Painting & Modelling

New: Houses and Corner Shop from Sally 4th

Fill up your battlefields with a selection of houses, Pub, Church and shops from Sally 4th Wargames! Each kit consists of a simple but robust shell with walls constructed from…

Rocky’s War Room: Panzer 38(t) – Start to Finish!

YouTuber Rocky’s War Room has made an excellent video series featuring him building the new plastic Panzer 38t from start to finish! Follow along as Rocky works on this highly…

Buildings and the Bolt Action Battlefield

Chris Brown is here to talk about buildings on the battlefield and how they truly affect us during our game and out of it. Chris: Wargame architecture can be a…

Bolt Action: US and German Armour Gallery

Sascha Herm shows off some beautifully painted US and German vehicles in a winter scene! Sascha: I wanted to demonstrate with these, that it is possible to brush paint any…

New: Sarissa Precision Cricket Pavilion Set

Kit out your town or village terrain with this awesome MDF Cricket Pavilion Set by Sarissa Precision. View in Store Fit for any little town or field, this cricket pavilion…

Bolt Action: Australian Militia Painting Guide

Hi guys, Bryan Cook here from the Bolt Action Alliance and welcome to another step by step painting guide, this time it’s for the Australian Militia who fought in the…

New: Deep Cut Wargames terrain mats

Get your models ready as they scour the globe and all types of battlefields with our new selection of detailed mats from Deep Cut Wargames! All these mats have a…

Gebirgsjäger painting guide

Bryan Cook lends us his painting skills and knowledge to show us how to paint the Gebirgsjäger! I really enjoyed painting up this squad box of German mountain troops, so…

Step by Step: Face Painting Tutorial

Peter is a regular over on the Bolt Action facebook pages and has a fantastic portfolio so who better to provide essential tips on painting your troop’s heads! By Peter…

Hobby: King Tiger – Painting the tank from Warlord Games.

Mitchell Basran has been spotted on the various Bolt Action Facebook pages working hard on some impressive vehicles. We asked if he could share some of his knowledge and can…

New: Hartenstein Hotel

Set up your divisional Headquarters with the new Hartenstein Hotel from Sarissa Precision! View in Store As Operation Market Garden started on the 17th of September 1944, the Allied advance…

The Mighty Welbike – A painting guide

Laurens Vannijvel has set aside his Napoleonics, for now, to bring us a quick history of the “Mighty Welbike” plus a painting guide – bonus! During the Second World War,…

New: Russian Village Bundle

The Russian Village, from Sarissa Precision, will add a new dimension to any polish or Russian battlefield for Black Powder or Bolt Action! The complete Russian Village Russian Village Bundle £69.75…

Winter SS Painting Guide

Peter Motas is a name we are all coming to recognise for fabulously detailed and inspirational work, Better for us all is that he loves to share knowledge and here…

Russian Vignette Conversion

We spotted this inspiring vignette by Jason Buffin and had to show off his skills; By Jason Buffin A particular picture stood out to me which was of a Russian officer…

Waffen SS Painting Tutorials

The War Gamer offers some new Waffen SS painting guides which you can watch right now! Learn how to paint either the plane tree autumn camo, oak leaf spring camo…

Bolt Action SS Camo Guide

SS Camo Guide By Peter Motas Hey guys, As Warlord just released some new awesome Waffen SS plastic figures I thought I would prepare myself by painting some of the…

How to: Paint an Imperial Japanese Soldier!

Take over the Pacific with your newly painted Japanese army, using this painting guide by Andy Zeck! Hey Guys! Jamie here; regular Bolt Action contributor and speed demon Andy Zeck…

How to: Paint a USMC Buffalo

Prepare your Pacific campaign as Jacob Richards shows you how to paint a USMC Buffalo! Hey Guys: Jamie here! Jacob Richards – who I am sure you have seen on…

USMC Speed Paint

Andy Zeck gets his paintbrush and stopwatch out to get these Marines done in double time! Hey Guys – Jamie here! I am sure many of you are already familiar…

How to: Paint USMC Marines!

