In times gone by when I was a nipper, I remember the old crappy plastic chewbacca costume I used to own. How I'd run around the place pretending to be the famous wookie co pilot of the millenium falcon, I was nuts about Star Wars. As luck would have it, I'm still a fan today.… Continue reading Fan Vs Fan, Tales of Star Wars fandom and extended universes…
Project Brainstorming: Dynasty Warriors 15mm; Can it be done?
So, this year I have quite a few ideas for new settings for my wargaming projects, since this is 2014 , I thought I'd get the ball rolling and start getting my arse into gear sorting my lists of aquisitions in order, and to see if these plans are going to be doo-able within my… Continue reading Project Brainstorming: Dynasty Warriors 15mm; Can it be done?
Grinning Skull at the Movies: Dredd
I don't get as much time as I would like to watch movies, and this one is one I've been wanting to see for ages, given that it's comic book heritage is straight out of the pages of 2000AD. Yes, I finally got to see the latest movie based on the iconic, Judge Dredd!! Right… Continue reading Grinning Skull at the Movies: Dredd
I am Iron Man!! One man’s quest to become a superhero! (Kickstarter)
The thing I enjoy about looking around the Kickstarter site and its projects, is that I will find some real interesting and funny stuff there, and this is one of the latter. TheOnlyTonyStark is trying to build himself a more robust version of this plastic carrymat Iron man suit! Well, he's probably not anything like… Continue reading I am Iron Man!! One man’s quest to become a superhero! (Kickstarter)
Police warning on potent drugs ‘bath salts’ causing psychotic and naked rampages | The Courier-Mail
As you may know, here at the Grinning Skull, zombies figure heavily and I like to keep up to date with the latest news, trends and media. You may remember that I have published several news articles about the "Bath salts zombie effect" that drug users experience whilst high on these new designer drugs. Things… Continue reading Police warning on potent drugs ‘bath salts’ causing psychotic and naked rampages | The Courier-Mail