Posts Tagged ‘Terrain’

Unboxing Secret Weapon Urban Tilescapes

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

Urban gaming is (in my opinion) one of the hardest theatres to represent on the tabletop when it comes to gaming and without building a table specifically for it (something I will never have the time to do, or space to store) I always feel a little und…

Boardwalk Empire, of sorts

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

Hoi,In order to supply at least some form of terrain for my new Victoriana project, I have obtained some boardwalk tiles. These are for sale at the local Gardening Store as a part of those Christmas villages one sees popping up all around in this time …

PicoArmor Industrial and Factory Buildings, Part 1

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

Tiny yet detailed, these 2mm scale buildings are perfect for boardgame conversions to miniatures. We use them mainly for Memoir 44, Eastern Front Scenarios and any other genre I can think of.(click on the pix to enlarge)

DIY Model Trees: The Twist Tie Tree Tutorial

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

Hello all, A couple of weeks ago I posted a couple of test trees I made while trying to work out  a method I was happy with.  This tutorial will demonstrate the process I settled on to get reasonably convincing model trees without breaking the bank. …

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…

Robotech RPG Tactics Overview

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

While I was away my Robotech RPG Tactics stuff arrived.  I had funded the Kickstarter some time ago and was happy to see the fruits of the labors I helped fund.  If you are not familiar with the Kickstarter it has had many unhappy “customers”…

Wargaming in a winter wonderland.

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

No not the Andrews Sisters – Nor I have been over come with festive merriement.A good firend of mine donated several months ago a bunch of partially completed trees, knowing what I had planned for Russia, they sat unfinished in the box and I must be ho…

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…

Bushido: Completed Objective Markers

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

I made these for Bushido. The Tourny Pack calls for a series of objective circles as well as 6 small based and 2 large based markers. The small markers are craft store wooden bits on magnets, attached to a small base. At one point I was under the impre…

Just released – Across A Deadly Field – The War in the East scenario mats!

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

Cigar Box Battle and Osprey Publishing are proud to announce the release of the scenario mats from John Hill’s  recently released “Across A Deadly Field – The War in the East” scenario book. These are fantastic, historical mats…

Save 20% on Cigar Box Battle Mats!

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

We are still running our 20% off deal through December. Now if the time to treat yourself to a nice gaming Christmas present, or have your buddies down at the local gaming club chip in and save some money on mats and shipping! Just purchase three or mo…

Save 20% on Cigar Box Battle Mats!

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

We are still running our 20% off deal through December. Now if the time to treat yourself to a nice gaming Christmas present, or have your buddies down at the local gaming club chip in and save some money on mats and shipping! Just purchase three or mo…

Medieval Building Sale at North Star…

Posted on December 10th, 2014 under . Posted by

Earlier today I’d been looking at the hard plastic 28mm medieval buildings from Tabletop Workshop, having seen a number of ads on Facebook about their new plastic castle. Whilst that looked nice, the buildings looked more useful. I mentally filed that …

GameCraft Miniatures is the newest developer in Dubai…

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

Or maybe with this kit they will be!This incredible MDF kit is available now for a very reasonable $72.00.From Gamecraft Miniatures:Perfect for ultra modern cities or future world sci-fi games in 15mm.Model is precision lasedr cut from 1/8″ (3mm) …

Ogród Morra (część I) | Garden of Morr (part I)

Posted on December 8th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Niemal cały miniony tydzień poświęciłem na przygotowywanie rozmaitych makiet terenu. Część okazała się średnia, na stół może trafi, na blog już niespecjalnie. Część okazała się całkiem, całkiem, zawitała więc lub zawita i na blo…

Review: 4ground fantasy mdf terrain

Posted on December 6th, 2014 under . Posted by

Today I had the change to get one building from http://www.4ground.co.uk/, here is a quick review:The building I bought came in a number of MDF sheets of different colours and width.The instructions are quite easy to follow, you definitely need so…

Prosto z pudełka: Olbrzymie kaktusy z Black Grom Studio | Straight from the box: Giant cacti from Black Grom Studio

Posted on December 5th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Firma Black Grom Studio przesłała mi do zrecenzowania swój kolejny produkt. Jest to zestaw żywicznych odlewów przedstawiających gigantyczne, kosmiczne kaktusy – “Space flora, alien vegetation, cactus gigantus”. To nieco humorystyczne podejście d…

Pre-Challenge: 15mm Terrain

Posted on December 5th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

Hello hello all!While the gaming blogosphere has been abuzz with clearing the decks before the Analogue Hobbies Painting Challenge starts, things have been a bit quiet here. It hasn’t been the most productive few weeks, but I have been pootling away an…

What the Flock(box)?????

Posted on December 5th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Hey y'all!I have got to share something that I recently found and am L-O-V-I-N-G!The Flockbox.Read more »

Tabletop World Windmill

Posted on December 5th, 2014 under . Posted by

I just finished painting up a windmill by the Croatian vendor Tabletop World. What a great little kit! I love Tabletop World’s work… details are deep and exaggerated, making painting fun and the final result full of character without getting too cart…

Town Houses and Mansion from Tabletop World

Posted on December 4th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Tabletop World released some very nice timber-framed fantasy houses over the last couple of months. After their latest release – an impressive mansion – it was time for my yearly order. As always this means another review of these new products on the b…

Okopy z Basicks | Trenches from Basicks

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

Pomalowałem, zgodnie z zapowiedziami przy wpisie o pierwszym stanowisku umocnionym, pozostałe trzy odlewy żywiczne przedstawiające okopy, czy też umocnienia polowe firmy Bacisks. Fajne, dość szczegółowe, zwłaszcza kiedy weźmie się pod uwag

Three Days Remain

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

The Ion Age’s Terrain Early Supporter OffersThere are just a couple of days remaining on the Early Supporter Offers (ESO) for the new expansions to the Ion Age modular terrain system. Running until November 28, you can find some great deals on this inc…

Oil Storage Tank Farm

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

One more small set of models completed for my Desert Raiders project. These Oil Storage Tanks are from Leven Miniatures and are perfect for my Desert Airfield or as part of a supply depot. Basically they have ‘Target’ written all over them! I expect to…

Twist Tie Tree Model Tests

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

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…