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Timecast and Pendraken moderns

A few extras in preparation for tomorrow night's game. Vehicles by Timecast, Infantry by Pendraken

FV438s





FV432s for Company Command


2iC and HMG


2 additional Milan posts



Spent some time over the festive season adding to my British Infantry, I finally finished second platoon (the first stands of the platoon are somewhere way down the blog).

With Timecast Battle taxis (enough for the whole platon)

Start of Company HQ and extra AA

Start of the Milan section, with Light Mortar support

A rare sight, British HQ with more transport than it needs! (Must paint the other two infantry stands)


Start of something different, FV438s...

I know its understrength, but you really wouldn't want your Soviet tanks to run into this lot!


A few more bits to add to the collection

 ZSU-23-4 by Timecast


First Game of Cruel Seas - Raid at Canaux de Sable

After a couple of weeks delay, John and I got a game of Cruel Seas in today.

John chose his rather beautiful Germans, and I chose to attack. He used 3 S100 class boats and an S38 (nearest). He had to escort a tanker across table. Channelled by a headland and shifting sands, his flotilla spread out to watch for incoming threats.

His fast boats move up with the tanker, carrying vital fuel oil to troops down the coast.

From behind the headland springs Algey with his Vospers MkII, which, sighting an opportunity, unleashes two eels into the brine.

Joined by Evans, who also puts two eels into the deep, between then, their fish will cover all possible angles that the tanker will be in (travelling at full speed at 15 knots, the rusty hulk could only decelerate and dodge via evasive manoeuvres). Algey and Evans deck guns also hose down the  tanker causing the crew to take cover as the wheel man is carried away for emergency care (crew hits need a skill check to see whether the next turn the …