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Tabletop Thursday: Dark Mechanicus Magos and Biologis

You ever have those moments when you’re so caught up with the painting that you forget to document the process? That was it with my Dark Mechanicus Magos and Biologis. I only had a few pictures of the construction of the Biologis, built from a haemonculus, and my Magos (from a Cairn Wraith) has even fewer. You can see here …

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Tabletop Thursday: Dark Mechanicus Kataphrons

With their treads and metal-flesh bodies, Kataphrons are pretty body horror already. However, I felt that the tank treads were too crude of a means of locomotion for my Dark Mechanicus. I want legs, skittering feet, or tentacles and tubes. Cue more counts-as conversions. Drawing inspiration from other Dark Mech conversions, and the ideas of possible Reaperized Hanar (from Mass …

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Tabletop Thursday: Dark Mechanicus Infiltrators with WIP

I really like my infiltrators, but I have to admit they are one of the units that don’t photograph well. Maybe it’s their strange poses, or the perspective of the miniatures. Whatever it is, they’re one of my favourite units, and ones that you really have to see up close and personal to appreciate. The original inspiration came from me …

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Tabletop Thursday: Knight Arachne (and WIP)

To any new readers out there, welcome to Tabletop Thursday! I am trying to post some of my progress at least weekly, so hopefully if you come back every Thursday you’ll have some new conversion or painting stuff to look at. By now you’ve seen most of Assuming Direct Control, my Armies on Parade entry for this year. (If you …

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Mel’s Muses: Tabletop Roundup. Pandemic Legacy Season 2, Codenames Disney Marvel and Unlock! Mystery Adventures

Lots of new board games to entertain us as we enter the holidays and perhaps start clearing those office year-end leave, to play more board games. For fans (and survivors) of the original best-selling Pandemic Legacy: Season 1, the long-awaited sequel Pandemic Legacy: Season 2 is now on sale. If you have never played a Legacy game, it’s an epic …

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