Wednesday, December 31, 2014

SUS continued.

Some more work on the SUS. Did a hand-rubbed gloss coat made from gel, retarder, umber and a rag. This deepened up the tone a little bit; I had wanted a warmer tone than what boot polish could provide.

The rag, and the egg poaching cup where I mix most of my paints.
The rag, and the egg poaching cup where I mix most of my paint.

Its okay to use waterslide on terrain, I think.
I rubbed the paint off the surface of the signs.  The signs were applied with PVA glue, and a thin wash of the glue was spread across the surface.  This allows me to paint with an acrylic on top, and rub off what isn't needed when it half-hardens.
The radar dish points directly to the Standard Process Drone Signal Satellite (SPDSS) positioned in synchronous orbit with the SUS.

Monday, December 29, 2014

SUS work.

The SUS. Seen years earlier in the blog, this piece of terrain will be used in the upcoming Big Game event this year. The control panel modeled by the hive ganger will be used as an in-game objective that will communicate with the planetary defense network drones. These drones have been commissioned by Central Services and funded by the Narendra Corporation ( now dissolved).

Sunday, December 28, 2014

We had our first run at Shadows of Brimstone tonight. We didn't get very far, K and Moira and I. However, I found myself impressed with the mechanics of the whole thing, the combat is clean and avoids pitfalls of target allocation (done after hits are resolved) and variable weapon damage (almost everything does a d6). I think I can love this game. Void Spiders are a helluva lotta fun to kill, especially when the Marshall flashes his badge at the Gunslinger. Difficulty remembering some gear modifiers and what-nots, I kept forgetting to use my locket with my ma's photo in it to catch my breath a bit more. This will improve with familiarity of the rules, I'm sure.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Merry Christmas. My first matting of a Christ face came today, as well as reflections upon the local clergy, and their curious translation of the Christmas Spirit. I hope the holiday, whatever your beliefs, brings you joy.

The bound feet of the travelers in the Road to Emmaus panel were certainly influenced by the footgear of Grots. How could I not?

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Happy Birthday To Me. Arrived serendipitously via UPS today! Can't wait to unbox and play through!

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

new acquisition from eBay. Scored a third predator tank, simply for the Chronos fluff list and for apocalypse formations, because they are so damn cool. The model is in great shape, I should be able to prime it without much ado. I'll keep it armed with Autocannon and twin las cannons, keeping my other predator as an option and my annihilator complete. Wheeee