Posts Tagged ‘Terrain’

Twist Tie Tree Model Tests

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

Kamui

Hello all, After painting my hills I felt like it was time to update my collection of trees.  The ones I’m using are primarily aquarium decorations with flock on them and while they work okay they look a little odd.  They might look better mixe…

Stanowisko umocnione | Fortified foxhole

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

Dzisiejszy wpis jest swego rodzaju rzadkością. Niezbyt często bowiem zdarza mi się pisać o terenie. Myślę, że wpisy na blogu traktujące o makietach można byłoby policzyć na palcach obu rąk. Przy okazji robienia “plenerowych” fotek poprzedn…

Ade’s Aughrim – the topography of a wargames table

Posted on November 24th, 2014 under . Posted by

Looking northwest from beyond the Tristuan stream toward AughrimSince Adrian Howe forsook the uncertainties of the financial markets to literally build his new career in the wargaming world (or is that.. build the wargaming world?), he has been a &nbsp…

Beards ‘n’ Buckshot Brigade Part 5

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

Yesterday I decided that I was going to pop down to the new 6s2hit shop and try and get a game of Bolt Action as there are normally a few of the guys kicking around there. When I go there … Continue reading

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…

Rogers’ Hobby Desk – Episode 114

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

Here is a look at what I’ve been up to as described in Episode 114 of Point Hammered.Finished another junkboy in the new scheme! Still working on the base…Otherwise, just been working on a bit of terrain!Picked up a ‘Eavy in the new mob. Decided to u…

Modular Terrain System Pre-Orders at The Ion Age

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

Eleven new 15mm Terrain pieces at 10% off list pre-order, three bundles of terrain with full set ups saving 25% off list prices, a free unique miniature in every order, reward points when you order for future use.  Our new offer is now online and …

Ion Age Hab Colony Terrain ready for Preorder

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

The Ion Age has release the pricing for the 15mm terrain bundles we discussed last week over here. Preorders are up until the end of the month,  and definitely some solid savings- come check it out!The following is a The Ion Age’s press release fo…

Berlin Strasse, Part II

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

So in the first article, we covered the basic paintjob for the Commission Figurines Berlin Strasse. Now, we kick it up a notch.The first thing that we addressed was the ground plate. Now, for LoS reasons I wanted the walls removable from the ground pla…

Wargame Terrain: Sherfy Barn

Posted on November 18th, 2014 under . Posted by

15mm Sherfy BarnI’m continuing to knock out a host of terrain projects that I’ve been putting off for far too long. At Historicon I caught the “All Quiet on the Martian Front” bug and loaded up on tripods and tanks to take home. I knew I’d need some te…

Tree’s Company

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

The Pirate Viking

Wood yew beleaf it? Ash soon as one scenery article a-pears another follows. Sorry, I’ll stop, no more puns, completely stumped… sorry. Yes, today’s article is all about trees, and because it was a slow process I’ve taken step-by-step pics too.

For this round of trees I’m using the old GW "bottle brush" trees, they’re the shape of chestnut trees by the way, that have been hanging around

Warbases Weekend #2

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

This week I get to reveal to you the finished product that will shortly be available for purchase from Warbases.If you go back through the warbases posts you will have seen me working away on some new scenery master models for cobbled roads to compleme…

Hill Terrain painted at last!

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

Kamui

Hello all, A couple of weeks ago I posted on how I made my hill terrain fit into one box, an last week I posted my process for painting them.  Since then I’ve managed to finish painting them.  So here they are, ready for a battle!  In the firs…

Mars Attacks! terrain: filling the gaps

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

Iron Saint

I don’t like very much the empty connector holes in Mars Attacks! terrain, they doesn’t look too bad on the Deadzone Battlezones but on the tiles for Mars Attacks! they looks somehow out of place… What I did to fix them is quite simple: I m…

A Forest for Under Forty Quid

Posted on November 15th, 2014 under . Posted by

Hi FolksDo you want to save yourself money and build great forests?Ok quick question – how much does this cost?its about $35 or shall we say £25 for five trees, a base and some scatter. Not particularly good value in my honest opinion. What would say …

Habitation Complex Preview

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

The folks at the Ion Age have released two big posts previewing their upcoming expansion to their cool, modular science fiction habitation terrain. A series o corridors and new modules that integrate with their existing modular terrain will allow playe…

October War: 15% Off the Sinai!

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

Steve

It’s been a pretty crappy day today, but I cheered myself up buying some desert terrain tiles off TSS as they have a 15% sale off this weekend. Back to Arab-Israeli 6mm soon…

Showcase: Deathknell Watch

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

Finally finished up the Deathknell Watch. It use to be that every time I saw this model I was turned off by the skulls. Now after painting it, and "becoming one with the skulls" I actually really like it. More after the jump »

Tabletop Props Kickstarter is Funded!

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

Tabletop Props did it! After two unsuccessful tries, their Covered Wagons Kickstarter is finally funded, meaning livestock-powered transportation devices are heading to tabletops near you soon! So, what’s left in this Kickstarter?  A whole lot of …

Gotham buildings update

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

Last weekend I picked up a few HO-scale railway buildings at a model train swap meet to fill out Gotham for a superheroes game I plan to run one day. I got three buildings for $20.A bit of spray paint and drybrushing wand washing helped out these coal …

This spuds for you

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

CJP

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 …

The Ion Age Announces Massive 15mm Terrain Expansion

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

The Ion Age is planning to make a huge hit into 15mm scifi wargaming terrain.  While their current hab dome line is really high quality, their new line is poised to become the most modelar terrain available in the 15mm genre. These miniature …

Architects of War scenic pieces: Donkey Mill, Well and Pig Poke

Posted on November 13th, 2014 under . Posted by

I try to spend October concentrating on terrain since I’m invariably distracted by modeling men, horses and vehicles during the rest of the year. This October was crazy and I had to put most of my wargaming and painting projects on the back burner.I’m …

Fields of Glory

Posted on November 12th, 2014 under , . Posted by

The Pirate Viking

This is a short update, but one that I am very, very excited about.

Yeah baby! Mulder house totally has a gaming table! I’ve got a whacking great 6′x4′ slab of MDF and some saw-horses to stand it on for the living room. For photography though, a ni…