Gadgets Galore! Scratchbuilt Foamcore and Styrene North African Buildings.


Gadgets Galore! Scratchbuilt Foamcore and Styrene North African Buildings.

What a Tanker: Full Metal Dashboards

What a Tanker Too Fat Lardies Dashboards

What a Tanker! WWII tank combat game by Too Fat Lardies. Making magnetic dashboards with built in QRS.

Archangel: William Gibson’s Gripping Graphic Novel


Let’s open up William Gibson’s graphic novel “Archangel” and see if it’s worth a look.

Desert Terrain: Palm Trees Tutorial

Henry Hyde Battlegames Palm Tree Tutorial

Scratch built 28mm palm trees tutorial. Guest post on Henry Hyde’s Battlegames website.

Axis & Allies: Global 1940

Axis and Allies Global 1940

Does Axis & Allies: Global 1940 scratch the A&A nostalgia itch and is it worth the considerable investment in time?

National Air & Space Museum, Washington, D.C.


Come tour the National Air & Space Museum, Washington, D.C.

WWII Africa Campaign Map Part 3: Envirotex Water, Airbrush, Graphics

WWII Africa Wargame Campaign Map

How to build a WWII Africa wargames campaign map. Part 3.

The Canadian War Museum Highlights

Canadian War Museum Vehicle Gallery

Canada’s War Museum, a quick tour. Well worth a visit for budding historians and wargamers alike!

WWII Africa Campaign Map: Resin Casting and Prep for Envirotex Light

WWII Africa Campaign Map

How to build a WWII Africa wargames campaign map.

WWII Africa Campaign Map: Base Layer and 3D Printing


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