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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


My TMX 2018 Experience(s)

I can’t quite recall exactly when I first watched ‘Uncle Atom’s’ youtube videos. I’m certain it was when I first started to get back in to this hobby and searched for general painting tips, somehow ran across his videos and followed his channel ever since. I regularly save his 2 hour Every Other Sunday chats ... Read more


CSW at Tabletop Minions Expo

Chicago Skirmish Wargames made an appearance, and ran some events at the 2nd annual TMX, run by our friend, Uncle Atom. We have planned a few posts to show off some of the cool games we saw there. For now, enjoy a photo dump of the weekend: Tim and I ran our Roadside Picnic game, ... Read more


TUTORIAL: The Great Green Elrik’s Hobbies Marble Adventure

Greetings oh ye painters of tiny things! I’ve a fun project, nay, adventure, for those daring enough to deal with messy wet paints and those with patience to let layers dry! Indeed, a fun way of emulating marble that anybody can do with but a few simple strokes of a brush. It’s also a great ... Read more


AAR- Checkpoint Bravo: Gaslands Race!

I must say, this Gaslands game is making waves. The initial book printing sold out, and has since been reprinted. Apparently, lots of gamers are excited about souping up their vehicles and bringing their favorite pulp apocalyptic death car movies to life! Well, not real life, in which the people on Chicago highways already seem ... Read more


Adventures in Mini-ing: Painting The Tenth Dragon

As a fun way to end 2017, I entered in to a local painting competition. In this brief article, I’ll offer some insight as to my creative process for this particular piece. It was a bit of a rush as I entered with around 10 days until the submission deadline! But I’m also of the ... Read more


A Hazardous Wind: Gaslands Impressions

Ah, who else remembers the good ol’ days of snake shaped racing cars that could unleash explosive barrages and hit ramps with enough speed to jump and successfully land hundreds of feet away with the driver’s spine still intact only to live and fight another day? Fine summer afternoons spent with automotive carnage (;D) and ... Read more


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