Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Bolt Action Ruined House & Craters

Up till now I have shown quite a lot of my American and German infantry forces for Bolt Action, as well as a smattering of vehicles. What I haven't shown so far is some of my scenery items - and I do have quite a bit to show. Anyone who knows me well, will know that I place a great deal of emphasis on my terrain and scenery items. I like nothing better than a fantastic looking gaming board that makes you want to play on it. So, ever since I began my Bolt Action project I have slowly been amassing various scenery and terrain items.
In this post I'll be looking at three separate sets I bought - a ruined a house, a set of bomb craters and some road sections.
I'll start with the ruined house. This is a plastic construction kit produced by Warlord Games specifically for Bolt Action. It comes with its own scenic base to which I have added a few tufts of static grass.
It is a simple rectangular building with a staircase leading to a small landing. The walls are very thick and a selection of sandbags are provided for extra cover on the doors and windows. It is big enough to hold a squad of about ten men.
To the right of my photos is the Warlord Games crater set, which contains six small resin cast craters. I don't think you could play a game set in World War 2 without craters!
Finally, are my modular road sections, which are produced by War World Gaming, a firm I discovered on Amazon UK. The road sections are roughly 8" in length and about 3" wide. They come in straight sections, curved sections and an assortment of junctions. They are textured and ideal for country lanes. The road sections are available in grey (as shown) or dirt brown. I found them very useful and with a few sets I can easily fill my gaming board.

17 comments:

  1. Great to see you so so enthused with a project, Bryan. You're knocking "Bolt Action" out of the park with all these postings. Some great finds from "War World Gaming" too; not a company I'm familiar with tbh.

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    1. Very much appreciated, Simon. This project is showing no signs of slowing down, despite all the new Judge Dredd figures also vying for my attention. "War World Gaming" are well worth checking out. They were new to me until recently.

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  2. Great looking scenery Bryan, was expecting to see your scenery for this project sooner rather than later

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    1. Thanks, Dave. I've just been biding my time before showing off my WW2 scenery items. I thought it would make a nice change from loads of figures.

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  3. Nice scenery Bryan. Craters always useful in lots of other genres

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    1. Many thanks, Simon. I've just recently bought some much larger craters, which I hope to get painted soon. Craters are very useful!

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  4. Be careful, on ww2 terrain you usually starts small and end up quickly with enough terrain to replay Stalingrad... :)

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    1. Ha, ha! You're not wrong, Cedric!

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    2. replaying Stalingrad would a terrific wargaming experience

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    3. Indeed it would, Andy. Perhaps a project for the future.

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  5. great terrain bits dude. looking good so far

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  6. Nice bit of terrain Bryan, so does this mean that we'll be seen some Bolt Action action soon ? :)

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    1. Thank you, Frank. Yes, there is still lots more Bolt Action posts still to come, including the long awaited batreps! :-)

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  7. Has anyone heard from Bryan recently?

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    1. I've emailed him without reply at the start of the New Year to see if he was alright. I don't have a contact number for him unfortunately.

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    2. Thanks Simon not had consistent internet for the last few days so just picked this up. I E-mailed him as well but I've just seen his last message that he posted 3 days ago, but thanks for this reply.
      Cheers
      John

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