Monday, December 31, 2012

Ice Cavern Terrain

DungeonMasterMark's YouTube channel has a new video on Ice Cavern Terrain.  Enjoy!

Sunday, December 30, 2012

Pogre's Miniature and Model Thread Milestone

I've mentioned Pogre's Miniature and Model thread here before and likely many already know of its existence on EN World, but as of yesterday a new milestone has been reached.  In 2012, Pogre has managed to paint (and paint well, IMO) one hundred figures.  The thread has been going since August of 2003, so in eight months there will be another milestone achieved, that of being around for a decade, but for now we'll simply shout "Huzzah and Congrats" to Pogre for this fine feat and his great efforts.  If you haven't already, bookmark that thread for browsing when you're looking for color schemes, modeling ideas, or just some inspiration to get you to pick up a brush.  See more here!

Saturday, December 29, 2012

28mm Dark Age Saxons by Analogue Hobbies

Over on the Analogue Hobbies blog is a recent posting showing off some 28mm Dark Age Saxons fixed up as a faction.  See more here!

Friday, December 28, 2012

Doctor Faust's Painting Clinic Contest

Over on The Painting Clinic YouTube channel, you can get the details on his Facebook page contest.  You guess the number of minis in a jar and can win an airbrush.  See more here and enjoy the video!

Thursday, December 27, 2012

10,000 Pt Empire Army from Blue Table Painting

Late last week, Blue Table Painting posted a video of a 10,000 point Empire army on their YouTube feed.  Enjoy!

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Basing Ogres with 3++ is the New Black

Over on the 3++ is the New Black website ( ) is an Ogre Basing Tutorial with a lot of great ideas and photos.  See more here!

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Santa Frog

If you get a kick out of holiday themed miniatures, you'll love Santa Frog and Tadpole Tim, sculpted by Dave Summers, over at Dark Sword Miniatures.  See more here!

Monday, December 24, 2012

Bases for Flying Creatures with Terrainaholic

Terrainaholic has a new YouTube video showing "How to make your own flying stands with plexy glass."  Enjoy!

Sunday, December 23, 2012

Bones Unboxing - Vampires from Reaper

Over on the ReaperMiniOfficial YouTube channel is a new video showing off the Vampire minis from the Bones miniatures line.  Enjoy!

Saturday, December 22, 2012

EQNWS YouTube Reviews of Fireforge Minis

I've mentioned the eqnws YouTube channel in the past and the thorough reviews that can be found there.  Here are a couple from earlier this year of some Fireforge Miniatures boxes of mounted soldiers, the first of Teutonic Knights and the second of Mounted Sergeants.  Here's a link to the Fireforge Games website and their Facebook page.  Enjoy!

Friday, December 21, 2012

Demon City Table Project from Terrainaholic

Terrainaholic has a new YouTube video showing the early progress on his Demon City project.  Enjoy!

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Thorin's Map

If you are planning a Hobbit campaign (regardless of the game system you decide to use), you might be interested in picking up a copy of Thorin's Map from the good folk at WETA Workshop.  See more here!

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Board Game Review: Kingdom Builder

Over on The Boardgame Family YouTube channel is a new video, a "Board Game Review: (for) Kingdom Builder." Enjoy!

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Ares Games Heralds The Battle of Five Armies for 2013

Over on the website, you'll find information on their 2013 game The Battle of Five Armies.  Read more here!

Monday, December 17, 2012

The Painting Clinic Review of Army Painter Quicksahde

Over on The Painting Clinic YouTube channel is a video review of the Army Painter Quickshade products.  Enjoy!

Sunday, December 16, 2012


There is a cool website and app available at that allows you to make 3D figures and print them out.  See more here!

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Purple Worm Painting

There is a new blog post on The Lost and the Damned showing how the Reaper Purple Worm figure can be painted.  See more here!

Friday, December 14, 2012

Terrainaholic's LotR Elven Set Painted

To follow up on the 30 minute challenge Terrainaholic showed in video format on his YouTube channel last week, he has a new video posted showing off the painted LotR Elven Set.  Enjoy!

