Posts Tagged ‘Warhammer Fantasy’

Road to Mordheim – Ghouls!

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

    Hello Reader.   Continuing our sequence of “Road to Mordheim” articles today’s article focuses on the creatures I knew I’d have in the Warband ever since I decided to have a Vampire Counts Warband, and as the title of this ar…

GuardCon 2014 Weekend & Results. part 1.

Posted on September 17th, 2014 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Another well attended and top weekend of games with a number of systems hosted at GuardCon weekend. Warhammer Fantasy and Warhammer 40k were the mainstays again. Flames of War, Board Games and this years two new systems at the convention, SAGA and X-Wi…

The Real Waltrop

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

Krüger and I are planning a campaign for HotT and Warhammer. It’s going to take place on an island. The armies involved will probably be Hoplites and Orcs, maybe wild men wearing scary tribal masks instead of Orcs. (Hey Jörg, you can still join us! A…

The Painting Frog, now on Facebook!

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

      Hello Reader.   Just a quick update today to let you guys know that The Painting Frog now has its own Facebook page.   I have been toying with the idea for a while now and it seems important these days to have a way of co…

Space Hulk sneak peak for this Saturday.

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

Space Hulk is getting a relaunch this weekend. It was sold out in it’s first issue so like most companies who find a popular item selling GW has done a second printing with a few extra’s. I missed the first issue so am ecstatic to get a copy this time …

Lotsa Wargaming Next Weekend

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

GuardCon weekend approaches on the 13th & 14th of September here in Auckland. ACG’s annual convention will kick off with a number of different systems at James Cook High Auditorium. It’ll have Warhammer Fantasy, Warhammer 40K doubles, Flames of War…

Nagash just another way to play the game : Superb!

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

Nagash rises and heralds in a whole new way to play the game as an option. It’s not really the end times its more fun times. All those doom and gloom posts on the internet jumped to conclusions again sigh. I had a look at it and I am incredibly interes…

Terrain building for GuardCon and Hobby

Posted on August 28th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

GuardCon is in a couple of weeks. It’s our local club ‘Auckland City Guard’ annual convention. All those of you who are interested in Warhammer Fantasy & 40K should keep an eye out. It’s looking to be the biggest turnout for both systems this year …

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…

New Games Workshop Undead releases.

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

Once again the new sculpts coming out are insanely detailed and characterful. The details are stunning and they fill in all those key models that needed a refresh. Check out these sneak peeks before this weekends unveil.Ngash the first Necromancer. Des…

ETC 2014 Won By Team Sweden

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

Team Sweden takes out the WHFB Teams for 2014. Great show and the 1st time on the podium for them. They swept aside the top teams in the final rounds to win convincingly.Here’s their lists and what a great selection.Christian Wennberg, Vampire CountsVa…

ETC Serbia 2014 – Largest Warhammer Tournament I’ve heard of

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

ETC 2014 has kicked off in Novi Sad, Serbia. The Singles events have been run and won. We wait with anticipation the main event which is the Teams Competition. NZ has entered a team this year. How will they do in the hot waters of competition against t…

Screw City Monster Part IV | WHFB

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

95% done. Going to take a break form this and then come back to it for detailing (pustules, wrinkles, etc.). Need to do something with the space above the head, will tackle it when I come back to it.

Spiders! Part IV | WHFB

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

First Unit of Spiders assembled. Next: GS all the knees (16 per spider) and then figure out the legs for the riders.

Theme as a Motivational Tool.

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

Motivation is a factor in any project…If you’re next task on a list is ‘eat a tasty sandwich’ it’s likely to be approached with far more enthusiasm than if it’s ‘clean out the garage’ and though some people can no doubt organise themselves efficientl…

On table : Sanctus Reach Stormclaw & Ogres

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

Manage to pick up a copy of the Stormclaw set. Love the new artwork and the missions look pretty cool. More aimed at players rather than pure beginner level. All the models are standard off the sprue miniature’s so no clip together sculpts here and wil…

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…