Get your paint brushes out as Jacob Richards goes into detail – painting USMC Marines! Hey, guys! JamieT here! We really hope you have been enjoying all the hobby related…

Bolt Action: The Road to Peak Offensive Part I

Learn how Warlorder Jamie prepares for the upcoming doubles tournament, and there is no better way than starting a new army! Jamie: Hey Guys! It’s Warlorder Jamie T here, in…

Painting British Expeditionary Force Infantry 1940

By Andy Singleton Unusually for me, (Some may say shockingly…), today I’m painting something not German (Or desert)! With the new Operation Sea Lion campaign book: Gigant due soon, I…

Snipers In Ghillie Suits – Review And Painting Guide

WWPD have made a fantastic painting guide for our new Snipers In Ghillie Suits! They also reviewed this new unit too in their article which was originally posted here. View in…

How To: Paint a Panzer II

Peter Motas gets his German invasion force ready with his newly painted Panzer II, and here’s how he painted it! Jamie: Hey Guys! With all the excitement for Early War…

New: Sarissa Bunkers + Pill boxes

Take cover from enemy fire in Sarissa’s latest creations, the sturdy bunker and durable pill boxes! Artillery Bunker View in Store A single large Artillery Bunker with working door, removable…

Big Burma Build with Mel TheTerrainTutor

Mel, TheTerrainTutor, starts a new project, the Big Burma Build, centered around creating terrain for the pacific campaign! Check out the first three videos here! View Part 1 TheTerrainTutor gets…

Hobby: Hanomag Crew Conversion

Andy Singleton investigates how to go about converting the crew of the Hanomag into more dynamic poses! As a reenactor for many years, one of my favourite memories is riding…

Step by Step: Australian Commandos Review & Painting Guide

Bryan Cook yet again astonishes us with his painting and drops a few words of wisdom on the new Australian Commandos. Review Bryan: G’day fellas! Warlord Games has finally released…

Gallery of Awesomeness – Bolt Action

Warlorder JoshB has been on a mission to find some of the awesome miniatures that have recently been seen on the Warlord Forum, Bolt Action and Bolt Action International Facebook pages. This…

Focus: US Airborne team conversions

We gave Andy Singleton of the Volley Fire Painting blog a few of the new US Airborne weapon team conversion packs to play about with and here is what he…

Hobby: Painting Camouflage and Weathering!

Pasha shows us how to paint the desert Zigzag camouflage and a few other techniques! To Begin To start off the model I prefer to always undercoat with black. I then start…

Step by step: Starting with the Big Cats – Part 1: Colour Modulation

Matt from the breslau1945 blog shows us exactly how to get those tanks just right. Introduction Matt: Hi everyone and thanks for looking at my blog. I’ve set this up…

Hobby: Volksgrenadier army!

Andy Singleton shows us an amazingly themed army with plenty of conversion goodness! I’ve long wanted to do a late war German Heer force based around a Volksgrenadier division that…

Hobby: KV-1/2 Conversion and Review!

Jakob Lotz takes a look at the versatile KV1/2 kit and shows us what you can do with it! Jakob: I recently got my hands on Warlord Games new KV-1/KV-2…

Hobby: Soviet Steel – First Steps with Resin Vehicles

From the blog Konflikting Opinions; comes a detailed resin review and a few little tricks! Resin is a very popular casting material due to it’s lightness and capacity for holding…

Step by Step: Painting the Maus!

The Maus has Returned! View in Store The mighty Maus has returned! Make sure you grab yours now! Limited availability! Peter Motas shows us how one might tackle the daunting &…

Step by Step: Painting the Caunter scheme

Andy Singleton of Volleyfire Painting took some time out to help us with a ‘How To’ article as he paints the eye-catching caunter scheme! Andy: In this article, I look at a…

Hobby: Painting Winter Germans

Whilst cruising the forum and facebook we came across these outstanding pieces of winter work by Sascha Herm, a few quick emails later and we can show you these amazingly…

Hobby: Converting a M7 Priest into a Priest Kangaroo

Learn how Warlorder Michele Isaja converted his M7 Priest into a Priest Kangaroo! Michele: Inspired by an iconic picture like this one; and after a few days spent researching historical…

Hobby: Painting Winter Soviets!

Andreas Olsson shows us how he painted his Soviets as they beat back the German forces! Andreas: Here is a quick guide to see how I painted my Soviet Infantry!…

Hobby: Painting and reviewing the Paratroopers!

Carl Titterington from the Brit the Yank & the Hobby podcast brings a brilliant review and painting guide for the U.S. paratroopers! Carl: With the news that Warlord Games were releasing…

Hobby: M15 CGMC AA Halftrack Conversion

Charles Pecquet takes us through how he constructed and converted an US M16 AA Halftrack and a British Bofors into a US M15 AA Halftrack. Charles: The M15, officially the…

Hobby: Making German Gebirgsjägers using plastic parts

Keeping an eye on the Warlord forums, we often come across fantastic work just like Oscar Flamberg’s Gebirgsjägers! Oscar Flamberg: With the 2nd edition of Armies of Germany book we…

Hobby: Crafting a Kätzchen!

An amazing scratch build was sent to us by Jakob Lotz and we just had to share it with all of you! A bit of its short history The “Kätzchen”…

New: The Army Painter Warpaints – 2017 Sets now available!

