Diesel N Dust – Episode 30

Diesel N Dust – Episode 30

Armies of Late-War

Ben and David talk have got their hands on the new Flames of War ‘Armies of Late War’ Book. So, it’s time to take a look inside and build some lists.

 

Diesel N Dust – Episode 29

Diesel N Dust – Episode 29

Part 1 – Ben and Ry talk about the  new Fighting First Book and in Part 2 – Ben and Mike talk tactics after getting some games in with the new book.

How to Speed Paint the New Honey Stuart from Battlefront

By Ry

I’m back and I have managed to get my hands on one of the new Plastic Honey tanks from Battlefront. With all the new version 4 kits on the way and a pile of Team Yankee that stands higher than me. It’s time to look at quick ways to get the new releases on the table as quick as possible. Not to mention that they are just 5 points for a troop of 3 tanks and to fill a full squadron you’re going to need 3 boxes for 27 points (did I type that… oops)

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Diesel N Dust – Episode 27

Diesel N Dust – Episode 27

We interview the next generation of Flames of War players and report on the EWGT.

We are now on Itunes on the following

Itunes link

Don’t worry Android/PC users you can get the podcast from libsyn here.

Android/PC link

There is also a RSS feed available here.

RSS Feed

Diesel ‘N Dust Episode 13 – Podcast

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The boys are back for the “lucky” 13th episode.

We join Ben, Dave and Scotty with what’s on your painting table, future events and talk quickly heads up the brown river…. Did I get that right?


Painting Gallery – Vietnam Helicopters – Battlefront

Painting Gallery – Vietnam Helicopters – Battlefront

By Ry

With the upcoming release of Brown Water Navy it was time to get some paint on my helicopters.

Huey’s

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Hueycobra’s

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How to make a gaming mat for Flames of War

How to make a gaming mat for Flames of War

By Ry

 

You will need

  • Painters drop ( I recommend one with a plastic backing)
  • Calking Gun Silicone tube ( I used 7 for a 6′ x 4′ mat)
  • Ruler
  • Old paint brush
  • Tape measure
  • Marker
  • Plastic scrappers
  • Paint

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Lists We Play: LRDG

Lists We Play: LRDG

By Ken Snell

Attached is my history piece I put together for the EW GT in 2013. I played a LRDG mechanised company (not very successfully), but it was great fun.

The most interesting game was with Adam Langsam in which the LRDG faced an armoured train for the first time…

For this piece I grabbed a couple of books and found a set of patrol orders that I changed to suit FoW – you will note that key pieces of FoW information is weaved into the orders throughout.

The names of the personnel are real – B Squadron (with Commando and SAS troops) departed Siwa Oasis on a 2,000km odyssey to attack El Agheila airstrip – and then had their wounded evacuated from Landing Strip 125.

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CanCon 2015 Player Survey Results

By Ken Snell

Card-CGS-logo-full-colour-2000At Cancon in January, you were asked to complete a survey with a view to taking the results and improving the experience. We had a response rate of ~68%, which is pretty good for any survey. Thank you all to those who submitted a survey and sent me additional comments. Was much appreciated.

A summary of the surveys, complete results can be found on Page 2.

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