Look, Sarge, No Charts: Near Future and Sci Fi

Buck

A sci fi tank company

A sci fi tank company

The development of Bear Yourselves Valiantly:  Look, Sarge, No Charts:  Fantasy, Ancient, and Mediaeval is nearly done, and I have begun the first draft of the rule book.  From previous posts you will recall that I have been tinkering with a new concept for WWII (or modern) skirmish fighting.  At the same time, I’ve been talking about a near future and science fiction version of Look, Sarge, No Charts.

Command vehicle

Command vehicle

That project won’t start for a year, probably, but it’s not too early to start building up some forces for those early play tests.

Daleks -- Exterminate!  Exterminate!

Daleks — Exterminate! Exterminate!

I found the futuristic tanks in the flea market at Fall In, last November.  They are from a line, called Gropos.  I don’t know much about the line or the company, but these two packs I found make a pretty nice tank company with three line platoons, a scout platoon, and a headquarters section.  My buddy Greg found the 10mm Daleks there as well.

Scout cars

Scout cars

They assembled and painted quite easily.  I painted them in tactical colors, in this case olive.  I have never understood red, yellow, psychedelic, paisley, or plaid camouflage patterns on futuristic vehicles.

A tank platoon.

A tank platoon.

Over the next year or so, the plan is to comb through flea markets and hobby shops for odds and ends to begin making up some forces for play tests.  It was a nice break from blanket rolls on 480 10mm Russian grenadiers!

via Buck’s Blog http://ift.tt/1gf0TeX

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