• Treasure Trove - The Combined Arms Research Library (CARL)
    by Dirty Jon
    27 Mar 2015 at 7:30am

    If you are REALLY in to World War Two military history, there is a lot of information on the web.  One of the best places for free, primary source information is the Combined Arms Research Library (CARL) hosted by the Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.  This institution hosts a huge volume of informatio...

  • Battlefield In a Box: Train Yard Switching Tower (BB186)
    by Steven MacLauchlan
    25 Mar 2015 at 7:30am
    When Battlefront's Battlefield in a Box train tracks first came out, I was a fan, but like everyone else really wanted curved tracks. When those came out, I felt the set was complete, and so was pleasantly surprised when the switching tower was revealed.

    At just $25 USD for a nice, 3 piece building that's fully painted (as well as 2 Buf...

  • Chain of Command- The Road to Singapore. Japanese Vs. British
    by Steven MacLauchlan
    23 Mar 2015 at 7:30am
    By Joe Moore and Eric Lauterbach
    This Thursday's game night saw me blooding my 8th Army Perry Miniatures Brits against Ed Leland's Warlord Japanese in a no holds barred bungle in the jungle cage fight using Too Fat Lardie's Chain of Command rules.  Sure, I painted my figures for desert, but not unlike their real-life counterparts, the e...

  • Huntsville Historical Gamers' Total War Kursk Game
    by Steven MacLauchlan
    20 Mar 2015 at 7:50am
    By Dane Tkacs
    On the last weekend in February, the Huntsville Historical Gamers ran a "total war" multiplayer, flames of war game representing the opening battle of Operation Citadel; the battle of Kursk.

    The army lists were determined using historically present forces. The game was played with 3 players per side each commanding an indep...

  • Bolt Action Radio Episode 34
    by Judson
    26 Mar 2015 at 11:01pm
    In Bolt Action Radio episode 34, David (UberGruber) joins Judson for the first segment, this time lending voice to walls of text they would normally otherwise post on the forum. David has some format questions, and the two bat current Bolt Action events back and forth from across the Atlantic. Following this, Dano and Judson sidle up t...

  • French Armoured Carriers
    by Bryza
    25 Mar 2015 at 11:26pm

    I've recently added some armoured transports to my French Foreign Legion platoon. The Berliet VUDB carriers were manufactured in the 1930's by France to help police it's North African Colonies, with a limited number fighting in the Second World War. Today they are manufactured by by Mad Bob miniatures in 1:56 scale resin. I'll give you...

  • Baggage for "The Escort" scenario...
    by Mike Wood
    23 Mar 2015 at 7:30am
    Some time ago I started to produce some baggage items to use in "The Escort" scenario for Dark Age Saga.

    A while back I found some items had disappeared while out and about with my models and terrain. I decided to get what was left into shape and used.

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  • Behind Enemy Lines Episode 4
    by Steven MacLauchlan
    29 Mar 2015 at 7:00am
    The Behind Enemy Lines team are back with all your gaming news delivered in their own special way! They even have a special guest!

    Download the file here

    Act 1 sees the guys going through n00b news, all the best tidbits they've gleaned from around the interwebs. Act 2 the guys talk about what's been happening at their local club with ...


  • ACW Naval Terrain Draft
    by jmilesr
    29 Mar 2015 at 3:24pm
     A start to the terrain for my upcoming Historicon games.  The fictional naval battle will take place in the "eastern bay portion of the Chesapeake Bay - it's near where I live.  Doing a fictional battle does give one a bit of ...
  • Hobby Round up Week 13
    by Binx
    29 Mar 2015 at 12:08pm
    Unlucky for some?! It's been busy on the Simon's workbench, anyone would think he's been off work 'ill'... Simon has continued to build Next Door Matt's Chaos Marines; this week we have Terminators, Raptors and some magnetised ...
  • SBH - Elizabethan Zombie Wars - "Breakthrough" - AAR#4
    by Stuart S
    28 Mar 2015 at 3:46am
    Time for another outing for Hernando and his band of Fighters..... In a world riddled by the plague and the undead.

    Having escaped the clutches of the witch and her evil hordes Hernando De Leon leads his battered command on towa...
  • Fab Four Finally Finished!
    by Paul Waechter
    28 Mar 2015 at 2:48am
     Apologies for the awful alliteration (oops, there I go again!) No gaming this weekend, apart from a game of Catan with my daughter and brother-in-law which I won with a cunning, come from behind flourish. A small painting proj...
  • Great War Germans for Flames of War, Part 3
    by Robert Brightwell
    28 Mar 2015 at 12:00am
    Part three of my Great War Germans is ready for action.  This is the second infantry platoon and is just like the other one.  So far this has been a fun and easy project.  It might be time to tackle one of the tanks.

  • Mongols
    by The Kiwi
    27 Mar 2015 at 1:34am
    This is the remaining 9 riders from a Fire Forge Mongol Cavalry box that I completed. I have conspired with a fellow gamer to get some more of these all the way from Italy. Eventually I aim to build enough for use in 'Lion Ramp...