Saturday, 30 June 2018

Nonomhan 1939


I'm reading this now, as a bit of background for one of the projects I'm thinking of doing over the holidays, although that's not set in stone as yet. This is a 1/600th scale Wings at War project, using elements of the Battle of Britain version, Scramble for Britain, combined with bits from the WW1 variant Duel of Aces, to recreate the air warfare side of the Battle of Khalkhin Gol in 1939 (I originally had this idea way back in 2010!)


Needless to say, I have all the Tumbling Dice planes ready and waiting, so would just be assembling and magnet basing them over the holidays, ready for painting in September. I'm also thinking of doing the same for the First World War version of the Wings at War rules, Duel of Aces, with lots of tiddly biplanes to glue together and magnet base alongside the later Japanese and Soviet stuff.

I can then pick and choose which project to complete in the latter half of the year, taking the same assembly line approach that I used for MiG Alley, which seemed to work well. The magnet basing will also mean that I can use the planes for Bag the Hun, Algernon Pulls It Off or any number of different rules, using my home made hex bases to swap over to hex based movement. 

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