Hobby as a New Parent

By the grace of fortune, I’ve been recently blessed with a screaming rage demon delightful little angel of a daughter. This naturally precipitates some lifestyle changes, along with raising important questions like, ‘When do I paint my toy soldiers?’ Babies sleep a lot, right? Initially, I’d thought that I’d just pop her in her Moses […]


Painting Projects of 2020

If 2020 has been good for anything, it’s been the gift of time for hobby. Along with the release of Indomitus and 9th edition Warhammer 40000, this mostly led to some real progress on my Dark Angels. Here’s a look at what I’ve been painting over the last year. Aeldari The year started with my […]


Painting Dark Angels: Green Armour

Painting the Unforgiven, the first and greatest of the Space Marine chapters, can be a straightforward and repeatable process of shades and edge highlights. Here’s the method I use. Prime and Base Coat If you can get hold of a can of Citadel Caliban Green spray, do so – it’s perfect. Unfortunately, that’s out of […]


Dark Angels Bladeguard Ancient Conversion

When the Indomitus set was announced, I knew I wanted to do try my hand at a few conversions to give them more of a Dark Angels flavour. The one I was most interested in was the Bladeguard Ancient. Here’s what I came up with and how it’s done. The Banner The most obvious change […]


Elder Scrolls: Call to Arms – Miniatures

This week, my copy of Elder Scrolls: Call to Arms arrived. It’s a system by Modiphius that I’ve been keen to look into, mostly for the many nostalgic hours ploughed into Skyrim. I’ll cover the system itself in another blog, once I’ve had chance to read the rules and play a game or two, but […]

Rolling into Roll20

With the lockdown in the UK, my D&D group had to move online. There are a few tools available for this but Roll20 was the most popular at my club. It’s been an interesting experience getting into digital D&D but the game doesn’t need to stop just because the world is having a wobble. As […]


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