Painting models, for everyone, is a skill that can be learned to a high degree of proficiency through informed practice and steady perseverance, even if mastery ever proves elusive. For every painter there are, however, essential icons, sigils, flag motifs, and other markings that are necessary to finish or improve a model but are too numerous, laborious, time-consuming, or just too difficult to create for yourself. Decals are the answer. Let’s have a look at decals and what they can do for you, and what you can do for them to get… Read More
Come tour the National Air & Space Museum, Washington, D.C.
How to build a WWII Africa wargames campaign map. Part 3.
How to build a wargames river using Envirotex Lite.
Every year on the Victoria Day long weekend miniature gamers attend CanGames in Ottawa. At 40 years old this convention still has a lot to offer miniature gamers. Come check it out.
If you think espionage, treachery, and backstabbing are intriguing this is the place for you. The International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. documents spies and their craft. Come take the tour.
The Chicago Way from Great Escape Games hit the table a couple more times. Here’s a look at the scenarios.
Canada’s War Museum, a quick tour. Well worth a visit for budding historians and wargamers alike!
How to build a WWII Africa wargames campaign map.
The task is simple: Game on a new continent by creating a WWII Africa campaign map in 3D to encompass the whole African theater. It must be worthy of wall space and provide context to any and all game systems that mine the WWII desert sands for the many opportunities it offers a gamer. Why the Africa campaign? For a scratch built campaign map the scope seems more manageable than, say, the D-Day landings and after a couple of years of driving the most powerful armour around Normandy I’m looking forward to a theatre shift… Read More