Further Cold Wear fun has been had in painting up some Elhiem downed pilots, as something meaningful to base a scenario round for Force on Force....
I painted these up to give the impression of 1980s RAF Germany types, rather than the more intended modern USAF flyers (not strictly accurate, but good enough for 3-foot distant).
can forsee some sort of scenario, whereby the pilots start the game in
the middle of the table (possibly moving about randomly with the aid of a
scatter dice, until they enter optimum range of either side), with a
NATO rescue party closing in from one side and a Soviet sweeper team
from the other, with the objective of carting the luckless aviators back
to their respective table edges (with the neccessary dependents
penalties being enforced on whatever unit currently has custody of the
It does, however, still remain for me to get a
sufficient handle on the rules to allow basic gameplay, before get too wound up in creating fancy scenarios...
Soon to follow are some captured SAS troopers (again from the hands of the talented Mr Hingley), who will fulfil a similar role, and be covered in a future post...