Why Airfix ACW? Simply cos I´ve got a few bods already finished and......…
Obviously they will be painted to represent both sides but I won´t be getting hung up on wether a CSA bod is wearing a tunic of exactly the right tone of Butternut Brown or a Union bod is wearing a Kepi or a Hardee hat. As Noted at PSR, these were intended as toys..and toys are meant for games and games should be fun..not a chore.
I´ll also be making some Conversions. I did so way back when I first got into wargaming/collecting but they will be as simple as I don´t want to get bogged down with the Project which usually gets me distracted into doing something else.
Any half decent looking battlefield Needs some bits of scenery so first up a couple of generic farmhouses.
Thin Card from cereal boxes etc glued with PVA
and here´s a very inspirational blog. 20mm Crimean War Wargaming & Other StuffBob is also doing an Airfix ACW Project called Project Battle Cry & Airfix ACW.
The look he´s achieved is what I´m aiming for.