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We're half way there...

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I haven't done anything hobby related for a little while,but I'll soon change that.

I still have the tables to clear off and I've been quite busy looking after the pregnant rats.

We have 24 rat pups at this moment in time, all seem to be quite fit and healthy.

So that's 3 females delivered, 3 more to go...


Take care everyone,

Jonah

Khorne Berzerker : army concept figure

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A few years ago I converted and painted this is a miniature with an eye toward doing an entire Khorne Chaos Space Marine army, possibly World Eaters.

Unfortunately it never went further, I had a hobby slump of a couple of years and never went back to it.

I still like the miniature, even though I can see rough spots that I could do better now.

He just sits up on my shelf looking at me now, a lone berzerker....

hmmm...

I may go back to this project yet... We'll see.



See you around,
Jonah

Gaming terrain : Field Stone Wall Sections

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I'm getting around to populating my tabletop with some terrain I've had on a back burner for a while.

Soon I'm hoping that there will be no more "counts as" props for landmarks on the battlefield.

I actually made these wall sections a months ago, but I've only just got around to painting and flocking them.

The wall sections are each 6" inches long, in Warhammer you roll for D3 6" obstacles on terrain set-up.



These wall sections are pretty versatile for table set-up. Whether it is for wargaming or roleplay. They can be random obstacles and line-of-sight blockers, or placed to make larger terrain like gardens and pastures alongside any buildings and other terrain is placed on the board.




Here's a scale shot of them, I just grabbed a nearby miniature to illustrate it. As you can see, the walls come to slightly higher than waist height on a 28mm miniature, but the process of making them could be modified for different scales very easily.





Since I made these…

My appreciation of the Games Workshop hobby, the many staff I have met and my random quest of randomness...

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Bleurgh...
This is an article I was supposed to post up last week-ish, but I fell ill and that disrupted things...
Here it is nonetheless...

Hey everyone,
this is going to be an odd one. But maybe it will give you a bit of a peek into how my head works at times and the difficulties I sometimes have to break through.

It is a bit of a ramble, but please stick with it.

Forewarned is forearmed...

The other day whilst I was stripping the Realm of battle boards I had a torrent of thoughts and ideas rolling around in the maelstrom I call a mind.

It happened pretty much like it does whenever I partake in monotonous duties of some kind, for instance when I worked as a packer in a warehouse, padding shelves at Virgin Megastore, when cleaning, peeling vegetables or preparing dinner in general for the kids and in this instance whilst washing and scrubbing the boards.

At moments like this my mind gets to roil with ideas, half-formed thoughts and day dreams. It can be a blessing or a curse at different time…

Stripping my realm of battle gameboards...

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Hi everyone, the stomach bug seems to be abating, so I can finish editing some of my articles and get back to normal...

Well... As normal as I ever get to be...


I recently found out that static grass aggravates my allergies leaving me very sore in the throat, nose and eyes.

Now that's a bit of a problem considering that much of the terrain I still have has it on there, including my Realm of Battle gameboards and the stuff tends to shed.

So a few days ago I decided to do something about it...

I quickly popped out to the supermarket to buy a cheap scrubbing brush. And as soon as I got back home I strapped on a dust mask, welding goggles, grabbed my brush, grabbed a couple of small tea strainers and put on my slippers...

(Don't look at me like that... we have tiled floors in the bathroom and my feet get cold...)

Then looking like a strange cross between Mr Muscle and a fat road warrior, I took my Realm of Battle boards into the bathroom to face their fates.



How I went about stripping the…

A visit from Father Nurgle...

I would have been finishing the editing on a couple of articles to post up...

And yesterday I was to be roleplaying with my games group, for the first time in a while we had pretty much everybody there...

But...

My children decided I was to get the nasty stomach bug that kept them off school all week...

Delightful...

So I had to skip out on roleplay...

And my guts have been twisting all day...

Sometimes Nurgle's blessings can be quite a hindrance...

Take care everybody.

I'll try to...

Jonathan