In the 1970's, the US Army decided that it needed a self-propelled anti-aircraft gun, similar to the West German Gepard or Soviet ZSU-23-4. The result was the M247 Sergeant York.
This article describes the M247 itself, the procurement process, and all the problems that led to Caspar Weinberger describing it as "basically an ineffective system" when it was cancelled in 1985. ... [click here for more]
Grinning Skull Design Studios are proud to present the Grinning Skull Compendium 2016, a PDF ezine for wargamers, RPGers and terrain makers. The Compendium contains all sorts of useful and interesting paper kits & articles for gaming.
This 67-page publication includes:
Cheap & Cheerful: Ruined walls 28mm paper kit. Easy and modular ruined... [click here for more]
Expanding the OUTLANDS core ruleset. The 3rd regular update includes:-The Fall Of Paradise Part 3:- We have already seen the 'hash' response from Mega Corporations of the Inner Core. But what was it like for those whose survived the cataclysm of Paradise?? We get 1st hand details from a very unlikely source.
*Mission 9 'Can You Dig It':- Strange and mysterious... [click here for more]
Expanding the OUTLANDS core ruleset. The 4rd regular update includes:-Mission 10: 'Don't Go Out Alone'. Darkness falls across the township of Hope Springs. The streets are empty as an air of dread fills the night skies. The younger inhabitants joke and treat each other to candy goodness, while the old timers tell stories of an unknown menace that lurks in the darkness... [click here for more]
What can you find in Patch 1.05:-
It started in 2017:- Jon writes about the 1st year in the OUTLANDS project and what you can expect in 2018.
Mission:- Portals. Following a storm, strange rips in the fabric of time and space - small portals, have opened up on the surface of Paradise. Its takes a brave (or stupid) individual to step into a Portal as you never really know where you'll... [click here for more]
Two years after civilization fell, four women find themselves as servants, housekeepers, and harem slaves of the Protectors, the armed group of men who protect four walled settlements of Cromwell's Nation. They cook, they clean, and every night they are given to another Protector to satisfy his needs. Compared to the women in the settlements, the Women of the Protectors are better fed, do far less... [click here for more]