Thursday, 31 March 2011

Black Powder - Thirty Years War - Imperialist Army (beware unpainted miniatures!)

 Imperialist Tercio- A large unit for Black Powder.
 Reiter and a commander
 Pappenheims brigade of Cuirassiers
 A tercio up close

 Tilly or Wallenstein
 2D buildings
 Revell soldiers

The whole army, Swedes to follow soon on nice blue bases.

Based up for "Black Powder" these toys have been in my shed for about 20 years and I could never face painting them so I didn't...

Sunday, 13 March 2011

More Rapid Fire!....

Stanley Christopherson CO of the Notts. Yeomanry (Sherwood Foresters).
The three companies advance, HQ to the rear. 
"A" Company.Firefly in the centre.
"B" Company.

And "C" Company.
Very old Airfix Shermans these, the tracks don't quite meet on some of them.

The old Airfix 6 pdr and carrier.

Revell British infantry, the Tynedale Fusiliers.

The PIAT team.

"Come on,  you chaps!".
A German pillbox, an Italeri kit.
Some Germans from Italeri.

Rapid Fire!, Eastern Front

It must be about three years since I played Rapid Fire!.

Over the bridge.

The Germans hold a strong position.
A concealed PaK-40 covers the right flank.
The Russians cross the river.
A lucky shot KO's a Ferdinand.

     The advance continues.                                 
An SU-152 is brewed up by the remaining Ferdinand.            
Forward Comrades!.

The cavalry advance on the flank.

The attack is getting close now.

The Luftwaffe arrive and start bombing the Soviet PBI.

The minefields thin the Soviet ranks, particularly the cavalry.


A MiG-3 arrives but the Me-109 gets on his tail!.


The Luftwaffe see off the VVS.

The last SU-152 is now destroyed..

A German trench using chopped up toy soldiers.

Fire support, Italeri 76.2mm guns.

The German command look on as the Soviets retreat.

The toys include Britannia, Italeri, Revell. Pegasus, Airfix, Hobby Boss, Irregular Miniatures and Dragon.