How to Paint a Savage Orc Bloodbowl Team – Part 1

Howdy Folks,

Over on my showcase post Jules asked if I would do a step by step for painting my converted Savage Orc Bloodbowl team – The Green Fist Smackaz.

I’d be happy to Jules!

Blood Bowl Team The Green Fist Smackaz

The Green Fist Smackaz

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Top 5 tips for Hobbying with a Family

Many of us are trying to balance our hobby time with the pressures of real world life. One of the biggest pressures, for me anyway, is finding time to paint and play while also looking after two little girls with my wife. Having hobby time is important though, it keeps me connected to the community and it gives me a way of unwinding from the day of screaming and nappy changes. So here are my 5 top tips on how to get some painting time in.

painting time

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Age of Sigmar Skirmish – Wot I thunk!

“I’ve just had this thunk, its a big chunk of thinking, a “thunk””…Bob from dinopaws

So this is a follow up article to the previous on the AoS skirmish game. Jimmi and Myself had a quick game of it last week, pitting the forces of Death against the might of the Stormcast externals. We played the fog of war battle plan from the main rule book. In this game our forces are distributed randomly across the battle field and line of sight is limited.

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Wot I Think – Laser Cut Architect Iron Gulch MDF Terrain

Hi all guest appearance here – I’m Chris!

Recently I have got my grubby hands on some 10mm MDF Terrain from Laser Cut Architect. I have been trying to find some decent 10mm terrain for ages for Spartan Games Firestorm: Planetfall in the dastardly hopes that a nice looking table to play on will sway Jimmi and John to stick with it. Most of the kits on the interwebs are of large skyscrapers and wot not, mostly I suspect to support Dropzone Commander. I wanted to move away from a city scene to a more outback environment, so I was very happy to stumble upon Laser Cut Architect from a post on Facebook. LCA are a relatively new company based in Chesterfield, UK which is conveniently close to where I live and they have made MDF terrain for many settings which now also includes Shadow War Armageddon but more importantly for me, a good range of 10mm non-city buildings.

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