Well, Birmingham first! Tomorrow I do a half’ish day at work and then board a train to sunny Birmingham (beer and curry) and Saturday AM I head for Derby and the World Wargames. This is my annual trip and ‘night out’ and a chance to catch up with friends in Birmingham. I like the Derby … Read moreOff to Derby!
A week or so ago Ian gave me a unit of SA-6s along with a radar/command vehicle: I wanted to rebase then to fit in with mine and ended up doing a near full repaint on them as well. Started with a heavy dry brush of Vallejo Russian Green, followed by a Vallejo Sepia Wash … Read moreCWC – More Russians: SA-6 and PT-76
Finally made a little start on my Cold War Belgians. I’m still trying to fix on exactly what brigades/regiments to do but thought I’d try out basing some of the original batch I got. Although the paint job on these was basic but OK I decided to try out a slightly darker scheme. For the … Read moreCWC – Belgians and some questions!
Since I discovered Cold War Commander I’ve been picking up a few books for background reading, both factual and fictional. First stop was to be a revisit to Hackett’s The Third World War (which I read c.1980) and the follow-up Untold Story. These can be a little dry but the premise and detail are good. … Read moreCWC Background Reading…