I needed to make some
native Vietnamese buildings for the game. A Club member had some scratch
built ones which were quite nice - if a little small - but he'd bought
them rather than made them and so, as we needed more, I thought I might
try making some.
Not being a glutton for punishment, I did initially try to buy some 'off
the shelf': I looked at resin items from commercial sources but what we
saw (to be frank) looked fairly awful. So, as the other people contributing
to the game were all painting aircraft and a silly number of helicopters
as fast as their little brushes would work, I came to the conclusion that
scratch building might be the only sensible route to take...
This article was originally published in the magazine Miniature Wargaming.
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And some shots of real
buildings, taken by Mick Penver around three or four years ago. These
helped with the look of the models a great deal
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