Ok, not so long back I told you about the freebies you can get from artificial grass suppliers in the way of samples, and I promised you that I'd make something with mine, to help inspire you out there with what kind of thing you can do with them when they arrive. Before I start,… Continue reading Terrain Workshop: Artificial Grass field terrain.
My son pointed this out to me earlier, the strange case of the rotating Egyptian statue at Manchester Museum. If you follow the link to the video, you'll see this ancient funery statue move 180% from it's original position. There seem to be loads of theories of how this might be happening, but it's only… Continue reading The Mystery of the spinning Statue!!
http://youtu.be/sTdxH-pJf5Q I'ts been a just over a year since the bathsalts zombie phenomena first came to our attention through the media, when on 26th May 2012 bath salts user Rudy Eugene tried to eat the flesh off homeless Ronald Poppo's face, while high on the synthetic drug. While you might think things are quiet on… Continue reading Bathsalts zombies: A year on.
Darwin Games new KS is now live, and I for one really dig these great looking mini's. Sculpted by industry veteran Bob Olley, they are highly original and fun. Note to self: add some of these figures to my wish list. I did have a look at these before and thought they were fabulous figures,… Continue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Dawn: Rise of the Occulites Kickstarter
So I thought that you might like to see what I have been working on for the latest additions to the range, some are part sets (like the draxxion and the oggbot, and others are done. As ever, please feel free to comment, add suggestions or any questions you'd like to ask about any aspect… Continue reading Grinning Skull Miniatures: Latest Greens preview
It seems that modular terrain is the soup of the day at the moment,and that everyone's at having a go at making sets for us to spend their money on. The only problem I can foresee like I mentioned before, was that you need to sell some internal organs on the black market to be… Continue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Mythical Lairs Kickstarter
Absolutely stunning stuff here from Manor House Workshop, 28mm terrain at the top end. I fear that most of us can only dream of a custom set up like this, but one can dream! I'm pretty surprised that they have only raised a bit so far, as a lot of what they are offering is… Continue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Manorhouse Workshop on Indiegogo
Puppets if done correctly can be quite brilliant, so with that in mind I'd like to bring this KS to your attention. Coming from a LARP background, big 3D puppets and bodysuits can add so much to the whole ambience of a live game and this kind of thing would be ideal. Although this is… Continue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Michael Baird’s Folklore Monster Puppets Kickstarter
Now, I am a real big RISK fan, so when I saw this project, I really want to get in on the action! Not only do they have a wide variety of different themed boards and accompanying card sets, but there are options for custom etched wooden boards. Normally I don't buy download type stuff,… Continue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Havoc Risk Boards Kickstarter
So, I have found something out completely by accident that is excellent for us scratch builders & wargamers, yet the best thing is, it wont cost you a penny! A while ago, my missus and I were talking about turfing a few patches of bare earth in our garden and discussing options. Rather than shelling… Continue reading Grim’s Modelling Tips: Fake Grass Freebies!