New Campaign – New heroes!

Just finished painting the new heroes for our WFRP campaign! This time in Talabecland (the latest ones were in Middenland and Nordland) I know Cubicle 7 is going to release both a Fantasy (old style) and a Sigmarine rpg ruleset, so I’m looking very much forward to this! (not so much the Age of Sigmarine one)

Here we have our first hero; The Dwarf Shieldmaiden Dagna:

I painted her in very subtle colours (with lots of purple shades), now that the party is a shady bunch (for a change), so heroes is a vague word for them as they dabble in thieves’ guilds and much more! The miniature is the very cool Freja Fangbreaker from Reaper Miniatures (Sculpted by Werner Klocke)

Next up! The Rogue and the Ranger

 

Christmas Diorama 2016 – Finished

Only 4 days left for Christmas (in Denmark we celebrate Christmas/Jul the 24th) Here is the final result of the Diorama!

Santa’s facial expression perfectly matches the situation and we are very proud of our Diorama!

We learned one thing this year though, and that’s the walls. We used a thick plaster on styro and it ended up looking a bit too messy. Next time we will file down the layer and make it much more smooth, especially when using colours on the walls. It looks great in our lighted vitrine however, and will stay there all year (every day is like Christmas in our home!)

This has been our second Christmas Diorama and we plan on making a new one each year! Next year it’s either the Frog Christmas or the Spooky Diorama (with a creepy santa!)

Christmas Diorama 2016 – WIP #5

Almost finished with the Christmas Diorama! Well it is actually finished, but we need to snap the last photos of it! It looks great!

But here is one of the last things I’ve painted for the Diorama, the Christmas Elf Mistress (Mrs. Claus’ friend) Added a few photos below! Stay tuned for a final post about the finished Diorama!

The Monstrous Dire Wolf of the Dark Emissary

I couldn’t wait getting this one up on the blog! This is the Monstrous Direwolf from our Nordland campaign! I already used Dire Wolf as description on another wolf, but this is so much bigger, so “monstrous” had to do :)

Monstrous Direwolf

The miniature is from Micro Arts Studio, but it looks like it’s no longer in production. Basicks picked up producing them, but seems like they closed down or something. Shame since the wolf is so cool. He will probably end up being a lone gigantic wolf. And he just died in our Nordland Campaign. Does that mean monstrous wolves are extinct?

He is mounted on a 50mm lipped round base from Scibor modified with extra slate for length extension (fancy expression for a fancy wolf) Here he is next to the other Direwolf and side by side with Direwolf and Lesser Wolves:

As you can see he is huge compared to the others. I can see now that it looks like a wolf family with mom, dad and “cubs”, so here is a picture of the whole “family” :-P

Wolf Family

More about the Dark Emissary Here. The Wolf Pack, the Warg used as the “normal” Dire Wolf and the Windfall bases used, can be found in my shop at KingGames.dk. Every time I find a cool product or I paint and recommend a mini, I order it for the shop aswell. Sadly the biggest wolf is out of production :-/

Wolf Pack – Minions of the Dark Emissary

I already did a post about the Dire Wolf of the Dark Emissary and this here is the minor wolves we have used as minions and henchmen in our RPG sessions. The wolves are all made by Reaper Miniatures and a joy to paint.

Wolf Pack 2

The 3 wolves in the background is the Wolf Pack from Reaper  and the front champion wolf is actually the Leryn the pet of Adowyn from Pathfinder. I only needed the Adowyn as miniature for our Pathfinder Adventure Card Game. The bases are the Windfall 32mm bases from Kromlech.

WIP: 2016 Christmas Diorama

Christmas is slowly approaching, which means that it’s time for yet another Christmas Diorama. Last year my husband put together a small outdoor Christmas Diorama, which I painted.
We decided to do another one again this year, but this time it’ll be a bit more complex. You can follow the progress of the Christmas Diorama in the Projects Section or by clicking here. 

The scene/story is set in Santa Claus’ home, where a young Mrs. Clause has brought her hot friend over, where together they’ll  surprise Santa Claus when he returns home after a long day of work delivering presents.

So the very first thing was to start building a floor and some walls. We cut out some styrofoam to use as walls and used some cardboard (Was actually a component from a board game) for the bottom. Below you can see the very first picture of the project, after 1 layer of plaster on the styrofoam walls.

Walls & Bottom #1

Miniatures & Furniture

We decided to use The Medieval Fireplace from Fenryll as the primary furniture in the diorama, setting up the scene around the large fireplace. As Mrs. Clause we’ll be using Mrs. Clause and Schnauzers from Dark Sword Miniatures and as Mrs. Clause’s naughty friend – Christmas Sophie 2009 from Reaper Miniatures without her wings!

The next picture shows the walls glued onto the bottom and two wooden sticks added to the top. Sophie is resting by the fireplace inside.

Walls & Floor #2

Click here to see more of the project! 

Damiel from Pathfinder RPG

About time I showed you another one of my heroes from our Pathfinder Adventure Card Game. This is Damiel the Elf Alchemist. A very entertaining class to play and finally you can use potions without having to banish them afterwards.

Damiel the Alchemist

Damiel is a really cool mini sculpted by Bobby Jackson. His hair looks a lot better “in person”.

The dagger thingie is a bit fragile, though it hasn’t broken off or anything. Here is a few more pictures of the elf:

Painting the potions was a lot of fun. I usually don’t paint flasks and potions in bright reds and oranges, but I tried to make him resemble the artwork as best I could (as with my other Pathfinder miniatures)

Here is the original artwork I based the miniature on:
Damiel the Alchemist

 

The Dire Wolf of the Dark Emissary

As I wrote in a previous post, the Dark Emissary has returned and this time with an army of wolves at his disposal. This here is the Dire Wolf from Reaper (metal version) and is the second largest wolf in his army (like it wasn’t big enough already!)

Dire Wolf

Dire Wolf

Dire Wolf

This is a very cool miniature and our encounters with the wolves have been very exciting (really fast monsters) I have another 3 smaller wolves painted with several more in progress and a very large wolf, which needs its own post!

The base is an interesting choice from Kromlech and is part of their Windfall line. You can find them here.

Stay tuned for more frightening wolves!

Lem From Pathfinder RPG

Still have a few more Pathfinder characters up my sleeve! This one is Lem, Iconic Halfling Bard!

The cool thing about these minis is that, not only do I use them for the Adventure Card Game, but they fit right into my RPG’s aswell. He’s a really cool halfling miniature and Derek Schubert did a great job sculpting this beaut’ :)

Lem Iconic Halfling Bard

I picked this guy for our Skull & Shackles Campaign and it was great fun having both Divine and Arcane skill!

Here he is from a few more angles:

I tried to paint him as close as I could to the official artwork of Lem. He is really small. Around the same size as Lini. So painting details is harder than it looks!

Here is the official artwork of Lem, the famous bard with mad flute skills!

Lem Iconic Halfling Bard 4