Wednesday, 31 December 2014

Final Post Of The Year

So here we are, 2014 over and done with and 2015 here at last (no Back to the Future jokes please). Fairly productive year with 285 miniatures painted, though with 281 miniatures bought (not counting all the ones that came in Zombicide and Toxic City Mall) I'm not sure that total is that good.

New year resolutions, paint more of what I already have, buy less, play more games (yeah righto) and actually try to scratch build some terrain....

Happy New Year all!

Tuesday, 30 December 2014

Hasslefree Sci-Fi Troopers

Part of a small Christmas present to myself from Hasslefree, another six troopers to go with the two I painted up in May, however, unlike the last two, only yht new officer is resin, the rest are all metal, still even so, they all painted up a treat.

Sunday, 28 December 2014

Sanctioned Psyker

One more for the battle squad, two more to go and the squad is full.

Saturday, 27 December 2014

Adeptus Arbites Enforcer

Another of those miniatures I saw way back in the day in White Dwarf and wanted to get, but never did. This fellow turned up as a freebie as part of a trade, which was real nice, only problem is the rest of his mates are pretty expensive now, and I need a squad to stick him in...oh well.

Friday, 26 December 2014

Happy Boxing Day

Some Hasslefree goodness, I hope everyone had a great Christmas, and got everything they asked/wished for :)

Wednesday, 24 December 2014

Demolisher Commander

 I got around to painting the Demolisher Commander to finish off this tank that I painted back in May 2012, jeez, doesn't time fly?....

Monday, 22 December 2014


I finished off my second Chimera transport the other day, hull mounted heavy flamer with a turret heavy bolter, and a commander who likes to wave his flag about, nice.

Sunday, 21 December 2014

Guardsmen of the Imperium

Yet another squad of Guardsmen, this time from the Armored Fist box set, a basic build though using parts from the tank commander and penitent sets for the sergeant.

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Kill it with fire!!

Oh God...the horror, the horror.....

Some kind of mutant made up of at least 3 people fused together, like something off The Thing... My paint work doesnt give this Reaper miniature very good justice, which is a shame as it is a rather nice sculpt with lots of little touches a more skilled painter can make use of...alas...

Monday, 15 December 2014

Random Reaper Goodness

Just some random Reaper miniatures from the Chronoscope line that I picked up for my never ending post apoc project. Overall rather nice sculpts that painted up rather nicely, except for the geisha, she suffers from what I call "Hasslefree Syndrome", bascially a rather flat detail less face that is quickly hidden by a layer of paint. Oh well...

Sunday, 14 December 2014

Imperial Psykers and Overseer

Two more Psykers, bringing the count up to six in total, not bad, three more and I have a full squad. They are joined by an Overseer made up from the BaneBlade commander sprue which was kindly donated to me.

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Post Apoc Shack / Guard Post

I popped round to Battlegrounds (formerly Middlesbrough's Smoggycon) in Stockton at the weekend and picked up a few things from Aintsy Castings, a beat up guard post, or shack...possibly a reinforced bike shed from the looks of it, and a fuel station. Though I ran out of glue to build the station.

 I've tried to give the building a rusted to hell look, to be honest these pictures its come out really well, to the naked eye I was worried it just looked like silver and bronze slapped on....
I've left the roof loose otherwise it would be a struggle getting any miniatures inside. Its quite roomy, easily fitting at least four 28mm miniatures, great for post apoc skirmishes.

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Just Another Barbarian

Fear the red bearded barbarian.

Monday, 17 November 2014

Chimera Turret

A little WIP of my next tank, a Chimera transport with a heavy bolter turret (due to the fact that the new kit's heavy flamer and multi laser is a pain in the arse to put together. I like the way the banner turned out.

Sunday, 16 November 2014

Imperial Psykers

I'm not a fan of Psykers, to many draw backs with them going insane and getting shot by their own forces....still the Imperial Guard has some nice looking models for Psykers from the Rogue Trader days up to now. Anyhow, all I need is an Overseer and I have a Psyker Battle Squad.

