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A Tale of 2 Gamers: Bolt Action

A Tale of 2 Gamers: Bolt Action

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Project Blog by firelock22

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About the Project

A tale of 2 gamers, 1 has never painted before. The choice of game and theme was his.. Historical, ww2 and 28mm (he's played and enjoyed 6mm but wants to get to grips with painting the 'big' scale).. USA vs Germany (though we make no apologies for anything else getting added!!) Begin!!

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'Counts as' Medic??

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What on Earth is in that vial?? Could it be Formula Vee, the Villain’s latest VunderVeapon??

Le Town Convenience!

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Any 'Liddle Tanks' get +10 to damage !Any 'Liddle Tanks' get +10 to damage !

Halt!... Papers bitte!'

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A first go with some foamcard and some other bitz laying about.  Pretty thematic scatter piece..

German Major and Henchmen

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Major Schitz is villainous looking sort with a sinister agent (fresh from Berlin) and a thuggish bodyguard..

Warlord and Artizan minis

Blitzkrieg German box complete

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That’s 486 points of Germans in 6 units (or Order Dice if you prefer). Now for a little palette cleanser I think!

Second Infantry Squad

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Another simple 100 point Squad, NCO plus 7 men, all Rifle armed with 1 LMG and Loader option

Machine Gun dioramas..

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Ambitious builds have yielded great results!

Congrats on these Cainan, really been good seeing you start and develop over the past 2 weeks!

First US Airborne squads complete..

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..and I think we would all agree that’s a good start and some nice basing too.  Loving the experimental cork wall ruins !

 

And now the Opposition! Airborne!

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  1. First steps in mini painting..with some hints tips and encouragement from me

Some simple card buildings

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Just simple box shapes acquired online (Napoleonic but do nicely for generically European I think). May come up with simple flag markers to indicate ‘occupied’ .. a bit like the old Close Combat PC game!

Veteran Grenadier Squad

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Available in later war Normandy list but can be used as basis for earlier war Infantry squads ..

Oberleutnant Von Vilsonburg

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And his trusty sidekick Han Kernitz (‘und bumpzerdaisy’!)

First German Infantry unit

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Simple 100 point squad to test scheme and weapons build.