DieselDM

Hoarluk Doomshaper, Shaman of the Gnarls

Hoarluk Doomshaper, Shaman of the Gnarls

We’ve just wrapped up a Journeyman League at the new store (Storytellers in Utica, NY) and I decided go with Trollbloods, a chance to get some more play and painting time in.  I went with the alternate battle box which consists of Doomshaper1, Mauler, Pyre, Storm.  First ... 

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tangibleday

Improbable, Doesn’t Mean Impossible

Last night, I played an awesome game against my buddy Armando. Kreoss2 versus his mercenaries…. didn’t really matter what lists we were playing. It came down to the last few activations. The slice of it — I popped Kreoss2’s feat (auto-hit in melee, extra melee attack for friendly faction models in ctrl area, etc). I charged a ... 

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tangibleday

Painting Tutorials Online (YouTube Links)

In this miniature hobby-world, there are three kinds of people: 1. People who want to paint, and even enjoy it, but don’t have the entire skill set to achieve their preconcieved goal. 2. People who love to paint, and will do anything to get their hands on a hairs-glued-to-a-wooden-stick that is dipped in emulsified pigment. ... 

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Ron

The Mid-Journeyman League Slump

Sigh… I was going to try to avoid the slump this year.  I was energized to paint coming into March.  Then I met Skorne. True to form at the end of our third week of Journeyman, I’ve entered the Mid-League Slump.  This is where you don’t think you’re going to finish painting your army or ... 

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tangibleday

A Golden Rule for Gaming

As a Press Ganger, a lot of work goes on behind the scenes to run a successful event. I feel that every time I organize a league, I get better at finding ways to improve the experience for the players. I think I’ve come to a comfortable place now where I understand the mechanics of ... 

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Ron

[Journeyman 2014] Makeda and me.

Two weeks into our Journeyman, how has Makeda & the Exalted Court theme force been treating me?

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Because everything about Skorne is torture! Putting them together and painting them especially! So that’s why I haven’t had near the amount of progress posts I had last year with my Rhyas list, despite this Makeda3 list having less models overall in it. Week 1 of the Journeyman 2014 season officially kicked off last week, and ... 

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I tend to do a unit model and a warjack/beast concurrently when starting a new army.  Getting those two models done really drives the rest of the progress. So with the Praetorian featured earlier this week and the other warbeasts in my list being more “troublesome” for lack of a better word, that just leaves ... 

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The first of my Skorne models is here. Behold the first of twelve of these bros.  What do you guys thing?  The Skorne armor takes a long time to do, and I still don’t think it’s 100% to my liking. Plus I feel like all the smooth blends and gradients I worked to get on ... 

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The time of this year’s Journeyman is almost here! Countdown one week from today!  Since we can have up to half of our list painted (about 27 points) before the start of the league, I figured it was time to get started on my death elves. I was originally going to go with the Malachrite ... 

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