The Army Painter have updated their best wargamer paints sets giving you even more choice for your armies colours, plus are now offering a superbly huge and complete range in…

Conversion Workshop: Bedford OY crane truck

Warlorder Dave Mathews, normally seen roaming the Black Powder forums or playing Bolt Action at the Dales wargames wrg club, dropped in to show his latest conversion work, a very…

Hobby: Soviet Steel – The SU-76

If you’ve been keeping up with Konflikt ’47 on facebook you may have seen some excellent Soviet armour rollling in and here is from the Konflikting Opinions Blog is isquishpeople (aka…

New: Bolt Action Sarissa Terrain Bundles

Following the resounding response to the ‘Radar Assault’ bundle pack that we put together with our friends at Sarissa Precision recently, we’ve persuaded them to work with us on a…

Focus: Bolt Action Painting Guides – FREE!

If you’re new to miniature wargaming, and – more specifically – the world of historical wargaming, the prospect of sitting down and adding a little colour to your newly acquired…

Operation Sand Dune: The 4th Indian Div. part 2 – Building the Force

Carl Titterington brings us the 2nd installment of his 4th Indian Division series – building time: View part 1 Having researched the unit I wanted to base my force on,…

New: Radar Assault Bundle new from Sarissa

Sarissa has pulled out the stops and brought us an extra set to make an awesome start to your Bolt Action battlefield objectives: View in Store   Perfect for scenarios…

Conversion Workshop: Jakob Lotz Bolt Action T-26-4

Hot on the back of our recent Soviet T-70 Light Tank release, scratch builder extraordinaire Jakob Lotz returns with an upgrade for the smaller and earlier T-26 the T-26-4… Jakob:…

Hobby: M26 Pershing by Gabrio Tolentino

Warlorder Gabrio had a play a little while back with the mighty Pershing. I huge development for the US forces toward the end of WW2 and a great tank to…

Conversion Workshop: The VK1602 Leopard by Jakob Lotz

With Konflikt ’47 just around the corner and post war 1946/47 articles appearing everywhere, conversion fanatic Jakob lotz has been carving up the kits again to bring an awesome little…

Monty’s Ironsides: Video series by TWG

Are you starting a Bolt Action army? Want to know how to go about collecting and painting? The Wargamer brings you a superb and in-depth video series of Bolt Action…

Hobby: Firefly Burlap by Rob Shackleton

Hot on the heels of our Warlord Plastic Churchill and Sherman Firefly release we spotted a post from Atelier-Robin aka Rob Shackleton with a very fine set of British along with…

Hobby: Adding stowage to your Bolt Action vehicles

Following on from the DAK Panzer IV Andy Singleton painted a few weeks ago (which you can check back to here) he’s now gone on to add some stowage and…

Painting Pegasus Bridge

Alan Mander of Mandertory Miniatures concludes our mini series on building and painting the contents of the Pegasus Bridge battle-set… Alan: Carrying on from how we made the board, this…

Building the Pegasus Bridge battle board

Alan Mander of Mandertory Miniatures lept at the chanceto get to grips with the fabulous model and in this article describes how he built our fully modelled Pegasus Bridge gaming…

Hobby: Commando Amphibious Raiders

Warlord’s own Rich Carlisle has been researching these elite fighters – and has prepared a hobby guide. So – grab a brush, check your bearings, and keep watch for enemy…

Showcase: Steve Palffy’s RSO with Winter Pak40

Community member and brush-wizard, Steve Palffy has recently been wowing the Warlord staff with some of his latest Bolt Action armour… One piece which particularly captured our eye was his…

Hobby: Operation Sand Dune – Part 2

With the advent of Duel in the Sun, Carl Titterington, Andy Singleton and Sam Phillips have donned their sun cream and goggles to begin ‘Operation Sand Dune’ – In part…

New: Blitzkrieg German PDF Painting Guide

Looking for a little help to get your Bolt Action army painted up just right? Well check out our brand new addition to our Downloadable Painting Guides, available for less than…

Hobby: Rich H’s Grant Scorpion conversion

Rich H of the Ribble Warriors – a notorious plasticard-wizard who you may have heard from time to time on the Downorder Podcast, has produced another conversion – a Grant…

Focus: Captured Vehicles in Bolt Action

Throughout the Second World War, there was a huge amount of equipment-sharing… whether it be soldiers of the Red Army stalking from room-to-room amongst the ice-choked streets of Stalingrad, having…

Painting Afrika Korps Vehicles by Andy Singleton

Chief Paint Miner at Volley Fire Painting Services, Andy Singleton is becoming something of a regular here on the Warlord Games website – with a huge range of articles sharing tips,…

