Posts Tagged ‘Terrain’

Sup up lad!

Posted on September 2nd, 2014 under . Posted by

I’ve been commissioned to make a building facade by my friend Nic Robson (Eureka Miniatures), to go with his pet project. The building is of a Georgian pub in a little Yorkshire village called Malton – the pub is called the Angel Inn (actua…

Renedra Gravestones – A small review

Posted on September 1st, 2014 under . Posted by

For sometime now I have needed some gravestones to kit out my church. As luck would have it I found some on ebay for about £7.A few days later they arrived. You get two matching sprues looking like thisI cut these away from the sprues and then glued t…

CelestiCon 2014 Report

Posted on September 1st, 2014 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Well, another CelestiCon has come and gone for me and I must say each year it keeps getting better and better.  A special thanks to Roy Scaife, John Lantz, Dan Kerrick, Les Marshall and Wade Shows for making my con going experiences always a fun t…

Market Stands and a Despatch Rider

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

Finished up a few more things last night…(Remember: click on the pictures for a bigger version):Market Stands and a Despatch RiderThese Market Stands came from Mega Miniatures – I’m not sure they’re available anymore. They came in a pack w…

Terrain: 1:48 Modern Civilian Vehicles

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

Hey Folks, Quick post about my latest find: cheap as plastic 1:48 scale plastic toy cars :) These are cheap as (I paid $35 for all the vehicles except the Bus, which was $10) and are quite well detailed for the price. Hit with a light dusting of gr…

Mat of the week – our naval mat

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

This week we are featuring our naval / ocean / sea mat. This is one of our most versatile mats and can be used for most any naval wargame. A friend of mine uses one to run quick convention games so he can travel light. He just takes his mat, a few isla…

Pegasus Bridge Project Completion

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

Hello all,Well – it was crunch time this week and so I decided to take the week off to make sure I completed my project in time for the convention this weekend.  Below are pictures of my Pegasus Bridge setup.  As usual, I took the modular app…

Warbases Wednesday #26 – Needle in a haystack

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

Last week I eluded to some works in progress that have been in the wings of my workbench, amoung the many projects I have to complete for Martin and Diane.This week I can reveal the full range of master models that I shall be taking with me to Partizan…

Welcomes and More Roman Terrain thoughts

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

WelcomeWelcome to the Wilde Goose. He runs a blog called “The Wilde Goose.” It is a very interesting blog with lots of Napoleonic games. He is also part of Prague Wargamers and Bohemian Gentlemen Gamers. All are well worth a visit. Roman TerrainRom…

How to see the forest for the trees with our mats!

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

Tips for making great wooded areas using Cigarboxbattle mats – You can use the trees and woods printed on your mats “as is” in 2D like a board game, with no additional terrain needed.  The woods are one of my favorite features of the mats,…

Review: Tactical Terrains Control Station

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

You guys surely are aware that MDF/HDF terrain has been all the rage for the past three, four years or so. Today I'll look at the offerings of some MDF/HDF from Germany – the Control Station kit from Tactical Terrains.More after the jump »

Ion Age Quick Update

Posted on August 22nd, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

The Ion Age has released its wonderful new Geo Shelters. These are nice, small habitats structures for your temporary or semi-permanent colony needs. For more information, read – HERE

Die Wacht am Limes – Terrain Ideas

Posted on August 22nd, 2014 under , , . Posted by

I have been mulling over terrain for this project. I have come up with a few items that I think I will need. Limes WallI started on a section of the limes to begin with. This is a two foot long section. I am planning on at least two more similar sec…

Egyptian Adventures – Temple Build part 3

Posted on August 22nd, 2014 under , . Posted by

Hi FolksWith my extended holiday coming to an end I thought I’d better crack on with the Egyptian temple build. I have a sneaky suspicion that the new job is going to be rather busy for the first few weeks so this weekend is my best chance to put a den…

Do CBB Mats work well for RPG’s? Yes!

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

I have been asked by a few local gamers if our mats would work well with  Role Playing Games and the answer is a resounding…. “yes”! True, many gamers use our mats for big games of miniature battles, like “Bolt Action”, …

Warbases Wednesday #25 – in the pipeline.

Posted on August 20th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Well when I offered to blog regularly for Martin and Diane, for me it was a bit of an unknown quantity. I knew that I had a regular readership and that it should be a good vehicle for revealing the latest news and developments for their business. I hav…

Terrain is everything – Hail the Omnissiah a new Print & Play building

Posted on August 20th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

It’s been a good few months since my last ‘Print & Play’ terrain template and as the loft conversion is beginning my hobby and blogging exploits will take a back seat. Therefore, to tide you over I thought I’d release a new building skin. This tim…

Temple of Skulls and more Confrontation goodies

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

Hello people!I have just finished painting a Games Workshop terrain piece to use mainly for my Confrontation games, but Fantasy is also an option lately, mainly because of the awesome Fantasy releases that really got me thinking of revisiting Warhammer…

Trees of Trasimene

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

I have just come back from a very enjoyable holiday in the Umbria area of Italy, to the east of Rome I took the opportunity to take some shots of the countryside, as in the future I might want to model the scenery for a future Battle of Lake Trasimene,…

Trenches (Ironclad Miniatures)

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

In support of my Pegasus Bridge project I bought a goodly quantity of resin trenches from Ironclad Miniatures.  I have much more than is pictured below, as I picked up enough to do a Brecourt Manor scenario in the future.When it comes to trenches …

GenCon Rerun! – Tutorials!

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

We have over 1200 articles published, and it is very hard to pick just a few favorites.  But, you guys know I love a good tutorial!  So, while I am running around at GenCon, take a look back at some our best!Painting and Modeling Tidbits&nbsp…

Towering Over the Battlefield

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

New Corbal Deployable Hardpoint From The Ion Age This week’s release from the Ion Age is a big one. IAF041 Cobal Deployable Hardpoint is a drop-able combat bunker that can be deployed anywhere on the battlefield to strengthen defense or secure an …

Warhammer 40K with CigarBoxBattle Mats

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

From time to time we like to feature a particular set of rules (and miniatures) and showcase how they will work with one of our mats. Our featured mat this week  is our  60′ x 80′ “Russian Winter” mat. We call it the “Ru…

Warbases Wednesday #24 – VBCW

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

This week it is the turn of some new 28mm scale Victorian era onwards style buildings that I present to you all.This is a large bank building for use from the Victorian period onwards. The Bank Chamber is an imposing structure, with sandstone frontage …

Warbases Wednesday #24 – VBCW

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

This week it is the turn of some new 28mm scale Victorian era onwards style buildings that I present to you all.This is a large bank building for use from the Victorian period onwards. The Bank Chamber is an imposing structure, with sandstone frontage …