Posts Tagged ‘Scenery’

City Gaming Board WIP Update – Dec 15th

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

As you may know already, I am buliding a modular City gaming board for the Batman Minis Game from Knight Models.I have now added a few more items, laid down at least a base coat on everything and created two different areas of Gotham City. All that rea…

Winter Icicles

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

As Winter arrives (at least at the top of the world) gamers thoughts turn to making scenery and bases that represent the cold and ice around them (OK so it’s currently bright sunshine and warm outside but it’s still December … Continu…

New Marvel and DC December Releases from Knight Model

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

 It’s time for some new goodies again from Knight Models and they don’t disappoint with the December releases.First up is the killer lady herself, Elektra. A really nice model that captures the character really well. No rules yet, but don’t forget…

Quick Hint #99

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

Winter bases can look fantastic but there is more to them than just sprinkling some snow effect powder over a few rocks. One thing that can really make your winter bases look great (nearly said cool ) is to add … Continue reading →

Terrain-tastic, dropzone & 28mm stuff

Posted on December 5th, 2014 under . Posted by

So recently I’ve been on a terrain building/painting phase with the previous bits I did, I continued the theme and did all this lovely lot!Starting with some scatter terrain for dropzone commander,these were n gauge model railway cars and buses that I …

The gaming room – scenery project update…

Posted on December 5th, 2014 under . Posted by

Just a quick update on the scenery project – I forgot to take pictures, so this will only be a quick update… Last week was left with lots of stuff waiting to dry, so hopefully we could crack on this week: First job was to apply a PVA/water …

Quick Hint #98

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

One of the great advantages of Christmas is the huge selection of portable lighting available, by which I don’t mean torches but rather the small strings of battery powered Christmas lights that shops seem to sell for a couple of … Continue…

Show and Tell

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

So Christmas is coming and your house is anything like mine, time for important activities like gaming is becoming a little scarce. As a result I’ve spent the week working on a couple of unfinished pieces of work that have … Continue readin…

ok, so that didn’t work out as I’d planned

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

so, partial mojo renewed at least… however the wonders of Norovirus and then my PC crapping out on me have not helped. So, despite pissing out of my arse for a week, having no PC for even longer and then loading a new operating system (and every litt…

Wild west Table complete, All aboard!

Posted on November 21st, 2014 under . Posted by

Part of the 2014 goal was to get a wild west table for wild west exodus and dead mans hand, well after some multi purpose useage of terrain I’ve finished the final bits and its ready to go!So what was the final part, well I’d done the track and the sta…

Enough for a ship’s peanut?

Posted on November 21st, 2014 under . Posted by

I posted earlier in the week about the start of the scenery building project for our new games room chez Luff. Last night, we finished phase 1, which was making trees – or more accurately, basing trees that I already had. We started with a box of…

Terrain is everything – ‘Tis the season to pick up your trees

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

A few years ago I picked up a bag of model trees from Dobbies, our local garden centre [and craft shop]. They only have them in the run up to Christmas as they’re for making your own Christmas scene with miniature revelers and holiday nik-naks. In…

DC / Batman Review: Wayne and Queen Containers and Boxes

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

For this review I’m am going to look at something a little different.The first products for Knight Models new Gotham Sceneography MDF terrain range.The two initial releases are Queen and Wayne shipping Containers and Boxes.For those that don’t know the…

Terrain building underway…

Posted on November 19th, 2014 under . Posted by

Following the news I posted a couple of weeks ago about our new purpose-built gaming table, courtesy of Mr. Luff, we are now going through the process of ensuring we have enough terrain for our various games (In three scales, 6mm, 15mm & 28mm). It …

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 →

This spuds for you

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

I ordered some terrain a few months ago from the newly discovered Mini Monsters and true to my nature as somewhat susceptible to impulse buys, I added a few small packs to my order that I might not have really needed. I’m always keen to try out a …

New Marvel + DC Mini Releases – Lobo, Thanos, Black Canary and More!

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

Knight Models have just posted up the November releases for their 35mm Marvel and DC ranges.They are stunning! All of the DC characters this month can be used in the Batman Minis Game.First up is the Main Man Lobo! This intergalactic bounty hunter…

If you build it, he will game…

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

My long-suffering regular gaming opponent; Dave Luff (soon to be heard on episode 136 of the podcast…) has recently been redesigning his house, and what was the lounge has now become a gaming room. Now, what every gaming room needs is a wargames …

Kickstarter from Antenocitis Workshop – suitably teased!

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

Jed Norton of Antenocitis Workshop tweeted a teaser today for their Kickstarter campaign which is due to launch on the 17th November; the Kickstarter intro video: This looks fantastic! Plus you get a very interesting glimpse of a modellers workshop&#8…

City Board WIP Update

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

I have been playing around a little more with my city gaming board. Adding all sort of bits.It’s going to take a fair bit of work to finish off and may change quite a bit yet but I thought it was about time for an update. Models, crates, containers, se…

Terrain is everything – Project Ω – Realm of Battle Board – We can rebuild it!

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

What we have here is the first ‘real’ step to the restoration of Ferron Proxima. The shadow wash solved the Polyvine problem but here we see the true colours shining through. The bottom board has had it’s coat of Vermillion craft acrylic. I was slightl…

Terrain is everything – Project Ω – Realm of Battle Board – 50 Shades of Red Oxide

Posted on October 31st, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Happy Hallowe’en! Dry your eyes and lets fix this mother! On with the shadow wash. You can see there is still some evidence of the Polyvine [the whiteish streaks towards the top of the board] but overall I’d say it’s been reduced by 80%Once again this …

Martian Trenchworks

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

Just recently I’ve been spending an increasing amount of my time painting and playing All Quiet on the Martian Front (great game, see my review). This is a great game and pits the brave Humans against the Martian invaders in … Continue read…

Review – Batman Game Lamp Posts, Sewers and Objectives

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

For this Knight Models review I’m going to take a look at something a little different. Lamp Posts, Sewers and Objectives. All of these are used in the game rules and these packs are physical representations so you don’t have to just use counters or ma…

Deadzone – Starter set painted

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

Fellow readers, finally I managed to paint a whole starter set, though the scenery was taken from the set at Battlefield Bangkok. The painting process in total was a little pain, fighting against troubleshooting as the colour dried with 40°C almost im…