Tag Archives: Tips and Tricks

Video Tip: Glue Stick Handle For Securing Miniatures While Painting

There are many inventive ways to secure a miniature while painting.  Some like to bond the mini to a piece of cardboard while others buy specialty stands to do the trick.  A few years ago, I noticed a pile of … Continue reading

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Reaper Bones Flex Test

The Bones line from Reaper has been in the news quite a bit lately since they blew out a ton of minis for a fantastic price during their Kickstarter campaign.  Their Kickstarter campaign was wildly successful, which sparked a lot … Continue reading

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Games Workshop Vs Inflation: The True Numbers Behind The Price Increases

Games Workshop get a lot of grief from fans for their seemingly annual price increases.  With all the good news coming out lately—the sixth edition rule set and the upcoming boxed sets—its been easy to forget about the disappointing news … Continue reading

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Warhammer 40k Sixth Edition Rules Are Here!

News have been pretty bleak over the last few months with the excitement of the new Space Wolves miniatures wearing thin, but, as our timeline suggested, the sixth edition rule set dropped recently to much praise.  One of the main … Continue reading

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Project: Imperial Fists Captain Lysander and Space Marines Post #4 (SM Base Coat)

Properly base coating a miniature is one of the most important steps to insuring good results.  A spotty base coat will ruin the model no matter how well shaded or highlighted the rest of the model is.  Today, we will … Continue reading

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Project: Imperial Fists Captain Lysander and Space Marines Post #3 (SM Primer Coat and Metal Discussion)

Today, we will focus on doing the final cleaning of the Space Marines and we’ll lay down a nice black coat to give the base coat both depth and something to bite on to.  We’ll also check in with Captain … Continue reading

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Project: Imperial Fists Captain Lysander and Space Marines Post #2 (Assembly)

The first step in any miniature project is to inspect the figures, clean them up, and start the assembly.  An old adage that painters come to know states that preparation is half the battle.  Miniatures are a little different because … Continue reading

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