New Benno’s Figures Forum Online

After more than 500 hours of hard work, late nights, going through millions of lines of code, occasional swearing when something didn’t work, having a sore back from sitting in front of the laptop all day, not being able to enjoy the nice sunny weather outside, it’s finally finished: the new forum! At first sight it might look like it’s only a new graphical design but there’s much more! Let Read More...

The Four Feathers (1939)

My interest for the Sudan period started after watching the film The Four Feathers (2002). Yesterday, while browsing the web about the Sudan period, I came across the 1939 version of this film. It didn’t took long before I watched the full film after seeing the trailer. First impression: WOW! What an incredible film! Much better than the 2002 version. Not only is the story better, the battle scenes are Read More...

Return to the hobby

I started Benno’s Figures nine years ago as a personal website showcasing my painted 1/72 miniatures. Five years ago I added a forum to the website named Benno’s Figures Forum. Over the last years the forum became the largest independent community on the Internet for painters, wargamers and collectors of 1/72 miniatures. Combined with my studies, my job and some stuff that happened in my personal life I stopped painting Read More...