Gen Con 2014 – Awesome, Overwhelming, Exciting and More than Satisfying
There are many reasons to go to Gen Con. Likely the biggest is their slogan “The Best Four Days in Gaming”. While I do game, it was not the main reason I ended up at the 2014 event. I went primarily to meet, record and interview some of the musicians we play at indienation.fm. I also went because Through Gamer Goggles offered me a free space on the floor in their hotel. In short, I had an affordable opportunity. It was my first Gen Con. It was one heck of an experience and I thought I should write about it here. Continue reading “The Gen Con Experience”→
I have been busy painting and “basing” (adding material to make the plastic base look more realistic) some more Warmachine models. Again, I did not do all the painting on all of the models but that is quickly changing as I am working on over 70 models at the moment.
One of my childhood passions was war gaming. I would stay awake entire weekends, making terrain, painting models and gaming with friends. Maybe a second childhood has occurred or it is simply the acceptance of an addiction, but the bug has bitten me again… pretty hard. This time I have no intent of straying away.
While I enjoy the aspect of the gaming, I am one of the gamers who believes that the terrain and playing surface are a major part of the game. I really think it adds to the feel of the game. I thought I would share how I made some of my props.