Thursday 27 September 2018

Abigail from Rise of Moloch and an ordinary ghost

White… I always dread white. It’s bloody difficult to look convincingly white.
So I started with the ghost from Reaper. A white primer, Dark Tone wash and then heavy drybrushing with white.
It actually didn’t look too bad. Maybe white isn’t so difficult.
When I was half convinced that I could do a reasonable white I starter with Abigail Sutherland, one of the heroes of The World of SMOG: Rise of Moloch. She’s another stunning model, they all are.
I removed her from her internal base, cleaned up some mould-lines and repeated the ghost treatment and added colour here and there.
Ready for gaming with a ghost as a bonus.
original art from her card

Monday 24 September 2018

Female Witch Doctor

The first tribe member for my Paleo Diet: Eat or be Eaten campaign. I got her from the Female Forest Tribe kickstarter. Delivery is unfortunately way behind schedule, and I’m still waiting for some spear-women and riders, but the resin-minis are really very good. Well worth the wait!
I think of her as the Chieftain of the hunting party, and probably a Shaman, Thinker or Healer.
Now I just have to finish three more females and I will have enough figures to start gaming.
If you like the looks of this, or the other figures from the kickstarter, then they will probably soon be available at Heroes of the Dark Age.

Friday 21 September 2018

Wheels for my 28mm heroes

I’ve been looking for vehicles for my games, both pulp, 70’s and modern.
I found the Mini Cooper (1/43 scale) and the truck (about 1/50 scale I guess) at a gigantic flea market the other week. They will come in handy with our up-coming zombie-game (Hjärnor/Brains) set in Sweden.
The 1953 Cadillac (also 1/43 scale) was bought in a shop months ago and will be useful for both 70’s and modern. I think I have to paint up some Raggare to cruise the neighbourhood and bash some zombie-heads.
I will re-paint the truck into a park management vehicle or something like that. The other two look good as they are.
The 1/43 vehicles are obviously a bit big compared to the 28mm minis, but they will have to do.

Monday 17 September 2018

Smithy and some scatter terrain from Zealot

A smithy that I'm sure will come in handy.

Here’s some more stuff that stood half-finished on the painting table. As ususal it just took a short while to do the finishing touches.
A gate with portcullis, bubbling cauldron filled with something I would refuce to taste and a chest.
Everything comes from Zealot Miniatures and I got them from their kickstarter a couple of years ago.
Now I just have to design an adventure to use it all in.

Wednesday 12 September 2018

Dungeon vermin from Reaper

Here we have a bunch of small critters from Reaper’s Bones range that I got from one of their kickstarters. Giant centipedes, beetles, ticks and a large Prairie Tick Queen.
A bit crude sculpts, especially the legs on the beetles and ticks, but good enough as vermin.
I think they will see action in my coming Paleo Diet: Eat or be Eaten campaign, which will se cave-men (or women) against dinosaurs and other historically correct adversaries :)

Friday 7 September 2018

Blood Rage: Frost Giant

Blood Rage is probably the best game I have in my game collection, but it is unfortunately played far too seldom. Now it’s at the club as we really want to see it more often on the gaming table. 
It’s at the club and the half-finished Frost Giant stood on the painting table… not a good combo.
I have far too many half-finished minis and this one was a good reason to try to get them painted. As usual it didn’t take that much time to actually finish this one, and when I started it was lots of fun, as the mini is great.
So here it is painted and ready for a trip to the club.
Now I’m starting on a few of those other not-finished minis. With some luck they will be all be painted in the not too distant future.
He's huge, as giants tend to be.

Monday 3 September 2018

June to August – Miniatures Tally

Minis from Shadows of Brimstone, useable for other games too.
Summer was, as always, rather slow painting-wise, so I’ve bundled all the summer months into one tally-post.
Animals are always useful, from tiny dogs to large dinosaurs.
So here is summer summed up:
Total: - 31
SAGA archers, hero Athalanta from Mythic Battles: Pantheon, Morgan from Zombicide Black Plague, and a ghoul
2 T-34 tanks in 1/72 scale for 2 points.
Oops – I seem to have backed Cthulhu – Death May Die, and with that come a lot of minis. 84 to be precise. Cthulhu/pulp-stuff is my kryptonite…
Total: 86
Two Baddies from Rise of Moloch, a nun and two soldiers from Mercs.
Sold or given away:
I gave away at least 100 1/72 minis; WWII late war brits, commandos and 8th Army, and also a Char B.
Total: - 51

Bought:         191
Painted:         -97
Sale:             -180
Total:            - 86

Assorted scenery bits. Not counted in the tally, but still finished.
The year is still in the minus-field, that is, the tin- and plastics-mountain is getting smaller! But that has only been possible thanks to rather massive sell-offs, which is not necessarily a bad thing. But I only have that much stuff that I actually want to sell, so this can’t go on for ever…