I can’t believe it is two years since I last did anything with my MDF landing craft. I was contacted by the reader recently regarding my prototype landing craft posted in 2018.
Following the last build, I made a number of changes to the drawing but never got around to getting one cut. The main changes were to add higher side panels, so when tall Dust walkers are in the craft, it does not look too top heavy.
This is the standard side panel option, more suitable for WWII games.
For a more Weird War setting, the higher sides work better for tall walkers.
Here it is with two 80mm round bases worth of Dust Axis walkers.
I also wanted to have a better method of having the ramp stay in the up position.
I had an idea to do a much larger landing craft to take the massive walkers, but if it took me two years to finish this landing craft, I would not like to say if it will ever get designed.
As previously posted, I went for plain German grey. I still have to decide if I am going to add some transfers.
The mech frenzy continues, with the Westwind Jotun being the next one I wanted to get finished.
German grey I think for this chap, nothing fancy, just grey.
This was a simple olive paintjob really as I wanted it to be an American Mech.
I may yet add a white star transfer or two.
There is a mech frenzy going on at the moment, I have a small collection of Westwind mechs that were the result of a Kickstarter some time ago. They have been sitting up on a shelf, undercoated, but unfinished for far too long.
I added a heavy machine gun to the top of this Mech to give it a bit of defensive fire, I just need to get some suitably American colours on to it. That will be olive green then.
This West Wind quad tracked gun is a model that will fit into several games, Weird War II, Steampunk and Sci-Fi. So I want to paint it in a generic colour that will fit any army scheme. It was originally planned for my robotic Mechanica army, so I suspect it will be finished in grey or Gun Metal.