Posts Tagged ‘Terrain’

Paint Table Saturday – The Dark Age Continues

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

Things have a habit of going slightly off course I my house om a typical weekend. This weekend being one of them. Easter happened. Or was it Happy Zombie Jesus weekend. Pagan festivals with lots of chocolate? It’s like it’s fated that LARPing would sta…

On the Paint Table No.24

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

Happy Easter to one and all and I hope that you are having an enjoyable break. Well no paint table for me last week as I was at Salute and more than a little tidy when I got back but I do have one for this week. Actually I have not bring that lazy thou…

Walls take 2

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

After making the first part of a wall last week, I had a rather tragic accident. I tried to create a rubber mold so I could work on the other side of the brickwork.. which didn’t go too well.I’m not entirely sure what went wrong, but the rubber just di…

Barging about on the River

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

As has been mentioned before its not often I am lucky on ebay but a few weeks ago was one of those times. Returning home a couple of weeks ago a rather strangle tubular package awaited me. Tearing off the paper the rather splendid object was revealed. …

Abbey Project Update

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

Hendrid

It’s been a while, but I’ve finished off another (pretty small piece) of my Abbey Terrain Project, namely the Walled Garden wall which is the second last piece for the west range.I won’t tell you how long it’s taken me to get around to getting them pai…

Road Test

Posted on April 15th, 2014 under . Posted by

BaronVonJ

I decided to do a variation on what I’ve seen on the internet and at conventions. I’ve seen people take sealant and either put it on felt or just right out of the tube. I never liked how either of these worked. The whole point of getting paintable caul…

Raising the walls

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

One of the joys of Salute is the raised levels of inspiration afterwards. I’ve been meaning to carry on with the remaining walls from the Garden of Morr kit, but there are so many skulls embedded in them that it’s frustrating and offputting.It turns ou…

Paint Table Saturday a.k.a. Evan Gets Me Cross…

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

Evan did an absolutely bang-up job with a Celtic Cross he bought from Ainsty Castings. At the time I didn’t know he’d bought TWO with the intention of bestowing the other on me as a gift at a future date.When I mentioned I was going to buy one and star…

Modelling New Zealand Bush

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

I was searching for information on scenic material (scatter and flock and such) and stumbled across this (NZ 1:120  TT scale) New Zealand model railroad blog. It features some photos of Grant Morrel’s Kerosine Creek layout from the Masterton …

Going a-Viking! Part 2

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

Herrodadog

Upcoming battle royal and rumble that Mikey and I were getting ready for at OwlCon 2014 held in Rice University, in Houston. That meant getting new units painted to supplement my existing Huscarls as well as getting Mikey’s long ship out of mothballs, …

The Armoured Train

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

A few weeks back I bought this trainset (below) for conversion purposes-I’ve done the tracks and they can be seen in a couple of tutorials here on the blog. But what of the trains themselves? Well in this two part article I’ll show you how I built a sc…

Home Guard Radio Episode 2 – The Cocktail Party

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

Home Guard Radio Episode 2: The Cocktail Party Cast: Craig, Stephen, Ali, Andy M and Andy W   The Intelligence Corp: 0:0:15 – 0:54:30  The theme for this episode Intelligence Corp is the games we have been playing at 750 … Continue reading

Warbases Wednesday #6

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

This week I bring you lots of horse power…Well they are in fact various horse drawn wagons in many shapes and guises and suitable for a very wide range of periods.This fine form of transport is a Hansom cab and costs £5.00. Now due to some insider k…

More Trees

Posted on April 9th, 2014 under . Posted by

…because you can never have enough really!  An orchard, some medium trees and a shrubbery!

Deadzone Terrain

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

I’ve been sticking with the terrain theme this week and rocking out with Mantic’s Deadzone plastic building kits. The inspiration for the palette is entirely down to Respawn’s Titanfall game for the XBox, which I make no apologies for…

Some Gentle Terraining

Posted on April 7th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

The past few weeks have had me pottering about finishing off some small terrain elements that have been cluttering up my workspace for far too long (all your fault, Curt). First, a few more tree base inserts, that can also be used as scatter terrain. T…

Lidl Goes Wargaming

Posted on April 6th, 2014 under , . Posted by

While wheeling my trolley around Lidl (don’t give me that look – I happen to like their mayonnaise… and their crisps… and their beer… and their, well you get the point) I made a most interesting find. Wait! This is not a blog post about my grocery preferences, but rather the fact that I found […]

Painting the Coaching Inn

Posted on April 6th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Following up on my review of the Coaching Inn from Tabletop World I now present the finished piece and a detailed painting guide.As I mentioned in my review the Coaching Inn does not require assembling: other than cleaning up the piece all you need to …

Showcase: Sparkle Party Death Match 3, Trophies

Posted on April 6th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Today marks just one week until the dice drop on my third WHFB tournament "Sparkle Party Death Match 3, Fee-Fi-Fo-Fun!" I assembled these trophies with blocks cast from Hirst Arts molds, the Mad Dayn dice bearer models from Scibor and few pie…

The Manor is Born

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

There hasn’t been much terrain building in the shed over the last couple of weeks – domestic chores !So some thought was given to the next project. Later this year I will be running a VBCW game at BLAM and the theme for this will be The Eagle has Lande…

Forest base

Posted on April 4th, 2014 under . Posted by

About a year ago I got around to basing some trees that I had kicking about (see here).  I was pretty happy with this result, until I went to usee them and realised I had no base terrain for them to be placed on and clearly mark the wood edge. …

A Couple of Upcoming Reviews…

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

Martin

The other day I found a nice little surprise in my mailbox; a trio of scenery products from Systema Gaming that Primož sent to me for review purposes. What we have here is a Base-0 Container, Communications Unit and a Habitat-2 Unit, all in nice, t…

WIP: Sparkle Party Death Match 3, Trophies

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

In just a few weeks I am hosting my third WHFB tournament “Sparkle Party Death Match 3, Fee-Fi-Fo-Fun!” Tonight I assembled the trophies with blocks cast from Hirst Arts molds, the Mad Dayn dice bearer models from Scibor and few pieces of styrene….

Epic : Armageddon – New scenery lot

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Oy comrades, I spend the last couple of days (still vacation) in constructing a massive amount of terrain pieces. In detail: A modular street system, additional trenches for my DKOK and 11 new buildings to enable me and my friends … Weiterlesen &…

Mantic Releases New Terrain (About 1/2 the price of GW)

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 under . Posted by

 Mantic Games has released Battlezones, a new modular terrain.Made originally for their Deadzone Kickstarter, the new terrain has finally hit the general public and looks fantastic. And it costs about half of what a similar Games Workshop item wil…