Friday, 5 October 2018

Scatter Terrain for North Africa

I'm a big fan of 'atmospheric' scatter terrain.  It's perfect for setting the theme of the battlefield, be it World War 2, Peninsular or Dark Ages.  So, for our ongoing WW2 Western Desert project I've knocked up some fuel and ammo/supply caches.

The oil drums and fuel cans are mostly 1/48th Tamiya with a few 1/56th resin items I picked up at Bovington earlier this year.

They're painted VMC Russian Green, washed with Agrax then given a quick highlight of the base colour.


The crates and barrels are mostly resin items that I've had for quite a while, so probably a mix of manufacturers.  Certainly some Coritani/Magnetic Displays, perhaps some Hovels too?  Plenty of companies are knocking this sort of stuff out now - my current fave is Debris of War.  They are painted in a range of light to mid browns, washed, then highlighted with the base plus one or two suitable lighter colours, e.g. VMC Dark Sand and Foundry Boneyard Light.

9 comments:

Moiterei_1984 said...

Looking great! The Tamiya stuff seems a little large with the Perrys but only just.. I‘d be more than happy to put them both on my table together, that‘s for sure.

The Wargames Table said...

Thanks! :o) Yes, I agree, the combo of smaller 28's and the 1/48 kit is about the limit of what's okay. But it'll do for now!
Cheers
Matt

JOHNBOND said...

Nice addition to the gaming table Matt
cheers John

Phil Robinson said...

Superb, you can’ t not have these sort of things in the desert theatre.

George Anderson said...

Another winner Matt.

Phil said...

Fantastic, and so useful!

The Wargames Table said...

Thank you all for your kind words :o)
Cheers
Matt

Silver Whistle said...

Very effective Matt and I think I may have to get a few of the Tamiya oil drums as they have painted up well.

The Wargames Table said...

Hey, thanks Pat :o)