A quick pre-holiday vlog about some of the games I’ve been working on and playing lately and a bit of news about my new studio. I also talk a bit about the upcoming year.
Building and painting all of those little soldiers and warriors takes long enough… now I need terrain, too? Atom explains why good terrain is a necessity and also not as hard as you think.
In this day and age, you have many, many choices when you want to purchase tabletop wargaming models, supplies, and rulesets. Is the local brick and mortar shop dead? Should you support your local store?
In the real world, taking a bullet means you’re usually not too interested in fighting any more. In tabletop wargaming, most opponents are just as deadly with one hit point left as they are when they’re fresh. In this video, Atom explains the concept of focused fire and why it’s important to wargamers.
You can use spraypaint (referred to as “rattle can” by miniatures painters) to not only prime your figures, but to also base color, AND highlight them. Atom explains how this trick can speed up your troop painting and shows you some quick examples of his rattle can results.
First episode of a new show on the channel! Quick videos with guaranteed* Pro Tips from your Uncle Atom. In this episode, Uncle Atom shows you how to recycle AND clean the gunk off the tip of your glue bottle!
* Note: Pro Tips are not actually guaranteed.
Atom talks about his pre-release copy of Golem Arcana, the great new (coming August 13th) app-assisted pre-painted tabletop wargame which might be the best gateway game so far, appealing to not only board gamers, but video gamers as well, and how it’s poised to bring many new miniatures players into the hobby.
Use the internet to find images to inspire your miniatures painting and terrain creation. Millions of photos are available to help you create the best minis you can paint.
Atom talks about what he’s been up to lately and shows a bit of his finished Flames of War tanks and infantry and also talks about upcoming “ads” on the channel. Don’t worry, it’s not as bad as you’d think.
It was windier than I thought it was outside during this shoot, so I apologize for the parts with bad sound quality.
Atom travels to the wilds of Kenosha, WI, to check out the big Flames of War event the Battle Badgers put on to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings at Normandy.