Tag / Miniature wargaming
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.
A chill to the bone – Reaper Miniatures’ Iconic Wizard Ezren
Ezren delved into the darkness, only to meet more mindless marionettes. What would the flame reveal? Why, snow terrain and an iconic wizard!
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!
Celtiberians – “They died with obstinate resolution”
The Celtiberians were fierce warriors and a true match for the might of the legion. Learn about their history and how to paint them.
Iberian Scutati – “Esteemed to be the most warlike barbarians that now are.”
The Carthaginians relied heavily on foreign contingents in their armies, with Iberian troops being no exception. Learn about their history and how to paint them.
Numidian Light Cavalry – the extended arm of the Carthaginian army
Hannibal’s Numidian cavalry was famed for its performance in battle, but also very apt in small-scale operations. Learn more about their history and how to paint them.
Fire and Ice – Experiments with the Golden Crackle Paste
No matter if you want a dry, lava or frozen lake, crackle paste is your friend! Learn more about this stuff an how to use it effectively.
Dank and dimly lit – 3D Dungeon tiles
No space for a fully fledged Dungeon board? Why not stack the tiles instead? I show you my collection and some feature walls to spice it up.
Mischievous Squirrels – Realistic trees for wargaming and dioramas
Time to turn the barren tree into an autumnal oak. Foraging squirrels are a must, naturally. Enter the forest and learn how to improve your tree game.
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Feed of the week
- 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