Category: Desert War

Desert War 7: A game at last

Finally got to play with my desert toys last Thursday and the weekly meeting of the South East Scotland Wargames Club. Kevan Gunn had been busy over the past couple...

Desert War 6: Carrier Platoon

The wife’s been away for the weekend so I’ve had the chance to do some painting in between looking after the children. Much of my time was taken up painting...

Desert War 5: Rebased Armour

Well I’ve been rebasing my 8th Army armour this week, but I’m not really very happy with it. I think I can paint better now than I could eight years...

Desert War 4: Afrika Korps

Just finished rebasing my small force of Afrika Korps. That’s a Kampfgruppe based round an infantry company for Battlegroup Panzer Grenadier, or a platoon with lots of heavy support for...

Desert War 2: Rebasing

My WWII Desert War project advanced this week as I manged to rebase all my 8th Army and Afrika Korps infantry, artillery and anti-tank gun stands. That’s over one hundred...

Desert War 1

   A chance remark by Kevan Gunn last week, combined with a general increase in my level of enthusiasm for wargaming brought about largely by Cannonade 2006 (see below), has...