Tag: Modeling

Turning characters into miniatures

TheGM: Over the past year, I’ve created two characters inspired by the comments and input of two followers of this humble narrative campaign: • Lecia Athena (alias “Ath”)—A freedom fighter (or traitor if you’re Imperial authorities) who is working with the Tau to overturn Imperial rule on the […]

Heroes of the Knights of Altair

“When I look upon my warriors, my twin hearts swell with pride. They are the finest Astartes in the galaxy, and their leaders are equal to the greatest heroes of the Imperium.“—High Marshal Adrias Ioculus, chapter master of the Knights of Altair TheGM: I began painting my classic […]

New mutant units for Morkai

TheGM: This summer, I added a lot more combat units  to the Imperial and mutant armies that are fighting on the desert world of Morkai. In fact, I’ve more than doubled the point size of each army. I thought I’d share some of my work on the mutants, […]

Shorehammer Report: A terrain cargo box

Although I haven’t written much about my preparations for  the Shorehammer Convention later this year, I’ve been pretty busy building terrain, painting figures and—tah dah!—a new cargo box to make transporting my convention games a tad easier. It’s called my Shorehammer Cargo Crate. Some time ago, I reported […]

A story of frustration: Making desert terrain

TheGM: Most blogs about terrain-building are how-to articles . . . or visual celebrations of a hobbyist finishing a terrain project. Not this time. My story is about frustration—and no small number of setbacks. Much of the fault lies with myself. I am overly ambitious at times, and […]

Building a Tau tower

The Tau are a technologically advanced race with an elegant sense of aesthetics—and thus an architecture far different from the brutish and darkly gothic look of Imperial buildings. As I have a sizable Tau army—and my goal is to expand the Tau presence throughout the Corvus Cluster—it seemed […]