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Flames of War and 15 mm WWII Wargaming

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Schwere Panzerjagerkompanie for the TTS 2014 Winter League

Posted by on Jan 11, 2014

As longtime readers know, I have been an active participant in the Texas Toy Soldier Flames of War leagues since I started playing this game.  In fact, providing an online presence...

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Review

Essex French Infantry Advancing Review (FRE1)

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014

Essex is one of the classic wargaming miniatures companies.  They have extensive ranges across many time periods in both 28 mm and 15 mm.  It is not surprising then that the...

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How To

Magnetizing the Cannons of the Battlefront StuG IIIG

Posted by on Jan 8, 2014

The Battlefront StuG IIIG is a nice 15 mm WWII model assault gun that comes with three different cannon options.  Included are the original box mantlet long 75 mm design, the...

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League News

TTS Winter 2014 FOW League Update – Standings Update

Posted by on Mar 27, 2014

Below are the latest standings for the league. I am attaching a copy of the official league rules to refresh everyone’s memory on the playoffs and gift cards that players...

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Recent Posts

Essex French Infantry Advancing Review (FRE1)

Essex French Infantry Advancing Review (FRE1)

Apr 17, 2014

Essex is one of the classic wargaming miniatures companies.  They have extensive ranges across many time periods in both 28 mm and 15 mm.  It is not surprising then that the company has 15 mm WWII miniatures, even if it is one of their smaller ranges.  How well the Essex French Infantry Advancing figures stack up to other companies’ offerings is the...

Quick Reaction Force British Rifles Pack (BI01)

Quick Reaction Force British Rifles Pack (BI01)

Apr 12, 2014

Quick Reaction Force is a UK manufacturer that produces a wide range of 15 mm wargaming figures.  They have one of the broadest lines in terms of nationalities, covering even smaller players such as the Belgians, Bulgarians, Dutch, etc.  They have not neglected the major players however, and may be worth considering if you need something particular. The Quick...

Peter Pig British Artillery Crew Review (08-0027)

Peter Pig British Artillery Crew Review (08-0027)

Apr 9, 2014

Peter Pig is a long-time manufacturer of 15 mm figures with an extensive WWII line.  They sell their figures in small packs, generally with eight figures, which is a great way to add a bit of variety into your forces if you normally source from a different manufacturer, such as Battlefront.  The question is always how well will Company X’s figures work...

Zvezda StuG III B Review (5166)

Zvezda StuG III B Review (5166)

Apr 1, 2014

I am a big fan of Zvezda products as they provide an inexpensive entry option to new players to 15 mm WWII wargaming.  The quality of the figures is usually lower than the competition, but assembly is simple and the models are prefectly functional on the tabletop. The Zvezda StuG III B Zvezda is a Russian company that manufactures plastic model kits.  They have...