Let's enjoy wargaming as a fun, social, laid-back hobby! Farseer Khaiell

I enjoy nicely painted miniatures but I don't care for miniature painting as a fine craft. I prefer a smart theme before smooth transitions or NMM.

I give kudos to those who can do them and go back to the hobby. — Khaiell

Fantasy depictions of huge castles usually show gargantuan white walls reaching the skies. Let's have a walk through a real, monstrous castle that never fell to a siege and see what was practical in castle construction »
Real-world inspiration 2017-01-20 Khaiell
Futuristic castle is an oxymoron but as it looks cool it is something you may want to build. This is how. The guide may be useful for any walls, not just fortresses. »
How to build terrain 2017-01-13 Khaiell
My original imperial bunkers from early 2000s oozing dark technology with pipes and gubbinz are fun but sometimes you want a more streamlined design. I came up with a bunker modification that allows building a lot of them in a batch. Useful not only for wargaming but also crafting projects for kids. »
How to build terrain 2017-01-06 Khaiell
Games Workshop produced an enticing-looking kit of dark future cityscape gubbinz to help you decorate bases of larger models. Unfortunately they took the low road and made a cheap rip-off of their true Warhammer 40k City Buildings line »
Reviews 2017-01-01 Khaiell
The 2005/8 Chronicles of Narnia movies? rocky hills were shot in real world Sudety mountains on the Poland-Czechia border. That?s understandable as the rocks there are uncannily shaped and surrounded by mystery as subjects of pagan rituals in ancient times, precious stones and gold mining in the middle ages and as secret uranium mines of the Third Reich more recently. »
Real-world inspiration 2016-12-22 Khaiell
The best tool for paint stripping in my book is... brake fluid. The one used in cars. You can buy it at any gas station and at many run-of-the-mill supermarkets. It is designed not to damage metal car parts or plastic pipes but also to prevent corrosion and remove impurities. »
General Tips 2016-12-16 Khaiell
To have some fun, show you where my approach to wargaming comes from and share my way of using polymer glue to prevent cardboard warping I put together this short video »
Reviews 2016-12-08 Khaiell