Posts Tagged ‘citadel’

An Lushan and Imperial Guardsman – Blandford Warriors Episodes 8 & 9

Posted on June 20th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

If you’re into your medieval history you WILL NOT have heard of these models.  That’s cos they’re not medieval at all.  Welcome to my next two classic Citadel Miniatures from the range based on the 1987 Medieval Warlords book. An Lushan and…

Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Soul Wars – Review

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

Finally, the Soul Wars box has landed at our doorstep. In this article we’re going to dissect the box and it’s contents to give you […]

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Deathmaster Snikch Twins

Posted on June 13th, 2018 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Warhammer Skaven Deathmaster Snikchs for Silver TowerWarhammer Skaven Deathmaster Snikchs for Silver TowerA child-aged Curis attempted to paint the single Skaven Clanrat from 3rd edition Talisman.  The paintjob went so badly it’s taken over twenty years before an adult-aged Curis returned to painting Skaven miniatures. Double Dragon Rat. This is classic Jes Goodwin Deathmaster…

Fantasy Hero 13

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

These figures were started during last year’s Analogue Hobbies Painting Challenge and never saw the finish line. A year later and several hour or so’s painting and here you have them.Citadel ME25 Rangers of IthilienMoving on to the remaining AD&D R…

Jan Žižka: Blandford Warriors Episodes 5, 6 & 7

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

Jan Zizka, Taborite Infantryman and Teutonic Knight for WarhammerJan Zizka, Taborite Infantryman and Teutonic Knight for WarhammerIf you’re into Czech action cinema you might already know Jan Žižka as the titular hero of the upcoming Jan Žižka film from director Petr Jákl – the man famous for films such as Pterodactyl and Born Into Shit.  If you’re not,…

Corrupted Light Acolytes for Silver Tower

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

I like to think of Light Wizards as jobbing professionals and their Acolytes as bumbling apprentices.  Here’s a bumble of Light Acolytes – one of the obscurest units in Warhammer of editions past. Left to right: Donkor, Aswad, Llam-Cheops, Wiss Qeb, Khontar and…

Citadel Miniatures JD1 Judge Dredd

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

With a Strontium Dogs game on the horizon from Warlord Games, my mind is all a-flutter with 2000AD miniatures.  Games Workshop had the licence in the 1980s and put out a sweet range of figures just before creating the seminal Warhammer 40,000…

Hundred Years’ War: Blandford Warriors Episodes 3 & 4

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

oldhammer ex-citadel blandford warriors hundred years war in grenobleoldhammer ex-citadel blandford warriors hundred years war in grenobleArch-rivals from opposing sides of the Hundred Years’ War.  Each of them a talented medieval commander, but with a great respect for the other’s skills and abilities.  Presenting two classic Citadel Miniatures  – Sir John Chandos and Bertrand du Guesclin. English commander…

Back to the Brushes 157

Posted on April 9th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

First real painting session since the end of the Challenge saw some time spent on a few varied pieces, some un-started some partially painted, some just needing a new base.During the Challenge a solitary elf was painted, based and finished. The fact is…

Back to the Brushes 156

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

So the Analogue Hobbies Painting Challenge has finished for another year and 76 hobbyists have put down their brushes for a while. Below are the finished figures and models for this years challenge totalling 306 points just 6 points more than the …

Light Wizard Duo for Silver Tower

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

oldhammer warhammer talisman empire silver tower light wizards and blue horrors of tzeentcoldhammer warhammer talisman empire silver tower light wizards and blue horrors of tzeentcMove over Penn & Teller, move over Siegfried & Roy – a new magical double act is in town.  Coming all the way from the pyramids of the Old World are twin brothers Lapis & Lazuli  – fantastical Wizards of Light. Masters…

Alan Horseman: Blandford Warriors Episode 2

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

Oldhammer Blandford Warriors Alan Horseman and Late Imperial RomansOldhammer Blandford Warriors Alan Horseman and Late Imperial RomansAs names for ranges go, “Blandford Warriors” is a little … underwhelming.  Rather than conjuring up images of medieval warlords on their bloodthirsty rampages it puts me instantly in mind of the sleepy Dorset village – Blandford.  Blandford’s top tourist attraction is…

