Trenches (part one)

Selecting the style of trench you want. Trenches have been around almost as long as siege warfare has! They are a great addition to your force and can be a lot of fun to play games …

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15mm Trees (part six)

Having a nice variety of trees can add a lot to your gaming terrain! For this reason we are continuing to expand our tutorials on gaming trees. These latest additions were made from readily available materials and …

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Palm Trees in 15mm (part two)

Now that you have a large pile of tree tops, it’s time to start the trunks. Palm trees have a very rough surface texture that doesn’t show up at 15mm scale. Up-close these look a little …

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Painting Soft Plastic

Trying to paint soft plastic can be very frustrating since it so often has disappointing results. However, the problem isn’t that the plastic is unpaintable, rather that people usually use the wrong type of paint. …

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Craters, Quick and Simple.

There are many ways to make craters. This is a very fast and easy way to make a large number of them. In this example we will be making them to represent a minefield, so they are …

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Making Smoke Markers for Games.

  Smoke in real life has no clearly defined shape. Instead, it is constantly shifting and changing. Because it needs to be clearly defined for most games, it is given an arbitrary shape by the rules. …

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Making Dragon’s Teeth

Dragon's Teeth are a great obstacle to use; unfortunately I didn’t like most of the commercially available ones. Most of them are way too large, and don’t look very good when placed on a table. Naturally, I …

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Experimenting with making 15mm barbed wire (part two)

Selecting the wire you will use is a very important step. If you use a single solid wire then you can get it as close as possible to “actual scale”. If you use twisted wire …

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15mm Trees (part one)

Working with smaller-scale vegetation is very similar to their larger-scale cousins, but with a few interesting differences. It’s all about finding or making suitable armatures and applying flock to them. Some items make great armatures …

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Tau Themed Bastion

  This project was made with two sizes of PVC pipes and some scrap pieces of wood (hard foam would have worked just as well). The first step was to cut the smaller pipe in half, then …

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