Wargaming Tradecraft: Weekly Update


Weekly Update

Last Week at Wargaming Tradecraft

Busy week, lots of good content posted. I started the week by talking about Your Work Area, then How to Light It and how to Store Your Bits. Blog-Fu's content this week was Creating Your Own Widget.

Work on the Postapocalyptibuggy has continued and I think it's ready for paint!

The big news this week is that this site is now located at www.WargamingTradecraft.com ! Go to the announcement post to read about the details.

Also, my post on Bringing a New Style to the Hobby hit 2000+ views this past week and I just think that's awesome, having so many people viewing it. It blows me away that people are still checking it out so many months later. I do have plans to explore what I talked about in there once the Postapocalyptibuggy is complete.

Last Week in the Community

BTW, wouldn't this make an AWESOME battle report generator?

Heyyy, Canada's government just fell to a no-confidence vote for withholding public information.


Massive Voodoo has listed some minis that they and others have painted and placed on eBay. 100% of the proceeds of these auctions will go to Japan relief. If you'd like to help raise money, contact them and they'll plug your own eBay mini auctions. Or, check out the auctions they show off and place a bid.


A History of Squats via Blood of Kittens


Ron looks at Wet Blending http://blackdotbarrel.blogspot.com/2011/03/quick-look-at-wet-blending.html

Some genius fake glass-working: http://fantasygames.com.pl/mini-bottles/

Here's an interesting walk through from Vallejo http://www.acrylicosvallejo.com/blog/2011/03/allah-truck/\

More excellent hutting from Dethtron http://www.houseofpaincakes.com/2011/03/gaming-on-budget-huts-part-2.html

Ron also talks about weathering http://blackdotbarrel.blogspot.com/2011/03/start-with-clean-model-before.html

Ooo, crystals http://paintingmum.blogspot.com/2011/03/of-crystals-and-doctors.html


Drew over at Garden Ninja (one of the blogs that inspired me to start my own) gives some painting tips for beginners: http://gardenninjastudios.blogspot.com/2011/03/basic-techniques-for-beginner-painters.html

OST gives some good list building advice http://darkfuturegaming.blogspot.com/2011/03/list-building-and-playtesting-how-to.html
and looks at some nice to-order banners http://darkfuturegaming.blogspot.com/2011/03/hi-tech-miniatures-resin-banner-review.html


"Eldar Ranger" by YuliaPW
Now that's some green stuffing http://masteroftheforge.com/2011/03/21/artscale-terminator-librarian-wip/

Some excellent weathering/rusting of metal http://eyeoferror.blogspot.com/2011/03/chaos-patrol-boat-part-2.html

More great weathering of metal: http://senjistudios.com/?p=2047

And a really nice looking Grey Knight Termie: http://tentakelgames.com/2011/03/21/how-to-paint-a-grey-knight-termie/

Larry's made some nice terrain from the stock GW stuff: http://paintyourtoys.blogspot.com/2011/03/city-of-death-repaint-pt1.html

Some nice lookin Imperials: http://excommunicatetratoris.blogspot.com/2011/03/elysian-sergeant-and-troopers.html

Hive Fleet Nostromo grows http://wpggamegeeks.blogspot.com/2011/03/troll-forged-alien-larva-brain.html

Awesome Female Pathfinder http://yuliapw.deviantart.com/art/Eldar-Ranger-201802247
Now that's cosplay: http://alberti.deviantart.com/art/Warhammer40000-Queen-Lachryma-202384977
Chillaxing in only the way an Ork with a rocket strapped to his back can http://albertoarribas.deviantart.com/art/Happy-Hour-199547408


Gmort talks about fluff vs balance, great article: http://www.houseofpaincakes.com/2011/03/fluff-vs-balance.html

Brent discusses making old codexes new again http://www.belloflostsouls.net/2011/03/40k-making-your-codex-new-again.html

Learning to love losing: http://hobbyinfobythekingelessar.blogspot.com/2011/03/learning-to-love-losing.html

Dethtron talks about hope for the FLGS: http://bloodofkittens.com/dickmove/2011/03/26/hope-for-the-flgs/

This isn't a gaming blog, but I found PA's talk about Duke Nukem's history rather inspiring.

On painting http://ruinouspowers.blogspot.com/2011/03/im-painter-not-gamer.html

Loquacious has more tips for new gamers: http://www.houseofpaincakes.com/2011/03/new-kid-in-town-getting-army.html


On the momentum in a game http://darkfuturegaming.blogspot.com/2011/03/guest-post-on-momentum-and-pace-of-game.html

Thor tells you to play what you enjoy and pull the trigger on your opponents: http://creativetwilight.com/2011/03/introspection-click-click-boom

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