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Last Updated On Thursday, 30 October 2014.

This week's update includes fourteen different articles and links for you to enjoy.

Barbarossa: 
			Germany's Invasion of the Soviet Union, June - December 1941
StuG G Platoon (GBX83)
StuG G Platoon (GBX83):
New All-Plastic Box Set
The StuG G assault gun (Sturmgeschütz) served on all fronts of World War Two, as infantry support tanks and as tank-hunters. With their low silhouette, StuG assault guns were easy to camouflage and difficult to spot. The StuG G was the most produced armoured vehicle of the Wehrmacht, with over 7,500 being made.

StuG G Platoon (GBX83)...
Flames Of War: For The Win
Presented by Beasts Of War
How To Stop Tanks with Minefields & More
In this episode, Warren and Dave get to grips with obstacles that your forces may run into and in turn how to use them against your enemies.

View the rest Flames Of War: For The Win Series here...

Assembling The Sherman Armoured Platoon Assembling The Sherman Armoured Platoon
Join Blake as he demonstrates how assemble the Firefly VC and Sherman V included in the new all-plastic Sherman Armoured Platoon box set.

Assembling The Sherman Armoured Platoon...
The Second Golden Panzer Has Been Found!
Congratulations to the second winner in our Golden Panzer competition. The lucky winner recently claimed the North American Golden Panzer meaning that only one more Golden Panzer remains somewhere in Europe.

Learn more about the Golden Panzer Competition here...

The Second Golden Panzer Has Been Found!
Points Totals For The 2014 - 2015 Tournament Season Points Totals For The 2014 - 2015 Tournament Season
The official points totals for the 2014 - 2015 North American tournament season have now been decided and are as follows:

Period Points
Early-war
1390 points
Mid-war
1710 points
Late-war
1900 points
Learn To Play Flames Of War At TARGE 2014
The Kirriemuir Wargames Club are proud to present TARGE 2014 (8 November 2014), a public wargames event featuring traders, painting competitions and plenty of participation and demonstartion games including Flames Of War. So if you've wanted to try Flames Of War or wanted to learn how started visit the Glasgow Games Group's display at TARGE 2014.

Learn more about TARGE 2014 here...

Learn To Play Flames Of War At TARGE 2014
Preview of Wargames Illustrated Issue 325 Preview of Wargames Illustrated Issue 325
We take a look inside the pages of Wargames Illustrated issue 325.

Preview of Wargames Illustrated Issue 325...
From The War Files...
A History Of The T-34
Each week we take a look back at an article from days gone past that are still highly relevant today. This week we examine the development and variants of the T-34 tank.

A History Of The T-34: Part One...
A History Of The T-34: Part Two...

From The War Files...
Breakthrough Assault Review
Breakthrough Assault Review:
KV-1e (SU082) & KV-2 (SU081) Re-sculpts
Ben from Breakthruogh Assault takes a closer look at the updated versions of the KV-1e and KV-2 for the Soviet forces featured in Barbarossa.

KV-1e (SU082) & KV-2 (SU081) Re-sculpts...

Breakthrough Assault Podcast:
Beyond The Foxholes Episode Twenty
Join the team from Breakthrough Assault as they present episode twenty of their Beyond The Foxholes podcast.

Beyond The Foxholes Episode Twenty...
Breakthrough Assault Podcast
WWPD Product Review
WWPD Product Review:
Stoss Platoon
Mitch from WWPD takes a closer look at the German Stoss Platoon as featured in Great War.

WWPD Product Review: Stoss Platoon...

Panzer Angriff:
The Lazy Painter's Guide To German Camouflage
Ben from Panzer Angriff present's an alternate way of applying camouflage to German vehicles.

The Lazy Painter's Guide To German Camouflage...

The Lazy Painter's Guide To German Camouflage
Revising Naval Gunfire Support
Revising Naval Gunfire Support
Naval Gunfire Support (NGFS) in Flames Of War has been receiving a lot of attention lately, with a lot of people finding it rather too effective. Battlefront put out a suggested change to the rules for public feedback. Having reviewed the feedback, we’ve decided to try a different approach to see how that works.

Revising Naval Gunfire Support...
Looking For Information On Tournaments & Events?
We have an entire section of the website dedicated to tournaments and events, check it out.

Flames Of War Events Worldwide...
Looking For Information On Tournaments & Events?
The Question Of The Week
The Question Of The Week
The Question Of The Week offers Flames Of War players a chance to expand their knowledge and become better players. This weeks question is in regards moving At The Double along roads.

