Showing posts from December, 2017

Raggy Plays - Episode 1 - How to play Ticket to Ride

This is nothing new, you can see this and a few other videos over at my YouTube channel - RaggyPlays . I am simply testing out a new video player to see how it performs. - Raggy, signing out

Wander - Tank - part 1

That's right folks, it's another Miniature Monthly post. I'm not much of a one for painting figures as display pieces but Miniature Monthly recently started a paint along series for this new figure - Tank. Tank is an expansion character from Wander: The Cult of Barnacle Bay . I didn't pick up the game although reviews of it seem pretty positive. I hope to get tot try out the game at some point but in the meantime this figure has given me the opportunity to really push my techniques in new directions. freehanding stripes, texturing fabric, leather and further working on NonMetallicMetal effects with weathering. I got a little distracted before even starting on the model as a friend lent me some ScaleColour paints - something I'd heard great things about and been wanting to try for a while. A shoulder pad got some True Metallic Metal treatment. The job was a little rushed but the results were astonishing - these are far and away the highest quality paints I'

7th Continent - A.D.D. strikes

Well I've been doing a ton of hopping from project to project of late. It's not all by choice as I've been travelling a fair amount and had to be selective in what I take to paint. One of the main things I want to work on over the next few weeks is a display piece 'Tank' from the new Wander game by Red Panda miniatures but before I focus on him, I have been distracted by trying to paint up the miniatures from yet another boardgame. This time it's 7th Continent - a kickstarter I backed a long time ago and am finally in a position to maybe get a few games played. The nice thing about this game is that it only has 11 miniatures and they are only about 15mm scale. I painted 4 of them in a single session! In fact before I even thought to get the camera out: I've not done too much experimenting with flame effects and although the picture is pretty shoddy, I am fairly pleased with the effect. I think I need to dial back the reds and oranges and maybe work