Hobby: Captured Churchill MkIII

Dan Hoyt from the redoverblue blog had a play with our Churchill MkVII last year with a somewhat different result: Dan: This vehicle is definitely the most unique model now…

Painting: Captured British Morris truck

G’day all, Bryan here from the WWPD blog. I’ve been painting a lot of vehicles for my DAK lately, so I thought I would share a few tips on how…

Painting Guide: Long Range Desert Group

Just before the release of our new Long Range Desert Group (LRDG) Chevrolet trucks we sent a few out early on patrol – a set of which found it’s way into the more…

Modelling: Dioramic Basing, Part 1

Dennis recently sent in an article to the fantastic chaps at WWPD about making his own scenic basing, making his forces unique! Some great ideas to finish off your diorama for our…

Final Week: Diorama Challenge 2016

With our Warlord Games Day unfortunately still on hold pending repairs to the venue’s roof, we launched something of a challenge back in December in an attempt to stir your collective…

Painting Guide: Deutsches Afrika Korps Kradschützen

Bryan, from the blog WWPD, sent in a fantastic Free French army list the other week and along with it mentioned his work on the German Afrika Korps, particularly his…

Showcase: Autoblinda AB41 Armoured Car

This week we spotted something excellent for all you Italian players out there as Dan Hoyt from RedOverBlue showed off an interesting painting technique for weathering your armour, in this…

Conversion: Ersatz StuG

Andy Singleton of VolleyFire painting services has been inspiring us all this winter with his work on Otto Skorzeny’s Panzer brigade 150 for the Battle of the Bulge in the…

Weekend Hobby: Simple Smokescreen Markers

A Warlord favorite Dan Hoyt from Red Over Blue has come up with a fantastic way to re purpose all that pillow stuffing that you may have been using for Christmas…

Painting: How to apply Winter Whitewash to your Bolt Action vehicles

With the recent release of our Winter German and Winter American Bolt Action forces, we allied with the ever-eager-to-help Andy Singleton of Volley Fire Painting Services to give the low-down on how…

Bolt Action project: Portinhoikka crossroads

With the recent repack release for the Finnish forces, Juha Nieminen from Mentor On Miniatures in Finland, dropped us a line about his recent work on a superb battlefield for Bolt…

Conversion Clinic: Yugoslav Stuart PaK 40

Our friend Jakob Lotz has a penchant for digging out the oddities among WWII vehicles. Today is no exception as he takes us through the steps to add a German…

Hobby: Bolt Action Snow Globe!

Daz Evans from our Mail Order department has some pretty crazy hobby ideas, but this one caps them all… He’s taken the exclusive Finnish Sniper miniature, Simo Hӓyhӓ ‘The White…

Captured: M8 Greyhound

Andy Singleton has been scrubbing up the new M8 in a different from usual scheme, and shows us how to camouflage it to boot: Warlord’s new M8 is a fantastic…

Hobby: Using Plastic German sprues for Finnish infantry.

Ken Redington recently popped together a Finnish force using the existing Finns but also cleverly adapted the Blitzkrieg Germans to fit in and expand his unique army: Ken: They are…

Hobby: Painting late war German Camouflage without an airbrush

If you’re not as lucky as the guy below, and you don’t have access to an airbrush, don’t despair about painting German tanks with the late war camo, Andy Singleton…

Modelling: Kampfgruppe Fallschirmjager Pt2

RichC of the Warlord web team recently started looking at building a Kampfgruppe using the new plastic Fallschirmjӓger. Having looked at planning a force RichC now has a look at…

New: Dug In Panther

No Engine – No Problem – just dig a pit, tow one out of commission panther into pit, and voila! Big gun – Hard target! View in Store By the later…

Showcase: M3 White Scout car

We asked for articles from you wonderful lot and articles with wonderful stuff in came back – check out Bryan Cook’s French M3 White Scout Car: Bryan here, I am…

Painting: USMC Camo tutorial

Warlord Games studio painter Andrés Amián presents his expert guide to painting US Marine Corps camo: I tend to think that for wargames figures it is better to paint a camouflage approximation…

Workshop: Jakob Lotz RSO PaK40 conversion

Jakob Lotz takes us through a fantastic conversion to add a little flavour to your German forces:   During 1943 as the German Wehrmacht was forced onto the defensive it…

Painting Clinic: Speed Painting Japanese Infantryman

With our latest PDF Painting Guide for the Japanese is available to download ‘here’, super-fast painter Andrew Chesney shares his methods for getting your Japanese forces painted up and on the…

