The gaming project I have decided to work on first is my Skulldred family battle board- the one I play my wife on. I decided to complete everything associated with that core game first. That means some choice scenery items, player models and tokens for things to rescue and loot.
So the project kicks off with a baggage train for adventurers to protect and raiders to raid. My pack mule collection was rather thin- especially since I picked up a boxed set Bill the pony without reading the text and found, well... something out of The Cell. Turns out the boxed set was incomplete by one half of bill. If you ever list things on ebay that are incomplete, I think its polite to write that in the title for lazy people like me in general and specifically for me. :)
|Citadel packhorses- adventurers boxed set and bill the pony... uh, make that half a bill.|
That leads me to a great tip... I have been using 5 minute epoxy putty to do armatures and building understructure for bases. Its like having a slightly smelly, milliput that understands my patience is limited and behaves accordingly. The brand I use is Knead-it. Though it should be called Knead-it-wearing-gloves-or-you-get-a-nasty-rash. Great stuff.
Once I get some sculpting time (commissions at the moment) I am going to place the model in front of a mirror and sculpt the B side using a bit of green stuff. I probably will stick my tongue the corner of my mouth whilst I do so, just to enjoy the cliché.
I also started tacking down some resin treasure items to poker chips, but think I will post them once their are done. Besides, I ripped them off from Phreeds treasure tokens on his blog. ;)
|The Adventure Ends|
Citadel FS28 Slain Adventurer, Grenadier Death Giant, Citadel WF6 Aggressive Aardvark (Cerebus)
The Grenadier Death statue is is inspired by the recent Citadel Garden of Morr statue. I realised I had just the thing for my scenery, so a quick repaint later and voila! Again, it needs rebasing on a stone plinth methinks. I find many of these figures on ebay that are broken.. thinking I may make a bunch of these at some stage for the table if I can get these cheap enough.
Now the progress on the main stars. I am going to do myself a bandit warband, though since I do not have the figures I need, I decided to finish off the small Realm Of Chaos warband I started so I can game with them.
|Kats Amazons rebases. A mix of Reaper and Citadel figures|
Daves Chaos raiders: Mainly converted and Augmented Citadel 1980's chaos champion figures
A spike backed chaos warhound arrived the other day, which I think will make a great addition to the team.
Well thats my hobby time all used up. Back to sculpting figures for other people. Hope your enjoying the blog so far.