Reviews and Previews: Jamaica/Photosynthesis/Adventure.exe/Cpt. Sonar/Betrayal at Baldur’s Gate/Rising Sun

Okay, with Jonathan and Steven’s visit we went full-bore games shopping for some likely additions to our respective catalogues. Some I can review (along with a podcast), some I can preview, but keep in mind that I tend… Read More

I don’t think of them as victims, now that I am one.

Finally got all the investigators for Mansions of Madness painted. Good project to get done, expecially before moving on to the monsters, which are in smaller batches and are more interesting to paint. Painting women’s shoes is a… Read More

Trajan Mini Review and finished Ice Drakes

I received a message from JC regarding Trajan, a boardgame Steven had picked up last November and they were just getting around to playing. “It is a really interesting Euro token game, so everyone is kept involved to… Read More

Not your grandfather’s Red Gore.

Of all the things I’ve missed since our kid was born two years ago, I was surprised by how much I missed painting. I wasn’t particularly on a tear when Fi was born anyway, having ground to a… Read More

Painting Bones

  I had some theories about what might work on the Bones miniatures, which seems important, because I can’t imagine we won’t see more of these. Cheap, light, durable and good quality. They are VERY easy to clip…. Read More

Custom stand-ins

Rushing to get these done as well as finish the NPC miniatures for 6 castaways…   I’m pretty happy with how the Tengu worked. If anyone wants a customized was-rat-now-crow-person I think I could do a decent job… Read More

Miniature Bonus

Get it? It’s a small bonus. For miniatures.   Your mileage with this project may vary – it is entirely optional. It isn’t going to radically give someone a leg up over anyone else, but it does reward… Read More

Christmas present and painting stuff I’ve been testing…

I’ve been trying to paint a bit between all the other holiday stuff going on. I find that if I give myself a bunch of very different miniatures then I can try out a bunch of stuff and… Read More

Painting, remember painting?

I haven’t managed to paint anything for ages, maybe because it is easier to leave the game stuff out on Thursday, over to Friday and Saturday. Now that we’ve switched to Tuesday, I really have to put that… Read More

Meet Don Brook

Got Don painted today, after a long weekend of doing much more strenuous and drunken things. He’s another in what I suppose is going to be a long line of Jim Oliver-painted miniatures that are almost completely brown…. Read More