In its detail and accuracy, my new Ise still doesn’t come close to others I have seen, but I am discovering how satisfying it can be to invest the extra time and resources in a model of this size.
The TankCraft series by Pen and Sword Military is specifically meant for the modeler who wants to “get it right” by being as historically accurate as possible.
By Anthony Tucker-Jones. Illustrations by Brian Delf. Originally published by Pen and Sword Military in 2012, most recently reprinted in 2016.
If you are interested in an exploration of the psychological and philosophical currents that infused 1960s Japan–twenty years after the War–I want to recommend three acclaimed Japanese films for your viewing or–if I dare hope that you might actually take my advice and watch all three–for your bingeing pleasure.
Alistair Roach. The Life and Ship Models of Norman Ough. Barnesly, U.K.: Seaforth Publishing, Pen and Sword Books, Ltd., 2016. Some individuals are so uniquely eccentric — and perhaps so gifted […]
Rick Priestly (designer of mega-hit Warhammer) and John Lambshead’s granular exploration of the ins and outs of miniature wargame design will be an utter delight for anyone who enjoys playing at simulated war, […]
About twenty years ago I spent a few months in Germany visiting friends, and I had the opportunity to attend the birthday party of a dear friend’s father. Gathered there […]
How much do you know about China’s war against Japan during the 1930s and ’40s? I recently read a new book, Images of War: China and Japan at War, 1937-1945, […]
Hello, Readers! In the interest of full disclosure, I just wanted to let anyone who takes the time to read Schopenhauer’s Workshop know that I will be offering the occasional book-centered […]