In late June 1944 British forces near Caen had the German under intense pressure. Striking deep into the German lines, the 15th Scottish division had found itself assaulted on both flanks of the salient. Now they in turn had launched their own counter-attack and taken back some of the ground recaptured by the Germans. Fresh […]
One of the things I love about 20th Century wargames are the tanks and vehicles. I’d much rather be painting an AFV than the infantry to go with it (although strangely I prefer playing games with plenty of infantry over tank-heavy ones…) One thing I try to do is get maximum bang for my buck […]
So, I’ve painted up a load of Samurai and assorted other medieval Japanese bods lately and thought I’d give a quick rundown on some of the miniatures I’ve used and compare them. I’ve always loved the period, and had a load of miniatures in my lead pile intending to play more of Osprey’s excellent skirmish […]
One of the most distinctive troops types in Japanese (and some other eastern Asian) armies are the warrior monks. The original martial artists these guys were not shy about stepping off the temple grounds to go and bust heads, and had a pretty fearsome reputation as warriors.