We have a number of new releases at various stages of preparation, and it seems that many of them are 6mm SF. This is in part because we held back a number of new releases for the Joy of Six show last year which, like everything else, didn’t happen. So if you’re a micro-scale SF gamer then it could be a bumper time in the next couple of months.
This week we have the New Ukrainian Army for Hammer’s Slammers:The Crucible. The 15mm NUA appeared last year and it’s now the turn of the smaller scale. There’s a bonus too, with three extra vehicles that haven’t yet appeared in 15mm (but will very soon).
The NUA have eight new vehicles altogether, plus three detachment packs. NUA forces can be fielded as either Elite or Veteran units – the packs include enough vehicles and infantry to field either option. The detachment list can be found on the Crucible website which detail the TOEs for both types of formation.
HSD6-3901 – NUA Heavy Armoured Detachment – £9.75
HSD6-3902 – NUA Support Detachment – £7.75
HSD6-3903 – NUA Light Recce Detachment – £7.50
HS6-3901 – Vyriz Medium Tank – £1.25
HS6-3901a – Burun II AA Tank – £1.25
HS6-3901b – Vyriz Medium Tank – £1.25
HS6-3901c – Groza II Artillery – £1.25
HS6-3902 – Bulava Heavy Tank – £1.25
HS6-3903 – Zhalo Light Tank – £0.80
HS6-3904 – Shershnem Tank Destroyer – £0.80
HS6-3905 – Yastrub MICV – £1.25
We would also like to give a shout of to Geek Villain – these models have been photographed on one of their splendid printed fleece gaming mats. This one is a Summer Field design. You’ll be seeing more of it in our photos, and I suspect we might be buying one or two more.
Firstly, an update on our sale plans – before Christmas we mentioned that we were hoping to run a sale in the early part of the year, possibly during February. However, that was before the UK entered the latest set of strict lockdown conditions. Because of this we think it’s probably an unwise move – a sale means more trips to the workshop, more trips to the post office, more deliveries for supplies etc. So we’re putting it on hold for the moment, and will carry on with business as usual for now. I’m sorry if some of you have been waiting for it, but we’re still planning to hold a sale at some point – we’ll update you as and when we can (although at the moment there’s no fixed end date to the current restrictions).
At the end of last year we released some new versions of the South African Hippo heavy truck. On our Facebook page, someone asked when we were going to release them in 6mm, in particular the two armed variants. It occurred to us that we could do that very easily, since the turrets we require already exist and the base Hippo chassis even has a convenient hole for the turret pins. All we actually needed were photos for the website (one of our cardinal rules nowadays is that nothing new goes on the website without photos of a painted example).
As always, this took longer than it should have, but we’re there at last. We have two new versions of the Hippo, armed with either a 12-barrelled rocket launcher or twin tri-barrel air defence system.
SF300-608d – Hippo with Twin AA Tribarrels – £1.00
SF300-608e – Hippo with MRLS – £1.00
We've recently released WW2 Staghound armoured cars
7 different variants are available:
Staghound Mk I - Standard Staghound
Staghound Mk II - CS version with 3" howitzer
Staghound Mk III with Crusader turret
Staghound Mk III with AEC turret
T17E3 - Prototype only, fitted with turret from M8 Scott
6mm is £0.77
12mm is £3.10
15mm is £4.75
20mm is £8.60
28mm is £23.50