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
This fellow! Apparently... there may have been a mistake, because I never thought in a million years I would win a painting competition. But nevertheless, I entered several categories for Warlord Games' Summer Painting Competition (SOPCom) and... I won Best Paraded Army! I I know, right?! I still can't believe it. But I guess the … Continue reading Who has Two Thumbs and Just Won a Painting Competition?
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
Back in August when the Locust / Heuschrecke Medium Panzermech reared it's chunky head over at the Warlord website as a 'pre-order', I had already known what I planned to do with it once I received it. There is absolutely lovely piece of art in Defiance where the Locust looks almost as if it is … Continue reading Unboxing: The Locust Medium Walker (Konflikt 47)
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
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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