Saturday, August 28, 2021

Last of the 3mm

This week, I finished the last of my 3mm Rommel painting. The biggest lot was 20 German infantry bases of two different types (samples below).

I'm sorry the pictures are poor--they are just too tiny for my camera even with a tripod and zoom.

Rommel also requires each side to have a supply base. I used some spare models and some sculpty to try and fabricate a representation of a pair of depots.

These look better in person than they do no camera. Can you see the guy mooning the camera?

Up next: Probably some 25mm Star Trek again. Then some 28mm sci-fi.

Saturday, August 21, 2021

Street car

It was a slow week on the paint bench as I fiddle with the last of the 3mm WW2. In the meantime, I knocked off a repaint of an HO-scale street car for my Gotham layout.

This came in a pack of two. One was nice painted and this one was not (glossy bright green with silhouettes of riders in windows). I decided on a basic and gritty paint job, based loosely on the trolley at Fort Edmonton.

Good enough. I very much appreciated Bruce's use of a trolley as mobile cover during some gangster games so this gives me the same option.

Saturday, August 14, 2021

3mm German vehicles

I finished the German 3mm vehicles I bought this week. For each base shown, there are four more not shown! Apologies for the pictures--it is hard to get a decent shot this small.

First up are some mobile infantry (half tracks and trucks) as well as some artillery.

Then some tank destroyers/assault guns.

And finally some Panzer 2s, 3s and 4s.

Up next: German infantry.

Saturday, August 7, 2021

3mm British infantry and terrain

I finished some more 3mm figures for Rommel this week. These are very tiny; the bases are standard FoW 40x30mm bases. 

The British infantry come with strips of standing and strips of prone infantry. I left the strips (I did not want to be fiddling with individual 3mm figures) but separated them into advancing and defending groups. I added some extra cannon to the defenders. There are about 12 bases of each type.

I needed some bridges so got eight in five types. Not sure why they are showing as pink?

Rommel also requires entrenchment markers. I bought the simplest berms I could find.

Up next: German vehicles in 3mm.