Monday, December 31

Meng’s merciless schedule keeps going – now for a heavy French howitzer in 1/35th

Hot on the heels of the Mine-sweeping Merkava we get newly released details from Meng of their latest kit in 1/35th scale – the TS-004 1/35 AUF1 155mm Self-propelled Howitzer which impressed us so much at the Carousel in Samur this year – let’s see what their kit has in store for us!

Sunday, December 30

Jasmine Model's new sets to upgrade your Strike Fighter – and also a complete Photo etched U-boat?

Jasmine Model form the far east have two interesting  projects on the go – firstly a detailed set of updates for your new Kitty Hawk 1/48th JSF and the other is a very different looking kit of the U-boat in 1/350th – talk about a barbed wire canoe!

Friday, December 28

New Typhoon sets make your own perfect storm from Barracuda Studios

Barracuda Studios rarely have a lull don't they? Well Roy has had a day or so off over Xmas and then post-haste sent news of his latest amazing little set – if applied to your 48th scale Typhoon – well the pictures speak for themselves – see more in our preview of this excellent new lot of update sets from Barracuda Studios...

Thursday, December 27

MiniArt are turning a corner in 2013...Starting in Belgium!

New in the Diorama series from MiniArt is this – the latest street scene in 1/35th scale – we have the preview of Kit: 36024 “Ardennes Street” for you….

Wednesday, December 26

The new L1500A kit from MiniArt - upgraded with figures and new marking schemes - wow!

The latest little amazing kit from Miniart - the Steyr L1500A is showing up some of the big boys -Now they have upgraded it with a figure set and shown more of the marking details - along with built up shots we can reveal in our preview..

Tuesday, December 25

Brand new Merkava Mk.3 BAZ Release from Meng gets things rolling this Christmas

As a nice little surprise for Christmas from Meng – news of their latest mine sweeping MBT from Israel – the Merkava Mk.3 BAZ

Monday, December 24

Fortes Miniatures – A new figure and a whole new website as well! Someone’s been busy - Lucky he has two heads!

We preview Diego F. Fortes new sculpt of a Spanish officer of the “Tercios” in the battle of Rocroi in 1643 and find out Miniaturas Fortes has a new website In our preview…

Sunday, December 23

MasterBox 35150: Review - We come out swinging with the review of Masterbox's latest kit

MasterBox from the Ukraine have been on the end of some pretty dramatically posed figures sets recently – our review of their Civil war “attack” set last month illustrates the point – this month another amazing and dynamic set of seven figures – all having a (friendly) “blue” called “British and American Paratroopers, WWII Era”

Saturday, December 22

Stalingrad streams out new figures from the heartland of Russia

This month we see many new figure releases from Stalingrad miniatures from Russia – they have sent pictures and some info on some Russian figures this time – Early war refugees and late war Red Army Staff Officers who "definitely are not" posing for the pictures we have of them!!

Friday, December 21

And you thought traffic was bad! Add-On Parts & the Art Of Modelling Magazine is interactive and Digital for January 2013

Something blocking the road?
Add On Parts supply their customers with top quality Diorama accessories and extra detail parts for your tanks and armoured vehicles. They make great quality stuff – and we are always happy to see what they have been up to – here in our January 2013 preview from them we have some impressive new kits for you to add to your stash – or even, maybe perhaps your diorama you are just about to finish! Also great new features on their "Art of Modelling" Magazine - now truly interactive...