Posts Tagged ‘Terrain’

Armies on Parade board 2014 – Project X continues [just a little bit]

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

It seems my embryonic Armies on Parade board is worthy of a few extra views. Now if I’m honest I’ve taken far more pictures than I’ll be showing but it doesn’t do to show all my cards at this point. What I will do is show you that the base is now compl…

50mm AT Gun Position (Pegasus Bridge Scenario)

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

Ok, pulled a late night here and finished up the 50mm AT gun position. This is the model that is available with the Warlord Pegasus Bridge set … I sold most of my set in favour of the 4Ground set … but kept the key parts that I know 4Ground was not…

Sneak Peak of New Ion Age Terrain

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

SEORC Geo Shelters Coming SoonThe folks at Ion Age have popped up with a cool little glimpse of an upcoming terrain item. These Geo Shelters have a really cool futuristic design and will come in several variants, including a damaged one. Early Supporte…

Horsa Glider (Pegasus Bridge Bolt Action Scenario)

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

I’ve finish up my Horsa Glider that I’ll use for my Pegasus Bridge Bolt Action scenario.  This model and it’s base will serve as a jump off point for the British Airborne at the start of the game.  Although it may be difficult to see in the p…

Egyptian Trade Goods – "Ahlan wa sahlan"

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

Now this is exactly what I was talking about, I picked up a number of market stalls from the miniature building authority last July. (see here)The plan was to create an Arab market for the French in Egypt campaign, I needed to expand on these with vari…

Scenes from the Cold War – Harrier Hide

Posted on July 27th, 2014 under . Posted by

RichardC

I’ve been meaning to try and do this for years, after I wrote the Harrier Hunt mission for the Force on Force sourcebook – Cold War Gone Hot.  Right now the Guild is finishing a Terrain build so I thought this was a good excuse as any to fini…

A few pictures of the ADF Gettysburg game at Historicon

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

Here are some pictures of Patrick Lebeau’s incredible 15mm “Across A Deadly Field” game at Historicon. These were taken by Christian Waters from Osprey Publishing. Thanks for sharing Christian! The fantastic terrain board was professi…

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…

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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…