Wargaming Tradecraft: Weekly Update

Weekly Update

Last Week at Wargaming Tradecraft


100 Followers! Yay! Night Runner was number 100, and I'd plug his blog, but it appears he doesn't have one - thanks though!

The Back to Basics contest has wrapped up, and in a couple days I'll announce the winners!

Take a look at Object Oriented Hobbying to see tips on breaking down large projects and looking at finer detail. I also talked about citing your references in my blog-fu series.

Last Week in the Community



Tutorials


More from Ron on glow effects: http://fromthewarp.blogspot.com/2011/02/glowing-powerfist-part-3.html

Roman over at MassiveVoodoo shows using putty and weathering: http://massivevoodoo.blogspot.com/2011/02/tutorial-working-with-vallejo-putty.html
and preparing plastic models: http://massivevoodoo.blogspot.com/2011/02/tutorial-how-to-prepare-plastic-model.html
annd weathering with salt: http://massivevoodoo.blogspot.com/2011/02/tutorial-weathering-with-salt.html

The LeadHead creates a great deffrolla: http://theleadheadblog.blogspot.com/2011/02/scratchbuild-deffrolla-mk-iv.html

CVinton shows off vehicle wreck markers: http://darkfuturegaming.blogspot.com/2011/02/how-to-awesome-vehicle-wreck-markers.html

Magnetic army trays from Kennedy: http://kennedy40k.blogspot.com/2011/02/magnetic-army-tray-design-by-kennedy.html

A step by step of the Black and White, Red Riding Hood: http://volomir.blogspot.com/2011/02/babe-wore-red-step-by-step.html

Tips


Ways to avoid internet fights: http://www.warhammer39999.com/2011/02/safety-first-mind-your-tone/

A nicely modded Nid: http://awakeningynnead.blogspot.com/2011/02/tyranid-harpy-conversion.html

Gallery


Fear the Empire-ial Guard!
via World of Wonder
TastyTaste has a nice series on The Art of 40k: http://bloodofkittens.com/blog/tag/art-of-warhammer-40k/

An interesting Ork display: http://fischers-design-shop.blogspot.com/2011/02/ork-attack-3.html

Tzeentch Chariot: http://darkfuturegaming.blogspot.com/2011/02/dfg-comission-completion-pic-heavy.html

Gimnir has a beautiful marine in a style we rarely see: http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=auto&tl=en&u=http://gimnir.blogspot.com/2011/02/marine-finalizado.html

There's a couple nice minis from Drathmere: http://40khobbyblog.blogspot.com/2011/02/ba-terminator-librarian.html and http://40khobbyblog.blogspot.com/2011/02/finished-blood-angels-dread-wip.html

Musing


Brent continues looking at other brands of miniature creators: http://strictlyaverage.blogspot.com/2011/02/not-brent-presents-not-gw-and-not_10.html

While Porky ponders how we define ourselves as gamers: http://theporkster.blogspot.com/2011/02/who-are-we.html

Gaming


A beginners guide to Imperial Guard: http://defendinghumanity.blogspot.com/2011/02/beginners-guide-to-guard-why-go-guard.html



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