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Monday, February 27, 2012

Cool Mini or Not 12.08





Cool mini or Not news letter eye candy for you guys. The first model is a great CMON official model and I personally already have gotten one of these. I can't wait to get it based so I can paint it up.. Enjoy.






Tuesday, February 21, 2012

INSPIRE - CONTEMPTOR




This picture has been making the rounds online, it was posted by Forgeworld and you can find it floating around the Cool Mini or Not site. To cool not to share and something that Inspires us to push ourselves and do better. The painter is Bogusz Stupnicki a link to his personal site is at the bottom. Credit is due to him not me. Enjoy as you consider repainting your own Contemptor model. =P





Monday, February 20, 2012

Managing Time


Not everyone can casually jump back and forth through time I mean my Tardis is currently in the shop personally. So between “the busy” that is our lives each of us tends to try and carve out some time to march around or tinker with our little toy soldiers. Not everyone is lucky enough to get paid to play with little plastic men for a living, most of us have several other things that require our attention and time. Most of us have a job for example or things we have to do during the day like school. (some of us have both) I will let you in on a little secret that you already know. It takes time to get good at this hobby just like anything else. Only this hobby is a bit more complex than most hobbies so it’s easy to forget that. (why we play)

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Cool Mini or Not 12.07



Cool Mini or Not news letter is out with a great line up this week of Star Wars restocks and lots' of Soda Pop mini's. Also some great stuff form the Marvel line like the Ghost Rider you see here.  Enjoy the eye candy.

Friday, February 17, 2012

ForgeWorld BASILISK

NEW FORGEWORLD release and they have really out done themselves this time. The detail on this model is fantastic. If you haven't seen it yet you owe it to yourself to at least check out the pictures real quick. Great center piece to a army I think and I personally can't wait to see one of these painted up...






Thursday, February 16, 2012

Necron update


Adepticon update really.. Some pictures of the progress on the Crons for Adepticon Team event. My fellow team mates in Chicago slave away in the Necron sweat shot as that deadline looms ever closer. Also for the record does anyone not hate building a ghost ark?? 

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Acolyte paint scheme

So I am super busy and I have been having some camera issues so I have missed a post or two I was hoping to get out already. However thought I would drop a quick line and show some painting. Pictures are from my phone so they aren't fantastic.


The first squad of three is done in my test colors and I feel they came out really well. The detail really doesn't show in these picture but hey what can you do sometimes. =P The bases need a bush or two but over all they are finished and since I have the process down I'll be moving on to the other squads as well so expect more progress shots soon.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

1850 RTT Quick bat reps

The event was a good time, the missions ended up being  a bit wonky and causing confusing in how they scored them but over all a good time was had, which is normal for a event at Eastside Games and Cards. Link to results is here if you haven't seen it.

I went into this event as a great chance to play a few games and really test out my GK's. Since I don't get to play as often as I would like a tourney can be a awesome way to get some solid test games in to really understand what units do on the table vs in theory or on paper. We all know sometimes they don't match up. I had only a few games under my belt so far with the army so I knew that I was still in the learning curve phase.

My list roughly.

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Happy Birthday Emperor's Codex!!

So in our yearly birthday tradition this post has a picture of a SteamPunk Girl. What's that? It can't be a tradition if it's the first year you say.. ? You have to start somewhere and what's a better tradition than STEAM PUNK GIRL? Dead tree with lights on it? pffft cake and candles...pffft.. well... if the steam punk girl came out of the cake with candles maybe.. hmmmm... Anyway moving on..

Today my internet home on the corner of nonsense and many pictures, where I "sling" my random musings of tactics, things going on, and metaphors about our hobby time, is officially a year old. For an entire year I have been keeping on with the...ummm.... Kee.p..ing on.. I suppose. 

The first year has been great online IMHO, content stayed flowing, and I even picked up a few stray guest authors hitchhiking across the internet. Thanks to my good RL friends DFK, and EAP for pitching in from time to time. The blog has changed its original focus over the year, but the over all intent is the same. To help be involved and grow the online community. So thanks to all of you that stop by, follow, email, and comment.

While your here though let's highlight a couple contests going on because who doesn't like free stuff?



Cupboard of NURGLE is having a contest giving away NURGLE Stuff of course. All you have to do to win is sell your soul to the Lord of DECA... wait.... oh I was reading that wrong you just have to follow the blog.. That is a ton less intense I suppose at a chance to win..  Linky here.


MWC is having another Conversion contest with BIG MONEY, BIG PRIZES, I'D BUY THAT FOR A DOLLAR Action going on!!! 

Are you Converting MONSTER then this is the contest for you? 

Already working on a vehicle project!! That's perfect timing WIN A PRIZE while your at it?

Haven't a clue what your doing with glue, or just aren't really a converter? Just shake some bits together in a box with glue and put a ork in the driver seat when your done and send in a picture!! (You never know till you try right?) 

1st Place
$100 Gift Certificate to Kabuki Models!!!!!!!
1 Model voucher to Hitech Miniatures (Can be redeemed for any model)

2nd Place
$25 Gift Certificate to a FLGS 
1 Model voucher to Hitech Miniatures (Can be redeemed for any model)

3rd Place
$15 Gift Certificate to VoodooWorx
1 Model voucher to Hitech Miniatures (Can be redeemed for any model)


Linky for more information here

Saturday, February 4, 2012

Cool Mini or Not 12.05



Short New letter this week but some awesome looking things and things we aren't used to seeing. A display board for one and what looks to be a objective marker for a zombie game perhaps?







Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Battle Foam Review - pt1 PACK AIR



This is a Battle Foam Review I did for the MWC site as a guest article. Again I will be cataloging all my guest work on my personal site as often as I can for those of you that come here to follow my ramblings and nonsense.




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