Author Archives: elgamers

DAK Painting Guide

Here’s a step-by-step guide on the painting of my Afrika Korps models. It’s pretty straightforward; this approach allows me to get gaming as soon as possible with some colours on my models – and then upgrade the models using a few … Continue reading

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DAK: Painted, Based, and … Oh-so-almost-there

As discussed on Home Guard Radio, my 750 point list hasn’t changed since I swapped out the Medium Mortar Team for the Anti-tank Rifle Team. That was three months ago and so the list has been getting a fair try … Continue reading

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Before and After

A quick follow-on to the previous post about Bolt Action. I have applied shade and highlight layers and some to one of the squads as a trial. The base has also received a highlight. The photo on the right shows … Continue reading

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The Bolt Actions

What with one thing or another we have been playing a lot of Bolt Action recently. Driven by our enthusiasm for this fun game we’ve also been podcasting to go along with it. Home Guard Radio (Ep.1 + Ep.2) is … Continue reading

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LotR Scenario 6: The Grey Pilgrim and the Black Riders

And we’re back to The Lord of the Rings. On Wednesday I pulled together my fully painted – but not yet weathered – Weathertop for Scenario 6: The Grey Pilgrim and the Black Riders: Tom, Digby, Callum and I playing … Continue reading

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What Ate My Time?

What the … where did March go? Beltane preparation and the remainder of my time being bled by Games Workshop Edinburgh’s Battle of the Brush competition. March’s challenge was a specific model: the Chaos Lord. Have a look at their … Continue reading

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More Games and Painting

More gaming has happened over the past fortnight as well as a bunch of painting. That’s the collective noun, right: ‘a bunch of painting’? So what happened? Another 1k game of Warhammer Fantasy and multiple games of The Lord of … Continue reading

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