Posts Tagged ‘Post Apocalypse’

New Team Member, upcoming reviews

Posted on April 25th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Thank you gentle reader for tuning in for another post of “It’s 500 Miles to the German Border”.Jason has asked that I join the team to present some articles/reviews on modelling and I look forward to the challenge and hope to share my insights, techni…

Painting The Grenadiers, Now Technically Mirliton Miniatures

Posted on April 3rd, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

As time goes by I have gotten better at painting and whilst, I am no professional, I do okay at painting 28mm figures. Well I think so. The trouble with getting better is that everything takes that bit longer, When I was painting 15mm minis, which I us…

So The End Of The Week (Is Nigh)

Posted on March 25th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

So I have painted some more Future Skirmish Savages and I am quite happy with them. They are nicely complicated models which have given me a whole load of ideas. Whilst I have been painting them I have also been writing up a bit of a background for the…

Future Savages

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

These are more of the old Grenadier (Mirliton/Moonraker) Future Skirmish Savages. I have decided that I really like the aesthetic and thought about getting some more. When I worked out what this would cost (along with what I would order from Coppleston…

Beginning The Process All Over Again

Posted on March 19th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

So I have eight figures from the old Grenadier Future Skirmish range to repaint. Not happy about the fact that they are repaints but I am hoping that might make it easier. Last week’s experience says that there are pros and cons, maonly cons.I like the…

End Of The (Most Productive) Week

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

This week has not really been about  painting 28mm miniatures. It’s been about  me finishing of what I have started. Whilst i haven’t finished off every half paint figure on the bench, I have come pretty close. Some are abandoned rather than …

There Was A Reason For This Post

Posted on March 17th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

I remember waking up with a really good idea for a post this morning. I should have written it down.The day has worked out quite well and I think I am getting closer to my eventual painting goal for the week. At close of play today I am pretty relaxed …

It’s Proving To Be A Far From Steller Week

Posted on March 3rd, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Not the worst week in my life but I have been unhappy about the way a lot of things are going with my hobby life. This is the third attempt at this post as I have been blue screen of death’ed twice. I lost a whole load of work on my Viking game as well…

End Of The Week – And I Am Kind Of Glad

Posted on February 25th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The painting of the Grenadier / Mirliton trooper miniatures has continued and whether they are used for Shadow, Cyberpunk, Fallout, Titansgrave or some other post-apocalypse, near-future or sci-fi background remains to be seen. I am enjoying painting t…

The Work (In Pogress) Continues

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

When I got up this morning I decided that I was going to paint ten of the old Grenadier (now Mirliton) trooper figures. Nice simple figures with an almost standard uniform that even if I do give certain aspects of it a camouflage pattern, should be don…

Zombie

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

The post-apocalyptic ‘Even Death May Die’ rules make another outing. Three human factions clash while the zombies take advantage for a quick snack. Game organised by Dave M. Tel plays the defenders of the town while Matt tries to recover some stolen lo…

Accidents

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

Not the major kind. More the fortunate (ish) coincidence kind. I made a determined effort to get the cultists done today. They are still not quite done and there is a little bit of detailing to be done on them. They would have been finished but I got a…

Dwarves In Spaccccceeee

Posted on January 30th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

So it’s the dwarves again. I keep wandering off. There are now about half a dozen background projects that are floating around the desk which are soaking up any paint that would otherwise get wasted. A bit or priming here and a bit of tidying up there …

End Of The Week

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

Whilst the miniatures painting has gone well this week, it does feel like a good news, bad news kind of week. I have had a good night of gaming on Friday that I really enjoyed. I have lost half a stone in a week pretty much just from walking (admittedl…

Making Progress Again

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

This feels like a day I have made some progress, not just miniature painting but in the real world as well. A few little bits and pieces of conversation has made the day better.With today’s painting I am almost at the stage where I can start doing the …

River Troll

Posted on December 14th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

This uncommonly large beastie has been my main focus today. I am not really sure what he is meant to be in my games but According to Reaper he is a Marsh Troll. I don’t have a clear purpose for him in the Viking game but I can see him as a Mutant in th…

Lead Reckoning 2017-12-14 19:12:00

Posted on December 14th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

This uncommonly large beastie has been my main focus today. I am not really sure what he is meant to be in my games but According to Reaper he is a Marsh Troll. I don’t have a clear purpose for him in the Viking game but I can see him as a Mutant in th…

Dremel Dremel

Posted on December 10th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

I got absolutely frozen and soaked this morning at the sprog’s rugby practice, so didn’t fancy sitting in an equally frozen garage at the workbench this afternoon with shaky painting hands. Instead, I whipped out my Dremel and cut off the sharp ends of…

Dremel Drilling

Posted on December 10th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

I got absolutely frozen and soaked this morning at the sprog’s rugby practice, so didn’t fancy sitting in an equally frozen garage at the workbench this afternoon with shaky painting hands. Instead, I whipped out my Dremel and cut off the sharp ends of…

A Prayer to Saint Strelok

Posted on December 9th, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Now available for pre-order at Amazon. Release date: 16 December.
St. Strelok at Amazon
Spasibo!

 

Ramshackle Conversion Pack

Posted on December 8th, 2017 under , . Posted by

It’s pay day so I have splashed out on a pack of 20mm conversion bits for diecast toy cars from Ramshackle Games. I’m not keen on the over sized 40K style guns but the drivers, ram plates, turrets and missile pods should be very useful. 

Ramshackle Conversion Pack

Posted on December 8th, 2017 under , . Posted by

It’s pay day so I have splashed out on a pack of 20mm conversion bits for diecast toy cars from Ramshackle Games. I’m not keen on the over sized 40K style guns but the drivers, ram plates, turrets and missile pods should be very useful. 

Gaslands Gangs

Posted on December 6th, 2017 under , . Posted by

I’ve been rummaging about for various ‘stuff’ to use as conversion material for diecast toy cars, so that I can put together a second ‘gang’ for Gaslands and Axles and Alloys. I already have half a dozen Hotwheels and Matchbox conversions, all of …

Gaslands Gangs

Posted on December 6th, 2017 under , . Posted by

I’ve been rummaging about for various ‘stuff’ to use as conversion material for diecast toy cars, so that I can put together a second ‘gang’ for Gaslands and Axles and Alloys. I already have half a dozen Hotwheels and Matchbox conversions, all of …

Blotz Gas Station and Diner

Posted on December 1st, 2017 under , . Posted by

I thought I’d invest in a small number of 20mm scale scenic features to tart up my desert terrain for use with Gaslands and other post-apocalyptic car combat games like Axles and Alloys II. There’s not a lot out there in 20mm but this petrol stati…