Author Archives: deweycat

Printing and Playing an Italian Army in Bolt Action

Building and Fielding an Italian Army in Bolt Action ** the contents of this article is solely the opinion of the author, and I alone am responsible for the opinions herein** Recently the Italian Army has received some overdue attention in miniature gaming. Italy has long relegated to the “Minor Axis power” corner of Bolt […]

A Worrywart’s Resin Printing FAQs, Part Deux

As an Amazon Associate Wargaming3D.com will earn from qualifying purchases. Back in the Before Times I wrote up an article outlining my trepidatious journey into resin printing. That article, a Worrywarts Hesitant Plunge into the Resin Pool, outlining how I quickly lost my inhibitions about resin printing and consider it a perfect partner for my […]

A Worrywart’s hesitant plunge into the resin pool…

I started 3d printing for my wargaming in January 2018; way back then FDM the home hobbyists’ tool of choice was an FDM, or filament, 3d printer. That soon changed as inexpensive SLA resin printers came to the market – the Anycubic Photon and the Elegoo Mars leading the charge. These printers gained wide acceptance […]

Hidden Units in Bolt Action – Maybe there is a better way….

Hidden Units in Bolt Action – Maybe there is a better way…. A modest proposal and some free .stls   The rules for Warlord Games “Bolt Action” are purposely designed to ensure a rapid pace of play, and some aspects of realism is forfeited to that end. For the most part this balancing act works […]

The Little Engine that could… Pack Some Hurt!! Armoured Trains in bolt Action

The Little Engine that could… pack some hurt! Armoured Trains in Bolt Action   Recently I posted an article on the tactical use of railways in military warfare in general, and specifically in WW2. I noted that as soon as railways came into widespread use, their military application was realized. Not long after that the […]

I Hear a Train a Coming…

‘I hear the train a comin’ It’s rollin’ ’round the bend…” (with apologies to the late, great Johnny Cash) Printing and Using Railways in Bolt Action As soon as railways were widely introduced in the mid-19th century, progressive Armies soon saw the advantage of employing them for both strategic and tactical purposes. The logistical benefit […]