A castle takes shape (virtually)

I had a play with Google’s SketchUp program ( http://sketchup.google.com/download/gsu.html ) last night. As a 3D rendering tool, it’s very basic – but that’s ok, it’s sup...

With a new knifeblade in hand…

I have made a start on the castle, cutting out the entry gate and plastering a part of it ready for scribing in the stonework. The picture here shows the gate compared to a 1:56 scale Opel Blitz ̵...

Schloss Schwartzer

A lot of to and fro with Greg today (both of us bored shitless at work it seems), and I think I’ve got a handle on what he’s after with the castle… more perilousness please. So here&...

Proposed table layout

The two sketches attached show my first cut of the table layout based on Greg’s notes. The castle runs along half of the long table edge, but only in about 200mm (or 8″ for you non-metrica...

A new theme arises

I just uploaded the mighty fine-looking theme “Pixeled” available on the WordPress site. Remarkably easy to install – just copy it to the right spot and you’re done! Impressive...

Jurassic Reich – a Weird War II game

I have been asked by Nic Robson and Greg Hallam of Eureka Miniatures ( www.eurekamin.com.au ) to build a terrain table for a demo game at next year’s Little Wars convention in Melbourne. I was t...

Incursion 3D table underway

I have commenced a 3D table for a board game called Incursion from Grindhouse Games – http://www.incursiongame.com – it’s a tabletop miniatures game similar in concept to the classic...