The Question Of The Week...

Mentioned in Despatches
Changes To The Book Pricing Regime
Over the last ten years we have constantly tried to add more value to our printed products while at the same time keeping the design and quality at the highest level. Due to a growth in our buying power  (thanks to your support and an ever-growing player base) we have recently secured a new long-term printing contract that allows us to print for a much lower price. These savings will be reflected in the marketplace by a lowering in price of our entire Flames Of War paper product range.

Changes To The Book Pricing Regime...
Changes To The Book Pricing Regime
Tanks-A-Lot For Supporting The Early-war Sale

Tanks-A-Lot For Supporting The Early-war Sale
Thanks to everyone that took part in the recent Early-war Sale over the past couple of weeks. Already we have had plenty of feedback from customers that have received full or partial orders and the team in the factory is working on getting out out-of-stock items produced as soon as possible. Looking at the sale stats it is great to see so many new Soviet and German armies being built in preparation for Barbarossa!

Left: Worker from the resin department busy de-moulding Panzer III hulls.

Lessons From the Front:
Questions & Answers on Flames Of War
Two months have passed since the last issue of Lessons From the Front, Phil’s answers to frequently asked questions about Flames Of War, and he’s come up with a new edition. If you have read the previous version, you’ll find lines in the margins beside the bits that are new or changed.

Lessons From the Front...
Lessons From the Front
The 2014 Tournament Objective: Local Defence Volunteers with Grocer's Van
The 2014 Tournament Objective:
Local Defence Volunteers with Grocer's Van
For the last few years we have given away tournament objectives aimed at the American audience – well, based on imagery from American films, albeit with. This year we decided to even things up by making something with more of a British focus.

The 2014 Tournament Objective: Local Defence Volunteers with Grocer's Van...
Recent Articles

FlamesCon 2014 Results...

FlamesCon 2014: An AAR...

More Plastics At FlamesCon!...

Flames Of War Stockist in France...

News from The Front: Episode 83...

Plastic M4A3 (late) Sherman Platoon...

Behind The Scenes: Part One...

Behind The Scenes: Part Two...

Shattered Battlefield and Large Craters and Ruined House...

Soviet Tank Slogans...

The Soviet Barbarossa Surprise!...

New Flames Of War Stockist in Lincolnshire, UK...

The Ardennes Battlefield Revisited: Part Two...

Rallypoint 2014...

Air Support 101...

Call Me Mr Pink! Vietnam Pink Team Helicopter Squad...

Fast Tankovy Finished for Flames Of War...

World War I In Photos...

Barbarossa Design Notes...

Early-war Landing Page...

Tankovy Battalion Vs. Medium Panzer Company...

Trenchline System...

Great War British Rifle Platoon...

German Infanteriekompanie HQ...

Panzers In The East: The Tanks Of Operation Barbarossa...

2014 European Grand Tournament Report...

Firestorm Villers-Bretonneux: The General's Game...


September's Releases

Flames Of War Releases
UBX44 M4A3 Sherman Platoon (Plastic)
 
Great War Releases
BB182 Trenchline System
GGE706 Stoss Platoon
GGE705 Regimental Support Platoons
GGE560 7.62cm Krupp IG (x2)
GGE570 7.7cm FK96 n.A. gun (x2)
GBR705 Trench Mortar Platoon
GBR571 OQF 18 pdr (x2)

BB183 Shattered Battlefield
BB184 Large Craters & Ruined House


Wargames Illustrated
WI324 Wargames Illustrated Issue 324

October's Releases

Plastics
BBX27 Sherman Armoured Platoon (Plastic)

Barbarossa Releases
FW305 Barbarossa (88 pages)
SU080 KV-1 obr 1939 / 1940
SU081 KV-2 (Updated Sculpt)
SU082 KV-1e (
Updated Sculpt)
SU105 ZIS-30 (x2)
GE862 Infanterie Platoon (Greatcoat)
GE864 HMG Platoon (Greatcoat)
GE865 Mortar Platoon (Greatcoat)
GSO171 Anti-tank Crews (Greatcoat)
GSO172 Artillery Crews (Greatcoat)
GSO173 Light Mortar Team (Greatcoat)
GSO174 Anti-tank Rifle Team (Greatcoat)

Wargames Illustrated
WI325 Wargames Illustrated Issue 325


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Last Updated On Thursday, October 30, 2014 by Blake at Battlefront