Wednesday, 1 January 2014

Polar Adventures - Part 1

Happy New Year

Apologies that things have been a bit slow on the blog update front but I have been rather busy over the Xmas period and so not much Eric time..

However hopefully the New Year will see a new purpose and of course the start of my new project - Ice Station Omega - an Antarctic/Arctic skirmish game set in the near future

To kick things off I managed to order a few bits in the run up to Xmas and was successful in passing off the packages as Xmas presents to myself!

First up are some rather splendid chaps called Snow Troopers,. I bought twenty in total so this should sort out the first force. What you can see in the photos below are the figures remounted on washers (they come with slotta bases) and primed grey then white. Proper paintjobs to follow.

These guys can be sourced from here

http://www.fouraminiatures.com/page2.htm







Now of course these guys are going to need vehicles and after asking around I was drawn to the vehicles sold on the Daemonscape website  there are the four tracked versions formerly made by GZG.

They can be found here

http://www.daemonscape.com/contents/en-uk/d5_01.html

Yet to decide on the paint scheme for these.

Cautionary note these models will require pinning before assembly










Coming up soon will be the first posts of the gaming table and my attempts to create snow & ice...

Part 2 of Polar Adventures can be found here

Polar Adventures part 2



10 comments:

  1. Very promising. Like the tracked vehicles

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    1. There is a great range to choose from and very reasonable

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  2. Very cool looking force. Can't wait to see them all painted up. Happy New Year!

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  3. Good call on the vehicles :) You know Ainsty and Fenris do little tents?

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    1. The vehicle did turn out rather well but it was a pain to have to pin them all. I am undecided as to whether these should be all white (military) or primary colours (civilian) - probably do half and half...

      catch up soon

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  4. Very n'ice figures !
    Like I don't know them, what's the scale, please ?

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