Germans"
As my “secret” Italian Army Project was, like all of our secret armies, unveiled on Rift Tech Radio I was thrilled when the Italian HI were shown. So when they went up for order – well, I was all over that! Brilliantly they arrived today. So, on with the review! Both of the armours are […]Read more "Breaking news – Defiance Preview Pack – Italian Heavy Infantry"
As most Bolt Action players will tell you, the new hotness is Operation: Sealion, a new what if style campaign book in the Bolt Action universe (ish!) However, knowing that there is several people who like to borrow (or outright steal!) The beat ideas from other areas, I thought id look at the book from […]Read more "What can K47 players take from Sealion?"
**This review brought to you thanks to the kind support of Clockwork Goblin** The final of the first book’s USA medium walkers has arrived, and my goodness was it worth the wait! The model This is the last of the first book’s Grizzly chassis variants, and the model matches that simplicity. It is in essence […]Read more "Apex Predators – M8A4 Bruin Support Walker"
So, the fun toy we’ve all been waiting for is finally here. The Jackal has 2 variants, the base one, with just machine gun is the M5A5. I honestly see no reason not to upgrade to the M5A6 – which adds an infantry flamethrower. Yes, a flamethrower, on a jump walker. But before we get […]Read more "USA Army – Apex Predators – M5A5/6 Jackal Light Walker"
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 finally the USA gets some love in the release schedule (with the Firefly Jump Troops also released) and we see that Uncle Sam’s plan to deal with the weird and wonderful creations of super science is lead poisoning, avalible in a variety of calibers and velocities. As part of that plan comes the excellent Kodiak Medium […]Read more "USA Army – Apex Predators – Kodiak Medium Walker"
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."