Scenario 1.5: A Chance Encounter NOTE: This scenario is an optional one that takes place between the 1st scenario and 2nd scenario of this Defiance campaign. However if you choose to run this scenario, there will be bonuses or benefits for each side in upcoming scenarios depending upon the outcome. To skip this narrative story … Continue reading Defiance Campaign Scenario #1.5: A Chance Encounter
Background: US Mechanized Cavalry Squadron Unlike Armored Divisions and Armored Infantry, Mechanized Cavalry Squadrons focused on mobility and light-armor while remaining relatively self-sufficient. Armored platoons preferred larger, heavier tanks especially as the war progressed. Cavalry squadrons did not function the same way and they had a different doctrine. Cavalry Squadrons were typically made up of … Continue reading Fielding a US Mechanized Cavalry Force in Konflikt 47
These are mostly in WIP stages. I will update as I complete them all. I also need to consider how to stage them on 'parade' for viewing and final submission. More to come.
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A while back, Warlord graciously sent me the M5A5/6 Jackal to review; I had a lot of other new goodies that arrived at the same time, so it took me a while to get to it. I am glad I waited. With Defiance now released via Warlord Games and soon to be available through other … Continue reading Review: M5A5/6 Jackal Light (Jump) Walker
It took me all Friday evening, but I was able complete my M8A3 Tesla Scout! Let me walk you through the process... Here is where we left off... I had just added stowage to the rear of the hull. There was still loads more to do yet. I consulted a lot of images of M8 … Continue reading Completed M8A3 Tesla Scout Car
When Konflikt 47 and Osprey Publishing released the supplement Resurgence a little over half a year ago, I was really mainly excited about a handful of units in that book (not having much interest in the Japanese at the time--mainly because I couldn't afford another army). One of the units I really, really wanted was … Continue reading Unboxing: M8A3 Tesla Scout Car
I was lucky enough to get my hands on two of the preview packs for the Italian heavy infantry units for Konflikt 47; these packs contain one Centurian Heavy Infantry and one Bersaglieri Armored Infantry. Of course I had an immediate draw to the Bersaglieri Armored Infantry for Allied Italians. Overall, the kit was was … Continue reading Review: Bersaglieri Armored Infantry – (Preview Pack)
The moment has arrived. The skies have parted, a ray of light has shone down upon my meager review blog, and a gift has been imparted... I present to you.... DEFIANCE! We live in exciting times. With special thanks to the spies at Osprey for sending this along! Let's not waste anymore time on introductions; … Continue reading Book Review – Konflikt ’47: Defiance!
As you may or may not have seen, Warlord Games has released a preview of the two new Heavy Armored Infantry sets available soon to Konflikt '47 Italian players (er, that is, to players who field Italian miniatures--though, I suppose also to Konflikt '47 players of Italian descent). They are wicked cool-looking. As Italy was … Continue reading Painting Italian Infantry (The Konflikt ‘47 Way)