• Praise

    A word from our sponsor

    A brief peek “under the hood” at Circa Games. I rarely do “commercial breaks,” but I was ably assisted in a time of need, and thus am moved to sing appropriate praises. Broadcasting was temporarily disrupted for a day or…

  • Ascaria,  Imagi-Nation,  Painting

    Ascaria

    Part I: Ascodal I mentioned in my last post the bags of random figures I received in my Christmas Haul from Armies in Plastic. Amongst them were a smattering of Napoleonics, an era which has never, for some reason, “grabbed”…

  • Hobby Carpentry

    Streamlining Storage

    Among many unattributed gems of gaming knowledge gleaned from the internet are two tidbits I utilize daily. The first is “don’t begin making a piece of terrain unless you already know where you are going to store it.” This, of…

  • Fantasy,  Paint Table Saturday,  Painting,  Warhammer

    Random Progress

    Rather than working steadily towards an attainable goal, I seem to pick up miniatures to paint as they strike my fancy. Those in the “done” box this weekend include: Four of the 6 chibi adventurers from one of my many…

  • Fantasy,  Warhammer

    Lots of Grots

    I’ve sojourned so far down the goblin rabbit hole that I’m starting to look for non-Games Workshop sources for interesting, new miniatures. There are, as one would expect, a variety of interpretations of “goblin.” For example, I have two different…

  • Fantasy,  Warhammer

    This Doesn’t (Usually) Happen to Me II

    I have sporadically dipped into the well of eBay through the years, either “Buy(ing) It Now!” or bidding in an auction or two. A decade or more ago, I recall having my heart broken, posting the high bid on some…

  • Fantasy,  Warhammer

    A Man Out of Time

    For whatever reason, I nearly always find myself out of step with current tastes. I do certainly fall prey to “shiny objects” dangled by miniatures companies. In general, however, I have definite interests — as well as strong dislikes —…