28/10/2017 at 00:26 #75026
We recently played our third game of Rommel in 6mm. The armies are more or less done, but the terrain could do with a bit more work. There’s an account of the actual game here: https://wargamesasp.wordpress.com/2017/10/25/rommel-breakout/
All figures are by Adler, all vehicles by GHQ. Unit bases are 60mm x 40mm.
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"It takes a brave man not to be a hero in the Red Army" - Josef Stalin (attrib.)28/10/2017 at 06:43 #75034
Superb job. Those bases are amazing. I like the tanks in the maze fields. Very neat idea.
Tally-Ho!28/10/2017 at 08:19 #75036
Your link isn’t showing for me, and I want to see more. I’ve never seen bases done like that before, each one is like a little work of art. 🙂
I guess you could use the theme of the base terrain to identify which bases are part of the same unit?28/10/2017 at 10:22 #75057
Oops, sorry, got the formatting wrong on the link. The report is here: https://wargamesasp.wordpress.com/2017/10/25/rommel-breakout/
With the Russians I started out doing the infantry in groups of 3 with a similar theme, but wasn’t so organised with the Germans. Here’s some of the Germans lined up:
"It takes a brave man not to be a hero in the Red Army" - Josef Stalin (attrib.)28/10/2017 at 16:16 #75079
Are you using 6″ squares or 4″?
Never wrestle with a pig. You both get muddy and the pig just likes it.28/10/2017 at 20:53 #75090
"It takes a brave man not to be a hero in the Red Army" - Josef Stalin (attrib.)03/11/2017 at 22:38 #75555
Great looking game and your bases are stunning
My site http://6mm.wargaming.info/04/11/2017 at 15:14 #75582
Those bases tho.
http://stormofsteelwargaming.blogspot.co.uk04/11/2017 at 15:36 #75588
ThuseldParticipant08/11/2017 at 21:54 #75881
I made a ‘blog post on making the bases: https://wargamesasp.wordpress.com/2017/11/08/6mm-bases-for-rommel/
"It takes a brave man not to be a hero in the Red Army" - Josef Stalin (attrib.)08/11/2017 at 22:07 #75882
Thanks for sharing your techniques. 🙂
I’m still awestruck when I see the bases.09/11/2017 at 19:55 #75935
Thanks very much. I’ve made a second post going through the process with some work-in-progress pics:
"It takes a brave man not to be a hero in the Red Army" - Josef Stalin (attrib.)09/11/2017 at 22:28 #75950
The only downside to this that I can think of is that I couldn’t play a game with them, I’d be too busy looking at all the little dioramas to concentrate on the big picture. 🙂
For some reason I only really noticed how wonderfully painted the figures are too on this last series of pictures, absolutely fantastic.22/11/2017 at 21:57 #76782
Started on some urban bases. Using a 6mm building by Blotz as the basis for the ruins.
"It takes a brave man not to be a hero in the Red Army" - Josef Stalin (attrib.)
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