Hobby Newbies – Basic Tools to Start Preparing and Painting Miniatures

Hi Guys,

I’ve recently got my mate Alan into painting minis, and whilst tutoring him on those first tentative steps I was amazed at the knowledge I was taking for granted – the questions that he was asking were all perfectly reasonable, but I think as experienced hobbyists we sometimes forget or don’t realise how much basic knowledge we’ve had to acquire.

So this series is for all the Alans out there, who’re tentatively taking their first steps into what we affectionately call “The Hobby”. If you know an ‘Alan’ I would be very grateful if you could share this page with him/her.

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3 ways to help clear the clutter

Hi everyone here’s a little look at one of the problems that plagues my house. If you’re anything like me then you will find that the piles of paints, brushes, bases and projects in various stages of completion quickly begin to overwhelm you. However recently my hobby cave has been forced to evolve. Building work at home and two sprogs has meant me giving up my hobby corner and seeking a more merger existence wherever I can find a place to put my brushes. This has had the knock on effect of forcing me to be more….Considerate to those I live with!! Here a few of the ways I’ve found that helped.Image result for clutter Continue reading

Wot I Think – Mad Cars bits for Gaslands Review

Howdy folks, it’s a lovely Sunday afternoon here so that means it’s an appropriate time to hit you up with another glorious “Wot I Think” review. For those that care about such details, I should inform you that this is a sponsored review, however I shall keep my opinion as brutally honest as you’ve come to expect.

This time, I’m putting Mad Cars under the microscope with their line of Gaslands compatible pieces designed to work on a 1:64 scale.

So lets take a look shall we?

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How To Play “Vampire” the Party Game

Hi Guys,

This is an unusual post, I didn’t create this game, it’s a popular party game that I’ve written up primarily for my own reference since I’m going away with friends soon and may get some games in. Consequently I wanted to write it up so I have access to it without needing a physical copy on hand!

For the uninformed: Vampire is a party game, you might already know it as Werewolf, or Mafia whereupon the dynamics of the game remain the same, but the packaging changes.

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