Miniature Games Construction Yard

In this blog I'll talk about various miniature games. Custom miniatures and minor conversions are my favorite pastime. I'll cover scenery making and painting too. The WIP you'll see here is all about Necromunda, Epic 40,000, Warhammer Fantasy 5th Edition, Warmaster and Warhammer 40K 3rd Edition.

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28mm Scenery: Interior Decoration

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The houses in my Adriatic town are under construction. Recently I received an advertisement brochure for ceramic tiles and wooden floors in my mailbox. One of the pages had a large picture of a wooden floor, with a scale perfectly for 28mm buildings...



Scissors and glue delivered a great result! I also started working on wallpaper. More to show soon...

(Previous blogposts about this scenery diorama here and here.)
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Custom GI Joe 28mm: Snowjob

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Snowjob



Snowjob is based on a HeroClix miniature with a GW backpack glued to his back. The paintjob was easy: white basecoat. Grey wash.

I made his ski's from sturdy plasticard. (A base from Star Wars Pocketmodels to be precise.) The fact that he's not wearing the ski's makes the miniature more useful for urban battles or snowless terrain gaming tables.



Yes, I know, the slottabases on my custom 28mm G.I. Joe's are not finished. I plan to paint them all black. That way I can use them on any surface. A prefer neutral colors on the bases.

The original toy miniature:
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Custom GI Joe 28mm: Beachhead

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This 28mm version of G.I. Joe Beachhead is made of Heroclix parts. I performed a headswap, and I removed 3mm from both his legs to shorten the miniature. Now he doesn't stand out between the rest of my 28mm miniature collection.



The Original toy figure:
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Custom GI Joe 28mm: Firefly

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Cobra's favorite saboteur:


For Firefly I used a Deadpool HeroClix miniature. Repainting him in the toy figure's colors results in quite a good look-alike.



I added a Games-Workshop 40K Imperial Guard backpack to finish the job.



I'm sure this miniature will see a lot of Joemunda action on my gaming table.

The Original Firefly toy figure:
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Custom GI Joe 28mm: Lifeline

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If you click on "GI Joe" in my blog-tags you'll see my previous work on building a 28mm GI Joe & Cobra army to use in Necromunda (or any other modern skirmish game).



Recently I started painting my miniature conversions. In the coming weeks I'll upload some pictures of the tabletop-ready mini's.

My version of Lifeline is based on a 28mm miniatures from AT-43 Unit Box: Med Tec.



The key to success is using the exact same colors as either the toy figure or the cartoon character. Selecting the correct miniatures from any other game is part of the fun. Sometimes you don't even need any conversion work. Lifeline is an example of that.
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Space Hulk - the Wolfpack's Return to Kalidus

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Objective: Intel Gathering - Find the computer terminal (top left in picture) and retrieve the location of the Space Wolves' Battle Standard and the location of the control room of the planetary defense systems.



For this game I used my Space Hulk (third edition) board, tokens and game rules. The mission comes from an old White Dwarf magazine, designed for SH 1st Edition.



I really wanted to use my nearly finished metal Space Wolf Citadel miniatures.



As usual, the adversaries of the Marines are alien and most deadly...



... lurking in the shadows, ready to shred the Terminators to tiny pieces.



Dark 'n eery...



In the end only 1 Terminator pushed through to the correct room-cluster. But after a good cleansing fire in the corridors, he too went KIA...

Yeah, this game is awesome! And, hell yeah, this game is DEADLY for the Terminators. (Bad PR for their weak armour against unarmed aliens...)*


* Actually, that's not correct, they're not unarmed. Genestealers have four arms ...
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Blood Bowl Orcs on a Budget

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These green guys were on their way to eBay. The spare miniatures (with 1 replacement) have no real use for me, because I already have an Orc team.



But while I was gathering this gang of Orcs, my hobby-gen was flaring and I had the urge to start assembling them myself. And filling in gaps of the team with further replacements.
So, I went throught my Warhammer 40,000 bitsbox and found me three extra Orks. Ideal to pose as Black Orc Blockers.



Now I have one thrower, 4 blitzers (2nd edition), 6 line-orcs and 3 blockers. My love for glueing and cutting plastic satisfied



Team ready for the spraycans!
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Spraypainting with "Tape On Top TEKnik"



The Demigryph mount for this Warhammer High Elf Champion is from Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures.



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Isha's Tears Complete!

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Three years later I managed to finish the third scenery piece from the Warhammer: Tears of Isha expansion set.



The main driver was my High Elves army nearing completion ... with base-coat colors that is.
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Warmaster 28mm 1000 Points Battle - Waaagh Marauders!

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What follows is the Warmaster battle report I promised in blogposts 85045 and 85043.

Orc general Gutrok and his warband is marauding the outskirts of the Empire for quite some months. Many villages have been plundered, but no great cities have suffered any assaults yet. That's why the Empire troops are ignoring warboss Gutrok and his greenskins for the moment.
The greenskins warband however is approaching a High Elf outpost. And the elves have prepared to stop Gutrok's menacing force.





1000 Points of Warmaster 28mm units on each side, the Orcs are taking the first turn.



The game went off with a slow start. The Orc General was unable to get his main retinue moving, where fortunatelly his Goblin Hero managed to gain terrain on the left flank. The Wolf Rider made good pace and the Orc Shaman flew his Wyvern over the nearby farmhouse to oversee the action.





The High Elves initiated a counter-move to bock the progress of the green horde as soon as possible. The Gryphon-mounted General planned to rip those annoying Goblin foottroops to pieces with the help of the stout Silver Helms (which, in my army, are plain bone-white-helms). On the High Elves' left flank the fast cavalery started a flanking manoeuvre with the intent to run over the stagnant Orc units.



The Orc Shaman did not sit idle and watch. He noticed those pesky pointy-eared archers creeping closer and closer. Time for some great Orc Waaagh magic! -*!STOMP!*- The foot of Gork himself crushed some poor Elves deep into the soil. Leaving behind a small puddle as deadly reminder to the Orc's presence.





Enraged of the loss of his loyal archers, the High Elf General orders his Gryphon to render the Goblins to shreds.



My love of using vintage cardboard templates encouraged me to unleach another magic spell from the fingertips of my High Elf Wizard. Alas, no luck in doing any considerable damage... Those Wolfriders are nimble and fast, avoiding the magic power.



To cut a long story short, later in the game the Orcs and accompanying Giant managed to get into close combat range. But the persistant defence of the Elves kept them at bay and scattered the green horde... Gutrok will have to gather him a new warband to ravage the Empire.
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