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7dot62mm11 Jan 2022 10:07 p.m. PST





Rajajoki Station

Our playtest of a scenario in the Winter of No Surrender series. On the first day of the Winter War the Soviets must prevent the Finns from destroying a railway station. We're using Chain of Command rules, loads of special campaign rules, and 20mm figures.

Full report here: link


BillyNM11 Jan 2022 11:51 p.m. PST

An absorbing AAR – it's a testament to the CoC rules that such a tense game game can be generated with an almost complete absence of any combat.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP12 Jan 2022 12:31 p.m. PST

Great looking game. How did you make the snow-covered infantry bases?

7dot62mm13 Jan 2022 1:33 a.m. PST

I have used several techniques with the bases. They're mostly just washers with some mastic from the hardware store. If I want to make a smooth base, I just use white glue.

Alternatively, if I want some texture, I'll first use white glue and then apply a layer of AK Interactive's "Terrains Neutral Texture for Earth" because unlike mastic it will dry in minutes and the bottle can be re-opened and closed any number of times without clogging up.

Once the base has dried, I paint it Vallejo Foundation White (lately renamed as Cold White, I believe), and it generally looks pretty good I think. The snow effect on the hems of greatcoat is also just some of that dabbed onto the figures.

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