Category Archives: Cruel Seas

Cruel Seas Scenario: The Battle of Hampton Roads

From Wikipedia: The Battle of Hampton Roads, also referred to as the Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack (or Virginia) or the Battle of Ironclads, was a famous and arguably most important naval battle of the American Civil War. It was fought over two days, March 8–9, 1862, in Hampton Roads, a roadstead in Virginia where the Elizabeth and Nansemond rivers meet the James River just before it enters Chesapeake Bayadjacent to the city of Norfolk. The […]

Mass Production: A Suggestion for Standardizing 1:300 Naval Gun Bases

So, I’ve recently been bitten by the 1/300 naval bug and I love that there are so many variants of the ships, whether it’s smaller guns on a 73′ Vosper, or the massive guns on a Flower Class Corvette, or a mish mash of whatever was available on an armed trawler, there are lots of […]

The Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing for Cruel Seas

Edit: 02.12.19 – there have been a tonne of new ships and boats added to both Wargaming3D.com’s marketplace and Thingiverse for both free and premium download.  Lots of the older designs have also been updated (especially Grugnogs) with extra gun options etc. Make sure you check them out. We’ve also added a 1:300 section for […]

1/300 Naval Ensigns for Wargaming

I’ve been bitten by the Cruel Seas bug hard, and I haven’t even played a game (though I have attended my FLGS to watch some games and learn the rules).  When the game first launched, it pretty much sold out where I lived, meaning I could only purchase the rulebook. This was around the time […]