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29th October 2017

Did some work behind the scenes of the game blog page so that the game filters now work much better.

30th June 2017

A couple of months back I found loads of old notes about all the old Epic Space Marine games we played, starting from back when I was in high school. I thought it would be a good idea to type them all up as best I could, and upload them all. While I was at it, I also converted the Epic-S and 40K battle reports from their PDF state to HTML, and they can be found on the Warhammer 40K page.

16th May 2017

Finally got my pointing pictures up and into the Vault. Don't ask me why.

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27th March 2010 - The Colour Of Xenos

Been doing plenty of spraying today. Just how fast do the GW spray cans run out? Undercoated my Drop Pod, 3 Rhino-style tanks, 2 Land Speeders, a Dred, about 20 Marines and 20 Battle Sisters and the entire brand new can is empty. GW scum.
Anyway, because I've got such a massive volume of painting to do I fancied trying other types of spray to get other base colours very quickly. To that end I've tried some more Halfords sprays after being impressed by their grey primer on my Imperial Guard tanks. As it is my Xenos allied force that has suffered the most neglect, I went hunting for colours for those. I decided to change my Eldar scheme from green to red so I could use the red primer which I'm very impressed with. But I took a chance on a light blue, as it wasn't a primer but a top coat car spray. That one has not gone on as well, even over the grey primer. Even so, it would cut a massive amount of time out of my painting schedule if I were to use it.
Here's a pic of the test models with the undercoat followed by a hefty wash (I do love the new GW washes but damn it they stink).

New base coat ideas

New base coat ideas

Also, done a little bit more work at long last on my Farseer, mainly making sure there's some red in there to match the new scheme.