Posts Tagged ‘Terrain’

Plast Craft TME terrain review

Posted on July 26th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Plast Craft Games is a Spanish terrain company that produces foamed PVC terrain for use in a variety of 25/28mm games. They make several different ranges of scenery but this review will focus on their TME range for Infinity. Plast Craft designed a corp…

I’ve got wood!

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

What’s this? A 12″x9″x3″ box has arrived from the Isles of Britan!What could be inside? A cake? A puppy? A puppy cake?Necromunda-ish platforms!In glorious technicolor!Instructions!Pages and pages! Well, four pages, anyway.Wonderful smelling laser-cut w…

Pegasus Bridge Project Update

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

Hello all,I’ve been making good progress on my Pegasus Bridge project that I’m working on for CelestiCon (this labour day weekend).  If you are in the SF Bay Area (or driving distance) – I hope to see you at CelesiCon – come play in my Pegasus Bri…

Kickstarter: Resin Terrain

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

I try to stay away from Kickstarter… but I can’t. Sigh. Anyway, here’s my latest miniature related find.It’s a Kickstarter for Resin Terrain to use in miniatures games. Here’s their intro video: Granted, you have to paint them, but I have been lookin…

Warbases Wednesday #21

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

Welcome good people, this week is a rather eclectic and brief post as the weather has definitely conspired to prevent a lot of hobby work as the inherent problems modelling or painting in heat have beaten me.I shall begin with a few shots of the most r…

Armies on Parade board 2014 – Project X is go!

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

Moving on from Saturday’s doom laden post we are down the rabbit hole now folks! Armies on Parade is a go, despite my fear-mongering to the contrary. I hope anyone reading this blog, in particular my gaming buddies, enters a board. I see it as a showc…

Community Roundup – the Rune sharing edition

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

Sorry guys – with all the thunder storms all over the UK in the last few days, our net was down on Sunday night until now It’s been another great week, and we’re now firmly into the teaser campaign for Dwarf King’s Quest, and have been unlocking runes left, right and centre.  Our current rune […]

New Sector Imperialis Terrain

Posted on July 20th, 2014 under . Posted by

 New from GW is the Sector Imperialis terrain board.From GW:The Realm of Battle: Sector Imperialis gaming board is a high quality, plastic, modular gaming surface for Warhammer 40,000. Made from the same plastic as your Citadel miniatures, each …

Trying a new Warmaster scenario

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

Recently, I got together with a friend of  mine and pulled out Warmaster (those of you not familiar with that rules system… It is a Games Workshop Specialist Games publication that was written by Rick Priestly and released in the 1990′s). …

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 – […]

Gypsy Caravans from Sarissa Precision

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

In this post I present my versions of the two Gypsy Caravan models from Sarissa Precision.I first saw the two gypsy wagons by Sarissa Precision on the Lead Adventure Forum and I was instantly sold: the designs of the models looked great.Gypsy Caravans …

6mm Desert Explosion Markers

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

Another little project has come to fruition after spending some time on the drawing board. I wanted to make some small explosion markers for my 6mm North African desert games. Unlike the smoke markers I made last year to show knocked out vehicles these…

Explosions – Nice and Easy

Posted on July 15th, 2014 under . Posted by

For sometime now I have been keen to build some explosion markers. The following tutorial is nothing new but might help people to build their own.The cost for 12 of these I reckon comes out less than a tenner and they look great.These started off life …

Terrain Workshop: WIP 15mm Industrial Zone

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

So, back to the grind. With events of late, I’ve been having a hard time motivating myself to complete various jobs that I’m supposed to be doing, stuff like this tends to lack importance compared to when life deals out shitty hands. Still,…

Terrain Workshop: WIP 15mm Industrial Zone

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

So, back to the grind. With events of late, I’ve been having a hard time motivating myself to complete various jobs that I’m supposed to be doing, stuff like this tends to lack importance compared to when life deals out shitty hands. Still,…

Land Ironclads: Sprue Fortress II

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

Steve

A bit of progress on the sprue fortress, building up the ground work with filler and Green Stuff…Not a lot of activity at Blease Central today after last night’s gig – it went well, here’s a bit of footage…

Support your local blogger – 18charlie.com

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

Back when I was looking at creating some transparent walls for my Tyranid Skyshield Landing Pad there was one website that was providing most of the inspiration for how I could achieve my goal. Sadly, I was not as adventurous as www.18charlie.com and i…

2014 Historicon Prep

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

 The river sedge sections have been completed – 5 feet of river’s edge on two sections (one 4′ and the other a foot). I’m pleased with how they came out.  I have decided to redo the water it’s just too damn blue.A shot with the Union Mon…

Land Ironclads: Sprue Fortress I

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

Steve

A little break from 6mm – here’s some 2mm! :-) Busy day today with work and trying to get Saul’s stuff ready for his first gig tomorrow evening (7.30pm Frog & Fiddle in Cheltenham if you are free) so just a work in progress shot of my latest effort …

Egyptian Adventures – The temple build part 1

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

So this afternoon I put down the gardening tools and started in earnest on my Egyptian Adventures Project. I decided to build an Egyptian temple fronted with a pylon tower.This is very much work in progress but for an afternoons work I am quite happy…..

Now Available: Cigarboxbattle Wargaming Mats!

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

We now offer a line of our own 60  x 80 inch wargaming mats for sale! This is something that we had been using for our own games, but we received so many questions and positive comments from gamers about them that we decided to make them available fo…

4Ground Terrain

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

So,In my last post I showed off some of the items from my CA trip, three items were 4Ground buildings. The past few nights I put together the three kits. So here is a brief review of the buildings.These 3 4Ground kits are the first ones that I have pur…

1 Week to Historicon and Sectional Terrain River Test Section

Posted on July 9th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

 Yikes – it’s one week until Historicon and I’m still making terrain for my games.  At least it’s better than my usual rush of painting figs for games the day before – all the miniatures I need are done and ready to be packed.  The final…

Warbases Wednesday #19 – modular kits for scratch building (part 1)

Posted on July 9th, 2014 under , . Posted by

I am one of those gamers that likes to make my own terrain when I can. What is always the most expensive and time consuming part is cutting and measuring all the walls floors etcetera etcetera. While working on the stall this year I had noticed that a …

Quick Cheap Ruins for Gaming

Posted on July 9th, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

I wanted some cool looking ruins for my Gaming board. As the board would primarily be used for Lord of the Rings or The Hobbit SBG I didn’t want sci-fi ruins so I instead opted for this MDF set available here (or here is a link to the store, Warg…