Tagged: Tactics

Spotlight: Bronze Age Chariot Tactics

The chariot brought unprecedented mobility to the Bronze Age battlefield, revolutionising warfare in the Near East! Chariot Units The basic chariot unit was the chariot team itself consisting of the…

Combat Focus: Panther vs T-34-85

Big cats stalk the streets of Budapest. The German Panther is a formidable foe for the more numerous, up-gunned T-34-85.   Vital Statistics Panther Ausf A, D and G T-34-85…

Spotlight: Konflikt ’47 Support Weapons

Konflikt ’47 adds a whole raft of new Rift Tech support weapons to your battlefields. Here’s a quick guide on how they work. Tesla Cannons Weapon Type Range (“) Shots…

Frontline Report: Artillery in Black Powder 2

This week, we’re visiting Black Powder’s arsenal to take a look at cannons, howitzers and mortars of all shapes and sizes. We’re checking in with the undisputed king of the…

Spotlight: The A13 Crusier & Tank Tactics

With today’s release of the British A13 Cruiser, it seemed appropriate to dive into how to best utilise them on the battlefield. The A13 Cruiser MkIII & MkIV British tank…

Spotlight: Statistics to the Rescue

We’ve all had those games where nothing’s gone our way. Units refusing to move, shots hitting everything but their target. Rob Cook has been taking a look at the maths…

Pilot Profile: RAF ACE Adolph “Sailor” Malan

In this Pilot Profile series, we’ll be looking at each of the ACEs released for Blood Red Skies, their exploits and their abilities in your games, continuing with Royal Air…

Pilot Profile: German ACE Adolf Galland

In this pilot profile series, we’ll be looking at each of the aces released for Blood Red Skies, their exploits and their abilities in your games. Continuing with German ace…

Aircraft Profile: P-51 Mustang

In this Aircraft Profile series, we’ll be looking at each of the aircraft released for Blood Red Skies, their history and their abilities in your games, continuing with the North…

Pilot Profile: Japanese ACE Saburō Sakai

In this Pilot Profile series, we’ll be looking at each of the ACEs released for Blood Red Skies, their exploits and their abilities in your games, continuing with Japanese ACE…

Pilot Profile: Russian ACE Lydia ‘Lilya’ Litvyak

In this pilot profile series, we’ll be looking at each of the aces released for Blood Red Skies, their exploits and their abilities in your games. Continuing with Russian ace…

Aircraft Profile: Japanese Mitsubishi A6M5 Zero

In this Aircraft Profile series, we’ll be looking at each of the aircraft released for Blood Red Skies, their history and their abilities in your games, continuing with Japanese Mitsubishi…

Bolt Action Locked & Loaded: Sneaky Sniper Team Tactics

With the upcoming release of Bolt Action 2nd Edition it’s a great time to revisit our friends over at Beast Of War as they delve into tactical choices with Warlorder Ches…

Bolt Action Locked & Loaded: Tank Assault Tactics.

With the upcoming release of Bolt Action 2nd Edition it’s a great time to revisit our friends over at Beasts Of War as they delve into tactical choices with Warlorder Ches…

Bolt Action Locked & Loaded: Get Close Or Hold Back To Shoot?

With the upcoming release of Bolt Action 2nd Edition it’s a great time to revisit our friends over at Beast Of War as they delve into tactical choices with Warlorder Ches…

Operation Sand dune Panzer Tactics

Andy Singleton continues his battle plan to collect a large DAK force in Operation Sand Dune: As part of Carl’s, Sam’s and my own on going trip to the desert…

Insight: AI vs. Ghar by Tim Bancroft

It can sometimes take a while to acclimatise to a new game – and one of the questions we see amongst the community quite regularly is that of tactics… how exactly…

Tactics: Ghar Command Crawler

With the biggest Ghar creation yet stalking the battlefield creator Rick Priestley examines the tactical options provided by the Ghar Command Crawler: The Command Crawler is a mobile headquarters vehicle for a Ghar…

Tactics: The Concord X-Howitzer

With the X-Howitzer comes devastation! Games Designer Rick Priestley introduces us to this awesome piece of artillery and how he conceived its use tactically within the Gates Of Antares game:…

Tactics: US Armoured Recce force

Andy Singleton of VolleyFirePainting has been preparing for a game recently involving a lot of reconnaissance units in his Bolt Action American list and shares with us some tactical advice…