Tuesday 29 March 2022

Big Little Wars: Post 6 - Platoon Primer

I realize that what I know versus what I think other people know are often at odds even when we share the same hobby of wargaming. So here is an explanatory video on what is a platoon.

Important because the rules I've written are based of players fielding a platoon.

There's a lot to digest, but consider this a primer for the command and control concepts behind Big Little Wars that outlines the origins, concepts, with examples for context.

Monday 7 March 2022

OMWB: Running CASE-2XC-Mod-1/2

Above is the start of assembling my running RAFM Jager from the the Azure Devils set. I base my CASE-2X Dogs conversions on these models as they're just the right size to go with 15mm infantry. This model inspired me to repose a standing Hunter into the running CAS-3-Mod-1 Ape: the model I recently painted

The boxes within the pictures shows that the flexed knee was miscast.

Therefore, the first thing I needed to do was fix it. I started to sculpt a knee, but it didn't look quite right. Fortunately, I have spare Jager legs to that I could get a replacement knee.

Once that was corrected, I drilled out leg and torso castings so I could magnetize the model.

And here's a shot of where I've gotten to.

So, this post shows that this conversion is very much still a work in progress, which has taken far longer to get to this stage than I first thought.