Ronin rabbits

Not your namby pamby Usagi Yojimbo style bunnies, these guys are killer ninja rabbits from the dark side of the forest! Recently, I was lucky enough to score a set of minis hot off the casting machine...

Pond Wars diorama mk II

I have finished the foliage on the bonzai tree as well as painting the assassin turtle. I put the diorama inside the pot as well, so you can see how it will look once it’s all finished. All I ne...

Pond Wars diorama WIP

I have been quietly working on a diorama in recent weeks (my first), in between other, more important projects. But I’ve nearly finished and couldn’t wait to show you all. It’s a Jap...

Pond Wars Playtest

I did a simple playtest last night of the first draft of the Pond Wars rules, with 16 frogs armed with various weapons took on 10 musket-armed turtles. The resulting fight was quick and brutal with 2 ...

Turtle Power

Eureka’s new Turtle Tank is an absolute joy to paint – I managed to paint 3/4 of this beast within an hour and am really pleased with the results far. My wife and kids said I should put it...

News from the Kamarg #3

Nic Robson from Eureka Miniatures kindly cast up some copies of a segment of the battlements for the tower. These came out really neat and enabled me to press on with the master model. The plan is to ...

Frog Fancies

I have suddenly and irrevocably become enamoured with all things Japanese. Especially their mythology – it’s a world that I have never taken an interest in before and now that I have been ...

Turtle Power

While I was in Melbourne last weekend, I managed to pick up one of Eureka’s biggest and most spectacular models to date – the Turtle Tank! This is a behemoth in 28mm scale. Nine turtle cre...

Back from Melbourne all fired up

I went to Melbourne on Saturday to have a meeting with a great bunch of guys in an old pub in Abbortsford. The pub was where they used to film scenes from The Sullivans, a very popular soap set during...

I need new eyes.

Trying to model in 10mm is almost beyond the capacity of my pathetic and aging eyesight. Doing the stonework on the Kamarg tower is proving to be a lot more fiddly than I thought it would be and IR...