January 25, 2019 scrollmaster

When I started up Dungeons & Dragons last year, I started with a team of people either completely new to RPGs or had some limited experience back in school. That, combined with the fact that I have to relearn a game I hadn’t played for over 20 years, meant I focussed on creatures both they and I would recognise from books, movies etc. creatures like goblins, trolls, elves, orcs, hags, wyverns, unicorns etc. I did plan to introduce more unfamiliar adversaries this year, but the Fomorian is one of those monsters I quickly skipped past in the Monster Manual. The…

December 2, 2018 scrollmaster

My players don’t like mimics. I do! And honestly, how can you not love this crazy-ass Gazebo Mimic. Amazing! One thing that bugged me about this miniature was there was no thought given to how the panel with the Mimic face could be removed and reattached. It feels like the sculpture assumes that the owner of the miniature would always have it as one or the other.

May 8, 2018 scrollmaster

So this is one of those where I’d love to say I spent hours… nay… DAYS on the paint job… but I did not. Bottomline is I speed painted my way right through this and am very happy with the result! Prime Green Ink with Coelia Greenshade from Games Workshop Drybrush with a light green Drybrush with an even lighter green Paint nails and claws bone. Ink with Agrax Earthshade from Games Workshop Paint eyes with a neon yellow from Vallejo Add purple tongue for good measure! Base with stones and terrain flock. Done! Can’t wait for an opportunity to…

November 15, 2017 scrollmaster

“No battle plan ever survives the first contact.” My plan was to paint the 4 survivors and at least the White Lion before starting to play… but that plan went out the window when I got the game as we juuust want to do a test run and lo and behold, we are now at year 5 having defeated both the White Lion, the Screaming Antelope, the Butcher, the Manhunter and have had our first offspring: A girl with an unhealthy addiction to big axes. More about her another time. However, I finally got around to start painting and I…