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"
You may think that is a click-bait style title, but there is a genuine answer. It’s cause they are both all about the razzle dazzle! musical explanation here! So one of my nemises (nemisi?) Simon put an idea in my head. Knowing full well I loved the look of the heavy walkers and knowing I […]Read more "Soviet Naval Brigade Part 4 – How is a Mammoth like Richard Gere?"
So, the challenge was a 1000 point army in 6 weeks. As those of you I met at I17 know, I made it – just! Once again, I had the normal event experience of finishing my basing within 24 hours of event start! However, in the last week I managed to do the Daughters, Iskra (AT […]Read more "Soviet Naval Brigade – Part 3 – Hello Sailor and/or Comrade"
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”"
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 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."
I’ve been working on my Winter Soviet force for a while now, in between distractions in the form of Guild Ball or Gates of Antares painting. I wanted a force that represented the average platoon during the winters in the Soviet defence against Operation Barbarossa and the army was designed around a mid to late […]Read more "Soviet Steel – the force so far"