New: Japanese Painting Guide

We’re adding to our list of Bolt Action Downloadable Painting Guides today with a fantastic in depth guide for the Japanese: View in Store Each of our guides covers one…

New: Bocage set 4 – Gun Emplacements

This set contains 5 pre-painted and ready to go terrain pieces from Mandertory Miniatures for Bolt Action games fought across the European Theatre. All you need to do is plug…

Hobby: Converting USMC Plastics

With the recent release of Empire in Flames Warlorder Rich.D’s been adding to his Bolt Action US Marines with some fantastic conversions; RichD: I’ve been collecting US Marines for around 18…

Work Shop Conversion: SU-76P

Jakob Lotz is quickly becoming a regular contributor with his fantastic conversions and he’s at it again with the SU-76P – aka. SU-26, SU-T-26 or Leningrad self-propelled gun.   Jakob:…

Hobby: Andy Singleton Converting Fallschirmjager Part II

Andy Singleton of Volley Fire Painting Services has caught the Fallschirmjӓger bug well and truly;   Having worked through his first few conversions and provided us with a full painting…

Gallery: Anthony ‘Patch’ Omeara’s Trio of German vehicles

Patch from WWPD recently got in touch with an update on his latest projects – including a trio of our German vehicles painted in a relatively simple but highly effective colour…

Operation Berlin: Yorkshire Renegade’s Display part 2

Rich Goss from The Warshack has been keeping us updated with the Yorkshire Renegade’s club display game progress – as we come in to the final countdown, will they complete…

Hobby: Painting a 10 man squad of Grenadiers

We recently took a look at what Tom and Don from Alba Studios were up to in their workshop in Aberdeen. Tom has kindly dropped us a line with a…

Showcase: Dan Hoyt’s Pak 38, Pak 40, and Pak 97/38 Guns

Dan Hoyt of the RedOverBlue blog has been busy as ever – beavering away with all manner of projects. This week, he’s graciously offered us the chance to re-post his…

Hobby: Brian Ward’s 251/21 Drilling conversion

With the release of the new Sd.Kfz 251/1 ausf. D kit from Warlord Games, I made a suggestion on the Facebook pages about converting one up to an Sd.Kfz 251/21…

Hobby: Andy Singleton Converting Fallschirmjager

Andy Singleton has been busy with his cutters and putty showing us just how quick and easy it is to convert the new Fallschirmjӓger with a mix of other Warlord…

Hobby: Guide Baking Soda Mud Technique

Dan Hoyt, of the redoverblue blog has been hard at work on a factory’s worth of Bolt Action vehicles, and very kindly offered to share a few tips – firstly,…

Hobby: Dan Hoyt’s Polish tanks

The Bolt Action gaming community at large is a constant source of inspiration for us here at Warlord and we all like to see what others are up to out there…

Hobby: Detailing Sarissa buildings Part 1

We recently spotted modelling enthusiast Bill Ferguson (aka the Scenic Doctor) working on some fantastically detailed Sarissa buildings and asked if he’d be so kind as to share his skills…

WWII Polish Uniform Guide

With the release of our latest Bolt Action book ‘Germany Strikes‘ what better excuse do we need to revisit a splendid guide to the uniforms and insignia of the Polish…

New: Bolt Action Battlefield Objectives

This week we’ve oodles of opportunities to expand your battles of Bolt Action with these fantastic bundles specifically designed around specialist objectives coming with our Summer Offensive Bolt Action campaign…

New: 4Ground Pre-painted Church

4Ground pull out all the stops when it comes to pre-painted battlefield terrain and a table full certainly has a WOW factor at any event or game! The latest addition…

Hobby: Ken Redington’s Sd.Kfz250/11 Conversion

Given the vast number of variant vehicles developed, and the amount of field modifications and unofficial up-gunnings of military vehicles throughout the Second World War, it’s simply not possible for…

Showcase: Barcino’s Miniatures

Earlier this week, Warlord forum member ‘Barcino’ posted some fantastic photos of a recent project he’s been working on. These are the exclusive miniatiures you receive for free when you…

New: Russian Derevnya Battlefield

View in Store This set represents a great example of buildings found in Derevni (Villages) across Rural Eastern Europe. It makes a perfect center piece for an Eastern Front battlefield,…

Hobby: Fighting Inside 4GroundBuildings by Cad Jeal

With the highly detailed building and furniture ranges from 4Ground arriving here at Warlord, we asked the guys that made them how they used the terrain in their Bolt Action battles….

