Tuesday 30 October 2018

Blotz on the Landscape





I've spent a few hours gluing together the Blotz and Red Vectors desert buildings for the Sandbox Skirmish project yesterday and today. I have a few more of the larger compound style buildings to assemble and another one of the Red Vectors market square two storey buildings to add to this lot, but it's definitely going to look like a built up area by the time I'm finished. Of course, the individual buildings can also be used on their own or in a small group for villages in rural locations, which is handy as that's where I plan to do most of the patrol scenarios.


I also have a really nice multi-storey building from Brit Kits but that's made from 3mm mdf and is far more substantial, so I'm thinking of making it into a fortified structure of some sort, perhaps a Forward Operating Base or police station. I need to texture and fill the various lugs and holes that are all over the walls of these buildings, probably using acrylic paste or a PVA and filler mix, then I can paint them up, add the doors and roof hatches, then do a bit of detailing to finish them off. 

4 comments:

  1. Good start! I've been eying off the large RV buildings for my 20mm games.
    Have you considered painting them or at least base coating prior to assembly?

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  2. Can you give a link for Brit Kits?

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  3. Here you go:

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/str/Brit-Kits/Wargames-Role-Playing/_i.html?_sacat=16486

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  4. I always undercoat the mdf before I glue it together then usually add some texturing before painting them with various top coats.

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