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Warpath Unboxing with Worthy Painting

Over on the Worthy Painting YouTube channel is an unboxing video of the Warpath - Forge Fathers Battleset from Mantic Games.  Enjoy!

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

d20 Dark Ages Blog 52 Minis in 52 Weeks

The d20 Dark Ages blog has a recent postings declaring success in the goal of completing 52 minis in 52 weeks.  See more here!

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Terrainaholic's 30 Minute Painting Challenge

As he says in the video, the 30 Minute Painting Challenge is not about competing with what happens in the video.  It is about challenging yourself to put together a quick project for yourself.  Check out Terrainaholic's YouTube video and add a video response here!

Monday, December 10, 2012

Worthy Painting and Basecrafts Woodland Set

Recently over on the Worthy Painting YouTube channel, John unboxed a Basecrafts Woodland basing set.  Enjoy!

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Nail Decals for Minis Says Doctor Faust

Over on ThePaintingClinic YouTube channel, Doctor Faust suggests grabbing standard water transfer decals that get used for finger (or toe) nails to decorate your miniatures.  Spoiler: They aren't all hearts, flowers, and rainbows.  Enjoy!

Note: The esteemed Doctor Faust has an update he is sharing around the web -
Not everything I say is 100% guaranteed to work. Take in point the recent video on nail decals. I ordered more from a few different eBay sellers. The ones I ordered from lstarstyle or Lucky Star Style are in fact printed on extremely thin clear plastic instead of standard decal paper, meaning they have a thick edge and don't bend around small folds. Fairly useless for minis. I admit I didn't buy samples from EVERY seller on eBay before making that video and I have no idea how common are these "plastic" decals. If you ordered decals from some random seller of off eBay and get these useless decals I apologize. I had no idea of their existence up until now. Buyer beware.

Saturday, December 8, 2012

Stone Texture Tutorial from Battleground Hobbies

Over on the Battleground Hobbies blog is a neat tutorial on modeling buildings with stone textures.  See more here!

Friday, December 7, 2012

Hobbit Figures Being Painted

Over on the Four-Color Figures blog, Scott is working his way through painting the new GW Hobbit figures, Dwarf by Dwarf and so on.  See more here!

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Medieval Warfare Magazine Issue 2.6

The sixth issue in the second volume of Medieval Warfare Magazine has been released.  Read more here!

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Litko Raptor Mounts

Some time ago, I mentioned in a blog post here that Litko had some excellent horse mounts that can be used in combination with most standing miniature bipeds.  Imagine my delight upon discovering that they also have Raptor Mounts which you can find here!

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Foam Castle from Epic Fantasy

Over on the Epic Fantasy YouTube channel is a new video showing "How to make a Foam Castle - that really looks fantastic!"  Enjoy!

Monday, December 3, 2012

Castelli Reviews: Hannibal Rome vs Carthage.

An interesting boardgame my buddy Wayne has coaxed me into trying, not that it takes much for any pre-gunpowder Era wargame, is called "Hannibal Rome vs Carthage."  On the Castelli (harrymaxryan) YouTube channel, about a year and a half ago, is a very well-handled review.  Enjoy!

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Double Floor Designs with Terrainaholic

Terrainaholic has a new video on his YouTube channel showing "How to get double floor designs."  Enjoy!

Saturday, December 1, 2012

The Hobbit an Unexpected Journey Strategy Battle Game set from Games Workshop

YouTube's Worthy Painting channel has an unboxing video for The Hobbit an Unexpected Journey Strategy Battle Game set from Games Workshop.  Having watched the unboxing video, I can say I think that the figures and scenery pieces look amazingly good.  The sets are selling for $125.00 MSRP, according to my buddy Rich at Games Plus in Mount Prospect, IL, and he told me they have a handful of the limited edition sets (with the Radagast the Brown special figure) going on the shelf this morning.  Enjoy!