New: Sarissa English Timber Framed range

We’ve added a heap of new terrain onto the Warlord webstore this week, in the shape of Sarissa Precision’s fantastic new ‘English Timber Framed’ range – ideal for anyone looking…

Hobby: Andy Singleton’s Very Late War StuH42

Andy Singleton (of Volley Fire Painting Services fame) has been busy expanding his Volksgrenadier army, using our recently released German Grenadiers and plastic Stugs! Andy: Whilst doing a bit of digging looking…

New: 4Ground Arab Rural Dwellings

We’re now stocking 4ground’s lovely pre-painted adobe buildings – ideal for Bolt Action games set in East and North Africa as well as most conflicts in that area throughout the…

Spotlight: “Rangers, Lead the Way!”

View in Store The US Rangers, during the Second World War, will forever be remembered for their daring assault on the cliff-top German gun battery at Pointe du Hoc, the…

Hobby: Jakob Lotz’s 15 cm sIG 33 (Sf) auf Panzerkampfwagen I Ausf B Conversion

Following on from his Zis-30 and Flakpanzer Hobbyist Jakob Lotz has been at it again with another conversion of one of the less well known vehicles of World War II….

Community: The Great Bolt Action Paint Off Winners Announced!

The Great Bolt Action Paint Off has come to a close – and there have been some really spectacular projects on show. First and foremost, we (along with the organisers, Steve…

New: Sarissa Precision Destroyed Factory

Sarissa Precision produce a wide range of wargaming terrain – and we carry pretty much all of them! This week we have a brand new release that’s ideal for Bolt…

Hobby: Andy Singleton’s Beutepanzer Panzerkampfwagen T-34

Hobby powerhouse, Andy Singleton (of Volley Fire Painting Services fame!) has been busy again… having received our plastic T34-76 kit, it seems as though the kit sparked inspiration – and…

Hobby: John Stallard’s British M3 White Scout Car

He’s been at it again! As soon as he saw our recently released M3 White Scout Car, Warlord owner John Stallard just couldn’t help himself… It wasn’t just the American…

Hobby: Matthew Davies LEFH8B2 conversion

The LEFH8B2 is a unique and interesting SPG to field. Since only 16 were ever made by the Germans, the presence of this vehicle in your army will surely make…

Hobby: Jakob Lotz’s Flakpanzer Conversion

Following-on from last week’s article showcasing his Zis-30 conversion, hobbyist Jakob Lotz has been hard at work on his latest creation – and this week, we’re proud to present his…

Hobby: Jakob Lotz’s Zis-30 conversion

Recently, we received an email from one of our customers, with a couple of rather nice conversions of some mobile gun platforms… we liked them so much that we asked…

New: World War II Factories!

We are very pleased to be able to offer you the latest releases from our friends over at Sarissa Precision – three different factories from their Industrial Range! These buildings…

Community: The Great Bolt Action Paint Off!

The Bolt Action community has been ablaze with chatter and excitement this past week or so, with news of ‘The Great Bolt Action Paint Off’ – we spoke with organiser…

New: Winter Soviet Infantry sprue

When the German army crashed over the Russian border in 1941, Hitler was confident of a short, sharp campaign. He nearly got one, but heroic defence by the massive Soviet…

Hobby: Painting Ostfront Germans by Andy Singleton

Friend of Warlord and grand master of the Volley Fire Painting Services paint mines, Andy Singleton has written a fantastic guide for new German players – a guide on how…

Hobby: Pete Wright’s Flak-armed Bren Carrier

Warlord Games production supervisor, Pete Wright, has been working on a series of conversions, bringing some of the rarer and more unusual vehicle variants to the tabletop battlefield. The latest…

Hobby: British Para Diorama by Dave Woodward

As a gift for a friend of Warlord, John Stallard commissioned Dave Woodward to put together a diorama of British Paratroopers patrolling a European street using the Café Gondrée building from…

New: Terrain from Sarissa Precision

Following on from the Waterloo terrain last week we have another raft of superb laser-cut terrain releases from Sarissa Precision: English Village Church View in Store Box Girder Bridge Dimensions…

Hobby: Panzerwerfer 42s firing

Recently we spotted this great piece of painting and modelling on our forum, posted by 14th Brooklyn – a pair of Panzerwerfer 42s both with the option to have them in driving…

Hobby: Matthew Davies’ Pak 36 Carrier

Matthew Davies talks us through how he constructed his converted German captured Universal Carrier: The Universal Carrier was true to its name, and found itself in a ‘universal’ role, in…

Hobby: Rich Dando’s USMC Stretcher Teams

Following his original collection of US Marines earlier this year, our Richard Dando has been quietly beavering away trying to incorporate as many weird and wonderful components into the army…

Hobby: Converting Plastic Soviet Tank Riders

In between playing in the Warlord staff Tank War campaign and occasionally doing some work, Daz Evans has been creating this lovely T-34/85 with some brilliantly posed Soviet tank riders….

