Posts Tagged ‘Modelling’

Drybrushing is Your Friend: Completed Ruined Pillars From Advanced Terrain

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

I completed a set of ruined pillars tonight using some simple drybrushing techniques. The pillars come from Advanced Terrain who had a Kickstarter back in 2010, I believe, and even though the store is closed, I was able to order … Continue readin…

Supplies and Shortages

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

It’s been a bit quiet around here recently, hasn’t it? Well on top of the usual real life things that get in the way of playing with toys, I’ve also been busy getting ready for the next Herefordshire Big Game; to be held at Burley Gate Village Hall o…

Influence you say ?

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

Small post but I wanted to share with you what came out of a sculpting session with my beloved 4 years old daughter Alice (no it’s not one of those “I’m the best dad” or “my kid is the best” blatant kind of posts) :You can see my work on the left and m…

After all of that….Burning cows?

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

No, we’re not having a BBQ to celebrate the successful end of our Kickstarter.  And what a Kickstarter, huh? May I take a moment to say thank you to those that took part and unlocked all of the amazing pieces we have gotten.  It’s going to be an epic game – roll on next summer! […]

Our Final Add-on Wednesday

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

It’s four days until the end of the Kickstarter, and I thought I’d make sure that people know about a couple of the things that have zipped by because of the Kickstarter’s stretchgoals just zipping by at times.  But remember that in four days, it’ll be all over, so this is your last chance to grab […]

Model rescue part 1 – how to save a chaos warrior and get back to work

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

“Krontharg Hornhelm, Chaos warrior. A man barely alive.”  ”Gentlemen, we can rebuild him. We have the technology. We have the capability to make another converted beastmaster. Krontharg Hornhelm will be that man. Better than he was before. B…

Forgin’ On

Posted on July 24th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Faction Focus: Forge Guard The armour worn by the elite warriors known as the Forge Guard epitomises the qualities that set the Forge Fathers apart from other races. Fully enclosing its wearer, the armour provides a complete suite of life support, targeting and environmental data systems and combines them with the strength and protection of […]

The Painting Continues- Hell Dorado Saracen Starter

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

I’m still working on that Saracen starter for Hell Dorado slowly but surely.  Below you’ll find some pictures of the leader, Nazir  Ibn Hamid Ibn Hajjad and his trusty sidekick Youssaff. I’ve been painting the entire starter up now …

Brokkr, Brokkr, Brokkr

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

In this focus on the Forge Fathers, we take a look at the Brokkrs in the upcoming Faction Starter. Of course, there’s still the Forge Guard to explore as well… The Forge Fathers most often encountered by humans are those known as ‘Brokkrs’. These individuals merit the following entry in the vast datastacks of Corporation […]

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 […]