The Dice Bag Lady’s Web Store

  A bit of history Wales finally freed itself of the glaciers around 11,000 years ago and Mesolithic hunter gatherers began to migrate into the area over the next 1000 years. The post glacial rise in sea levels caused Great Britain to become isolated from the continent. Ireland and Wales became separated. As Britain become… Continue reading The Dice Bag Lady’s Web Store

Rosemary and Co Brushes

Hi thereI recently discovered Rosemary and Co brushes through friends in twitter and decided to give their products a go. I put in an order for 12 brushes across three of their ranges; Series 101 Pure Sable, Series 42 Pure Squirrel Hair, and Series 33 Kolinsky Sable.The order was placed in Monday late evening and… Continue reading Rosemary and Co Brushes

X-Wing Space Mats

    Hi thereJust a quick post today showing the process shots of producing the two new mats I have done over the weekend (present perfect excusable there as the weekend is not over at the time of writing!) For both of these I had the Star Wars & Star Trek movies on for inspiration and freeze-framed… Continue reading X-Wing Space Mats

Repainting Star Wars X-Wing miniatures pt 2 The Imperial Remnant fleet

Hi there all, Bit of a delay between the last article and this one but what with moving house and having to set up the new man cave time has not been on my side. I've been playing a lot of the excellent Star Wars X-Wing game from Fantasy Flight games. I generally play Rebels… Continue reading Repainting Star Wars X-Wing miniatures pt 2 The Imperial Remnant fleet

“It’s a trap!”..or How I painted the Aquan Prime Fleet

Hi there all, I had planned to write today on how I paint flesh but... I didn't get time to finish the examples yet. I will have it for you by mid next week....so...today for your delectation is a mini article on how I painted up my Aquan Prime Fleet for Spartan Games' rather excellent… Continue reading “It’s a trap!”..or How I painted the Aquan Prime Fleet

Wargames, from Airfix to Wyrd

Hi there all, Today I'm going to look at some of the rule systems I have played and what, in my opinion, makes a good rule system. When I was about ten I started playing with toy soldiers and very soon after realised that some kind of system was required to govern or control and… Continue reading Wargames, from Airfix to Wyrd

Repainting Star Wars X-Wing miniatures

Hallo all, Today I'm going to share with you how I repainted my Star Wars X-wing miniatures. First question is, I guess, 'Why would you bother?'  A valid question as the minis are beautiful straight out of the box. I personally find, and this is just a personal thing, that the investment of time and… Continue reading Repainting Star Wars X-Wing miniatures

X Wing Miniatures Game Space Mats

Hallo all, Today, something a little different. A few months ago i bought the excellent Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures Game from Fantasy Flight Games. I love this game. It has a simple to learn rule set that takes a long while to master the tactical nuances. The miniatures are beautiful and can be used straight… Continue reading X Wing Miniatures Game Space Mats