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#TBT GMG REVIEWS – Warhammer Fantasy Battle: 1st Edition

It’s time for another #TBT GMG Review! Today we go right back to the beginning of pop-culture wargaming with Warhammer Fantasy Battle: 1st Edition. Wargaming meets Role Playing games in this genre-defining first boxed game of Fantasy Mass-Battles with full support for Magic and Character driven Campaigns!

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OWAC2 - Army Pose

Hi All,After submitting my Army pose post for The Old World Army Challenge, I realized how terrible it was. You can see the post here.First I did a terrible panorama.I realized after putting the post together that I had left out one skeleton archer because I had to glue the giant arrow back in his hand.I had wanted to recreate the Kev Adams pose from Warhammer Armies, but i couldn't manage it in the space I was using. As you can see I was already annoyed because I had been "disturbing" my kids while they were trying to watch Futurama.Iannick made a comment about my expression, so I fixed it.Anyway, I neglected to put the army total in my wrap up.10 Grim Reapers 120 points1 Skull Chucker + 3 man Crew 60 points20 Zombies with Standard and Musician 88 points10 Skeleton Archers 120 points1 10th Lvl Liche Doombinder 150 points5 Death Riders 105 points1 Plague Cart 100 pointsBonus Army(?) Standard Bearer 24 points?For a total of 1031 points and 72 or so painted figures.I wish I had time to bask in that, but I don't

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Mayan Pyramid - 28mm perfect for Oldhammer Tenoch!

A good friend is running his latest Kickstarter for the perfect Mayan pyramid. Perfect for Tenoch related adventures of course......https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/718310363/28mm-mayan-pyramidThis project offers a 28mm Meso-American pyramid suitable for tribal, lizardmen, pulp adventures, pirate, conquistador, Cthulhu and Frostgrave gaming and many other genres. Its design is inspired by classic Maya culture but is suitable for other meso-American tribes. With its modular design and add-ons you can use this piece in many different ways. If you're new to this period there's even some options on some great miniatures.The Pyramid itself............the base piece for the project, a resin clad MDF shell measuring 256x310x110mm (10.07x12.2x4.33"). This allows an easy-build kit to be shipped as a flat pack and saves on your shipping costs.A side view showing some of the great detailing.....all painted by Mik Hollands of Gladius Arts:  www.gladiusgamearts.com A Mayan calendar top floor is availabl

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SAGA: Age of Magic

Saga: Age of Magic is one of several expansions (known as ‘Universes‘) for Saga: Dark Ages skirmish battles, now in its second edition. (At time of writing, other Universes include ‘The Age of Vikings’ ‘Aetius [...] The post SAGA: Age of Magic appeared first on Tabletop Games UK.

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Fenris Games Putrescent Kickstarter: The Cauldron Warband

Rancid dwarves, spell-casters, trolls and the titular cauldron in metal or resin for larger creatures, are amongst the offerings available to adherents of the less fastidious gods. [...] The post Fenris Games Putrescent Kickstarter: The Cauldron Warband appeared first on Tabletop Games UK.

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OWAC2 Final Submission

Hi All,I posted this to the OWAC a few days ago, but not all of you may be dialed into that blog. So here it is again if you did see it.These photos probably needed editing, but I'm feeling a lot of time pressure now. So you get what you get.Grim Reapers with the Reaper Anniversary Grim Reaper. The unit doesn't have shields in my list, but they look dumb with the shield nubbins so I'll add some later.I am absolutely terrible at assembling multipart models. I had a terrible time with painting sub assemblies and then not having things fit right, fumble and drop the model, repaint, reglue, repeat.For all that it looks good. Someone more competent may not have the same issues. I'm also not sold on the horse color, but it's done.I did this guy as an extra. I tried some red ink on the armor but it went on a little thick so it looks more like just red paint than ink over metal. I may try the technique again.Lastly, I took a second stab at Death, trying to channel Peter Bruegel the Elder. This one is for Iannick.Brue

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BOYL 2019 Preparation - Terminator Apotheosis

Hi All,Here's a couple of figures I finished yesterday, hot of of finishing my OWAC2 challenge figures the day before. I'll be posting them here in a future post.Anyway, here's a sexy man and his dog.The figures are a Necromunda Bounty Hunter and a Mordheim warhound.  I decided to paint up the dog like a Rottweiler.The figure looks like the Saxophonist guy from The Lost Boys.Anyway, I'm hoping that an Autopistol, Plasma Pistol, Combat Knife, and sex appeal will allow him to kill many robots.Thanks for looking.

