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Kublacon 2018 – Necromunda: Bright Light, Hive City

Posted on June 18th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Hi All,In this game we got to use the other half of our gang. All of the short range, non leader types. It ended up being a 4 player game. Tim, Ryder, Trevor and Aidan battled it out on the streets of the upper hive while I randomly moved civilians and…

Paint Table Saturday 241 – Necromunda terrain

Posted on June 16th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Hi All,Not much to report on the actual hobby front. I haven’t gotten back into a groove since returning from vacation. So the hobby has fallen on the back burner a tad.I did manage to get all the Bulkheads, Doors and barricades from the new Necromunda…

Kublacon 2018 – Axles & Alloys 3000

Posted on June 14th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Hi All,Next game of the weekend was Axles & Alloys a tweak of a rule set you may already know. It was a blast to play and possibly my son’s favorite game of the weekend. No stress about his rolls, just white knuckle driving and screaming “I will se…

Kublacon 2018 – Breaking Lances

Posted on June 12th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Hi All,No comic for this one. The game is so fast paced there isn’t really time to take any photos if you’re playing. I eked out a one point win in my first match and tied in my second. In the second round I rematched the person I tied and they destroy…

Kublacon 2018 – Necromunda: Showdown in the Underhive

Posted on June 10th, 2018 under , . Posted by

Hi All,This was the big, evening, Necromunda game put on by Clark. As you can see the terrain is fantastic, I really like playing on his table. In all there were eight gangs. Aidan and I actually got to run our own gangs this year. He had the Bone Crus…

Kublacon 2018 – Mordheim

Posted on June 8th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Hi All,This one is the game of Mordheim we played, a massive 4 on 4 battle with all the war bands supplied.I decided to stick with the saturated look for these pictures as well. I’m not sure if it makes them too warm for the grim dark aesthetic of Mord…

Kublacon 2018 – The Battle of Woodenstadt

Posted on June 6th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Hi All,This game was with the dapper Mr. Thomas Foss of Skull & Crown. As always a fun game and a feast for the eye with lots of colorful wooden toy soldiers. I really enjoyed the command rolls, except for when I failed them, and the system worked …

Kublacon 2018 – Space Hulk (Cleanse & Burn: Space Marines)

Posted on June 4th, 2018 under , . Posted by

Hi All,Super busy with travelling and celebrating my brother’s birthday. So I’m a little behind on writing and posting reports.I did manage to get in both a WFRP session and a game of Shadow War with Lasgunpacker yesterday, but it’s going to take me aw…

Kublacon 2018 – Space Hulk (Cleanse & Burn: Genestealers)

Posted on May 30th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Hi All,Two days, two reports!? I must have a lot of time on my hands. I forgot to mention, all of my photos were taken on my cellphone this year.  The Space Hulk and Woodenstadt photos were edited on my phone using snap seed. The Mordheim, Necromu…

Kublacon 2018 Overview

Posted on May 29th, 2018 under , . Posted by

Hi All,Just thought I’d try to do a quick comic report on Kublacon to give you a taste of what caught my eye and the games we played.Comic Life 3 was used but it didn’t make it easy. An update to the software, crappy internet and a hard to use bluetoot…

1000 point-ish Bretonnian Army

Posted on May 23rd, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,So I finally finished those Bretonnians I was working on for the Old World Army Challenge. If the article isn’t at the top of the page anymore, you can read it here. I suggest you go over there if you want a full break down of the points cost. W…

WFRP 2nd Ed – Terror in Talabheim (more catching up)

Posted on May 15th, 2018 under , . Posted by

Hi All,Things are winding down as I get ready for Summer Vacation and Kublacon. It occurred to me that I hadn’t updated how our WFRP campaign has been going in quite some time, so I’ll try to do that in dribs and drabs over the coming months.If you eve…

Paint Table Saturday 236 – Those trees and Camp Followers

Posted on May 12th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,Still working on cleaning up the hobby lair and trying to finish up some things so I can take my final army pictures for the Old World Army Challenge. If you haven’t already you should really check it out.All the tree bases are finished. I just …

Paint Table Saturday 235 – Trees and Baggage

Posted on May 5th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Hi All,A quick one before we rush out the door to go see Infinity Wars.The trees just need flock and static grass on their bases and the metal ones need some foliage.I started building my wagon out of balsa. I want to use Bamboo skewers for posts and a…

100% painted Challenge – Organizing the Collection

Posted on May 1st, 2018 under , . Posted by

Hi All,Upon some reflection and the realization that I was starting to acquire multiples of the same model, I decided to try and sort out my collection and tally what I had and what I had painted.I got the idea from Anthony at the Lead Collector i…

Paint Table Saturday 234 – Odds and ends, finished Bretonnians

Posted on April 28th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,A quick one before we rush off to the last regulation meet of the season.Just trying to tie up loose ends. Safari giant is now primed. Peasants and Monks are just about ready, but I still need to build the wagon and War Altar. Broke out me old t…

Mapping Progress

Posted on April 26th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,Just wanted to share some minor progress I’ve made in mapping of late.I think you’ll all recall my Mighty Empires campaign.Monfel is the area I want to map more closely to give more fluff to the Bretonnian army I’ve been making for the OWAC.One …

Terrain Tuesday 6 – One Tile at a Time

Posted on April 24th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,The terrain builds have ground to a very slow pace as I’m trying to finish up the Old World Army Challenge. You should check it out if you haven’t already. There is lots of great stuff and the participants will be posting up their finished army …

Paint Table Saturday 233 – Bretonnians in the home stretch

Posted on April 21st, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,Well, today was supposed to be the day I finished these.But I encountered a slight problem.Three out of the four knights did not fit their horse, I should have dry fit them before painting.After some expletives and a little bending by hand, I de…

Fighting Burnout and getting a handle on the collection

Posted on April 19th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Hi All,As I blunder forward in the hobby I come across things that speak to concepts that gnaw at the back of my mind. Occasionally they come to the fore, only to subside as some other idea bubbles up. This past week two ideas came back up.Fighting Bur…

Terrain Tuesday 5 – Coaching Inn, again

Posted on April 17th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Hi All,Not super productive lately, but I have done a little more work on the inn and stables. Mostly in the evenings while we watch tv.So I finished the roof and added leading to the windows of the inn. Yo can see I added a chimney too, I just need to…

Paint Table Saturday 232 – Very little progress

Posted on April 14th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,This week seemed to be filled with everything but hobby time. My son ran an amazing 3000m this morning and may have qualified for the National meet later this Summer. I’ll know for sure tomorrow.I mostly painted the horse flesh and underneath th…

Paint Table Saturday 231 – Must stay focused

Posted on April 7th, 2018 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,Well I had to take my Mulligan in March. The track meet and the Easter Holiday just sucked up my time and wore me out. Minimal progress this week, but closer to the end. I’m starting to feel the pull of other projects and got sucked into the ide…

Stop playing with unpainted figures

Posted on April 4th, 2018 under , . Posted by

Hi All,No terrain this week, I’ve been too busy with various things and don’t have any progress to show.What I’d like to talk about today is the tendency of people to play with unpainted figures. What with the spate of pictures from Adepticon shown on …

Paint Table Saturday 230 – I wish I were done. (Bretonnians)

Posted on March 31st, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,Somehow the week has gotten away from me and I am perilously close to using my Mulligan for the month of March.I got a little farther than this picture last night, highlights on all the red, white, blue, black and yellow. As you can see I still …