31 March 2008
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26 March 2008
Overall they arent as detailed or as crisp as the USMC figs but overall they are quite OK and relatively easy to paint being on the chunkier side of 15mm. I think some cam foliage on the hats would go along way too
Now to find the time to paint the other 7 Rifle Squads waiting for attention...
25 March 2008
Secrets of Pigments
Chipped Paint Fever
24 March 2008
This and other famous Vietnam quotes are detailed here:
One of my favourite fictional quotes would have to be:
"Charlie didn't get much USO. He was dug in too deep or moving too fast. His idea of great R&R was cold rice and a little rat meat. He had only two ways home: death, or victory."
- Captain Benjamin L. Willard (played by Martin Sheen) in "Apocalypse Now".
20 March 2008
I dont want to tun this into a Blog filled of Links, but I found these quite useful in doing some research for the fast (and not so fast) movers for my gaming table:
18 March 2008
16 March 2008
See the tutorial here:
15 March 2008
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11 March 2008
'This station is a dedicated to those who served during and fought in the Vietnam War.
A mix of pop, rock & R&B filled the airwaves in harmony along with a new heavier rock & roll just starting to take off and all sorts of poets protesting. It was the sounds that defined a nation during the Vietnam War. Sound clips from Good Morning Vietnam, Full Metal Jacket, Hamburger Hill, Adrian Cronauer, Presidents Nixon & Johnson speeches as well as AFVN announcements are part of the broadcast.'
10 March 2008
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04 March 2008
I feel so misled my all those Nam movies...no mention of Buku or Di-di-mao here!
02 March 2008
I was quite happy with these vehicle models, though note that these are wargaming vehicles, not diorama modelling vehicles - so the hatches etc don't open and are not posable. My only complaint is the very flexible barrels, but the use of vehicle bases should reduce their handling and bending.