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

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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

Best 1/72nd Russian WW2 Miniatures & Tanks

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I’m always finding new manufacturers for my main 1/72 scale Soviet Russian army. Russians, aka Soviets*, obviously make up a huge swathe of the forces involved and replicated on WW2 wargaming tables. My game of choice at the moment is Battlegroup which I’m enjoying thoroughly at 20mm size. The following suggested models would be useful … Read more

Painting Challenge: WW2 German Infantry

As part of my self-imposed painting challenge, these figures were an easy win to paint and clear off my unfinished-paint-pile. A handful of Bolt Action’s 28mm WW2 Germany infantry only needed a little Citadel wash thrown over them before I could call them complete. 7x German infantry ‘washed’ and then 2 NPC miniatures painted completely. … Read more

Painting Challenge: Tyranids and Ankhegs

Recently I posted about the backlog of miniatures I want to make a dent in. Well, high on the spreadsheet are a bunch of Games Workshop Tyranid models that I had bought off Ebay. I purchased them second hand and was going to throw them at my players in a D&D game. Well I’ve just … Read more