Friday, May 30, 2014

Getting that old 15mm itch again...

...and I need to scratch it!

I've got a bunch of stuff sort of done, but I think it's time to get my mid-tech wheeled 'armored cav' force painted up and ready for the tabletop. I think I'll find the time to pull everything out and rough out the organization, then I can tackle starting the painting.

Vehicles I've got in spades - I suspect they'll mostly be mounted in Matchbox vehicles. Where I think I'll come up short are suitable infantry figures. I've got loads of RAFM troops in combat armor, but I think I want something a little less bulky. Something like BDU and body armor with small arms and maybe a couple of heavier support weapons.  Guess I'll have to start perusing the available 15mm infantry. If anyone has any suggestions, throw 'em my way!


  1. Well they aren't in BDUs, but they have body armor small arms and some heavier support weapons- I recommend ClearHorizon Miniatures Hell Divers ;-)

  2. Or how about the Colonial Defence Force from GZG? Some body armour but a nice mid-tech feel.

  3. Thanks Gentlemen! Good sugestionjs both!

    Major - would you say the Hell Divers would pass for 'powered combat armor' (like Traveller Marines? They look pretty cool but just a little to high tech for the wheeled force I'm envisioning.

    David - that's close to the idea in my head. I'm just not sold on how chunky those rifle barrels look.

  4. Ray, They're more like a padded body glove with armor plates attached, and not powered. Traveller TL equivalent about 9 - 10

  5. That could work...I was aiming for TL 9-10. Right on the cusp of grav, but too soon for portable energy weapons.

    Hmmmm.....Something to ponder.