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    Step by step process of making rocky ground for Saga   Find rocks which have large flat surfaces that look dramatic but can have figures stand on them without toppling. Cut out MDF board to fit within 20x20cm square.  Sand edges to a nice bevelled slope, e.g. about half the thickness of the board. Glue…

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    Can you make durable wargaming terrain using lots of free stuff? Of course you can, but can I develop a mass produced version so that we can make a bucket load of hills in time for Victory or Valhalla.  This is what I have managed to produce so far. Fig 9. First coat of blended…

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    More Saga suitable terrain pieces Around 25 years ago I splurged out on a whole village worth of Armorcast buildings including some ruins.  The ruins had been sitting in the “too be completed one day” tub, when that day came around and I decided to whip them into Saga ruins. I personally think that the…

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    Spending time away from painting figures to build terrain. I have playing around with building some basic terrain pieces for Saga.   Sometimes I need a break from painting miniatures and I have always found building terrain enjoyable.  I am also one of the organisers of Victory or Valhalla, which Melbourne’s largest Saga tournament.  For…

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    Since my last post I finished the four extra mounted heathguard made from Conquest and Fireforge sprues. Fireforge Mounted Sergeants These two knights are made using Fireforge horses and torsos.  To keep them in theme with the Norman/1st Crusades models in the warband, I used heads and shields from Conquest Games’ Norman Knight sprue. All the…

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    Every year I take an extended Christmas & New Year holiday. ┬áSo from mid-December to late-January I try and build and paint a new warband, plus other miscellaneous wargaming stuff. 2019/20’s project was building a new Norman / Crusader warband using the variety of Norman miniatures I had in the lead and plastic pile. First…

  • 2019 was a busy year.  Lots of full on activity in the first quarter and then things slowed down due to family and work commitments.  So the hobby suffered over the southern winter. Getting back into painting 1 Having sat in my pile of unpainted miniatures for around a year I decided to pull out…