First up, the T-34/76 company. Just short of the Coy Commander’s tank. Have also done the /85 turrets to allow for easy upgrades. Complete with riders. Some crew still to be added and basing to be finished. Next up, the T-70 platoon. Need to be based and crew figure added to one. Not hugely happy… Read More WIP – WWII Soviets.
I’ve been putting together British and Soviet forces for early 1980s Cold War Gone Hot (CWGH) for a while, and last night finally got a chance to get them on a table. Fred and I thought it would be good to try and give Force on Force (FoF) a crack at conventional warfare rather than… Read More Club Night – Cold War – Force on Force
As always from that excellent blog , a useful post from CWG on the markings of Soviet Cold War AFVs. Personally, so far I’ve only used turret numbering decals on my Soviet armor – if memory serves these are WWII German numbers from Dom’s Decals . I have a set of the TL Modellbau modern British… Read More Cold War Gamer: Soviet vehicle markings
Not rehabilitated in the ideological sense – rather these were some quite old Platoon 20 modern Soviet airborne figures I rescued at the Hitchin club’s bring and buy sale. They’ve had a bleach bath and a new paint job. There is an element of nostalgia with these, as I had some of these when I was… Read More Rehabilitated VDV
I’m currently building a small Soviet Cold War force, for use with Force on Force (FoF) and possibly the Battlegroup system (I’ve been lent a set of Cold War homebrew modifications). So, I picked up a box of two S-Model BDRM-2 armoured cars at Salute. The BDRM-2 (Boyevaya Razvedyvatelnaya Dozornaya Mashina or Combat Reconnaissance/Patrol Vehicle) was the… Read More Soviet Cold War Recce – BDRM-2s