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.
So a while ago I backed the artis opus Kickstarter to bring their new brushes into production. As with most Kickstarters I have backed over the last few months I had completely forgotten about them. Then last week out of the blue they turned up so thought thought I’d let you know wot I think of them.
Painting a mini with washes* is almost as simple as it sounds, but there are a few hard and fast rules, as well as a smattering of tried and tested methodologies, we’re going to discuss them in this article.
99% of this mini was painted with washes
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. Continue reading
So several months ago Jimmi got me started on the idea of taking up kings of war by Mantic Games. Well as anyone who reads my posts will realise my rate of painting could be compared to continental drift but here I am with my first post.
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?
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.