What are people buying?

For your Wargames Wittering
bangorstu
Fallen Woman
Posts: 263
Joined: Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:06 am

Re: What are people buying?

Post by bangorstu » Sat Nov 09, 2019 1:40 pm

The next Chain of Command campaign I'll be doing is Kursk.

Hence I am somewhat disturbed that I've just had to buy some Panzer IIs... albeit very reasonably priced Italeri ones from my FLGS.

By Panzer IIs? At Kursk?

I'm glad I've never been called upon to be that brave.

tim.w
PurpleBot
Posts: 884
Joined: Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:21 am
Location: York

Re: What are people buying?

Post by tim.w » Sat Nov 09, 2019 6:50 pm

Warlord plastic Russians in winter coats/hats came today. Not quite as good looking as the new US airborne and GI's. All seperate weapons which is a faff.

User avatar
Jeremy
Grizzly Madam
Posts: 5205
Joined: Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:29 am
Location: Purgatory

Re: What are people buying?

Post by Jeremy » Sun Nov 10, 2019 1:28 am

bangorstu wrote:
Sat Nov 09, 2019 1:40 pm
The next Chain of Command campaign I'll be doing is Kursk.

Hence I am somewhat disturbed that I've just had to buy some Panzer IIs... albeit very reasonably priced Italeri ones from my FLGS.

By Panzer IIs? At Kursk?

I'm glad I've never been called upon to be that brave.
Brutal campaign for the Russians from the get go. We abandoned it near the end of the first book as the Russians had no hope of winning. Interested to hear how you go

FreddBloggs
PurpleBot
Posts: 941
Joined: Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:39 am

Re: What are people buying?

Post by FreddBloggs » Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:18 am

So other than Russia not winning in the end, pretty accurate?

User avatar
Jeremy
Grizzly Madam
Posts: 5205
Joined: Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:29 am
Location: Purgatory

Re: What are people buying?

Post by Jeremy » Sun Nov 10, 2019 5:15 pm

FreddBloggs wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:18 am
So other than Russia not winning in the end, pretty accurate?
In a way. Just wasn’t making for fun games so we canned it

Norman D. Landings
Jezebel
Posts: 2477
Joined: Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:15 am

Re: What are people buying?

Post by Norman D. Landings » Sun Nov 10, 2019 5:39 pm

I’m toying with the idea of getting a Char 2c for my WWII Frenchies. It looks splendid and carries ALL THE MACHINEGUNS.

bangorstu
Fallen Woman
Posts: 263
Joined: Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:06 am

Re: What are people buying?

Post by bangorstu » Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:30 pm

Jeremy - a friend of a friend whose talked to me about it agreed that it is brutal for the Russkies, but he did scrape a narrow win with them.

It's a medium term project for the New Year. First of all to finish Scottish Corridor (in which I suspect my poor Landser are going to run out of time and/or people) and then a palette cleaner of Cruel Seas.

User avatar
Neanderthal
Loose Virgin
Posts: 52
Joined: Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:46 am
Location: South of Watford in the late Pleistocine

Re: What are people buying?

Post by Neanderthal » Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:41 pm

Kursk
One of the standard bits of film from the Russian side that they use in nearly all the documentaries show a PZ 11 charging along a road across the field of view at about 2 - 300 yards. Allegedly the film was from a tank but the field of view is a bit too good for a vision slit. It doesn't end well for the PZ11 if I recall correctly.

tim.w
PurpleBot
Posts: 884
Joined: Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:21 am
Location: York

Re: What are people buying?

Post by tim.w » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:13 pm

Norman D. Landings wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 5:39 pm
I’m toying with the idea of getting a Char 2c for my WWII Frenchies. It looks splendid and carries ALL THE MACHINEGUNS.
Same. You can get resin or kit versions from Warlord. You've put me off the 105mm gun.

Norman D. Landings
Jezebel
Posts: 2477
Joined: Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:15 am

Re: What are people buying?

Post by Norman D. Landings » Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:22 pm

Then I can die content.

Post Reply