Posts Tagged ‘Modelling’

Mars Attacks Early Bird – grab your copy now!

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

When the death rays start firing, you’d better be prepared… Backed by an incredible amount of support on Kickstarter last November, we funded a crazy game of Martian brain splattering, giant mutant bug attacks – oh, and we set some cows on fire too! We are now two months from launch and Mars Attacks – […]

Safe and Sound, plus flickering explosion markers

Posted on July 15th, 2014 under . Posted by

2 days at Universal Studios was just what the Dr ordered…well a certain Lad did anyway!

Ahoy from the USA Man Cave denizens! The clan is now in New England safe and sound after a few days in LA en route and is now busy arranging the various rela…

Flame Fougasses (or is that Fougassi?)

Posted on July 14th, 2014 under , . Posted by

I’ve been planning to build some Flame Fougasses (or is that Fougassi?) for some time, and finally got around to doing so recently.They were very easy to do – plastic tubes to represent barrels of various sizes cut at an angle and glued to a base befor…

Strider and Stunbot – sneak peek

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

Strider With Deadzone: Incursion introducing bigger and better battlefields, you’re going to need new equipment to combat the new threats. Enter the Strider, a versatile Light Support Vehicle that we’ve been previewing for a little while now… ‘Strider’ is a generic term applied to a variety of bipedal vehicles employed by the Corporations.  The GR-77 […]

Deadzone and scenery – more resources and inspiration

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

I’ll admit, when it comes to the hobby, I’m most interested in scenery – there is something to me about setting and terrain that I really enjoy.  I think it might be the writer in me. So, today, I thought I’d share some of the stuff that first attracted me to Mantic – the Battlezones […]

A Deadzone retrospective – Containment Protocols in effect!

Posted on June 30th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

We’re all about Deadzone right now, getting ready for Wave 2, so I thought I’d share some content from the days before I started with you about Deadzone (so I can catch up too!). Unboxing, unveiling The video title says it all…it’s a MEGA unboxing. From the original post…. It’s an incredibly detailed look at […]

Magos Kurgan – Update 1

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

Mr Saturday

Work on the genemechanicus continues, this time focusing on one of the characters, magos Kurgan. Kurgan is based on an old Jes Goodwin model that I acquired in a trade. He’d seen better days, missing his horns and the end of his scythe, but he reminded…

Through the Barricades

Posted on June 24th, 2014 under . Posted by

“Yes I know Old Mother Blaggarty will not be pleased, but the BUF column must be stopped at all costs, and her cottage is the nearest place to where we want to build the roadblock.”"That’s fair enough Your Reverence, but I’ll be buggered if it’s me who…

Genestealer Cult – Aberrant Hybrids

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

Mr Saturday

I’ve not had a ton of hobby time lately, so I’ve been just going nuts with the blu-tack in the little time I do have. I threw together this guy, an aberrant hybrid. I’m guessing not every genestealer hybrid turns out super cool, and some are a little m…

Genesteal Cult – Hybrid, Update 4

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

Mr Saturday

After playing about with the blu-tack for ages, I finally committed and assembled my first hybrid. This is first sci-fi model I’ve put together in decades. Things have changed. Looking about the net for conversion pieces and bases, there’s a bewilderin…

Genesteal Cult – Hybrid, Update 4

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

Mr Saturday

After playing about with the blu-tack for ages, I finally committed and assembled my first hybrid. This is first sci-fi model I’ve put together in decades. Things have changed. Looking about the net for conversion pieces and bases, there’s a bewilderin…

A closer look at the Ruins Sprues

Posted on June 3rd, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The number one question I heard when talking to people at the UK Expo, and at our own Open Day about Battlezones Ruins Sprues was ‘what do they look like’.   So I thought today we could look at what the ruins are, and talk about why ruins are so importnat in the landscape of scenery. I […]

A new Battlezones video and over to you….

Posted on May 29th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Today, I thought I’d do a couple of little bits of housekeeping. First up, Ronnie’s added a great new video to the Youtube channel – it’s part of a playlist of three that we’re adding to all the time. I hope you enjoy the playlist, and if you’d like to grab anything featured here, or […]

Community round-up The Open Day Edition!

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

Yesterday was our Open Day, and a great time was had by all! If you didn’t make the Open Day, we’ve got some really REALLY great bargains here until Midnight Sunday! Over the coming days, we’ll be sharing lots of stats and information on the events that ran, but for now, I thought I’d share […]

Genesteal Cult – Hybrid, Update 3

Posted on May 14th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Mr Saturday

Several packages have arrived this week containing various metal, plastic and resin goodies for my cult. I think I have almost gathered a critical mass of parts now where I can assemble the first squad of hybrids without wishing I had some part or othe…

Tuesday Scenery Spotlight: Fortified Sector

Posted on May 13th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The new Battlezones system launched in earnest in May, which is a really exciting time. Battlezones is designed to be generic, so whilst Deadzone take the system and creates a game designed around the 3D modular environment, the new tiles can be built in any combinations to make buildings, fortifications and defences for any sci-fi […]

Community round-up, week ending 11th May

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

What a great week we’ve had this week on Facebook, Twitter and the blog.  Thank you so much for welcoming all of us to the community – Chris, Pat and I have been blown away by the wonderful comments and feedback we’ve been getting. Coming events in the next few weeks In the next week, […]

Patient Zero From Bio Syndrome

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

I participated in a Kickstarter for a miniature game called Bio Syndrome.  What interested me was the game could be played through for any genre- fantasy, modern, future, as well as the simplicity and easy to grasp mechanics. As part … Continue …

Thanks 1st Corps!

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

Those nice chaps at 1st Corps have very kindly given me a couple of vehicles to review.I hope to get them assembled and painted ASAP, but until then, here’s an unboxing (well, un-jiffybagging) post!First off this nifty WW1 British truck. As you can see…

Genesteal Cult – Hybrid, Update 2

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

Mr Saturday

Now that I’m generally happy with the look of a standard hybrid/broodbrother for the cult, I’ve been tinkering with more plastic to construct some more bestial hybrids. These will carry special or heavy weapons in the various units. I’m leaning towards…

So I went in a GW store…

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

Just to be clear about this, this is not going to be a post with harsh language about GW or anything. It really is just me sharing a little anecdote with people who can actually appreciate it.SOOooo, last week I had a vision, I saw something which inte…

Skater Boy

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

No I’m not about to burst into an Avril Lavigne song, but ignoring Spode’s calls to make the British bicycle the transport of choice, have given one of his chaps a pair of roller skates.My VBCW collection as a number of figures I can use as messenger…

Models from the stuff dreams are made of … (plus some modelling putty too)

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

I am pretty sure many of you will have already seen the following by now but if there is any chance you haven't then just check this out :Our Friend Diego (Obscure Creator on the Oldhammer forum) has been working on some VERY interesting models lat…

Genesteal Cult – Hybrid, Update 1

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

Mr Saturday

At lunchtime today I received some bits and bobs in the post, namely some empire flagellant pieces. The flagellant kit is one of those utility kits, like the ghoul or forsaken kit. It’s full of useful stuff that can be applied to a myriad of modelling …

Curs’d Ettin – Update 1

Posted on April 14th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Mr Saturday

The ettin, or fomorian as I’ll be using him as, crawls along. I’ve not had much time over the last week with work, but I have gotten him mostly assembled. His lion cloth is going to be a bit of a bollox to do as it hangs loosely over his groin, well, w…