EXCERPT FROM APPENDIX 1 from Don Featherstone's Battles With Model Soldiers
(The book that got me started.)

"Nothing in these pages is a dictate, no word says you must or you shall do it this way. On the contrary, the book sets out from the very beginning to stimulate the reader to think for himself, and to use what he has read merely as a foundation for efforts and ideas which reflect his own temperament and character. Only in this way will he obtain maximum satisfaction from the hobby of battling with model soldiers."

-Don Featherstone 1918 - 2013

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Loose Lips Launch Tanks

I was over at Ron's today. No Martians today  but we were still being trendy.

These aren't actually Airfix tanks.

We don't actually have a copy of the rules yet, or the cards but we have the internet,  ingenuity and lots of experience. We also had fun.

More tomorrow.


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    1. Forces of Valour if memory serves. (Not mine)

  2. Those aren't the Airfix tanks you were looking for....

    Are you doing WWII? If so, what rules set are you going to use?


    1. Ron and I dabble in WWII periodically using his figures (a number of them painted by me). We have been playing variations of Memoir but are looking at switching to the new Airfix battles adapted to hexes.

  3. Ross Mac,

    It looks remarkably like AIRFIX BATTLES being played on hexes ... which is something I am thinking about doing myself.

    Have you got a copy of the rules? They were available online as a PDF, but I'm not sure if they still are.

    All the best,


    1. We don't exactly have the rules yet as the next post will explain but as the next post will discuss we cobbled together a sampler and at this point I'm ready to buy the rules and cards when they are released separately. I don't need the cardboard counters or maps or box cut I suspect Ron will be ordering when available over here.