Posts Tagged ‘Warhammer Fantasy’

GuardCon 2014

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

GuardCon 201413th & 14th September Venue: James Cook High Auditorium, Manurewa, Auckland.Hosted by the Auckland City Guard Club.GuardCon Warhammer Fantasy 2400pts (6 games over 2 Days),GuardCon Warhammer 40K Doubles (6 Games over 2 days, Teams…

Road to Mordheim – Zombies!

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

    The wooden planks on the bottom of the horse drawn cart creaked, complaining about the heavy weight set upon them. “… and eight, nine, ten” the small man finished counting the recently dug up corpses as they were piled up unceremoniousl…

More Ogres

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

Thought I’d put a couple of coats on the bitz built Thundertusk. Currently using him as a proxy for practice as my Stone horn, which is currently getting commission painted for me by the resident maestro. He’s not looking too bad. Of course he’s very f…

Now Available: Cigarboxbattle Wargaming Mats!

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

We now offer a line of our own 60  x 80 inch wargaming mats for sale! This is something that we had been using for our own games, but we received so many questions and positive comments from gamers about them that we decided to make them available fo…

Yet More Night Goblins

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

redmanphill

I am slowly working on my Night Goblin Arrer Boyz at the moment. Work is once again busy and combined with good weather and a few beer festivals I am supplying I really don’t have as much time as I would like. I do get to squeeze in about an hour a day…

New Ogre Kingdoms Book for Warhammer & Finecast

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

Nah just kidding around. You shouldn’t believe everything you stumble on around the internet young padawan.I was gonna keep it all hush hush before a tournament but I’ve been gripped by Fatties (otherwise known as Ogres). Yes GW Ogres are the bee’s kne…

Grinning Skull’s Chinwag: Interview with Jim Hintz of Lone Gunman Games…

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

  Hello all, today we’ve got a new and hopefully regular article series here on the Grinning Skull, our very own Chinwag with leading industry persons and notable members of the community which I hope will entertain and enlighten you about o…

Grinning Skull’s Chinwag: Interview with Jim Hintz of Lone Gunman Games…

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

  Hello all, today we’ve got a new and hopefully regular article series here on the Grinning Skull, our very own Chinwag with leading industry persons and notable members of the community which I hope will entertain and enlighten you about o…

Painting after a looon time… (pintando después de un largo rato)

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

Estuve pintando el sábado después de muuuuuuucho tiempo (conjuntivitis + mudanza).El enano está terminado pero nunca le saqué una foto final. El resto están o terminados (el loco con el palo) o a medio camino (Galweians) o empezando (las mini…

Bonus Boss

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

redmanphill

I picked up a few Black Orcs recently on eBay. This miniature was included so I decided to paint him up as a break between the tedium of rank and file. I had to spend a lot of time cleaning him up as he hadn’t arrived in a good shape. Mainly the arms n…

Tin Soldier – 19th & 20th July.

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

I have my two gribblies all ready for this edition of Tin Soldier here in Auckland in July. The WHFB side of the tourney is “MonsterCon”. As the name suggests its all about bringing out the big gribblies.The WH40K of the tournament is run by Mark Buttl…

Couple of Board Games & Wargaming on the cheap.

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

Stumbled on some very cool, what I call filler games just recently. These are those quick (under an hour) games that just fill the gap when you finish the main course. Also wouldn’t go a miss for the main fair.Manila:Fun betting and intuition game. Bet…

GW painting tutorials

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

Whatever else you might say about GW, here’s something pretty awesome.. their latest painting tutorials on painting flesh.Click on the link and enjoy.

Tin Soldier – Next Tournament on the Calendar

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

The next big tournament up here in Auckland is ‘Tin Soldier’. Warhammer 40K & Warhammer Fantasy and you better get in touch with the T.O’s if you want a place. It’s on mid July and should be mountains of fun! Visit the tournament thread Here.H…

White Dwarf Weekly #19 – Flash Gitz & Fog of War

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

White Dwarf Weekly #19 is the second issue for the new Warhammer 40K 7th Edition Orks release. Like last week’s Morkanaut, there is only one new miniatures release: Flash Gitz. Unlike last week’s White Dwarf, which was struggling a bit to …

Tabletop Weekend

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

Two weeks ago my cousin Sven came over to Berlin for my birthday. I’m 44 now which means I have been into tabletop and role-playing games for 30 years.My original plan was to organise a HOTT mini-campaign for the weekend, but we played one game of Warh…

Club day Queenie’s B’day – Testing out 40K 7th – WIP – SouthCon & NiCon

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

Long weekend here in Auck’s but we managed to get some gaming in on club day. There were also two tournaments held around the country with NiCon in Tauranga and SouthCon in Christchurch. Some of the results will follow.About 35-40 people this Club day …

New 7th Warhamer 40K & Hobby round up

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

So a busy few weeks of real life and Wargaming events for me. All amongst the exciting news of a new 7th edition of WH40K and Ork Codex. GW is pumping a whole lot of new design into their biggest game system 40K. Exciting for most and it’s been a bit t…

Forest Goblins batch painting – part 1

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

All the gobbos come from the Arachnarok kit. Below you can see the airbrushing part, a base for skin. It was suppose to be quick and easy batch paint job, but it took a while, mainly because I gave the paint some time to dry – I used a lot of thinner t…

The Ultimate Gamer’s Link Guide is Now Available

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

The Ultimate Gamer’s Link Guide is Now Available! That’s right, it’s here! Click on the photo above, or link to it here WHAT IS IT? You might ask yourself “What is this Ultimate Gamer’s Link Guide you speak of?” Well…

Let’s Make! A Dwarven Mine

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

Bill

So it’s been some time, but I’ve finally got around to building a new piece of terrain.  I’m pretty sure it’s been years since I last built something, which is no good at all.  It felt good to get something built and done in one sitting as well.  That said, here’s a video of me […]

Sigmar’s Blood by Phil Kelly – A Review

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

I managed to pick up a copy of Phil Kelly’s Sigmar’s Blood (for free!). Vampires, Witch Hunters, grimdark Fantasy! What could go wrong? Well, I wasn’t really impressed however. Sigmar’s Blood is hectic and jumbled and, for me, f…

Warzone Valedor & 7th Edition: White Dwarf Weekly 15

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

The White Dwarf Weekly 15 is here. Possibly the first time since GW launched the weekly format, we have a week without new miniatures. This is a “books only”-week, and somewhat of a stopgap between the Wood Elves from the last two weeks and…

May 4th Club Day

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

It’s Star Wars day at the club! Thanks to Stan for snapping up some pics at Auckland City Guard Club this Sunday. I was up North on holiday, in search of some perfect terrain.Prodigy!I found this terrain with aquatic and Los blocking tree features.

The White Dwarf Weekly Issue 14

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

White Dwarf Weekly #14 is here, bringing a second (and last?) wave of Wood Elves, complete with some surprisingly good hobby articles, and a teaser for Warhammer 40K 7th Edition. #1 – The New Miniatures The White Dwarf starts – as usual &#8…