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Brian Smaller12 Jan 2020 11:05 p.m. PST

Hi Chaps
A friend sent me this battle report and some pics of an old school game with lots of Airfix (and other manufacturers) miniatures. Really took me back.

Game Report and pics




John Leahy Supporting Member of TMP13 Jan 2020 5:19 a.m. PST

Nice looking game! My favorite scale! thumbs up



Frederick Supporting Member of TMP13 Jan 2020 7:15 a.m. PST

Agreed! Nice AAR and thanks for sharing

Sgt Slag13 Jan 2020 7:26 a.m. PST

Love the paint work on the figures! Very impressive! Love the simpler table terrain, as well.

It seems as though people are heading towards more ultra-realistic terrain, and painting on their figures, along with photographic mats. It looks amazing, but it is not what I prefer for my gaming.

I like the simpler terrain, simpler painting, as I really enjoy the strategy, and the tactics, far more than the visual appeal. I have played with mini's painted by a professional painter, whose work graced figure makers' web sites… I cringed every time I picked up his figures, as I knew they would get damaged to some degree, with play, and I dreaded being responsible for that… They did, and so did I. Amazing to look at, but cringe-worthy to play with. He averaged 10-12 hours painting time, per figure. I don't know how many hours he spent making repairs, and touching up, after the games. YMMV.

Give me "old school" figures, and terrain, any day of the week! I prefer it. Cheers!

138SquadronRAF Supporting Member of TMP14 Jan 2020 9:01 a.m. PST

Games don't get much more "Old School' looking than that. Nicely done.

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