Friday, 27 December 2013

Post-apo Guy by Just Some Miniatures

Hello, everybody! Today we'll take a look at one of the first two minis by Foliescu, an amateur sculptor who recently started to sell his sculpts under the name Just Some Miniatures.

The mini represents an older man in warm clothing and with a bag on his back... And I swear it's a coincidence I'm reviewing him just after Christmas. Though I doubt that his bag is full of presents. It rather contains all his belongings, necessary to survive in a post-apocalyptic world.

Tuesday, 17 December 2013

First to Fight - C2P

Yeah, so I've been busy the whole last week and had no time nor energy to write anything... Sorry for that. Today's post isn't very inventive either - another guest review of a model from "September 1939". It seems we have succeeded in gathering a group of people ready to review the whole series. However, with different reviewers we get different texts - this one is a bit short.
But let me start with a short historical intro. The C2P was a light artillery tractor built on an improved chassis of the TKS tankette. It was used to tow 40mm Bofors AA cannons and could carry 4 people.
The same chassis was later used to build 2 prototypes of TKS-D, a light tank destroyer equipped with the 37mm Bofors AT cannon (standard anti-tank cannon of the Polish Army in the 1930s).

Friday, 6 December 2013

First to Fight - Panzer I Ausf. A

Time for the first guest review! I was thinking about reviewing the whole "Wrzesień 1939" series, but as it's made of 79 models and I'm not interested in all of them (and, frankly, I've got enough unfinished projects...), I though of asking some of my friends for help. So the second model was reviewed by a co-administrator of The Node, Danny, and this post is my extract/translation of his review.

Thinking about buying the Panzer I, I had mixed feelings after the TKS. Its parts broke in several places and building it with its details was irritating, though the final effect was very charming.

Monday, 2 December 2013

Oddział Ósmy - AP Team

Oddział Ósmy (Unit Eight) is a small company from Łódź which makes 3mm WW2 and modern minis (and they have just released their first 3mm sci-fi vehicles) as well as 15mm sci-fi minis. Today I'm going to review one set from this last line. It's called the AP Team and it's quite an unusual set, as it represents sci-fi versions of people involved in the making of the PMC 2640 game... including me. It's kinda strange to review a miniature version of myself, but I'll try to be fair nonetheless.

Thursday, 28 November 2013

First to Fight - TKS with 20mm cannon

Let me start with a quite recent release - a 1/72 scale model of the Polish TKS tankette armed with a 20mm cannon (or, as it was called in the 1930s, "heaviest machine gun"). This is the first set out of a series called "Wrzesień 1939" (September 1939) which, as the name suggests, centres on the German invasion of Poland (the later Soviet invasion is to be covered later) and consists of both vehicles and soldiers. In addition to the minis, a ruleset is to be released, though I don't know if it will be available in English or any other language other than Polish.

A short introduction

Hello, readers!
For more than 4 years me and my friends have been running, a Polish website about miniature wargames and boardgames (you can see a banner to the right). Lately, I thought to myself: "I write about so many interesting Polish wargaming products, why only do this in Polish? Surely there are people in other countries who might be interested in all this stuff."
So I decided to start this blog.
Why not make my website bilingual? Because I always wanted it to be aimed at Polish readers, to show them that there are lots of great miniatures and games, Polish and foreign, apart from the several most popular lines. On the other hand, this blog will be dedicated mostly to products from Poland.
Of course there's alway a chance I'll publish something more "bloggy", like pics of my current modelling project or whatnot. We'll see.

And now for the Polish readers that might stumble onto this blog:
Od razu zaznaczam, że blog ten będzie prowadzony w większości w języku angielskim. Zapewne wszystko, co się na nim pojawi, będzie można przeczytać po polsku na The Node, zapraszam więc do klikania w banner po prawej.

That's it for today, now I need to go and prepare something more interesting.