Mantic goblin archers

April 8, 2018

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These little guys look quite green after some extra coloring added back. My first attempt ended up quite brown. Thanks to Army Painter green wash they can proudly take their rightful place in greenskin armies. I’m curious to find out how Heresy Miniatures goblins look against these. These five are part of a Mantic sample […]

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HoTT Wood Elves: Red white n blue squadron

December 27, 2017

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I’m pretty sure this basing won’t match the last element I completed…  

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Oswald the Halberdier – finished version

November 22, 2017

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Several coats of varnish  over the paint – for Oswald needs to stand up to being banged around, dropped, and transported any old how – and he’s ready for action!

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Oswald’s left arm, and hood

November 19, 2017

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Having got the basic pose, I went to stage 2, another round of heat and needle nose pliers, to rotate that left arm so the thumb is back. I also decided to use liquid green stuff to build Oswald a hood, since I’m using it to strengthen the feet on the stand. Oswald originally had […]

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Oswald the Halberdier – the quickie conversion

November 18, 2017

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So last game night I mentioned that I should find an Oswald. After all we are about to hit level 2 and he’s still with us. I wanted something that can be pushed roughly around on a game mat, and the same heroic scale we are playing with. My detective work through various options (including seeing […]

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Short review: Ultima Ratio’s 1:72 scale Chindits

July 24, 2017

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Summary: They do the job, at the right scale and look, but could be so much better.   For 1:72 wargamers of the Burma WWII theatre (or roleplayers wanting some pretty cheap, sturdy tabletop accessories) Ultima Ratio offers a fresh option. Previously, for portraying allied forces, Australian infantry from Airfix was your best option. Chindits […]

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[DBA3.0] Solo battle: Later Carthaginians II/32a v Numidians II/40

July 10, 2017

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In which Later Carthaginians (LCart) go searching for their first win, and get their ass handed to them by Numidians (Num). Set-up Home and away: LCart Ag4 rnd6=10, Num Ag1 rnd2=6. Num are defence. Terrain: results on the random terrain roll are tweaked to portray Num home ground, in that ‘hill’ becomes ‘difficult hill’ and […]