Last 15 posts from The Warbard

LInks of Interest, 5 Sept 2014

Posted on September 5th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Brian Burger

Just to prevent this place becoming all-Blood Bowl, all the time, some semi-random interesting links. Over on Lead Adventure Forum, I found the information on this thread about paint add-ins, matte/gloss mediums and related substances very useful. Going to have … Continue reading

Reaper Minis Customer Service is Awesome

Posted on August 28th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Brian Burger

Looking to assemble unique teams for Blood Bowl without spending a lot of money, I’ve been poking around the Reaper Bones collection – Reaper’s relatively new collection of injection-molded figures in a relatively soft plastic. I ordered a couple of … Continue reading

Paint on Blood Bowl Temples

Posted on August 26th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Brian Burger

Finally getting paint onto all the Blood Bowl sideline buildings, which means it’s worth pointing a camera at them again – neither bare pink styrofoam nor black primered styrofoam are really all that photogenic. For scale reference, the figure on … Continue reading

Lines & Logos on a Blood Bowl Pitch

Posted on August 21st, 2014 under , . Posted by

Brian Burger

It’s been a quiet stretch here mostly because I was away from home for just over a week housesitting for a family member on the other side of town, but the Blood Bowl pitch setup has been progressing slowly. I … Continue reading

My Blood Bowl Stadium All Laid Out

Posted on August 11th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Brian Burger

Still loads of things to finish on the project, but after doing the crocodile head logo in the centre of the pitch this evening I just had to lay everything out on the dining room table and see it all … Continue reading

Stencil Test for a Blood Bowl Pitch

Posted on August 10th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Brian Burger

I’ve got a felt Blood Bowl pitch that I have marked the standard grid on (15×29 30mm squares) but after months of using it I hadn’t gotten any further than that in transforming it from a useful but plain piece … Continue reading

Bloodbowl Dugout Temple Decoration

Posted on August 6th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Brian Burger

IN the local Bloodbowl league I’m currently involved in, there’s a pair of Lizardman teams, one using the regular GW figures for the team and my crocodile dudes from Impact Miniatures. Our League Commissioner is also playing with an Orc … Continue reading

Dugouts & Dice Towers For Bloodbowl

Posted on August 1st, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Brian Burger

When I finished the new BB scoreboard temple back in May I mentioned that when I got back from Europe I was going to be building a new set of Bloodbowl sideline terrain to match the new scoreboard. I’ve got … Continue reading

A Roman Dice Tower

Posted on July 27th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Brian Burger

Rummaging around on the internet for information and pictures of dice towers, I tripped over this awesome piece of work, the Vettweiss-Froitzheim Dice Tower: It’s a genuine Roman artifact found in Germany, and proof that even the odder bits of … Continue reading

The Saltwater Slaughter (BB Roster)

Posted on July 21st, 2014 under , . Posted by

Brian Burger

Posting this mostly for the other folks in the local V-Nuffle Blood Bowl League that has just started it’s fourth season; I’ve got a Lizardman team involved, the Saltwater Slaughter. The figures have been seen here before, although I am … Continue reading

Getting Back At It!

Posted on July 20th, 2014 under . Posted by

Brian Burger

I’m back from seven weeks of holiday in Europe, catching up on email and such, and looking to get back into gaming and terrain making. First up is going to be new Blood Bowl sideline terrain to go along with … Continue reading

Off for a While!

Posted on May 27th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Brian Burger

I’m off to Europe first thing tomorrow (Tuesday) morning, heading to Vienna to join a group riding all the way to Nantes, France. That’s roughly 2200-2300km over 44 days on the road; we leave Vienna on May 30th and arrive … Continue reading

BB Scoreboard Temple Part Five – Finished!

Posted on May 25th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Brian Burger

Three coats of gloss varnish on the water, flock around the edges of the base, and the two score indicators and weather indicator all finished – the temple is done! Currently it’s 2-1 in the Very Sunny weather for whoever … Continue reading

BB Scoreboard Temple, Part Four: Paint!

Posted on May 23rd, 2014 under , . Posted by

Brian Burger

The Blood Bowl scoreboard temple now has paint on it and is largely finished except for some gloss varnish over the two pools for a water look and some flock on the base and around the temple here and there. … Continue reading

BB Scoreboard Temple, Part Three

Posted on May 21st, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Brian Burger

Bits and pieces of detailed putty-pushing this evening, mostly. I finished the last three icons for the weather indicator – Blazing Heat (fire), Snow (snowflake) and another Nice Weather (quarter sun). The three indicator cubes got the last of their … Continue reading