Tutorial: Making an American Observation Post (Bolt Action/K’47)

For a few games in the new Defiance supplement for Konflikt 47 and some in Bolt Action require the players to each choose a building or model in their deployment zone which is considered a command post or an objective. In previous games we used burned-out buildings, but I really wanted something more specific. As … Continue reading Tutorial: Making an American Observation Post (Bolt Action/K’47)

Defiance Campaign Scenario #1.5: A Chance Encounter

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

Completed M8A3 Tesla Scout Car

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

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 & 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

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?