Ambush Ally: 15mm Coalition Forces

Now that the insurgents and government troops have been introduced, let’s take a look at my Coalition Forces models. These represent US Army troops post 2005 to the present. I chose to organize the force as a standard infantry platoon. This one only has two nine-man squads arranged into two fireteams. Each fireteam carries an […]

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Ambush Alley: 15mm Insurgency

I fell in love with 15mm gaming with All Quiet on the Martian Front. The scale is perfect for waging tiny battles on a small table to massed movements of several companies without feeling crowded. The scale allows enough space on a table to actually maneuver and attempt military tactics beyond simple attrition. It’s also […]

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Hobbycraft: Magic Washes

Today I decided to try my hand at making custom acrylic “magic” washes for painting miniatures. I’ve used the Games Workshop washes quite extensively in the past but they have several drawbacks, including price and limited selection. Instead, I hit the internet up for good recipes. I also learned about the technique of darklining, or […]

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Miniatures and Gardens

Here’s some fun pictures. Inspired by bonsai gardens, here are some macro shots of 15mm soldiers marching through the underbrush of potted plants. I love the photos with the succulents. It really looks like some 1930s vision of an alien planet.

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