Tagged: scenery

AAR- Trying Grimdark Future With New Minis, Table and Terrain

I am continuing my campaign to indoctrinate my children into wargaming I introduced my son to Grimdark Future last month shortly before our trip to TMX. The Tau miniatures (his new obsession), terrain, mat and table topper were all acquired from Josh recently. I’ve never tried to put together a 40k-style ruined city, but suddenly ... Read more


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- Song of Blades and Heroes With My Kids

Last month I took my first stab at miniature wargaming with both of my children as I introduced them to Song of Blades and Heroes (SBH). They’ve never played a miniatures game with each other that did not have a board. Heroquest is a ton of fun, but it’s a whole different experience when you ... 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


Mech Attack Layout Improvements For Adepticon 2022.

After a 2 year hiatus, last weekend Adepticon and my yearly Adepticon Mech Attack game returned to Schaumberg Illinois. Those who have followed our 10 year history with Mech Attack will know that each year we’ve tried to add interesting visual elements to the 7×8 Table on which we play the game. Helicopters, a Sci-Fi ... Read more


Paw Patrol Jet Becomes Sci-Fi Spacecraft. Part 1, Construction begins.

┬áIt’s been a couple years since I built any large 1:56 Spacecraft. I sold the three spacecraft that I built previously -and detailed on this blog- but with Adepticon coming at the end of the week, I’m in overdrive building another centerpiece for my Mech Attack Game. I’m turning a Paw Patrol flyer (“Super PAWs, ... Read more


AAR- Marvel Crisis Protocol- Battle in the Subway

Michael and I recently got together to play Marvel Crisis Protocol. We set up a cool board using my new Black Site Studios Subway station. His evil Cabal force tried to destroy the city, while my small group of Avengers attempted to save the day. His force consisted of Ultron, Venom, Crossbones, Doc Oc, and ... Read more


Review- Black Site Studio Arklight Metro kit

I took advantage of Black Site Studio’s black friday sale to pick up a couple of kits that I’ve been eyeing for some time. The first of these kits is their huge Arklight Metro kit. This is designed to work in 28-40mm scale, and is great for zombie, post apoc, modern, or super hero games. ... Read more


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