Quick Painting 15mm British infantry for Africa Theatre WW2

Completed 15mm Brits in Africa

I came across my Flames of War 1/100th scaled Brits the other day, and one thing lead to another… and now it seems I’ve ordered a bunch more stuff for Brits in Africa! The plan for these desert infantrymen though, will be that they are meant for the Battlegroup rules, not Flames of War. So … Read more

Painting recipe for Soviet infantry in 20mm

As a wargamer, my go-to force at the moment (2020-2021) is the mighty, sprawling and impressive Soviet empire. As a reminder to myself, I’ve put together this article on my painting recipe for Soviet infantry, in my current favourite WW2 scale, 1/72nd, 20mm. The miniatures shown here are mainly from Plastic Soldier Company, however the … Read more

Painting recipe USMC Pacific infantry 28mm

USMC painted and based

With the release of Battlegroup’s latest book bringing the fight to the pacific islands, my good friend Andy and I thought we’d jump into the salty shores of the Pacific WW2 conflict. Before I can get the miniatures to the table, I need to come up with a super-simple painting recipe for USMC Pacific infantry, … Read more

The FIVE Best Official D&D Adventure Modules for 5e

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The aim of this post is to share my opinion on the best adventure modules you can buy for D&D 5th Edition, straight from the official canon of material. There are countless adventures contained in physical books and PDFs, written by stupendous authors, so I’ve had to limit the scope of these ‘top D&D adventure … Read more

Epic PSC Battlegroup House Rules!

PSC Battlegroup Rule Book Featured

Plastic Soldier Company’s game Battlegroup have produced a fantastic rule set – an epic blend of historic accuracy, depth and play-ability (£15 – Rule book on PSC). It’s not too crunchy nor dry, which can be quite easily be an issue with historic wargaming, yet it’s got enough layers to keep you on your feet … Read more

4 BIG questions to ask when creating new D&D characters

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I’m sure I am not the only person who struggles to create new D&D characters. We all love rolling ability scores, assigning stats and picking skills, right? I find it a lot harder to create a believable, engaging and rich back-story. To help me produce richer history for my new D&D characters, I’ve decided to … Read more

The SIX best battle mats for D&D and Fantasy RPGs

The SIX best battle mats for DnD

While theatre of the mind is some peoples’ preferred method for gaming, I think it suits the Call of Cthulhu RPG much better than the Dungeons and Dragons game. For me, the D&D experience is totally taken to the next level with battle mats! Battle mats; grid maps full of miniatures, hand-drawn notations and delicate … Read more

Painting Russian SU-76M models in 1/72nd scale

My favourite Soviet armoured fighting miniature I’ve currently got in 1/72nd scale is the Russian SU-76M model. It was a Russian made self propelled gun, used extensively during World War II – so I definitely need many models of them on my wargaming table. (The tanks full name is the Samokhodnaya Ustanovka 76mm main production … Read more