Fielding a US Mechanized Cavalry Force in Konflikt 47

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

Painting Italian Infantry (The Konflikt ‘47 Way)

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)

Painting Guide: Camouflaged M4A9-T Sherman Tesla Tank (Konflikt ’47)

If you’re anything like me (your wallet hopes you aren’t), you spend a lot of time—more time than is healthy—burning through models, paint, and money trying to find a way to make your army stand out from all other others. One way I’ve found to add character to a Bolt Action or Konflikt 47 platoon, … Continue reading Painting Guide: Camouflaged M4A9-T Sherman Tesla Tank (Konflikt ’47)

How Well Do the Samurai Miniatures Scale With Each Other?

Over the last few months painting up Samurai and Ronin and Ashigaru for Test of Honour, I get asked two questions the most often (often amidst the horror-filled looks and gasps over my paint job--amateurish that it is). "What model is that?" "How does 'X' manufacturer measure up to 'Y' manufacturer?" Well, you're all in … Continue reading How Well Do the Samurai Miniatures Scale With Each Other?