Saturday, 24 March 2018

What a Tanker!


At last, a Too Fat Lardies game I can play without having to paint up loads of figures or take out a bank loan to buy shedloads of new kit. This looks like a 'light' tank skirmish set of rules using some of the TFL innovative approach to mechanisms, underpinned no doubt by some solid historical research - playing the period, not the game, as the strapline goes. I'm really hoping it's not too lightweight, like the Tanks! 'beer and pretzels' game, but something with a bit more depth to it.


Either way, I have some 1/50th scale Corgi US Sherman tanks all ready to go for this, together with a couple of Panthers and a Tiger for them to tackle, needing only a bit of a wash and some weathering to hit the front lines. I also have some 1/48th scale resin T34/76's and an SU-85 that I can assemble and paint too, to take the action off to the Russian Front. All very tempting as there's even a pre-publication special deal on offer, making it more than affordable.

2 comments:

  1. I shall be interested to hear what you make of this when you get your hands on it.

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  2. I'm a bit dubious but, if it's fun, then why not?

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