Category Archives: Reviews


1:100th/15mm World War Two Aircraft

Victrix Limited www.victrixlimited.com by Pete Harris If, like me, you are a wargamer and keen military aviation enthusiast, you have probably been anticipating the release of Victrix’s new aircraft range. Well the good news is the first two aircraft, Hawker Typhoon 1B and Ju 87 G2 Stuka are finally available to buy. Has the wait… Read More »


1/72nd Scale Tiger II Model Kit

Revell Models www.revell.de/en by Peter Harris When Revell released their 1/72nd Tiger II Aust B. it was nothing new. Although a well executed example, other manufacturers already produced the Tiger II or ‘King Tiger’ with it’s production form Henschel turret. What didn’t exist at the time was an off the shelf version with the prototype… Read More »


Cold War Vehicles

Pendraken www.pendraken.co.uk by Matt Moran Pendraken have been going since 1992, and of course T scale railway modelling in 144th scale has been around a fair bit longer. But Pendraken’s 10mm models and excellent customer service have encouraged hundreds if not thousands of wargamers to join this intermediate scale between 15mm and 6mm, and enjoy… Read More »


Unfinished Business: A Visit to Leeds Royal Armouries Museum

www.royalarmouries.org/leeds By Neil Smith While putting on my coat yesterday in preparation for my visit to the Leeds Royal Armouries Museum, I reflected on the 24 red, box-files of unfinished wargaming projects sitting in the corner of my office. Surely today I would find that piece of inspiration to get me over the hump with… Read More »


Panther Ausf A Plastic Kit

Warlord Games www.warlordgames.com I had a nice surprise turn up at the office some time ago in the form of a Warlord Games Bolt Action Panther Ausf A plastic tank kit to review courtesy of Wargames Illustrated. Of course the rest of my day was spent day dreaming about building the kit and nothing else.… Read More »


Across a Deadly Field – The War in the East

Osprey Publishing www.ospreypublishing.com The War in the East is the first supplement for John Hill’s Across a Deadly Field, released last summer. It comes in the standard Osprey hardback format and has 128 full colour pages. Across a Deadly Field is the latest incarnation of John’s Johnny Reb system. I must say here that I’m… Read More »


Bolt Action: Battleground Europe D-Day to Germany

Warlord Game www.warlordgames.com This is the first in a series of Theatre Books for the Bolt Action set of World War II (WWII) rules from Warlord Games. These books are slated to cover the various theatres in which WWII was fought, offering scenarios and units along with background information.   The book is packed with… Read More »


USS Nimitz CVN-68 (early)

Revell www.revell.com The USS Nimitz has been in service with the US Navy since 1975 and this model kit, or earlier incarnations of the class, has existed for nearly as long. A faithful 47.1cm reproduction of the nuclear carrier in 1/720 scale, the kit is crisp and nicely moulded with good detail and definition. Boxed… Read More »


28mm Indian War Party

AW Miniatures www.awminiatures.co.uk I have been interested in the French & Indian War since I first saw The Last of the Mohicans, and have been gaming it on and off since Muskets & Tomahawks was released. I was therefore glad to discover that AW Miniatures have two blisters of Indians in their French & Indian… Read More »