Happy Birthday Grinning Skull! A year old Today!!

Well, its been a year since I launched this site, so officially its our birthday here at the Grinning Skull, and the oggam too!! It's been an interesting time, I've learnt plenty of new skills in this past year, and I've had a blast with the blog (Which has learnt me to focus and concentrate… Continue reading Happy Birthday Grinning Skull! A year old Today!!

Dredd Movie sequel campaign launched online!

Hello there Folks! Yes I'm back after internet connection issues which are kind of sorted...but anyway, I want to draw your attention to this bit of news. If you are one of those movie goers that enjoyed the last cinematic outing of Judge Dredd (The Urban one, not Stallone) and were a bit miffed that… Continue reading Dredd Movie sequel campaign launched online!

Ooooow, you cheeky Starblazer you!

I recently managed to get hold of a bundle of vintage "Starblazer" comics to help inspire me with a bit of retro sci-fi for my projects. I did bag them at a pretty good price, considering that I see them about individually for up to £3 a piece, 15 for just over a fiver is… Continue reading Ooooow, you cheeky Starblazer you!

Terrain Workshop: Ruined Houses (part 2)

Following on from the last post, in this part, I'm going to show you how to create a really easy, companion set of ruins using a few waste materials that one might have on hand. From this: To this: Lets get started. The foundation of this model is balsa wood, taken from a horse wooden… Continue reading Terrain Workshop: Ruined Houses (part 2)

Terrain Workshop: Ruined houses (part 1)

So I thought I'd share some stuff what I've been up to for my 15mm gaming, if you've read my other articles previous, then you'll know I have plans for a totally ruined board for post apoc, zombie, and modern gaming purposes, and since I was in scratch building mood I'll try and talk you… Continue reading Terrain Workshop: Ruined houses (part 1)

Grinning Skull at the movies: World War Z

Well, well well, I thought it was time to put up a review about the latest zombie movie everyone's been talking about (mainly for negative reasons...) World War Z. I had seen much about this movie on the net, before even seeing the film there were plenty of rumours and spoilers that I thought were… Continue reading Grinning Skull at the movies: World War Z