Fantasy Hero 9

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

A couple of retro fighters from Citadel; both of which have recently appeared in the Analogue Painting Challenge.First is Sir Cador Celestor a Lawful Knight from the early days of Citadel.Below is Cedric who originally appeared in the third Citadel Com…

Silver Tower Brimstone Horrors … but Oldhammer

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

Oldhammer Brimstone Horrors of Tzeentch Silver TowerOldhammer Brimstone Horrors of Tzeentch Silver TowerBrimstone Horrors!  The cheeky pairs of scampering bastards you get when you kill a Blue Horror.  I’ve painted four sets of these quarter-demons, but with an Oldhammer twist. And it’s all in how you mix the two. And it starts just where…

Blood and Souls for my Lord Arioch 6

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

Another two retro Chaos Warriors from Citadel that have recently been submitted in the Analogue Painting Challenge.Had originally thought about changing the colour of the cloak on this Chaos Warrior, however, now that he is off the painting table the c…

Back to the Brushes 154

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

Some more work in progress as the Analogue Painting Challenge moves into its final weeks.The Chaos Warrior and Lawful counter part above and below are now waiting on basing being completed.The Skeleton Chariot moves closer to completion and has only th…

Back to the Brushes 153

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

Some work in progress pictures for this year’s Painting ChallengeThis one is now completed C01 fighter from Citadel.Two groups of Hearth Guard for SAGA with figures from Gripping Beast’s Romano British. Across this warband will be using a very limited …

Fantasy Hero 8

Posted on February 13th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

The title should really be Heroine as the figure below is an Elfess, if such a word exists, but that would be too much like work – only joking. This figure is from the Citadel Compendium 2 released back in 1984 and along with others from the C08 High E…

Fantasy Hero 7

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

A recently completed Citadel Orc from sometime a go – not really sure on the age of this one.Opted for a more grey-green than some of the very bright greens that are often used with Orcs. The base colour is from Foundry’s poorly received World War II r…

Back to the Brushes 152

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

A variety of pictures of work in progress at present as the Painting Challenge reaches its 6th week.The painting table at present, from top left to bottom right:Finished awaiting varnishing and photographingCitadel C01 fighterFoundry PeltastsVarious Ci…

D&D Paladin and Gobslob the Bugbear

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

dungeons and dragons dnd paladin versus citadel bugbear in phandelverdungeons and dragons dnd paladin versus citadel bugbear in phandelverEvery year the Curis Christmas list (or “Curistmas list”) features swathes of miniatures suggestions. Family assume I’m no longer a teenage nerd (haha!  half true!) and that I can’t possibly still want tiny toy soldiers.  However, me and a group of miniature-loving…

Citadel Painting Handle

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

End of the year is always time for terrain and hobby supplies at Games Workshop, so around Christmas we got a new painting handle by Citadel. There are a couple of different approachs to this topic. Beside the basic not using a miniature holder, there are a few non-commercial / non-professional ways, like using caps, […]

Exclusive Forge World Mark III Space Marine Boarding Sergeant

Posted on January 22nd, 2018 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Exclusive Forge World Mark III Boarding Space Marine Blood Angel SergeantExclusive Forge World Mark III Boarding Space Marine Blood Angel SergeantThis is one of my Golden Demon entries – Sergeant Rophocalas of the Blood Angels chapter.  He was entered into the Staff Category at Golden Demon Space Marines back in 2015. Sergeant Rophocalas with Breacher Squad Aceldamus during a boarding action on the…

Blood and Souls for my Lord Arioch 5

Posted on January 20th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

First entry for this year’s painting challenge saw a return to 2015’s challenge and retro Chaos Warriors from Citadel’s heyday – personal opinion there.Opted for a limited pallette with both of these guys to let the figures to do of the work.For sculpt…

Back to the Brushes 151

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

Some work in progress pictures that are ongoing at present.Two different sets of Skeletons from Alternative Armies. Both are currently on 40mm bases however this may change as they may be based for Basic Impetus Fantasticus or maybe just saboted for th…