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A Chat With Angel Giraldez

Posted by Chris Hobday on

Angel Giraldez - he loves Mordheim, Reggaeton and painting world-class minis. Those of us who might consider themselves veterans of Infinity, Corvus Belli’s groundbreaking sci-fi skirmish game, will be familiar with Angel Giraldez. His clean, bright paintjobs contrasted with the darker, dingier styles that dominated other wargames, and helped to attract attention to a game that took Space Opera, cyberpunk and anime as its aesthetic influences, rather than the Middle Ages or steampunk.His art books displayed a virtuoso talent at work, with techniques for painting different textures - leather, flesh, metal - to sharply-detailed battle damage. These days, his work...

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Exploring GOTHIC RUINOUS!

Posted by Chris Hobday on

For a moment, all you can hear is the rumbling of a tank column, treads crunching over shards of ceramite, discarded weapons and scattered skulls. All you can see is the choking dust that swirls above the battlefield, clogging your respirator and clinging with a deathly grip to your flak armour. Then, mercifully, the smoke clears. The tanks pass. And you finally get a look at what's left of the planet you came to save... GOTHIC RUINOUS is our new modular terrain system, designed to bring your games of Warhammer 40,000 and Kill Team to grim life. Providing evocative line-of-sight...

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The Science of Stunt Doubles - Proxying Models

Posted by Chris Hobday on

Proxying allows you to make use of some of your favourite models.   “You idiots! You’ve captured their stunt doubles!” Spaceballs   I’ve always struggled to toe the line in miniatures games. As much as I buy into the narrative fluff, I often find myself needing to break away from the standard range of miniatures. I find a real joy in the self-expression I get from converting a model into something unique, in making my army stand out a little bit. Of course, self-expression is only one of the reasons why people ‘proxy’ miniatures. For those who might not have...

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Setting Forth with the Rangers of Shadow Deep - Review!

Posted by Grantt Ennis on

Written by Joseph A McCullough and published on DrivethruRPG (both as a PDF and print on demand book), Rangers of Shadow Deep is a cooperative skirmish game about heroes venturing into dangerous territory to investigate a mystical phenomenon.

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