Friday, November 30, 2012

ZombieSmith Casting Video

About a year ago, Josh from ZombieSmith put together a video showing some behind-the-scenes casting equipment and techniques.  Enjoy!

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Quick Tip from Les

Over on the Awesome Paint Job YouTube channel is a video showing how to quickly add shadows to a painted figure with an oil wash.  Enjoy!

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Yury Serebryakov's Sculpting Blog

You will be amazed at the level of detail that goes into the sculpting of miniature figures in the many pictures on Yury Serebryakov's Sculpting Blog.  See more here!

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Kamloopian Fort Build

The Kamloopian is back, baby, and he's scratch-building a 1/72 scale model of the Hudson Bay Fort.  He's got the first five installments up on his YouTube channel, so strap yourself in before you hit play because the total on the videos is over an hour and a half of Kamloopian goodness.  The first two are below, the newer three you'll find on his channel. Enjoy!

Monday, November 26, 2012

Rock Giant on Chuck's Plog

On Chuck's Plog ( ) is a pictorial article on his latest miniature creation, a rocky giant with dual-basing so that it can be used in multiple systems.  See more here!

Sunday, November 25, 2012

The Battle of Brown Hills - Gygax Report

Over on the website is a recently discovered report from Gary Gygax on The Battle of Brown Hills.  Read more here!

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Board Gaming Bars and Cafes

If you happen to be in Chicago, Guthries Tavern on the Northside has a selection of board games you can play.  If you know of other such places, be they bars or coffee chops or whatever, please add them in the comments below.  See more on Guthries here!

Friday, November 23, 2012

Simple Arena from Terrainminion and Terrainaholic

Over on the Terrainminion YouTube channel is a new arena, simply built using Hirst Arts, that you can get from Terrainaholic for $40 or $60 with drybrushing already done.  Enjoy!

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Clones, Retro Clones, and Old School Modernizations

There are a couple of useful pages for keeping track of all the so-called RPG clones, retro-clones, and other Old School stylized games on the current market.  Read more here and here!

Image thanks to Joseph Browning of Expeditious Retreat Press

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Tabletop Wargaming Defined

There's a neat little video on the vlad48 YouTube channel for beginners about tabletop wargming and its origins that is worth watching.  Enjoy!

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Building a Ruined City with Terrainaholoic

Terrainaholic has used the Modest Magic $40 Castles and Keeps set to build a ruined city.  Enjoy!

Monday, November 19, 2012

TerranScapes Revisits Airbrushing

Late in October, TerranScapes revisited airbrushing after getting some feedback and watching some tutorials following his video on airbrushing earlier this year.  Enjoy!

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Thor's Hammer Giveaway

Over on Storm the Castle and Epic Fantasy YouTube channel, you can still get in under the wire for his Thor's Hammer project contest giveaway.  Enjoy!

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Free Delving Deeper Reference Rules Bundle

The Delving Deeper Reference Rules Bundle is currently FREE at and related online stores.  See more here!

Friday, November 16, 2012

Scratch-Built Ladders

Over on the website is a new tutorial on scratch-built ladders that is easy to follow and produces wonderful results. Read and see more here (use Google Chrome to translate)!

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Kev's Lounge Hero's Hall Papercraft Terrain

Kev's Lounge has a new Papercraft terrain offering called "Hero's Hall: that looks phenomenal.  See more here!

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Storm the Castle's Medieval Diorama Complete

Over on the Storm the Castle YouTube channel is a new video showing the completed Medieval Village diorama.  Enjoy!

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Terraclips Temple of the Frog

An enterprising gamer has used the Terraclips building sets to recreate The Temple of the Frog.  Check out the pics he posted over on photobucket here!

Monday, November 12, 2012

Fat Goblin Games Maps Kickstarter

Fat Goblin Games has a new Kickstarter project featuring maps.  See more here!

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Free Wargames for Unemployed from GMT Games

A recent article on heralds GMT Games efforts to supply free wargames to the unemployed.  Read more here!

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Roman Ship and Building Models from Hotz Artworks

Check out the Roman Ship and Building Models from Hotz Artworks.  They are part of their Roman Seas line and you can see more here!

Friday, November 9, 2012

1/144th Millennium Falcon from Doctor Faust

Over on The Painting Clinic YouTube channel, Doctor Faust has spliced together his 3 hours of videos on his 1/144th scale Millennium Falcon build.  Enjoy!

Thursday, November 8, 2012

TerranScapes on Hirst Arts Buildings

On his YouTube channel, TerranScapes takes a fresh look at how to utilize Hirst Arts Buildings in his product lines.  Enjoy!

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

How to Choose the Perfect Board Game

The Silver Oaks Casino's department or marketing memes came up with a pretty good one.  See more here!

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Airbrushing Faces from BuyPainted

Over on the BuyPainted YouTube channel is a neat video on how to paint faces of miniatures with an airbrush.  Enjoy!

Monday, November 5, 2012

Kraftmark ProCreate Putty

I hear good things about Kraftmark ProCreate Putty and, though I haven't tried it out myself just yet, I thought I would mention it for others to consider.  Read more here!

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Plinth Burning

Over on the Coloured Dust game blog about painting and modeling miniatures is a new post about burning plinths to give them texture and character.  Read more here!

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Worthy Painting Does Mantic's Kickstarter Orcs and Elves

Over on the Worthy Painting YouTube channel is a new video showing off some of the Kickstarter miniatures from Mantic including Orcs and Elves.  Enjoy!

Friday, November 2, 2012

Tabletop Does Star Fluxx

On the Geek & Sundry YouTube channel is a new video in the Tabletop series with Wil Wheaton in which he plays Star Fluxx with guests Alex Albrecht, Chloe Dykstra, and Jordan Mechner.  Enjoy!

Thursday, November 1, 2012