Category Archives: Wargaming

Posts related to wargaming rules, miniatures and terrain … and related stuff.

Wild Beast Shipping Crates

So … I bought these Wild Beast Shipping Crates from 4Ground and I’m very impressed.   They come flat packed in laser cut card form and could be pushed free with ease (although I’d recommend a craft knife, especially for … Continue reading

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Modern Streets – Update

This is what the finished test looks like.  I have 15 more tiles so I can create a circa 4′ x 4′ ply area, although only 7 are roads.  

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Modern Era Streets – 28mm scale

I’m doing a terrain project to create urban terrain tiles that I can use primarily for British 1970’s street scenes.  I want them to be fairly versatile for other ‘street games’ (including a secret project). Consequently after a bit of … Continue reading

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ACW 15mm – Union Painting tutorial – Part 3

Days 3 & 4 Day 3: Highlighting the base colours Well we start with the wood of the rifles using a Vallejo Leather Brown 147.  Okay, strictly speaking this is not a highlight but the rifles are metal and wood … Continue reading

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ACW 15mm – Union Painting Tutorial – Part 2

The four day plan: Days 1 & 2 Day 1 : Preparation Take 15 miniatures and do the general preparation work filing off all the mould lines and flattening the bases.  Why 15 miniatures? Well that’s the batch size that … Continue reading

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ACW 15mm – Union Painting Tutorial – Part 1: Intro

So … I’ve been fascinated by the American Civil War period for a very long time and dabbled with various scales and rules.  I did go down the 6mm route and do have some forces built up for the Fire … Continue reading

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Evil Mastermind’s Lair – Part 2

Just a brief update to the Evil Mastermind’s Lair … I had to finish the base off for a club open day so there are a few more images in the gallery. Here is a close up of the completed … Continue reading

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Evil Mastermind’s Lair

This week I have been mostly working on an Evil Mastermind’s lair … The idea is to get this organised for a 7TV game but also to have it as a piece of scenery for use in multiple games.  To … Continue reading

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Descent 2nd Edition – Journeys in the Dark

I decided to paint up my Descent 2nd Ed. figures, starting with the Giant Spiders.  

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Urban Scenery – Skip

More a test piece this one. I wanted to try out some rust and worn metal techniques so I decided to use a resin skip (can’t remember where from now … sorry). I also tried putting some lettering on the … Continue reading

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