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?
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.
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.
A lightbox can take your photos of your painted miniatures to the next level and make a great-looking photo from a great-looking miniature. But should you build your own lightbox, or just buy one? Atom shows you how he built his lightbox on the cheap, and talks about the benefits of buying one, including the new Foldio from Orange Monkie.
It seems to me that some game companies just don’t like money. Otherwise, I just can’t justify some of their actions: letting starters get out of stock, refusing to produce new versions (or even old versions) of their popular games. I’m confused by it all. If you can explain this behavior, please drop a comment for me.
Nearly two years in the making (because 6th edition came out nearly two years ago), Atom rambles on about the pros and cons to Warhammer 40k allies, touching on the hobby aspects and the troubles of tournament organizers.
Atom explains the similarities and differences between the Star Trek Attack Wing and Star Wars X-Wing miniatures games, which one he prefers, and why.
A quick overview of five “gateway games” for turning your board gaming friends into miniatures gamers, including the gateway game that turned yours truly into a miniatures gamer. What game turned you?