How to Paint: Quick and Easy Horses (Part 2 of 2)

Carrying on from my previous post on painting horses, we continue to go for a quick and easy look, a gaming standard suitable for the battlefield. Last time we covered getting the base colours and highlights on the flesh, mane and tail. This time we are going to look at the detailing that really makes… More How to Paint: Quick and Easy Horses (Part 2 of 2)

A Newbie’s first step into Bolt Action and US Airborne box review

Well, after insisting I wasn’t going to start playing any new games or armies this year, or until I’d painted what I had (Hah!), I’ve since started an Anglo-Dane army for Saga and after seeing Adam and Dave discuss Bolt Action and sharing pictures of their armies, I took the plunge. I haven’t gone bounding… More A Newbie’s first step into Bolt Action and US Airborne box review

Army Showcase: Ptolemaic Egyptians (Macedonian Successors)

Something a bit different for today’s post! 28mm Ancients! My Ptolemaic Egyptian army was started for a campaign using the Warhammer Ancient Battles (WAB) rules. Remember them? You are old, like me! I had always liked the look of the Macedonians but liked the fact that their Successor armies were a bit more varied and exciting. This… More Army Showcase: Ptolemaic Egyptians (Macedonian Successors)

“I go, you go… we go?” The ‘Turn’ in Different Gaming Systems

In the simplest of games, it is accepted that players take turns. It is drummed into us from an early age. As we grow up and start playing board games, everyone still gets their turn, one after the other. Monopoly is a good example. In the majority of wargames, this holds true too. As gamers, we… More “I go, you go… we go?” The ‘Turn’ in Different Gaming Systems

Hobby Guilt – Christmas Edition

Rob: Well, it’s the Christmas Edition, but there’s nothing festive about this week’s painting. With work’s parties and day to day life, there’s not been too much in the way of painting other than finishing off the Stormcast Eternals for Wednesday’s post: I’ve also been working on the Khorne Bloodbound a little, though not a… More Hobby Guilt – Christmas Edition

Video "How to: Shade Your Models"

New to painting, or want to find a better way to add depth to your models? This short video shows two different methods for shading your models and making them look more impressive! Tools used: Citadel Nuln Oil Citadel Medium Shade Brush Windsor and Newton Series 7 Size 1 Brush Used for recording: Sony HDR-XR550… More Video "How to: Shade Your Models"