Sep 29, 2013
Getting slightly better at painting the wood. More subtle effect works better.
Jan 30, 2013
Heroics and Ros 1/300 planes – Finnish Fiat G.50s preying on Soviet SB-2...
Jan 29, 2013
Heroics and Ros Luftwaffe Phantom making a bombing run during an intense game of Cold War...
Jan 25, 2013
Heroics and Ros heavy metal – Soviet long range bomber Pe-8. Famous for pressing on to bomb Berlin in August 1941 despite massive technical...
Jan 15, 2013
Pathfinders – The Complete Series [DVD] The British have always been able to make top-notch gritty war drama. One of my favourites was the 1970s TV series “Pathfinders”. I remember wathching it with my dad from our tiny black and white TV. I was overjoyed to find it is again available in DVD. What better way for a gentleman gamer to rest between fierce bouts of gaming and painting than to light a pipe, turn on the good old telly and watch proper old time programs. The series portrays the destinies of RAF airmen flying Lancaster bombers in a pathfinder squadron. It does not shirk away from despictions of combat stress, fear and panic during a mission, disillusionment with the war, and sheer dogged determination to get on with the job. All very fitting when telling the stories of men serving in a force that suffered over 60 per cent casualties during the war, and whose contribution to the war proved to be the one of the most controversial in the allied war...