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by hammurabi70
09 Dec 2019, 13:46
Forum: World War 2
Topic: 28mm Armour for my son's Bolt Action Games
Replies: 6
Views: 122

Re: 28mm Armour for my son's Bolt Action Games

Many thanks. I guess it would only be appearing very late in the war from September onwards. I had an oppo 30+ years ago who painted eyeballs on his 6mm figures and I guess he would do it but I think I'll give it a miss. I just wonder when they ever got seen in this warpaint on the battlefield; I as...
by hammurabi70
08 Dec 2019, 09:54
Forum: 21st Century
Topic: VBCW anyone?
Replies: 22
Views: 2894

Re: VBCW anyone?

bannockburn bhoy wrote:
06 Dec 2019, 10:30
If its the same stuff as I used to get at primary school .. its absolutely lethal, only the Blancmange was more toxic :D
Forty years on and nobody has offered me counselling after suffering from having to eat that stuff. :shock:
by hammurabi70
08 Dec 2019, 09:52
Forum: World War 2
Topic: 28mm Armour for my son's Bolt Action Games
Replies: 6
Views: 122

Re: 28mm Armour for my son's Bolt Action Games

Impressive painting. I am not familiar with speckling on the autumn dapple camouflage but doing 6mm I guess I would not have been interested anyway. Can you say anymore about it?
by hammurabi70
08 Dec 2019, 09:45
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Air power in a wargame
Replies: 2
Views: 46

Re: Air power in a wargame

Played as off-table artillery. (1) Bombing aircraft arrive and attack target when air card drawn. (2) Small risk of target misidentification but otherwise will only attack targets that are at least 400 metres from any friendly troops. (3) Flak defences defined by proximity to target and fighter cove...
by hammurabi70
08 Oct 2019, 23:34
Forum: 21st Century
Topic: VBCW anyone?
Replies: 22
Views: 2894

Re: VBCW anyone?

There is a Winter of ‘79 project that covers a 1980’s version. Mike Bravo Miniatures does some figures including a Mrs T although she looks more like the Spitting Image puppet! It does appeal. Proper Brit infantry with SLR’s, Humber Pig, FV432, Scimitar, Scorpion and Fox. http://winterof79.blogspot...
by hammurabi70
08 Jul 2019, 20:30
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Truths, Untruths, and damned untruths (of sorts)
Replies: 25
Views: 3272

Re: Truths, Untruths, and damned untruths (of sorts)

Not everyone seems to think it is innocuous.
http://theminiaturespage.com/boards/msg.mv?id=511082
Someone with a TMP account might wish to point out that SOTCW is still going but not publishing a journal.
by hammurabi70
08 Jul 2019, 20:15
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Kursk Map
Replies: 5
Views: 1065

Re: Kursk Map

Very neat; thanks.
by hammurabi70
26 Jun 2019, 22:29
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Kursk Map
Replies: 5
Views: 1065

Re: Kursk Map

Many thanks; 1:250,000 would appear to be a good size. It will take a bit of searching to find all I need!
by hammurabi70
25 Jun 2019, 23:00
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Kursk Map
Replies: 5
Views: 1065

Kursk Map

I am working on a Kursk game but could do with getting hold of a map that shows, rivers, woods, hills and urban areas. Does anyone know if there is anything of this nature available online?
by hammurabi70
19 Jun 2019, 19:47
Forum: Late 20th Century
Topic: Campaigns
Replies: 5
Views: 1266

Re: Campaigns

I have played untold one off Cold War gone hot games ,all fun , interesting etc ,I have a large collection of both Nato & Warsaw Pact forces together with some others. The one off games just aren't doing it for me any more and i really want to get into something with a bit more depth to it. So I fa...