Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Ho ho ho I've got a Machine Gun!

Merry Christmas fellow readers I should've timed this just right so that the majority of my readers are still celebrating Christmas. I had a short sweet Christmas here nothing to related was received although I got a few more gardening books, my other other hobby, fortunately no socks and undies this year although my sister tells me there's presents for me at her house so I could be in luck.

So as I have the middle of the week off I'm going to carry on painting, like you all should be, I have to paint two mini's for Malifaux by February and some Warmachine stuff by March. I'm not sure if there's going to be and Early & Mid war Flames of War GT in Auckland (see my ragey posts a few months back) Either way I'd like at least the Mid War GT to happen because everyone loves Mid War well that's enough from me have a Happy Christmas and a Wonderful New Year.


Sunday, December 9, 2012

Sh*t Everywhere! Product Review

Obviously not my desk I'm a team Jacob guy!

Hello everyone and glorious weekend to you all! My name is Daniel Linder and I have a messy desk. My desk is covered in shit paint, mini's, glues and other strange chemicals that I'm sure if mixed right would explode.

Now it never used to be this bad I had some Vallejo, Tamiya and GW paints. However Slave to Painting started selling Vallejo Air and I picked up 50 Reaper paints for $100 so I've ended up with 400 odd paints and no friggin painting room.

Then I remembered I'd seen a few of my friends liking something on Facebook called Back 2 Base-ix Wargaming Products and they sell some awesome stuff their main product is paint holders random pic below.

I've added these guys in the links on the right.
Despite the prices they are a must have for any wargamer and to be honest disposable income is what the hobby is all about and if you think dropping $50-$60 on an organiser is bad just ask the missus how much Lash recovery serum is not to mention they probably got their eyebrows done and tinted at the same time (It's $150 for the serum and $70 for the eyebrows).
I Purchased the Wall Climber in MDF, I LOVE THE SMELL OF LASER CUT WOOD IN THE MORNING!!!!, and it was so awesome I got 2! By the looks of things they're offering free shipping too wow you're going to be some lucky geeks this Christmas.

I still need another 2!
They can also stack on top of one another and come with an instructional DVD, which I didn't need cos I'm awesome, As you can see I've tried to arrange the paints by shade but I've already taken a bunch out so no doubt this'll be messy as all hell again soon. So once again I've added their link in the Stores and Shops section and any of these products would be a great help to any modeller/wargamer. 

Sunday, December 2, 2012

2012 Round up and catch up!

Hey patient readers/views/blog enthusiasts hope you've had a good 2012 so far this year has been good I got a promotion at work have tried more gaming systems and played more board/card games than I have in the last 10 years.

As usual I like to post only when I've painted something I think is cool or when I find a product or toy supplier or game that's awesome I also like to keep you abreast of dodgy pricks like Maelstrom Games aka Eye of the Storm and other silly moves seemingly smart gaming companies make.

I've also help start a gaming club in West Auckland called T.C.O.W (That Club out West) so that we could break away from all the drama that one club decided was wholly necessary there's also a new website for  New Zealand gamers so if you're a Kiwi or just like toys and games head over that way.

So far this year alone I've quit and re-picked up Warmachine/Hordes, tried Dystopian Wars and Firestorm Armada, Won prettiest painted at a Malifaux Tournament, played my first and last game of 40K in 15 years and only played in 1 Flames of War tournament. I wish I had more time for Flames but historical paint jobs can really slow you down and ware you out. As much as I'd like to have the time to blog more often I feel I'm doing injustice to a customer who needs their toys painted before mine.

That being said I'll have a product review up shortly for a product which has helped me so friggin much over the last few months (It's not Simple Green but I'll do a tutorial on that soon enough).

Thanks for reading I promise another blog update very soon none of this disappearing BS and coming back just to prove I'm alive (unlike my cat).

P.S The chair fund made a grand total of zero dollars thank you for believing in me :P