Tracked Land Rover and swamps- fresh from the Shed

I’ve finished the Land Rover conversion that I was working on. I’m rather pleased with it- though I’m unsure about how I painted the windows. I’m not sure whether they look too cartoon-y or not…?

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Still, it should look decent enough on the table top.

I’ve also finished the swamp sections. Not much to say about these really, just a combination of paint, varnish then flock/ static grass/ bristles for reeds/ flowery tufts in that order.

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They are of a decent size so plenty of room to have Partisans hide in them in a Pripet based game… should make for an interesting scenario….

Cheers,

Pete.

13 comments on “Tracked Land Rover and swamps- fresh from the Shed

  1. it looks terrific, Pete. My only suggestion would have been to blend the colours on the windows a little bit, so the lines between the shades of blue and white aren’t so sharp, but as you say, it’s a “cartoony” look and there’s nothing wrong with that. The swamp sections look ace. I should steal that idea for a Dead Marshes LOTR tabletop.
    Cheers,
    Michael

    • Pete S/ SP says:

      Thanks Michael- I see how they look on the tabletop, if they look too cartoon-y I take your advice on blending at re touch them. If they look OK I’ll leave them.

      I highly recommend the plastic swamp sections. If you want some and have any trouble picking them up let me know.

      Cheers,

      Pete.

      • I might have missed it What is the USSR big game you are running sir? Would like it’s going to be a Blast with that many players. I’m thinking in the future of putting on a many con. For one day. In a big barn with have near us. I hope anyhow.

      • Pete S/ SP says:

        My friend Matt and I are running a 50 player game based around the German campaign in southern Russia in 1942. We are covering 6 months of the war, units are down to divisional level.

        http://www.penninemegagames.co.uk/case-blue-42.html

        That is the link to the game page. We have a great venue – an old statley home that is now in the cutody of the Army Cadets and the Reserves.

        A whole barn to be able to run games in would be a dream come true for me.

        Cheers,

        Pete.

  2. The LandRover looks super The Windows are Great! I would like to make one myself one day:)
    I make a lot of 20mm Post Apocalypse stuff some 28mm like Twilight 2000 in 20mm 1/72 28mm Terminator it’s fun.
    Take care.
    Dave

    • Pete S/ SP says:

      Thanks – 20mm Road Warrior games are great fun. I loved the few games I had of Dark Future back when I was a teen. Twilight 2000 is a favourite too. Terminator in 28mm could be good also.

      Cheers,

      Pete.

      • Terminator is a Lot of Fun! I’m trying to make some tall dead Skyscrapers. But it’s very hard I was trying to do the game on a One to One like I do my Old West 28mm I put a shop together with all real ( real as I can do ) stuff on the shelf’s so if you see an item you see that item nothing is there that is not there. My two saloons are that way all the buildings are. But doing the Terminator game that way with tall buildings it’s very hard to do it:( one day I’ll have it done if I live that long.

      • Pete S/ SP says:

        Wow that sort of approach to terrain building sounds great for a RPG/ skirmish game. Don’t know how you’d do something as big as a skyscraper that way… unless you laid out all the floors next to each other and fought just in the one building like that.

        Cheers,

        Pete.

    • For the Terminator it’s only part of a skyscraper trying to do about 11 floors the rest is ruins. 11 is hard enough lol.
      Hope to have it done but those are on hold for the time being.
      The other Skyscraper has even less floors. But there is big piles of Rubble around it:)
      Take care my friend. Hey that big game for 40 players sound hard my friend WoW lot of time I bet?
      Dave

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