Warlord releases details of new Italy book here:
Warlord releases details of new Italy book here:
SURPRISE! [Wargames Atlantic] have been busy bees in the background working on a few secret projects starting with this one! WW2 Italian Infantry is now Available for Pre-Order!
This highly detailed, highly versatile 32-figure set includes a crazy number of options to customize your Italian forces whether they are in Italy, France, North Africa, the Balkans, or even Russia.
Pre-order your WW2 Italians Now!
What better subject for testing out my new camera but snapping some pix of Dan's minis which are visiting me for a top secret mission.
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So here's the first squad (plus) of a new army. In this case; men of the Durham Light Infantry in Sicily '1943.
It has to be said though, that they will have a dual purpose as representing New Zealanders in summer dress in the Italian mainland campaign.
The figures are Warlord games plastics; British and Canadian infantry 43-45. But i have kitbashed parts from their 8th army box set, mainly the weapon arms in shirtsleeves. After doing so, the sword bayonets needed to be exchanged for 'pig sticker' bayonets to be correct.
There are also some other parts from various Warlord Games' kits in there...can you spot them?!? Answers on a stamped, self-addressed envelope...;)
Now...where are those British airborne I need to finish...? (there's always British airborne to be finished!!)Stay safe and keep your brushes moving. Regards, Dan.
Dan's back! Catch up on his news plus, all the wargame painting, modelling reading & and collecting chat you can handle plus... added tales of adventures in 3d printing.
In our main segment we discuss scenario design ideas, concepts and tips on where to find inspiration for all new and exciting challenges for your little men (and women).
Podcast shownotes will be at https://www.valhallagames.net/ep21
New Warlord Games Commandos... I'm buying these for sure!
I'm building a French town square for my French village for 28mm Bolt action. So far I have a blank space with a nice cobbled base courtesy of a texture roller from OTP terrain. Its a good first step I have also 3D printed some tables and chairs and a fountain as a start of the scatter terrain. Looking forward to painting.
Dans Back! And he shows us what he's been up to. Featuring Warlord Games' Battlefield Debris set, Luftwaffe Field Div and more finished stuff..(Incl. British Airborne of course!). Plus he shows off some loot he received from May '40 Miniatures Fallshirmjager kickstarter. Thanks for watching!
I had a great game of Bolt Action WWII goodness with wargame buddies Ian and Ian last week. The Soviets faced a worthy enemy Australians, hard combat and armed with Two 25 pounders. Little Kate did well and some very brave moves were made but I was beaten pretty well by Ian's Ozzies.
[Note if your viewing this on mobile its best viewed horizontal]
New issues with scale. Lets say "a guy" already has scale phobia. Then "that guy" buys a 3D printer and has unlimited flexibility on how big he print things. Imagine how that will mess with "that guys" head... lucky I'm not like "that guy".
However, for this project at least, looks OK?
I had great fun, got motivated I hope you do to.
Pat's blog: https://wargamingwithsilverwhistle.blogspot.com/
'O' Group battalion level WWII rules written by Dave Brown and published/distributed by Too Fat Lardies are now available here, the web site blurb goes like this:
'O' Group is a set of WWII battalion level rules designed for a player to command a battalion sized force plus supports, or a multiplayer game where each player can command a battalion as part of a larger battlegroup. The rules introduce some exciting command mechanisms that encourages the players to think about allocation of reserves as well as commanding their force in action. The rules include army lists covering the UK, USA, Germany and Soviet Union for the later war period but the rules can be used with historical unit structures to game the entire conflict.
I have purchased a copy and might be dusting off all the 15mm WWII stuff that's collecting dust in my garage.
This episode is an interview with Paul from WOW Buildings. Paul is a prolific 3D model designer and his legendary Kickstarters are *full* to the brim with great looking models and include almost all genres, but especially for valhallagames *many* of the kickstarters are WWII specific. Paul and I have a great chat about terrain, scales, the creative process and inspiration.
WOW Buildings 3d printable files web site is located here: https://wowbuildings.net/
The current massive American civil war Kickstarter is funded 10x already with 7 days to run is here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/wowbuildings/wow-does-american-civil-war-the-alamo-terrain-scenery
I also get the scoop on what's coming next for all of us WWII wargamers, no negative waves there baby!
Available in a podcast app near you by searching for valhallagames (one word), or by clicking the image below for the web player.
Its time for an update on everything that I got done over the Christmas break. Hopefully this motivates you to do more wargame hobby. There are a few tips and tricks here where I reveal my secret methods of doing things.
Let us know in the comments what you think and if you learned anything new or were motivated to start a new project.
The kindle store is running a special right now, pre-order the Bolt Action: Campaign: D-Day: British & Canadian Sectors Campaign ebook for only US$10.90, around 50% off.
We still love the smell of new paper and love supporting our FLGS so we normally buy the paper copy as well but the kindle version is great to have for those late night reading sessions and while waiting for the bus. Additionally, searching in electronic format is somewhat(!) easier than searching in paper format.
Due out in only a few days get yours while its hot (and on special).
Join Rex and Dan as they discuss Rex's turn at going to a Bolt Action event, Boots on the Ground - Band of Brothers 2020 near Newcastle, Australia.
Catch up on all our hobby news as well. A little shorter podcast this time round as we prepare for the end of year review.
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OTP terrain, West Australian 3D terrain and miniature printers, are running a 3D printed "Wet Palette Paint Station" Kickstarter its funded pretty quickly and there is still 14 days as of the writing of this post.
I haven't managed to get a review unit but I have backed it so I will do a quick video review when I receive mine hopefully in July 2021. There are some reviews on YouTube if you want to see moving pictures, otherwise I have included some screenshots below with captions that should give you an idea of what its like.
The Kickstarter ends December 31 2020 3:00 AM AEDT (Australian eastern time)
Continue after the break...
Join Dan as he shares his workbench update going into December, and decide for yourself if the quantity and quality of work puts him on either the "naughty" or "nice" list this Christmas!
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Thanks for watching!
Boots on the ground 2020 event table setups click on the link below to go to the gallery page:
See other posts under this "tag" for more images.
Join Dan as he dives deep on the Stalingrad box set from Warlord Games, bringing you better pics and info on the product as well as analysing the pricing and recommendations for Warlord for the future.
Note that the video incorrectly shows dollars rather then pounds in the value summary screen. The correct screen is below: