Spotting Round is (finally) expanding into other games. Bolt Action gets a lot of play at our FLGS and we are, a few years behind the crowd, finally getting on the bandwagon. We’ve got plans, so read on for details.
This is an excerpt from a video that covers the Soviet T34. While the introductory computer graphics are not up to current standards, the following three minutes feature good archive footage and museum shots of this tank. If you've got an interest in T34s it...
We at Spotting Round are excited about Tanks from Gale Force Nine. While we love our WWII wargaming, the time commitment to putting together a Flames of War army can sometimes be daunting. Here is a new game that requires only a handful of models to play. ...
Intended to be the backbone of the German panzer corps, the Panzer III fought from the start of World War 2 through 1943. This video explains a bit of the development of the type and spends a considerable amount of time on the use and impact of Panzer III tanks in North Africa and especially Russia. This is an interesting documentary as tells the historical story and focuses on this particular vehicle’s contribution as a part of the whole.
As students of World War II know well, the early war German tanks were neither strong nor powerful. Indeed it is the way that they were employed that completely outmatched their opponents. While light tanks were obsolete even before the war began, the early-war Panzer I and Panzer II were good enough to get the job done when coupled with cutting edge tactics.
Often when people think of the Wehrmacht’s image they think of legions of panzers storming forward, laying waste to all that oppose them. While this may fit Hollywood’s version of reality, it doesn’t do justice to the type of armored vehicle whose production was actually 40% greater than that of the iconic Panzer IV. The StuGs.
There have been a lot a great FOW league games played so far, I hope that everyone is enjoying the league!