Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Undead from Castle Ravenloft Boardgame

I was looking through the tin- and plastics-mountain the other day and found a bag of plastic miniatures – the remaining minis from the Castle Ravenloft boardgame that I still haven’t painted. I intend to finish all board-game minis before the next one hits me, and that means Ravenloft and Brimstone are moving to the painting table.
First the undead cannon fodder.
All were blockpainted with whatever I had handy and washed with Army Painter Strong Tone Ink.
Zombies – skin painted with Vallejo 884 Stone Grey
Ghouls – skin 971 Green Grey

Skeletons - bone white obviously. Shields where also drybrushed with 863 Gunmetal Grey to get a worn look.
The zombies actually saw action this weekend as substitute Hungry Dead in a game of Shadows of Brimstone. We, an Indian Scout and an Outlaw, managed the 'For a Handful of Darkstone' scenario and came away with a lot of loot. Great fun!

5 comments:

  1. Ah, cool, first time you won a game of Brimstone, right?

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  2. Yep and we had another great game yesterday. We saved the abducted doctor with a margin that was ridicoulus (my inidian scout had 1 sanity left och the desperado could have fallen in the last attack). Even more fun!

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  3. Still have to play my first game. But nice to see some ppl actively playing. Seems its not so bad as you could think while reading through the kickstarter comments :)

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    1. Well we really enjoy the game. The rulebook is a bit of a mess (how about an index...!) so it can take a while to find a rule and we still missed some things. The gameplay though is really fun and it will be better the more monsters you have. Looking forward to the expansions...

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