Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg, Germany

The Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg, Germany, is a wondrous sight to behold.  And though this is primarily a gaming blog, sometimes giving a little attention to our sister hobby, model railroad building, is rght in order.  Enjoy!

Monday, July 30, 2012

Midas Tirith Models

Over on Facebook, someone showed off some pics of the Midas Tirith model used by WETA Workshop.

Very cool but obviously not set up for tabletop gameplay.  However, the folks at modelcastles.biz have a 25mm version of their own that can be yours for a mere $2,500.00 (US).  See more here!

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Persian Archers from Warmodeling.net

Warmodeling.net has some pics on new Persian archers.  See more here!

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Terrainaholic's Friends Jasen's Dungeon Terrain

Over on Terrainaholic's YouTube channel, he shows off his friend Jasen's Dungeon Terrain.  Enjoy!

Friday, July 27, 2012

Game Decor - Treasures & Trinkets Page

There is a whole page dedicated to tips on how to build various scale model treasures and trinkets over on the gamedecor.com website.  Read more here!

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Custom Kingdoms Buildings

Bluetablepainting's YouTube channel recently ran a video showing off some of the great buildings from Custom Kingdoms.  Enjoy!

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Basing with Cork from Eastern Front Studios

Mickey Leach of Eastern Front Studios is sharing some secrets on how he uses cork to make some very cool bases in a recent YouTube video.  Enjoy!

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Pirate Island

Over on the TerraGenesis forums, there's a thread showing some great photos of a Pirate Island used for a tabletop miniatures scenario.  See more here!

Monday, July 23, 2012

Dwarven Forge Mines of Moria

There's an excellent entry over on the dwarvenforge.info website showing how the Mines of Moria might look using their fantastic terrain.  See more here!

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Scratch-Build Wooden Wheels from The Lost and the Damned

Check out the nifty new tutorial on "How to Scratch-Build Wooden Wheels" over on The Lost and the Damned website.  Read more here!

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Pirate Ship Terrain

Over on Dungeon Master Mark's YouTube channel, he's got a new video highlighting "Pirate ship terrain for gaming."  Enjoy!

Friday, July 20, 2012

How To Make A Mold With Mold Maker

There is a cool video over on the PolyFormProducts YouTube channel detailing "How To Make A Mold With Mold Maker" from the good folks at PolyForm Products.  Enjoy!

Thursday, July 19, 2012

HeroQuest Barbarian with Spirit Blade

Over on The Lost and the Damned website, Mortis has begun some HeroQuest figure conversions and paint jobs.  Check out his "HeroQuest Barbarian with Spirit Blade" here!

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Midwest Miniatures Guy

The Midwest Miniatures Guy Facebook page has just recently surpassed the 400 Likes milestone. If you like using minis in your tabletop roleplaying games, wargames, or just as a hobby on their own, check out his Facebook page and maybe Like it yourself. See more here!

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Brave Halfling Games Boxes

Check out these videos from Brave Halfling Publishing showing off some game boxes in which to store your valuables.  Enjoy!

Monday, July 16, 2012

Necron Gate and Tomb Kings Pool from terrainaholoic

Over on the terrainaholic YouTube channel, he highlights some pieces including a "Necron Gate and Tomb Kings Pool."  Enjoy!

Sunday, July 15, 2012

TerranScapes Castle Project (Third Video)

Over on the TerranScapes YouTube channel is the third installment of the Castle Project. Enjoy!

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Lost and the Damned - Mortis does More Minis

The esteemed Mortis Logan has a couple of new paint jobs on old minis and a nifty portcullis he made from scratch highlighted on a recent blog post over on The Lost and the Damned website.  Read more here!

Friday, July 13, 2012

How To Make a Rope Bridge with Terrainaholic

Over on the terrainaholic YouTube channel, there's a new video on "How To Make a Rope Bridge."  Enjoy!

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Squidgy Bridge Weathering Inspiration

Over on the Squidgy Bridge YouTube channel is a recent video expounding on some weathering inspiration that is a real treat to watch.  Enjoy!

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

TerranScapes Tower Matching - Hirst and Minis Bldg Authority

There is a recent TerranScapes video on their YouTube channel that, in their words -
Shows some Hirst Arts towers that were finished to match Miniatures Building Authority walls and towers. Also introduces a new weathering product - Model Mates Weathering Liquid and shows an example of its use on another Hirst Arts pair of buildings.


Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Dry Pigment Painting

There is an interesting blog post over on chestofcolors.com called "How to paint with dry pigments" that gives details on an alternative way to paint figures.  Read more here!

Monday, July 9, 2012

Painting Medieval Longbowmen

There is a new video on the 2PaintMiniatures YouTube channel showing how to paint 1/72 scale medieval longbowmen.  Enjoy!

Sunday, July 8, 2012

A. G. Productions Start to Finish Video on the Crypt Horror

A. G. Productions have put a video up on their website (that won't be on YouTube for a couple of weeks) showing a start to finish paint job on the Crypt Horror.  Check it out here!

Saturday, July 7, 2012

The Miniatures Man Website

There is a cool website called The Miniatures Man (at miniatyrmannen.blogspot.com) with lots of posts and pics on miniatures of all varieties.  Check it out here!

Friday, July 6, 2012

Custom Scenic Bases on the Coloured Dust Blog

ColouredDust.blogspot.com takes a good look at materials for custom scenic bases.  Read more here!

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Painting Elite's 1870 French Line Infantry Lieutenant

There is a very detailed, three-part painting tutorial on the gioazz YouTube channel (connected to http://giovannimodelling.blogspot.com/) which shows how to tackle Elite's 1870 French Line Infantry Lieutenant.  Bookmark it and/or subscribe to catch the fourth part when it comes out and enjoy!

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Tsuro Review from The Board Game Family

Over on YouTube's TheBoardGameFamily channel there's a cool review of Tsuro (2004) from a couple of years ago that I recently discovered.  The new release of Tsuro by the Sea (2012) makes taking a look at this older game worthwhile.  They recently played this game on TableTop (I mentioned it here) so giving it yet another look felt like a good idea.  Enjoy!

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

New Roll20.Net Trailer

Well, the work being done at Roll20.Net just keeps rolling along and getting more impressive by the day.  Check out the new trailer!

Monday, July 2, 2012

Flash and Seam Line Removal

Doctor Faust's Painting Clinic, on ThePaintingClinic YouTube channel, put up a video a short time ago called "The Basics: How to Remove Flash & Seam Lines from Miniatures" that is well worth a look.  Enjoy!

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Forest Goblin Shaman Painting

Over on the coloureddust.blogspot.com website there's a very good tutorial on how to paint the Forest Goblin Shaman miniature that is well worth a look.  Read more here!