May 112012

Dream Pod 9 is hosting a paint giveaway that ends on the 18th.   All you have to do is go to their facebook page and like them for a chance to win the set.  It is made by Reaper and features 32 never before seen colors.  I will be getting me one as soon as I can.  I recently was given some of the MSP series and I like it a lot.



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Apr 102012

Reaper and Dream Pod 9 have teamed together to bring Heavy Gear fans their very own paint set.


From Dream Pod 9

“Our friends at Reaper Miniatures have released the Heavy Gear Blitz Master Series Paint Set as a great one-stop set of paints for all Heavy Gear miniatures. This set includes 36 Master Series paints, 32 of which are never-before-seen colors created especially for Dream Pod 9. This set includes paint colors for all of the Heavy Gear Blitz factions and we will provide painting suggestions using these color names in the future.”



Here are the colors.







And here is the case.










Now DP and Beasts of War are doing a facebook contest.  From now until May 4th on lucky person who signs up on Dram Pod 9’s facebook page will win one of these kits.


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Introducing Reaper Dark Heaven Bones

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Apr 092012

Twenty years ago, you could go into a gaming store with a couple of bills and come out with a handful of minis.

Not so much today. But today’s quality is far superior to those figures of the past.

Reaper’s Bones meet that sweet spot where low price intersects with incredible detail.

All the fiddly bits you love to paint are there at prices that will astound you.

These models are made of a high quality polymer, and are ready to pain them  right out of the box





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Tabletop Quality a Miniatures Painting Guide.

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Sep 052011

Have you ever heard the phrase table top quality?  Did you wonder what it means?   Well, if you know or think you know what table top quality means read on and I will share with you my findings.  We will attempt to do this by not siding with any one view (I will still pick on stereotypes though), but instead by defining it based off reading articles, and forum posts from Dakka Dakka, Bolter and Chainsword, Cmon, and game manufacturer’s websites.


When I first decided to write this article I thought I had a good understanding of the phrase.  I was wrong.  I discovered that a  part of the “painting” community is loud enough that that they are heard.  Not only are these people loud they are rude.  You will find comments like”table top quality is just another way of saying ” , and “tabletop quality is just an excuse for you not wanting to play me”.  So if you are a new player or painter who plays you are forewarned that you will be up against this kind of mentality.  I suggest you steer clear of these people as best you can while you are learning to paint.

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