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Author Topic: Tactical Painter's Second World War in 20mm (updated 22 06 24)  (Read 39759 times)

Offline Shahbahraz

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Re: Tactical Painter's Second World War in 20mm (updated 31 03 23)
« Reply #105 on: March 30, 2023, 10:58:34 PM »
Oh, those are perfect... lovely figures, painting and posing.
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Re: Tactical Painter's Second World War in 20mm (updated 31 03 23)
« Reply #106 on: March 31, 2023, 09:11:38 AM »
As always, brilliantly inspirational work! 👏🏻
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Offline Digits

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Re: Tactical Painter's Second World War in 20mm (updated 31 03 23)
« Reply #107 on: March 31, 2023, 09:29:45 AM »
Scatter terrain tells a story adding a lush backdrop to any Wargames table….those are perfect….if a little relaxed once the bullets start flying! Lol

Excellent work.

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« Last Edit: March 31, 2023, 09:32:19 AM by Digits »

Offline TacticalPainter

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Re: Tactical Painter's Second World War in 20mm (updated 31 03 23)
« Reply #108 on: March 31, 2023, 09:52:05 PM »
Scatter terrain tells a story adding a lush backdrop to any Wargames table….those are perfect….if a little relaxed once the bullets start flying!

Indeed. That’s one reason I have them on a separate base, depends on the circumstances. I used this in our Ruckzug game yesterday, we started with the mechanics there but once the British showed up off they went!

Offline Digits

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Re: Tactical Painter's Second World War in 20mm (updated 31 03 23)
« Reply #109 on: April 01, 2023, 08:37:41 AM »
Maybe you need some running chaps next! 😉

Keep it coming!

Offline forrester

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Re: Tactical Painter's Second World War in 20mm (updated 31 03 23)
« Reply #110 on: April 01, 2023, 08:49:21 AM »
I like the mechanics. I used the same set to populate the diecast half track repair vehicle I got a few years ago

Offline TacticalPainter

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Re: Tactical Painter's Second World War in 20mm (updated 31 03 23)
« Reply #111 on: May 08, 2023, 12:14:20 AM »
While I haven't been making much in 20mm for the Second World War the good news (for me at least) is that I have been playing a lot. I've been posting updates in a separate thread here on LAF about our Ruckzug campaign, but I've also introduced a new player to CoC and we've been playing the Kampfgruppe Von Luck campaign.

In one of those games the Germans had a Lorraine Schlepper and the 150mm gun managed to collapse a building. As we had to replay on that table due to a German defeat I needed to substitute the building for a ruin. I have a few but none that would fit the footprint for this particular table. As you can never have enough ruins (or trees, it seems) I thought I'd do a quick scratch build that matched the footprint exactly.

Using foam core, coffee stirrers, cat litter and all the usual bits and pieces for this sort of build I made the ruins including a detachable bit of rubble so that I can keep it versatile.





I then painted it up to match the colour palette of the building that was destroyed.





As it happened the Germans failed to take this table at the second attempt too which entailed a third game, so the ruins were well worth the effort.



Not only that, I managed to find a use for it in the fourth of our Ruckzug campaign games as well.


Offline has.been

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Re: Tactical Painter's Second World War in 20mm (updated 08 05 23)
« Reply #112 on: May 08, 2023, 06:55:50 AM »
A lovely addition, & if anyone hasn't read your AARs I recommend that they do, ASAP. :)

Offline TacticalPainter

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Re: Tactical Painter's Second World War in 20mm (updated 08 05 23)
« Reply #113 on: June 05, 2023, 05:44:26 AM »
I've added a new post on the blog as part of the ongoing project to document my 20mm Second World War collection and where possible to match the models up with the pictures I've taken of the actual vehicles in museums I've visited. This latest one cover the late war German vehicles that I have. There's too much to put in a post here, you can see it all here http://thetacticalpainter.blogspot.com/2023/06/second-world-war-late-war-german-armour.html






Offline CapnJim

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Re: Tactical Painter's Second World War in 20mm (updated 05 06 23)
« Reply #114 on: June 06, 2023, 05:35:24 PM »
Ooh! Ooh! Tanks!  Just lovely!
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Offline TacticalPainter

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Re: Tactical Painter's Second World War in 20mm (updated 05 06 23)
« Reply #115 on: June 11, 2023, 08:51:12 AM »
While recently doing a reorganisation of my hobby space and in particular my boxes of spares I realised I had several surplus figures that might work well theming jump-off-points for Chain of Command. Here’s a few of them and I’ve put together a blog post on the process which you can find here: http://thetacticalpainter.blogspot.com/2023/06/new-jump-off-points-for-chain-of-command.html

Figures are a mix of plastic and metal from several different ranges:






Offline Grumpy Gnome

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Re: Tactical Painter's Second World War in 20mm (updated 11 06 23)
« Reply #116 on: June 11, 2023, 09:29:12 AM »
Excellent narrative elements to those mate.

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Re: Tactical Painter's Second World War in 20mm (updated 11 06 23)
« Reply #117 on: June 11, 2023, 01:36:31 PM »
Nice idea and it does give the opportunity to use figures that are normally consigned to the “what do I use these for” box.
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Offline TacticalPainter

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Re: Tactical Painter's Second World War in 20mm (updated 11 06 23)
« Reply #118 on: June 19, 2023, 03:24:01 AM »
This Sarissa large factory (20mm version) has been a project I've been wanting to do for a while, finally got around to it and posted a separate thread about it here in the forum.




Offline Seb

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Re: Tactical Painter's Second World War in 20mm (updated 19 06 23)
« Reply #119 on: June 19, 2023, 07:33:55 AM »
Lovey factory!

I will need to borrow your idea for the jump-off-points, that's a very cleaver idea :)

Cheers,
Seb


 

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