Posts Tagged ‘28mm’

28mm Gladiators for ‘Spartacus’ and ‘Jugula’

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

As I mentioned a few weeks ago, our gaming group quite enjoys playing a wide variety of board games. In fact several of us cut our teeth in the hobby playing Avalon Hill and SPI wargames and so it seems we are ‘hard-coded’ to love anything with a hex m…

100,000 Posts And Some Work

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

A few people have hit milestones this week. Mine might be so grand but I think I am doing okay. I guess that I am happy enough that the blog is not a total flop.I think I have spent more time on eBay in the last few weeks than I have spent painting. So…

The Zombie of the Month- November 2014- Dumpster Diving at FRP

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

  Well, it’s now the holiday shopping season. Of course, we know this by the sales that are going on all over the place. So, in keeping with the theme of getting more stuff for less money, I thought I’d share with you one of the places I go to get…

Dusk Realm Demon painted (Old Chronopia monster-demon)

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

Hello all,Faithful readers might remember the big hulk of metal I bought some months ago on Ebay. It was a big blob of black undercoated metal and I had no idea what it was but it only cost a pound or so and looked interesting.Luckily, Donogh (from ap…

Dusk Realm Demon painted (Old Chronopia monster-demon)

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

Hello all,Faithful readers might remember the big hulk of metal I bought some months ago on Ebay. It was a big blob of black undercoated metal and I had no idea what it was but it only cost a pound or so and looked interesting.Luckily, Donogh (from apo…

Perry 8th Army Squad 3

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

I finished up the last of my Perry British 8th Army figures last week.  This completes one box of figures.  All things considered this is a really cool box that makes one complete platoon.I nearly finished the project before I realized that I…

Wargames Fashion Police A.K.A. you need to get a life buddy! ( RANT WARNING )

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

Right I know this is going to cause a bit of a do but I have had it with this type of wandering goon.Last night I completed a couple of fellas I had been working on for some good friends in the Blogging community. I took some snaps and sent them direct…

Huaxtecs, part 2

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

El Grego

Some small progress on my Meso-American project – here are the Huaxtecs, among others:

Shown here with some Scots, Aztecs, and a few fantasy figures, the Huaxtecs are getting their base flesh color – I am using P3 Khardic Flesh.

Here is a closer …

British rear guard action.

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

Friday night saw us play a Rear Guard game using our 28mm Napoleonics.Nothing too special in the setup, French attacking and outnumbering the Brit’s 2:1 andthe British controlling a pass through the hills. The British setup most of their troops on…

Sons of Death WIP, or With A Little Kelp From My Friends

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

Although it’s getting to be a busy time as we approach the festive season, I have found a little time to paint up some more of the Sons of Death for SAGA.The kelp seashore basing I started last week has turned out quite nicely; I began with a base coat…

Napoleonic Peacocks, Popinjays and Dandies (part 5) The finished vignette

Posted on November 22nd, 2014 under , . Posted by

For those that have not been following this through the week, if you want to see the individual figures before they got to this stage please see the previous posts this week. click the page tab at the bottom of this post.Right onto the finished vignett…

Paint Table Saturday

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

The paint table is something of a chaotic frenzy at present as I attempt to both prepare for AHPCV and at the same time finish a bunch of half completed projects I want done before it starts.At present I’m still working my way through my Epic Squats wh…

Taking the rough with the smooth

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

Well good readers I can confirm that I am definitely on my way back up, the black dog has for now apparently finished hungrily dining on my mind. instead it is more of light snacks, which are much easier to deal with. Until next time of course, but tha…

Slashers painted (Shadows of Brimstone 10)

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

Hello all,One with the horror show; this time the Slashers. Notice how great Josh has become at lining up monsters.The slashers are one of two types of medium monsters and actually very difficult to kill. We’ve had three of these turn up and they are v…

Napoleonic Peacocks, Popinjays and Dandies (part 4)

Posted on November 20th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Today I present the last two figures that are ready to join the vignette.First up is a Neapolitan ADC, sourced from the information in one of my new PDF’s from the History bookman. Link on the right.I apologise for the picture quality, it seems the blu…

Napoleonic Peacocks, Popinjays and Dandies (part 3)

Posted on November 19th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Well if you are going to slap colour into a vignette as I have been doing you also need a balancing factor to give it so cohesiveness. This means that part of the base has to be subtle, but still detailed enough to give you a focal point and set the sc…

Battle of Yellow Field – AWI

Posted on November 19th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

The Rejects gathered at the weekend for an American War of Independence game that proved to be an interesting challenge for both sides. My first week in my new job has been quite a learning curve (lots to learn and lots to do) and I needed this ga…

Napoleonic Peacocks, Popinjays and Dandies (part 2)

Posted on November 18th, 2014 under , . Posted by

So yesterday saw me continue working on the vignette, but before I show the next figure I thought it might be a good idea to show the image that inspired the first figure in the vignette.As you will see I had to use a little artistic license on my own …

Berlin Strasse, Part II

Posted on November 18th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

So in the first article, we covered the basic paintjob for the Commission Figurines Berlin Strasse. Now, we kick it up a notch.The first thing that we addressed was the ground plate. Now, for LoS reasons I wanted the walls removable from the ground pla…

Napoleonic Peacocks, Popinjays and Dandies (part 1)

Posted on November 17th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Well I am progressing nicely and almost feel back to my old self in most aspects of life so I have been continuing with my clearout of all the unpainted 28mm Napoleonic figures I have. Painting them up and selling them to raise funds for my new 15mm co…

Samael – Demon Lord from KaYo Miniatures (almost SFW?)

Posted on November 17th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Hello all,So I showed the Temptress from KaYo Miniatures earlier in all her beauty, but today it is time to reveal the dark master she serves. Once the Temptress has tempted lone wanderers – enticing them with her amble  talents – it is only a mat…

The siege of Khartoum. Oblężenie Chartumu.

Posted on November 16th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Finally report from our Sunday game. After the defeat of the river and desert columns, Egyptian and British forces had much less troops to use and had to wisely spread them on the walls to defend the city. However they left the British battalions on th…

Mud, Mud, Glorious Mud

Posted on November 16th, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

I was recently asked by a friend how to made a wet mud style base for his Bolt Action figures and it occurred to me that basing is not something I’ve really covered in the past. So to answer my … Continue reading →

Temptress from KaYo Miniatures – Somewhat NSFW?

Posted on November 15th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Hello all,As a treat – both for the horror of painting the Shadows of Brimstone minis and for it being weekend – here is a nice, foxy Slaaneshi temptress I found stretching in the woods:She was part of a Kickstarter run by KaYo Miniatures last year. Ve…

Paint Table Saturday – Gael Force!

Posted on November 15th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

It’s been a busy old week, what with assorted work commitments and non-hobby craft projects (event decoration, believe it or not), but I have still managed to get some traction on the next instalment in my own personal SAGA, the Gall-Gaedhill, or Sons …