Work in Progress: VDV

me and the boys

While America has gone through a plague and yet another series of spontaneous ‘protest’ ‘events’ I’ve had a chance to move and work some more on my miniatures. Last summer, IE a year ago I purchased and began to work on the beginnings of a team yankee VDV army, and since the game is nearing its 2nd edition, I’ve decided to dust off (literally in the case of my unfinished T-64s) my Ivans and see what I can do with them.

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Flames of War v4: Mongoose Reviews Every Unit Relevant to the American Rifle Company Part 1

reload“And we have the best team—we have the finest food and equipment, the best spirit and the best men in the world.” – George Scott Patton, addressing the 3rd army prior to the D-Day attacks.

Regardless of your thoughts on the war in general, little can be said in regards to the material superiority of the American rifleman.  He went into battle ahead of a logistical machine that provided the best in food, healthcare, and small arms that could reasonably be provided to an army during the mid 20th century.  He wielded on average a better rifle than his counterparts, ate more food, and had easy access to whatever tools necessary to complete whatever was assigned to him. Continue reading “Flames of War v4: Mongoose Reviews Every Unit Relevant to the American Rifle Company Part 1”

Little Wars Episode 27: The Quenchiest

LW 27 Cover

Jon, Mongoose, and Jack join up for our best episode yet.  Mongoose and Jack bore Jon to death with a discussion of Team Yankee and air units in war games.  They then revive Jon with discussion of Magic the Gathering card art.  Following a brief discussion of RPG gming techniques, we review MYFAROG, Varg’s own game. Continue reading “Little Wars Episode 27: The Quenchiest”