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Countdown to BOYL: 44 days

Hi All,Is it time to be terrified yet?I'm wrapping up the OWAC2 but also madly trying to prepare a bunch of figures for BOYL in August. My timeline is a few days shorter than until the actual event because I have so much travel time to get there. Something like an 11 hour flight, followed by a 2.5 hour drive. Ugh.Any way, here's some stuff. (Sorry for the bad pictures.)9 Humans. I realize now that they had the extra arms attribute. Whoops. I'll pretend they have baby T-Rex arms under their jackets. I also really need to dust.The grave guard, or whatever, that I'm using as Grim Reapers for OWAC2.The Renegade, Orks (Extra Joints), Beastmen (Irrational Fear [color]), Assassin (I like the way he came painted, just trying to fix him and texture his base.) Two candidates for the Terminator Game/ Strontium Dogs if I can weasel my way in. And some skellies mixed in. Also the Zombie plague cart that needs to be built. Not shown are the Ash Waste Racer, Great Gargant and Space Marine Terminators that have yet to be bui

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Fort Hardknox

The gaming table at Ninjabread HQ has a new centerpiece in the form of an absolutely giant space castle. This humungous 18″ x 18″ fortification dominates the desert landscapes of the far future – a rock solid bastion for miniature soldiers to defend. This is Fort Hardknox. Over three hundred square inches of post-apocalyptic fortress chonk. This giant resin kit came courtesy of Fogou Models. I got to paint and keep an advance casting of it in return for encouraging all of you to go and back its incredibly succesful Kickstarter campaign. The Godbreak 84th garrison Fort Hardknox against Skabsquig’s Skallywags. I’ve kept the paint scheme quite neutral so I can deploy it on the table for games of Strontium Dog, Warhammer 40,000, Judge Dredd, Doctor Who, Necromunda et cetera. It perfectly suits Mad Max, Fallout, Gorkamorka and anything with a post-apocalyptic flavour. Psycho Sam claiming Fort Hardknox for the glory America. The Psycho Sam miniature was the eve

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My OWAC2 post for May

Hi All,Just a quick post because I've been terrible about blogging this month.I finished a couple of figures and posted them over at the Old World Army Challenge here. You should really take a look at all the entries, but if you only have time for one you owe it to yourself to take a look at Tom's Dwarves.Anyway, here's my guys.My leader, Zazad the Eternal (thanks random name generator), and the standard bearer for my skeleton troops.Death, from Skull and Crown's Triumph of Death, came with two arm options.I wasn't able to decide on the arm options so I tried magnetizing. It worked more or less. I also inadvertently changed the head position after breaking his head off before even prepping him.I last minute decided to give him a sword after looking at the box art.My posing has left him a tad unbalanced so he needs to be placed carefully to not fall forward and to the right.June is going to be hectic, so we'll see if I can get the last two units done, in addition to my BOYL and local gaming projects.Thanks for

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[EN/PL] Dwarf crossbowmen / Krasnoludzcy kusznicy

I warmly welcome!As part of the rest from the historical projects of the Crusaders and Ancient Greece,  two classic models of dwarf crossbowmen today.As there are many non-original models, and copy-lovers (who admit it themselves!), I would like to point out that my little ones are 100% original GW models, actually Marauder Miniatures. Both designs come from 1990, and were sculpted by Aly Morrison and Colin Dixon.The first dwarf could successfully serve at one of the royal troops as a commander in the years of splendor of dwarven kingdoms. Now he can be the captain of imperial crossbowmen, bitterly mentioning old times.A second crossbowman with a different appearance from his companion, which I expressed in a different painting, looks like a hunter or ranger from Tyrol or other mountain region of Germany and Switzerland.Both models I like very much both models, have huge tracts of charm (which is not to be found in AoS or WFB from edition 7 up) and will proudly feed the ranks of my Dwarf company.--------

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The scythes of the emperor - Space Hulk Terminator force

Just so that I'm honest with you, I've only come late to Space Hulk. My real first was actually when I played at my friend Sho3box's.Now the game really pressed my buttons and I really liked the self contained nature of the project. Of course, like most sane people, I've wanted to have a 3D space hulk but I guess that could be arranged pretty easily with modern kits now. I've also realised many of my friends were into it so making my own force to have the opportunity to play it every now and then could be fun !So just put this album, the intro is probably the most accurate rendition of how a Space Hulk sounds like and just dive with me !Read Moar Skullz »

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My April Submission to the OWAC2.

Hi All,Well I finally got my skeletons and Zombies finished.Here they are.10 Skeleton "archers" from Skull and Crown: Triumph of DeathAnd 20 of the plastic boxed set of Zombies from Games Workshop. Which they still sell here.I thought I'd give you a close up of the banner as well. In the next few days I'll do a post on how I did it. I call it paint by numbers, as I can't draw very well. It involves stitching together various line art in GIMP or Photoshop and then printing it out on paper and coloring within the lines.The skeletons were once again base coated white and then slathered in a mix of yellow and brown ink before being drybrushed with the Reaper Bone Triad. The zombies were base coated grey and painted with Reaper's Undead Skin Tone Triad. I tried to use some color desaturated with grey, it was so so in my opinion. I also painted some areas that were intended to be flesh as cloth, such as the banner bearers legs. The exposed muscles and guts got a wash of Purple and Red ink, with the guts getting an

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