Wednesday, 5 November 2014

Another Humvee

Another beat up Humvee ready for action. This one was an old toy from the Cars movie I picked up years ago and like many things languished in a drawer until I felt pity for it.

Saturday, 25 October 2014

Some Scenery

Just some random scenery, another Void ammo dump, and a rusty old boiler from the Freddy Vs Jason Horrorclix set. Tankie for scale.

Thursday, 23 October 2014

Sunday, 19 October 2014

Mars Attacks Troopers

Not a bad set of miniatures overall, though fairly pricey for soft plastic (bendy weapons) gaming pieces. Overall I'm happy how they turned out as it was a quick paint job to see if I could hammer out a unit in just a few hours, but the color scheme I chose doesn't lend itself well to taking photos, oh well..

Saturday, 18 October 2014


A solid chunk of resin from The Assault Group (TAG). Seems to size quite nicely with Hasslefree Miniatures. To get the rusty look, I used Vallego's Cold Grey, then dry brushed Vallego Smoke, followed by another light dry brush of Cold Grey one more.

Friday, 17 October 2014

Ral Partha Barbarian

An old Dungeons and Dragons miniature from Ral Partha I've had sitting around a few years. I decided to give her a lick of paint and add her to the Barbarian horde I've been slowly growing.

Wednesday, 8 October 2014

Yet Another Goliath Ganger

Not much else to say really....

Tuesday, 7 October 2014

Some Random Fantasy

Some rather old fantasy miniatures today, one old Heroquest skeleton (still got a few of these to paint up), and a Red Sonja-like chain-mail bikini wearing barbarian from Ground Zero Games sculpted by (I believe) Kev White long before he started Hasslefree.

Monday, 6 October 2014

Copplestone Ladies

God, I haven't posted anything in ages, this is in part to me now working on Holland every two weeks, but also down to the fact I just haven't had any drive to paint anything...trying to fix that, but with not much luck.
Anyhow, two more from the Copplestone pile...enjoy.

Thursday, 4 September 2014

Warhammer Wizard with a Chainsaw

Sorry about the picture quality, but here is an old Warhammer miniature that was created mostly for a laugh. I'm going to use him as an Imperial Priest for the Albion 13th Guard, and as a wasteland lunatic.

Sunday, 31 August 2014

Cyberpunk BladeRunners

Been a while since I updated, due to a number of factors, mostly because I'm now working 2 weeks of the month in Holland and I recently updated my PC to a desktop (Win 8.1 arrrgh) and lost my copy of Photoshop (now playing with GIMP).
Anyhow, these have been sat for a while, so here we have another Copplestone female suit, and a em4 "BladeRunner." I think they make quite a nice couple.

Thursday, 7 August 2014

Post Apoc Gangers

Two raider gangers for my post apoc project, this time supplied by Ground Zero Games (the girl) and em4 (the fella).

Monday, 4 August 2014

Copplestone Female Suits

Working my way through Copplestones female suits, only a few left.

Sunday, 3 August 2014

Federation Fleet (Johnny Lightning)

 I picked up a bunch of Johnny Lightning Star Trek ships from the Red Alert series, a battle damaged NX Class Enterprise, an OS battle damaged USS Enterprise, Motion Picture USS Enterprise, Wrath of Khan battle damaged USS Enterprise and a matching damaged USS Reliant.
                                                                     Damaged sections
These ships are bigger than the the MicroMachines, Futura and Heroclix ships I have, but seem to match almost perfectly for the Running Press light up Enterprise I picked up the other week.

For someone who prefers Star Wars to Star Trek, I sure have a hell of a lot of Trek ships.

Monday, 21 July 2014

USS Enterprise (Running Press)

 I found this on Amazon, though WHSmiths also sell them. The original series USS Enterprise, it comes prepainted with all markings applied. its a lovely well detailed kit for its size. On top of all the saucer section lights up.
The Running Press Enterprise alongside the Futura refit Enterprise. I should point out that this kit costs £5.59 from, though some crafty buggers are trying to sell them on ebay as an exclusive from the Eaglemoss Star Trek magazine, with prices upwards of £20!