Trenches (part one)

Selecting the style of trench you want. Trenches have been around almost as long as siege warfare has! They are a great addition to your force and can be a lot of fun to play games …

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Painting Soft Plastic

Trying to paint soft plastic can be very frustrating since it so often has disappointing results. However, the problem isn’t that the plastic is unpaintable, rather that people usually use the wrong type of paint. …

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Craters, Quick and Simple.

There are many ways to make craters. This is a very fast and easy way to make a large number of them. In this example we will be making them to represent a minefield, so they are …

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Hay Features

Hay is always a useful feature to add to a rural battlefield collection of terrain. Depending on time period and location the style can vary a lot, but hay stacks are almost always present in some form. …

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War Gaming in the Jungle

Playing games in a jungle environment offers several challenges. How do you get terrain to look like it’s a jungle and still be able to play on it? Finding where that proper balance is between …

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Bocage Hedgerows

A hedge is actually just a series of trees that have been planted closely together in a line. Why not take this same approach when modeling a hedge in miniature? The real advantage of doing …

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Making 15mm Wire Obstacles (part three)

  Continue the zigzag pattern down the outside edge all the way to the ends.   Once you have reached the last post then extent the post line further and continue connecting the last of the zigzag lines …

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Experimenting with making 15mm barbed wire (part two)

Selecting the wire you will use is a very important step. If you use a single solid wire then you can get it as close as possible to “actual scale”. If you use twisted wire …

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Experimenting with making 15mm barbed wire (part one)

Making wire obstacles in 15 mm can be quite a challenge since at such a small scale the wire would actually be too small to see. How do you represent something that is too small …

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Wire Variants

The Triple Strand Concertina may be the most common wire obstacle, but it is not the only one. If you are looking to add a little variety to your wire obstacles then you have a …

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