Showing posts from December, 2015

Things Get Painted - Rackham Familiar of Dark

Just a quick post for this little model!  This was a mini I painted for the 6th OzPainters Challenge, with the theme of Dark. Initially I wanted to do it as a graveyard scene, but while I was hunting for bits I found a plinth I had got from Weisern on OzPainters a few years ago. I wanted this to be a quick job, so I just did some plain texture on top and painted the model.

I initially wanted to paint it took look like a moonlit scene, but it quickly moved towards a blue-tinted black and white scene. This was also my first time trying out NMM in a more serious fashion, and I think I am getting slightly better at it, but also have a way to go. The scythe was a good area to practice on though, as it let me get a chance to try this on a large flat surface and blend something a bit more, which I haven't done in a while. 

It's also the first Rackham mini I have ever painted, so it's a small item on my painting bucket list ticked!

The mini can be voted on as well with these links…

Things Get Played - Kingdom Death #1

So after dinner last night, with Critical Role running in the background, I sat down and started to learn one of the biggest Kickstarter games around, and the biggest I have in my games library: Kingdom Death!

Hooray! That's right, Kingdom Death: Monster, the game of simulating the ever growing profit-and-loss spreadsheet of a doomed multinational company! Wait... No... Come back! I joke, it's a really cool game. Those are just character sheets. I swear!
So, I've glanced through the rules a bit, and watched a 'how to play' video while putting the Butcher together, so I had a brief understanding of the rules. Luckily, the game is designed to play the Prologue event first, after assembling the Prologue sprue (Kingdom Death being the first company I have encountered to arrange a game intro like that, which I appreciate).  But before I did that, I decided to grab the cards I was likely to use out and sleeve them, because I paid too much for this game to damage cards st…

Things Get Painted - WIP Wednesday #1

A quick update on some things I've been keeping busy with lately. I might break these out into more detail descriptions later, but this is a quick "get it posted" chance.Some malifaux models in various states of painting, a broken Pandora Avatar, a finished Rackham Familiar of Dark with better photos due this week, and the start of an enormous Kingdom Death build...

Things Get Painted - Lilith

Time to get back to these mini photos! This one is Lilith, the Master of the crew I have been showing off lately, and one of the few Masters I have been genuinely scared of when I started learning to use them!

Lilith is the Mother of Monsters, and one of the more fearsome powers within the Neverborn faction. Taking the place of her sister, Nekima, who should have been in control of the Nephilim when the humans were first pushed back through The Breach, she has a pretty nasty reputation. 

One of my first times using her, I was in a situation I hadn't been in before: I'd been reading up on her crew casually for well over a year knowing I was interested in playing them, so I already knew a few of the tricks. 

She worked a bit better than expected, and I'm almost lucky that I didn't take her in a grow list. Admittedly, the board was laid out as a large crossroads, but it allowed her to dictate a large swath of the board as off-limits, and quickly dispose of a few powerful…