Paw Patrol Spacecraft Part 2. Completed!
It’s finally done! The toybashed Paw Patrol resale shop find is now a fully functional Dual-Scale spaceship! Lets take a look at the exterior. Close up showing the paintwork which is mostly light layers of spray paint with lots of drybrushing of black and tan smudges for weathering and scorch marks. Black Washes also in ... Read more
AAR- Mech Attack Battle at Adepticon 2022
As noted in the earlier post, this March was the return of Adepticon and CSW’s almost-famous big 28mm Mech Attack game. What follows is an overview and pictures of that battle. This was the first year in which we had a full signup and an equally long waiting list. Every player on the signup and ... Read more
Dragon-Fall 2019 Walking Dead Narrative Games
At Dragon-Fall 2019, I prepared a 2 part Walking Dead All Out War narrative campaign. The first part was a twist on the scenario I have run numerous times before, and the second part was something totally different. This was a city once, a long, long time ago. Now it’s a tomb filled with the ... Read more
Tutorial: Spacecraft 3- Ventauran Assault Craft.
Here’s the biggie… This is not my favorite of the 3 Spacecraft I built for Adepticon, but it’s the one that I think is the most visually impressive. I painted it to match my Ventauran force which is green with orange accents. Ventaurans are a figure line based largely on Traveler Zhodani, created and produced ... Read more
Tutorial: Spacecraft 2- Medium Cargo Lighter
Here is round two of the Spaceship showcases. As with the previous post, this one also has some good in-progress shots at the Spaceship build post. This spacecraft began it’s life as the front 2/3 of a Power Rangers Mission Response Vehicle . And yeah, it’s had A LOT of modifications. I’m calling it a ... Read more
Tutorial: Spaceship 1- Smugglers Cargo Lifter.
I finally got around to posting pictures of the objective spaceships from our Adepticon Mech Attack Game. For a few in-progress pics, see my earlier post on Spacecraft Construction. The starting point for the first one was a Star Wars “Deluxe Republic Attack Shuttle”. The example I acquired was missing the wings (along with a ... Read more
Last Minute Adepticon Prep- 3 Spacecraft for 28mm Mech Attack.
It’s one week from our annual Mech Attack game at Adepticon (Saturday at 10AM) and I’m working like mad to finish up this year’s additions. Two years ago, we added a short train line. Last year we added a full elevated freight train and aircraft. This year we’re adding Spaceships! The game is a get-to-the-dropzone ... Read more
Tutorial: Making a Grassland Gaming Mat from an Ikea Rug
While wandering around Ikea, I spotted a mound of bright green, square, shaggy rugs and decided to use one as a grasslands mat. The rug is called Hampen in Ikea’s naming system. It is 80cm (~31.5 in.) square, so will be slightly small but suitable for Song of Blades and Heroes, Bushido, or many other ... Read more
2017 Hobby year in review
2017 was a big hobby year for me. I managed to play a bunch of new games that I love, and I got a bunch of projects finished: My first finished minis of the year were the Prefecture of Ryu faction starter for Bushido. I learned how to use my cutting machine to make scale ... Read more
Sept 23 Brian Stuchell Cancer Benefit- Raffle Prize Preview Part 7
Here is part 7 of the raffle Prize preview. If you would like to win one of these fantastic prizes, come to Greenfire Games on September 23! Ironheart Artisans donated this cool MDF terrain kit, perfect for Shadow War Armageddon, or any other post apocalyptic game. Mantic donated this Walking Dead starter set, and 2 ... Read more