Grinning Skull Creative update, and we’ve scored 250,000+ hits…

Long time no post!! Hi everyone, just taking a break in my busy schedule to do some long overdue updates here, and I just wanted to let you know that I've just finally added a couple of pages to the site that are intended to show and catalogue some of the work I have done… Continue reading Grinning Skull Creative update, and we’ve scored 250,000+ hits…

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Wargames Bakery Stencilis

You might remember Wargames Bakery and their last KS campaign, with their base stamps and their groovy name, and this time they are back with another new addition to the many stencils that are available on the market. Even so there are quite a lot of stencils available at the moment, these differ from many… Continue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Wargames Bakery Stencilis

Mini Sculpting: 28mm Ettin/2 headed troll; Fnar-frag the two faced!

Ok, you're going to have to forgive my net connection, it's not great at the best of times, but like I have told you before, I promised to show you some stuff I have been working on. This is a personal WIP for my WFB orc and gobbo army, mainly my troll mob. I must… Continue reading Mini Sculpting: 28mm Ettin/2 headed troll; Fnar-frag the two faced!

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Michael Baird’s Folklore Monster Puppets Kickstarter

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

World Book Night 2013 Giveaway: The Dark Judges

So, as ever I have been involved in this years World Book night (April 23rd) and my choice this year as a giver, is a collected 2000AD book about the evil deadworld Judges, Death, Fire, Fear and Mortis. This classic collection is what I remember as a kid, eagerly getting my copy of 2000AD every… Continue reading World Book Night 2013 Giveaway: The Dark Judges

Coming Soon…Grinning Skull Miniatures from 15mm.co.uk

I have the great pleasure to let you all know that months of hard work has finally paid off, and that soon you will be able to get your hands on my new range of 15mm figures! That's right, if you remember last year, I failed to secure funding for my indiegogo campaign to get… Continue reading Coming Soon…Grinning Skull Miniatures from 15mm.co.uk

Update: Finished Book of the Oggam PDF available for free download!

Well, all I can say is its been a long time in coming, but finally the Book of the Oggam PDF has been finished! I thought I would let you know it's now on site and available for free download! This is the full version, complete with detailed history, geography and physiology about the oggam,… Continue reading Update: Finished Book of the Oggam PDF available for free download!

Need to know where to go in an apocolypse? Get the Seattle Doomsday Map on Kickstarter!

This very cool concept over on Kickstarter is something I thought I would point out for post apoc/zombie fans, wargamers and roleplayers. Here is presented a full map of Seattle in the midst of a apocolyptic scenario, this would make a great prop, or campaign map for your zombie wargaming campaigns, or just a cool… Continue reading Need to know where to go in an apocolypse? Get the Seattle Doomsday Map on Kickstarter!

15mm Miniature Creature Design basics

Ok, lately I've been toying with some new concepts for creature design for a new alien race or two, for use in 15mm Sci-fi wargaming. Everytime I start this creative process, regardless of what the creature is going to be used for, a large sculpture or mask, an ornament or miniature, the brainstorm begins. This… Continue reading 15mm Miniature Creature Design basics

[Graphic] Failed Doomsday Predictions through the ages.

As you know, The Grinning Skull tends to feature material concerning Armageddon, the zombie apocolypse and most things four horseman-like, so Allison and the team at Onlinepsychologydegree.net thought you might like this fun infographic about some instances the doom sayers have got it wrong! If you have anything that you think our readers would ¬†find… Continue reading [Graphic] Failed Doomsday Predictions through the ages.