Hobby: James Elmore’s Ram Kangaroo

This fantastic display piece was created by James Elmore of the Miniature Building Authority. James explains how he did it: My duties as designer and modelmaker for the Miniature Building Authority…

Painting Guide – M4 Sherman

Darek Wyrozebski – who has painted countless Bolt Action vehicles for our box art and webstore features sat down to take us through his method of getting the M4 Sherman…

Hobby: SS-Sturmbataillon Charlemagne

This week we spotted this fantastic paint job of our SS-Sturmbataillon Charlemagne set by forum member VolleyFireAndy. These lovely models join his late war Waffen-SS force. Note the base detail depicting…

Hobby: Omaha Beach

Check out this stunning table based on Omaha Beach – Sector Dog White – one of the beaches where American forces landed on D-Day. It’s been created by Michaël De…

Hobby: US Marine Corps

Expert painter Rafa ‘Archiduque’ sent us these pics of his US Marine Corps – great job, Rafa! View in Webstore

Hobby: Jagdpanzer IV

Yet more great vehicles from Neil ‘Troop of Shewe’ Burt. This week we have two our of resin Jagdpanzer IVs – one ‘out of the box’ and a second with crew…

Hobby: M5 Halftracks with Passengers

Neil Burt (AKA Troop of Shewe) does it again with these amazing conversions of three M5 Halftracks. Outstanding work! Two of them have modelled in passengers, made from the plastic…

Hobby: British Cruisers

There’s just no stopping Neil Burt (also known as Troop of Shewe) – this week we’re showing off two Bolt Action British Cruisers, the A9 Mk I and A10 Mk…

Hobby: Luigi’s Universal Carrier

A newcomer to our forum, Luigi, posted up these pictures of his Universal Carrier with some lovely extra modelling details. As you can see the crew have had a successful…

Hobby: Sd.Kfz 222 Armoured Cars

More great converting and painting from Neil Burt (also known as Troop of Shewe) – a pair of Sd.Kfz 222 Armoured Cars, remodelled with open hatches and extra stowage:

Hobby: John Stallard Goes Grey

Warlord Kommandant Stallard seems to have changed his muse and has gone from a British Army bronze green phase to a panzer grey period. At least that’s what he is…

Hobby: Pete Wright’s Armoured Ambulance

Warlord’s Pete Wright has been busy converting an armoured ambulance. He explains how he went about it: Inspired by the Airfix half-track that those of a certain age will remember,…

Video: Painting Fallschirmjäger

Following her excellent tutorial on painting a US Airborne figure, Christy Beall, from the Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy Youtube channel, has now turned her hand to Bolt Action German Fallschirmjäger and…

Hobby: Sd.Kfz 251/1 Halftracks

Warlord forum-dweller TMS has been posting up a series of great vehicles, and the latest are these great examples of our plastic Sd.Kfz 251 Ausf. C Hanomag half-tracks, with loads…

Hobby: Sherman with Calliope Rocket Launcher

Neil Burt (also known as Troop of Shewe) has not only painted many of the vehicles you can see on our website, webstore and in our Bolt Action books, but…

Video: Painting US Airborne

We recommend you take the time to watch this great, detailed painting tutorial by Christy Beall, from the Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy Youtube channel. Full of tips and techniques, it’ll…

Hobby: Claudia Zuminich’s US Military Policeman

The talented Claudia Zuminich is back with this lovely US Military Policeman on his Harley Davidson motorcycle, on a nicely modelled scenic base:

Hobby: Ruined Hamlet revisited

Our Ruined Farmhouse plastic kit and the Ruined Hamlet set, which contains 3 Farmhouses, are fantastically versatile. Not only are they suitable for wargames from Napoleonics right up to World…

Hobby: US Bazooka Jeep conversion

Warlord’s own Gabrio Tolentino has been a busy chap. Aside from taking loads of photos for the Bolt Action Tank Battles book (due out later this year), he’s been working…

Bolt Action: Construction Diagrams

This week we release nine new construction diagrams consisting of the three Stug III variants and six anti-tank guns. There are plenty more on the way! Stug III Ausf G…

Speed Painting: US Marine Corps infantryman

Super-fast painter Andrew Chesney shares his methods for getting your forces painted up and on the battlefield in double-quick time: When you’re getting started on a new force, one of…

Painting Guide: Café Gondree and Bunker

This is the guide for the remaining terrain pieces from the Pegasus Bridge set. As with Previous guides all paints used were generally Vallejo – either from the Model Colour…

More of John Stallard’s Bolt Action Vehicles

“What is da boss workin on then?” When you get to have a Bolt Action game with the boss, Herr Stallard, you can always be assured that what you expected…

