Impressions: Spectre Green Beret Jungle Ops

One thing that Spectre have always focused on is providing a range of models that bang up to date, backed with careful research to get the exact details right. Their latest release continues this trend, bringing us the Green Beret Jungle Ops, a new team of American Special Forces developed with the assistance of a … Continue reading Impressions: Spectre Green Beret Jungle Ops

Battle Report – “Climb To Glory” – Skirmish Sangin

This week's battle report takes us back to Bazistan. The last few battles have been pretty Special Forces heavy so this time we're going to get the regulars on the table. This is also a chance to play some Skirmish Sangin without a giant plane sat across most of the table. Anyway, on with the … Continue reading Battle Report – “Climb To Glory” – Skirmish Sangin

Impressions: Empress M-ATV

One key symbol of the Ultramodern era has been the rise of Mine Resistant vehicles. As improvised explosive device usage increased in both Iraq and Afghanistan, the classic Humvee and Land Rover became unsafe for use by troops on patrol. The MRAP program worked to fix this, creating a selection of vehicles that able to … Continue reading Impressions: Empress M-ATV

Wargaming Week 19/03/2018

Let’s start this Wargaming Week, covering the 11th through to the 18th of March. BLOG STUFF This week's post is took a look at 4Ground's truly titanic Pylon. This wasn't the post I originally planned to release but unfortunately I managed to lose the recently repaired barrel on one of the Spectre Green Beret guys and … Continue reading Wargaming Week 19/03/2018

Impressions: 4Ground Pylon

Sometimes, you buy some practical MDF buildings that are used every game. Things like adobes or french farmhouses or other staples whose presence is almost mandated on every game board. However, once in a while you spot something while surfing the web that cries out as something a little special. True, it may not get … Continue reading Impressions: 4Ground Pylon

Wargaming Week 12/03/2018

Let’s start this Wargaming Week, covering the 5th through to the 11th of March. BLOG STUFF Last week saw two posts, looking at the latest changes to the demo game and then finished off by looking at the new Eureka Modern Brits in Osprey kit. The "two post process" seems to have worked out this time … Continue reading Wargaming Week 12/03/2018

Impressions: Eureka Modern British

One of the first projects that got me into wargaming was building up a platoon of Brits ready for operations. These inital guys were from Empress and, I've got to say, it's a pretty definitive range if you're wanting to play battles from 2010 onwards. However, the War on Terror saw some pretty major changes … Continue reading Impressions: Eureka Modern British

Operation Dragon’s Hoard: March Update

Last month saw Vapnartak and the first run of Operation Dragon's Hoard for 2018. As you can see from my last post, there were one or two things I wanted to tweak after that run. Originally the plan was to spend the rest of February prepping the game ready for its run at Hammerhead and … Continue reading Operation Dragon’s Hoard: March Update

Wargaming Week 05/03/2018

Let’s start this Wargaming Week, covering the 26th of February through to the 4th of March. BLOG STUFF Last week saw an exclusive first look at a new product on the market, Supreme Littleness Design's new Tower Block setup. Its been really cool seeing the prototypes come out of Mike's lab as he's been working on … Continue reading Wargaming Week 05/03/2018

Supreme Littleness Designs – Tower Block: Details

This is a supplement post to the main impressions piece for Supreme Littleness Designs showing off the buildings under construction. This is designed to illustrate the process without filling the main article with lots of similar pictures. The main article is at https://wp.me/pvEn5-2kE  Building 1 I'm not sure if this is the final design for sprue … Continue reading Supreme Littleness Designs – Tower Block: Details

Impressions: Supreme Littleness Designs – Tower Block

One of the joys of ultramoderns is that almost anything can be used as the back drop. Thanks to the vast variety of terrain in the world, anything from medieval Arab buildings to pulp era Brownstones, the possibilities are endless. One thing that I haven't seen is modern buildings under construction. The combination of steel … Continue reading Impressions: Supreme Littleness Designs – Tower Block