Monthly Archives: January 2013

B.E.2c

First painted editions for the RFC are ready to take t the sky. Here is one of two RFC’s B.E.2c. Decals are pending but I am very pleased with the results so far. For those that are not aware of … Continue reading

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At the Hangar

My air force is coming along nicely. I started by washing them in hot detergent and than wince water. The prime was two coats of watered down craft paints followed by a coat of sandy colored paint to have the … Continue reading

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Quasi Great War

We will have soon two quasi-World War 1 (or as we say around here, The Great War) games to challenge us. Both are set in Sci-Fi worlds were the war never ended and continued in strange and interesting ways. Strange … Continue reading

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My Air Force has Arrived.

Well at least part of it. Today I received my first order from Shapeways and I am very pleased with the results. The models include: 2 of the Nieuport 11 2 of the RAF B.E.2c 2 of the Vickers F.B.5 … Continue reading

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Sopwith Camel and Legos

While I have not played with Legos in years, Mark shared this little gem with me. A gamer and Lego expert I know he was taunting me. For the time being I will stay with Shapeways and Wings of Glory. … Continue reading

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BBC – The First World War Story

For those that have an interest in the First World War, around here we say The Great War, I made a find that needed to be shared. Even though I subscribe to the BBC History magazine, I found this by … Continue reading

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Snoopy and his Sopwith Camel

As I am currently taking part in a playtest for the new Lardies rules for WWI aviation combat, I have been spending time looking over the aircraft of the period. What is surprising is the number of good aircraft used … Continue reading

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Algernon Pulls It Off!

The air war is one at my home. With the Algy playtest in hand I was looking for a fight. First run through was mostly going over movement and keeping the planes in the air. A difficult thing if your … Continue reading

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Finding Resources

In war resources are always in short supply. You may have seen it in real life or on the screen. Lack of spare parts for your gear, no ammo for the .30 calibers, no petrol for the tanks.  Maybe the … Continue reading

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