Alpine Tundra Attack

Operators are sent to an Insurgent training facility somewhere in Northern Europe. Sitrep suggests up to a dozen insurgents in the area. Operators sneak in to avoid the two roving patrols. With enemy in the open the order is given to engage. Bravo opens up with the grenade launcher but misses wildly in the blustery …

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Operation Jungle Storm

A game of Spectre Operations played on 20th February 2019. Lawrence and Glenn's Nigerian International Security Assistance Force’ (NISAF) vs Arthurs Anti-government militia (AGM). In the Nigerian jungle. Unfortunately there was a minor breakdown in comms in team skirmish Preston and I had brought some terrain suitable for Afghanistan and a large contingent of Empress …

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The walls go up!

With the bases for all of the walls and buildings traced at scale size from the satellite map of the compound I had to start laying out the cuts for the walls. The heights of the various walls are well documented in articles like this: https://archive.nytimes.com/www.nytimes.com/interactive/2011/05/02/world/asia/abbottabad-map-of-where-osama-bin-laden-was-killed.html?ref=world A simple scaling calculation gave me the height of …

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Building the Beast (Spectre Miniatures LTV)

Our trip to Vapnartak 2019 led us straight to the Spectre stand to pick up some new goodies. Amongst the goodies on offer was their brand new vehicle the LTV (light tactical vehicle). This is the US Militaries replacement for the Humvee, but is also attracting interest from other countries including the UK. Enough of …

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