Monday, May 27, 2019

Moons of Fhloston Safari - Kublacon 2019

Fhloston Paradise's annual Moons of Fhloston Safari sees the most famous interstellar big game hunters vying for kill shots on some of the galaxy's fiercest wild creatures. Anything could happen.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Zhodani Customs Inspectors

Some cargo pieces from Terrain Crate litter the deck as the Zhodani Command squad makes its way through the ship. New scatter terrain and some Infinity miniatures painted up. The mat is a pdf download from Heroic Maps printed on to canvas.

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Zhodani in the warp core

The past week was mostly about build some of the terrain pieces to make up a starship interior. I got a lot put together and sat down this weekend to put some paint on a few. Here are a couple of power cores cobbled together from a few different things.


I also started work on the Zhodani Crews. I am using the new GW Necromunda van Saar  miniatures for everything but the head, which is a Dark Eldar Wytche head. I'm pretty happy with the way they turned out.

 Two Commandoes
and two EVA Marines.

I'm waiting on some more heads to show up in the mail so I can put the rest of the two Zhodani crews together.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Traveller Imperial Marines

Tonight I knocked out a squad of Imperial troops in Battle Dress to square off against the Zhodani.

Hasslefree Miniatures "Five-Eight" here. I really enjoy painting their miniatures.

Zhodani Grunts for Galactic Heroes

My Galactic Heroes game for Kubla Con this year will have room for six players. Each player will run a crew of approximately 5 figures. There will be three crews made up of Zhodani boarders and three crews of Imperial defenders. In addition to the crews each side will have some help from small bands of Grunts. The Grunts will become available to player crews through a variety of ways, mostly random.

For the Zhodani I did six three-man teams of Grunts. I used miniatures from the Sedition Wars game.

Monday, February 11, 2019

Imperial Naval Space Ship Empress Eulalie Soars

I've started working on the game I will be hosting at Kublacon in May this year. I want to run a Traveller RPG style boarding action using the incredibly fun Galactic Heroes rules. 

I took my pdf copy of GDW's Azhanti High Lightning game and blew the maps up to scale with 28mm figures to use as a guide. My goal is to have six decks available for play. Each player's crew, whether they be part of the Zhodani boarding party or the Imperial crew will have primary and secondary objectives that will require them to move from deck to deck to perform a few skill tasks while staying alive.

To get a feel for scale I laid out a few terrain pieces and some figures on a couple of the 28mm scale Azhanti High Lightning maps. Above is the beginnings of the Boat Deck with a pair of shuttles to be.

Here is the beginnings of the Engineering Deck.

A pair of generators for Engineering I carved from foam.

These  will be Jump Field generators for the Jump Drive Deck. The design for these and the generators were heavily inspired by the creations of Micro Arts Studio.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Traveller - Imperial Shuttle Build

I found this Jedi Starfighter toy at a local second hand shop. Leeloo approves.

Ten minutes later its broken down to its component parts.

I decided to flip it upside down and change the facing of the cockpit. The thrusters will be attached to the wing tips and that empty space will become fuselage.

Cockpit placement. The old canopy will be cut down to fit on the top of the cockpit and I'll be putting a bubble canopy in the front.

Thrusters in position.

The start of the cockpit. The seats came from a toy car and the console is a Copplestone piece I believe.

Cockpit primed.

Mostly painted but it still needs a crew.
This is how it will sit in the body.

I'll finish the cockpit, pilot and passenger included and then move on to building the fuselage.