Forum Replies Created
Potential magazine delay.
Due to some events outside my control, I am struggling with creating.
This means that there may be a delay with issue two of the magazine.
I am hoping not, as next week is half term and hopefully I will be in a better place to be creative/productive.
I will keep you posted and sorry if there is a slight delay.
Pretty much, maybe only rocks and stuff on the first rank.
Plain grass otherwise I think for the majority of rank and file.
Not decided on sabot bases, not keen to increase the height any further and don’t really like the idea of there being a rim around the edges.
Will try without and if that is a PITA then maybe just pop a sheet of thin acetate under and use that to slide them along on.
I’m no expert, but this blue seems like a good colour for this one?
Maybe tomorrow I can share the hill update and the associated problems with that…
so, I think the warping is being sorted.
The mat I ordered which ended up being free as it was badly creased.
That was a Javis brand Summer static grass mat.
So thinking ahead I ordered some Javis brand Summer static grass to make hills and other terrain with matching grass…
Maybe my undercoating on the hill was somehow making the scatter darker than it should be so I sprinkled some on the hills made with the mat:
I think I may quit and just play video games…
So the historicals arrived and they are great as Empire troops, but in no way compatible with the other 10mm figures.
Going to have to return the historicals and get more of the bigger fantasy.
So when I make the strips I paint the middle bit brown and flock the edges leaving that bare.
Then apply the clump foliage over the brown but invariably bits of the brown show through.
Then when dry I dab on some mat varnish of all things around the base of the clump hedge and sprinkle dark green and brown scatter, this gives it that roughty tufty look.
The green/brown is actually this:
I do find a common problem with 10mm and 12mm to be that many manufacturers and hobbyists don’t really make a distinction between the two, making it hard to know what you’re really getting.
Some of the Dark Elves are 15mm to the top of their heads…
I do like those hedges though, however tall/short they are
Thanks, they are quite nice I feel.
I was trying to work out why my hedges look short, turns out Pendraken 10mm are more like 13mm..
Best make some new hedges at some point…
My casters just announced they are not casting for potentially 2 or more weeks, as such there may be a 3 week delay on shipping any metal orders.
There may be enough stock to last me, or there may not, depends on what orders come in.
Ohh these are 10mm bases, looks like they may be just the ticket..
Also, what sort of base size can I get away with for a single 10mm figure, are they likely to fit on 10mm x 10mm squares?
hmmmmmm 10mm or 6mm buildings?
I am thinking 6mm as I want a more abstract version of a BUA rather than a ‘realistic’ one, anyone got images of 6mm vs 10mm buildings with 10mm models?
Was going to flock the sides, but I think I wont as this is more OSR and it helps break up the monotony..
Making some OSR hills….
Not polystyrene ceiling tiles though..
I think you could get away with some being single based and some being multi based. Would save time on setting up units.
I have considered this, I still may.
And to someone who cut his teeth in gaming circa 1985, it’s really not as complicated as people make it out to be.
I don’t find any of it difficult per se, what I will say is that the rules and mechanics are pretty clear and easy to follow, it is just that there are a lot of them…
Ha, whilst I wait for the goodies.
Prototype unit cards:
That is pretty hardcore, not sure the others could manage that.
IKR, never in my 30 ish years since gaming have I ever had more than 2.
Mid life crisis?
Ha ha, they were my first port of call, but I am going for a more GW WFB Empire vibe with my forces.
OFC doing WFB means individual bases for my 10mm….
Started work on some props for an upcoming magazine issue…
Thanks, I find the display case helps the mojo.
1236 individual bricks and tiles used so far, hopefully no more!
Cheers, my other personal build is starting to take shape…
Dotted along the now relatively secure trade route on which lies Simurgh, you can find small settlements which act as temporary respite for travelers.
Here is one such place.
Just ordered some stock of these from Xyston:
Should be with me in week or two.
Simple and easy (like me)
The working cover for issue 1 of The Chronicles of Erland!