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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Necromunda Goliath Zerker: 2014 and NOW

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See my version from 2014 below. Seems like GW really liked my conversion and created a Retail version of it.

(Jus' kidding...)

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2014 - https://boardgamegeek.com/blogpost/29744/goliath-power

2017 - https://boardgamegeek.com/blogpost/71861/necromunda-pit-figh...

2020 - https://spruesandbrews.com/2020/02/14/new-goliath-zerker-spo...
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Warhammer Kislev (Old World)

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Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow ...

Time to continue my work on the Kislev army. Thanks to Fireforge Games and the very recent El Kraken Released KickStarter campaign I now have sufficient miniatures to close the ranks.

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The plastic Mongol Horde combined with official GW Kislevites and metal Kraken miniatures provides me four infantry regiments. (Yes, I admit, I did use pine trees as regiment fillers.) I would advise you to have a look at the Kraken miniatures yourself. They are great quality sculpts.

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Basing metal cavalry miniatures on monster bases was often difficult because of the small hooves of horses that generated only a very small surface to attach glue. By bending the slot around, I now dicovered a solid way to glue the horses to larger bases. The miniature is now very stable.

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(More work in progress, not seen in the pictures: 3 plastic horse archer regiments and 3 metal winged lancer regiments.)
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Necromunda - the most versatile miniatures skirmish game

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Pick your favorite 28mm miniatures and play! WYSIWYG

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Modern of sci-fi setting. HeroClix, GW, others, anything goes. With the standard rulebook!!!

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Catachan IG = GI Outback

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This miniature was originally not intented to join my GI Joe Necromunda gang. It's one of my Warhammer 40K Catachan Spec Ops team members.

However, the resemblance is striking. Orange beard, white shirt.

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Maybe he would be even more recognizable as the Joe Outback if I slapped a brown backpack on his back...

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"YOooo JOE!"
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Necromunda: stats for Cobra, the Enemy

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Here are the NM stats I'm using for the Cobra miniatures I discussed in previous blogposts.

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Stats for Wraith are included. And you didn't see a blogpost about him yet... Well that's normal... You can't see Wraith, can you? (Just kidding, will be using HeroClix's "The Grid" miniature. And new rules for his stealth suit can be found here (Crysis Nanosuit).

Crysis Nanosuit for Necromunda! Check it out!

New Skill:
Agility - Swim: No movement penalties in water.

New Scenery Feature:
Water: A jump into water reduces the height of a fall with 3 inch (regarding falling damage). While swimming, a miniature cannot Run and cannot Shoot. It can throw grenades or perform Hand-To-Hand combat.


Name
Crimson Guard
Croc Master
Big Boa
Road Pig
Firefly
Wraith
M
4
4
4
4
4
4
WS
3
3
3
3
4
3
BS
3
3
3
3
3
3
S
3
3
3
4
3
3
T
3
3
3
3
3
3
W
1
1
1
1
1
1
I
4
3
3
3
4
4
A
1
1
1
1
1
1
Ld
7
7
8
7
7
7
Crd
85
178
115
130
300
480


Name
Crimson Guard
Croc Master
Big Boa
Road Pig
Firefly
Wraith
Skill
none
Swim, Scuba Dive
Crushing Blow, Berserker Charge
Head Butt, Iron Jaw
Infiltration, Ambush, Catfall, Sneak Up, Hipshooting
none


Name
Crimson Guard
Croc Master
Big Boa
Road Pig
Firefly
Wraith
Equipment
Lasgun, Sword
Flail, Respirator
none
Massive Club
Frag Grenades, Autopistol, Melta Bomb, Timer, Large Blast Device, 2 Swords
Nano Suit, Sword, Stubgun, Choke Gas Grenades
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CRISIS 2019 - miniature games convention in Antwerp, Belgium

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CRISIS, a yearly convention at Antwerp (Belgium) was November 9th 2019.

Earlier editions:
CRISIS 2015
CRISIS 2016
CRISIS 2017
CRISIS 2018 part 1
CRISIS 2018 part 2

Here's a selection of the tables at the 2019 edition (pictures say more than words):

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Bargain Miniatures at Conventions

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One of THE biggest reasons I visit board- and wargame conventions like CRISIS in Antwerp (Belgium) is second-hand shops. Private sellers trying to ditch their excess miniatures from their collections.

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Look what I found! Second, third and fourth edition Blood Bowl (Second Edition) (star)players. "Boomer Eziasson", "Grim Ironjaw", "Bilerot Vomitflesh", "Wormhowl Grayscar" and many others. Yes, even a Chaos Dwarf. and now the best part: 2,- Euro each cool

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And for those of us with sufficient age to have seen these blisters in the (FLG)Shops when they were new releases: vintage Necromunda goodies! With fair prices.
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G.I. Joemunda: Kamakura

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Snake-Eyes' pupil Kamakura, another Arashikage ninja for my GI Joe Necromunda Gang.

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I tried to get the tone of his blue balaclava right, because that's what differentiates him and makes him recognizable.

Painting his hair was easy. White basecoat. Chestnut inkwash (GW).

The metal miniature is from i-Kore, from their discontinued game Void.

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Necromunda Stats for 28mm GI Joe's

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Here are the NM stats I'm using for the miniatures I discussed in previous blogposts.

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Stats for Cobra miniatures will follow in future post(s).
Also, do you remember my stats for Marvel miniatures?


Name
Snake-Eyes
Scarlett
Lifeline
Snow Job
Stormshadow (GI Joe)
Beachhead
M
4
4
4
4
4
4
WS
5
4
3
3
5
3
BS
3
3
3
3
3
3
S
3
3
3
3
3
3
T
3
3
3
3
3
3
W
1
1
1
1
1
1
I
4
3
3
3
4
4
A
1
1
1
1
1
1
Ld
7
7
7
7
6
8
Crd
500
251
160
165
506
170


Name
Snake-Eyes
Scarlett
Lifeline
Snow Job
Stormshadow
Beachhead
Skill
Combat Master, Evade, Catfall, Sneak Up, True Grit, Feint
Sneak Up, Catfall, Combat Master
Step Aside, Disarm
True Grit, Leap
Infiltration, Combat Master, Sprint, Killer Reputation, Evade, Counter Attack, Catfall
Ambush


Name
Snake-Eyes
Scarlett
Lifeline
Snow Job
Stormshadow
Beachhead
Equipment
Autopistol, Smoke Grenades, Sword, Blindsnake
Needle Pistol, Throwing Discus
Medikit
Autopistol, Frag Grenades, Melta Bomb
One-in-a-million Bow, Sword, Throwing Discus, Photon Flash Flare, Filter Plugs, Grapnel
One-in-a-million Stub-gun with Dum-dum Bullets, Weapon Reload
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G.I. Joemunda: Dial-Tone

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Dial-tone, one of my favorite Joe's when I was a kid. Dunno why exactly. I can only remember my little sister breaking off the microphone from his backpack. I was really upset. Oow, the worries of a kid...

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The green tint really matches his toy counterpart. Wait… this 28mm miniature is a toy too actually…
Ssst... keep that a secret... it's not a toy, it's an important part of a simulation tabletop game!

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I wanted his backpack and gun in a grey tone because the toy had grey accessoires too. Worked out just fine me-thinks.

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