The North African Brigade of the SS

We looked at Free Indian troops last month serving in the Wehrmacht, just part of a huge polyglot army that Germany fielded in the second world war. This week is…

Painting Guide: Using the Bolt Action Spray Primers

Warlord staff member Darren Evans was keen to try out the new Bolt Action spray paints, so we asked him to do a quick step-by-step guide. Over to Daz… Stage…

Sgt Rock – Painted by Claudia Zuminich

Not content with doing a cracking paint-job on our Sergeant Rock model, Claudia Zuminich has taken a creative approach to photographing him in some highly realistic jungle terrain! Sergeant Rock…

Painting a Hanomag pt3: Transfer and Finish

The “Hanomag” is almost done; it’s been assembled, sprayed with the new Bolt Action Colour Primers and painted using a mix of Warpaints. In this final part of the tutorial…

Peter Schulein’s Ruined Mansion

Check out this cool modelling project, combining three ruined farmhouse models into one awesome ruined mansion! We were sent these photos by Peter Schulein from the wargame club Murphy’s Heroes…

Painting a plastic Hanomag – part 2: Spraying and Painting

Last time I assembled my Hanomag using the tools and glue from the Plastic Assembly Set. In this second part of the tutorial the halftrack gets sprayed with the new…

Video: Painting Bolt Action Soviets

When we saw this YouTube video about speed-painting Bolt Action plastic Soviet Infantry, we knew we had to share it with the rest of you. Check it out for some…

Painting a plastic “Hanomag” – part 1: Assembly

By  Jonas Faering of The Army Painter   Get more time for Gaming! The Army Painter’s company slogan sums up what their range of hobby products is designed for – helping gamers…

The Welshman’s Italians – Daz Evans

Daz Evans has produced a very different and unique Bolt Action army. We’ll let him explain all, aided and abetted by photos of said army by Gabrio Tolentino… Daz: Why…

Gallery: German vehicle conversions

Warlord Games’ own Peter Wright has been hard at work converting three German vehicles for his own collection. We’ve persuaded Peter to tell us what he did in each case….

Gallery: Mike Watt’s US Bazooka Team

Posted originally on our forums by Mike Watt (Comte Michel) we thought we would share his fantastic vignette with you all. Mike says, “Another vignette, this time with Warlord figures….

Gallery: Claudia Zuminich’s Sherman

Following on from her USMC last week here is more of Claudia’s work, we like her Sherman M4A3 with wooden armour so much we have included all the images we…

Gallery: Claudia Zuminich’s USMC

If you follow our Facebook page you will be no stranger to Claudia’s work. We liked it so much we have asked her if we could show some of it off…

Painting Waffen-SS Plane Tree Camouflage

Warlord painter Andres Amian Fernandez had produced this invaluable tutorial for how to paint early Waffen-SS camo schemes… If there is anything that can be tricky when painting miniatures, it…

Claudia Zuminich’s German armour

Those of you who visit the Warlord Games Facebook page will have seen Claudia’s work already. It’s so good knew the rest of you would want to as well… The…

Paul Sawyer’s German Landsers

Anyone spending more than a few minutes in Paul’s company won’t help but notice he’s a fan of the Germans in WWII. We’d say ‘all things German’ but his views…

Hobby: Who Dares?

We’ve featured some of his work previously and Warlord forum-dweller Mikeland has done it again with this superb SAS Jeep diorama – very reminiscent of the glory days of comics…

Re-release: Humber Armoured Cars, Grabner’s Humber and Ruined Building Corner

More resins are being released back into society – check them out here. The most numerous of British armoured cars used during World War II, the Humber armoured cars saw…

Re-release: Bolt Action Humber Scout Car & AEC Armoured Car!

The two latest Bolt Action resin vehicles to be released will help British and Commonwealth commanders support their gallant lads in the field. Have a good look at these two…

Painting Video: Plastic Germans!

The chaps at Beasts of War have just been in touch to tell us they’ve published a spanking new video (not to be mistaken for other spanking videos…) on how…

Gallery: Dom Goh’s PaK 40

We recently came across a disk full of images from previous Bolt Action painting competitions. There are some cracking entries and we’ll be showing them off again over the next…

Andrew Taylor Paints Bolt Action!

One of the best miniature painters in the game, Andrew Taylor has turned his hand to our Bolt Action US Airborne range. Words alone cannot do justice to Andrew’s skill…

Big Gazza’s Big Gun – 88mm Flak 36

Before we at Warlord Games bought Bolt Action Miniatures the previous owner, Paul and Simon, ran quarterly painting competitions. The winner of one such competition was our mate Big Gazza…