Showcase: Konflikt ’47 DAK Walkers

This is a post I have wanted to make but haven't--for who knows what reason (not me; I haven't a clue). As my primary German army is Afrika Korps, I have modeled my Konflikt '47 German walkers/Panzermechs to fit the army. I figured it might be useful to post about them, especially given how trendy … Continue reading Showcase: Konflikt ’47 DAK Walkers

Review: Hero Forge Custom Miniatures

A few years ago when I was just getting back into miniatures, models, and wargaming, I stumbled upon Hero Forge. At the time, they had a handful of options for customization, and the prices were a bit much, but I picked up a couple anyway. I was impressed by their Miniature Designer which felt a … Continue reading Review: Hero Forge Custom Miniatures

Review: OSHIRO Model Terrain (28mm Feudal Japan)

A while ago I came across Oshiro Model Terrain via this amazing website which contains 28mm-scale resin terrain for Feudal Japanese wargaming. I have been sitting on this blog post review for a while primarily because I had ordered more stuff from them and wanted to paint them all and display them properly. Unfortunately real life … Continue reading Review: OSHIRO Model Terrain (28mm Feudal Japan)

Completed Locust Medium Panzermech

Following up on my previous post, now that my Locust Panzermech was built and I had a striking pose for the model, it was time to paint it. The steps I followed were identical to the ones I took when painting up my P43(bis), so be sure to follow the instructions laid out there if … Continue reading Completed Locust Medium Panzermech

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

Unboxing: 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

Review: Bersaglieri Armored Infantry – (Preview Pack)

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)

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 Tutorial: Italian P43 (bis) Heavy Tank [Rubicon Models/Heer46]

While I have been eagerly awaiting the new Q1/18 releases from Rubicon for what seems like an eternity, there were a few items that I really was looking forward to reviewing. Besides the new crew for US Armor and Tank Destroyers (another blog post in the near future), the recent partnership Rubicon developed with Heer46 … Continue reading Painting Tutorial: Italian P43 (bis) Heavy Tank [Rubicon Models/Heer46]

Review & Showcase: Test of Honour – Ronin

A month ago, I picked up a box of Ronin for the game Test of Honour. I was intrigued by some of the painted miniatures on various blogging sites and social media groups; it is the standard plastic samurai sprue from the main box with metal heads and one full metal special character. According to … Continue reading Review & Showcase: Test of Honour – Ronin