Snip! Snap! Dragon! – The dreaded Behir
Its eyes betray a cold intelligence, its many-limbed body winds over the forest floor. It seems you startled a Behir! If you don’t move you may learn about painting eyes, reds and scenic basing … lest you don’t end up as lunch.
Vlad Dracul – The curse of Immortality
Vlad Tepes is one of the most elusive historical figures: Abhorrent monster? Cruel, Machiavellian ruler? Bloodthirsty vampire? I show you a mythological interpretation of Vlad Dracul.
The Menhirs of Gelosul – a tutorial on standing stones
Do you need an objective marker? Simple LOS blocking terrain? Atmospheric scatter? Excellent, I show you how to fashion some standing stones.
Shaped by time – Wind-swept rocks for your gaming table
Part three of the arid terrain series shows you how to build simple rock outcroppings from scratch. So take a pick and chisel and come along, but mind your step.
Sand in your shoes – A tutorial on arid rough terrain
In this second installement of the arid terrain series we build an area that features fine, wavy sand, where with each step your troops or characters sink deeper, adding to the exhaustion of sun and thirst.
Mirage – Making a dry desert lake or Oasis
The desert is not only home to thousands of plant and animal species, it also has a simple beauty to it. How can we capture this with terrain pieces? In this first post of a series on arid terrain I show you how to make a dry desert lake.
The right tool for the job – Recommended tools for making terrain
Starting out making terrain? But which tools do you really need and which are just nice to have? This guide takes you through the ropes.
Enthroned in darkness – How to make a ruined shrine and flagstone bases
Need some evocative scatter terrain? How about a ruined shrine? Learn about statues, candles and tiny bowls! But beware, the shrine is guarded.
Unrested souls – How to make a graveyard themed diorama base
Do you like to wander graveyards in moonlit nights wearing fabulous headwear? Then this scenic basing tutorial is just the thing!
How to make wargaming trees – adding that extra bit of realism
Do you want to make your trees really stand out? Do you like gnarly bark? Then come along and learn all about my tree making secrets!
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- Cold Wars 2023 – from my view (& lots of photos!) 14 March 2023 Mark A. Morin
- Winkie Light Cavalry Regiment & Winkie Brigade Commander (Wars of Ozz) 7 March 2023 Mark A. Morin
- Jungle Bases from Wargames Terrain Workshop 6 March 2023 Mark A. Morin