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Off The Rails

With Test of Honour Week over, I started up a project I’ve been waiting on for a while now.  In a bit of ironic coincidence, we took the weekend to go up to the Georgetown Loop and ride their old steam train.  I also just happened to pick up the Dropzone Commander Monorail scenery kit.  I usually don’t jump into a project as soon as I pick up the product but the forces seemed in alignment so I pushed forward.

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Test Of Honour Week: Scatter Terrain And Friend Of Sword-Master

The week is winding down but I have a few final things that were completed just under the wire. The first is one of my first attempts at scatter terrain.  I don’t do a lot of this as I usually buy a scenery piece and paint it up.  This time I wanted to have some bamboo-based terrain and that isn’t easy to outright buy so I had to make my own.

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Ninja Progression: A Painting Process In Black & White

Having recovered from my fuzzy primer incident, I went back to my Test of Honour Ninja figures to finish them up.  I decided to take pictures of the progress as I went along, mainly to see how things were coming out and what was actually effective for my standard table-top quality style.  I started first with the ninja hero.

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Spraying Them Up And Stripping Them Down

My friends have really gotten into the Frostgrave spirit but I thought I should finish up some pending models before I forget.  Those models would be my small Test of Honour set.  I have had my Ninjas and Samurai ready and primed for a while now and recently thought that I should prime my Ninjas in a dark color to make painting them up go so much quicker.  I grabbed the models and got to work.

ugh. What the hell?!

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Metallic Conclusion

I know, I know. You might be thinking, “He can’t possibly have any more posts about Batman Metal…” But, you’d be wrong.  I have one final thing to wrap up and this one is a little odd as it’s not game or minis related.  It is the finale to my Metal comic collection: my comic’s case.

Wood is the new Metal after all.

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Or Resin Is The New Metal?

Yep, more Metal talk as today I briefly show off some of the new Knight Models miniatures I picked up. First off, we have the new Batman Who Laughs.

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Dipping Into The Animated Series

Batman The Animated Series was a staple cartoon that I watched as a kid and when I first got into Knight Model’s Batman Miniature Game, I was excited to see that they had some Animated Series figures.  Unfortunately, they only had a handful of minis and with the game being heavily skirmish-based, you couldn’t make much of a team out of their offerings.  The minis were great but they needed more of it.

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Wood Is The New Metal

As I previewed last time, I’m doing some test projects to get back up to speed with my CNC machine, post-move.  One of the projects is making a Dark Nights Metal logo from the Batman comics. It’s a pretty simple routing cut but, as always, things are bound to go wrong.

Stupid “A”…

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A Song of Ice & Fire: Night’s Watch and Free Folk Full Reveals

Likely not a very inspired post but I took all the photos I could of the new expansions coming up for Song of Ice & Fire Miniatures game at Gen Con 2018 and figured I should post them up for others to see.

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Dropzone Commander Hack: Better Flight Stands

During our Dropzone Commander event at Gen Con, I saw a clever hack to the standard flight stands and wanted to make sure I duplicated it for my own forces.

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