Though, as wargamers, we are fully able to replicate famous battles of history using nothing but a tabletop and our fertile imaginations, nothing compares to rolling dice on a fully kitted out battlefield – replete with vegetation, obstacles and buildings. These hard plastic terrain kits are a great and easy route to populating a battlefield with some fantastic-looking buildings that are sure to enliven the tabletop gaming experience.
Though many of these plastic kits were designed for Bolt Action, many of them are suitable for any number of 28mm scale games.
Nicely detailed, this set comes with four long walls, two medium, four small, two gates and a variety of end and connecting pieces so you can lay them in a sequence that best fits your particular table.
This great plastic ruined farmhouse provides an ideal objective to take and hold or it can provide life-saving cover from enemy fire for your brave troops as they push forward up the battlefield.
This boxed set includes three of the ruined farmhouses shown above. What’s handy is that the kit is extremely versatile, and you can build each of the three houses in different configurations, giving you a fine spread of war-torn buildings whilst preserving a nice level of variety.
An unfortunate casualty of war, this hard plastic house has seen better days but is nonetheless helpful to shelter your troops from enemy firepower.
As the primary means of crossing natural obstacles such as rivers, ravines and railway lines, bridges are often targeted as significant objectives either to take and hold or to destroy.
This superbly detailed and easy-to-build plastic church is a fantastic-looking centrepiece for your wargames table. Whether you are setting your games during the 17th Century, the Napoleonic Wars, the two World Wars or even fantasy games, this impressive building is sure to be central to the fighting.
Coastal Defence Bunker
These bunkers would most commonly house either 7.5cm anti-tank guns or 10.5cm field howitzers and provided deadly firepower capable of striking invaders as they approached teh beachheads or even those who had already made landfall.
Commonly housing either 7.5cm anti-tank guns or light anti-aircraft guns such as the 2cm, 3.7cm and quad 2cm flak guns, these bunkers provided deadly firepower capable of striking invaders as they landed on beachheads, as well as targets at sea and serving as protection against enemy air attack.
This set allows you to build a large variety of signs to confuse the enemy, warn your friends of mines, and add communication lines and defended positions – giving you a great choice of how your battlefield will look!
The development of fast-moving reliable tanks led to many ideas of how to slow or destroy them. Large shaped blocks of concrete, strengthened with a steel core, often called Dragon’s Teeth were a good way to block a vehicle’s progress.
Equally, the infantry had to be stopped or channelled away, so engineers on all sides were kept busy constructing wooden and steel frames that held long rolls of taught barbed wire, solid enough to keep away all but the most determined men.