Hollywood is a funny business…

So, before we go anywhere with this, have you heard about the upcomming Monsterpocalypse film? You haven’t? Well, I suppose you could go check out that Deadline New York article.Ok, so you’re done. So what do we know about this film? Well, from that article, I gleaned that it most likely won’t be happening at ...

New 30mm Star Wars minis

Back when I first started painting miniatures, there were some Star Wars minis I picked up. I thought that was a great idea, I loved Star Wars and there was just no reason why minis of those characters couldn’t work. Now, that line of minis wasn’t great quality- all of my storm troopers helmets were ...

Exploring techniques

I often look at the work of other painters to learn new techniques- and online there are hundreds of tutorials for every level of painter to be found. Once upon a time, I was most excited about tutorials that would give me strong color recipes. I wanted to make my minis look exactly like the ...

Hordes Minion Farrow Warlock on the horizon

Alliance Game Distribution has recently posted up two interesting new additions to the Hordes range: - Hordes: Minions Lord Carver, Bmmd, Esq. III $13.99- Hordes: Minions War Hog $44.99 From the names and prices, it looks like we have some confirmation that there will be rules for a piggy faction in the upcoming Forces of ...

Wyrd is accepting beta test applicants

Wyrd Miniatures are currently accepting applications to their semi-open beta test for the next expansion to Malifaux. The expansion is definitely going to have rules for new crews- it looks as though Wyrd is using Privateer Press‘ model of expanding all factions at once (although some have speculated that there will be five new factions ...

Painting Blood

Over the past couple of years, I’ve had a lot of questions about the way that I paint blood on weapons. I think that blood effects are something that almost everyone tries out at some point, but unfortunately a lot of people give up after a few tries. I first started painting when I was ...

Just thought I’d share a little bit of small press miniatures new with you. Smartmax- a company that does some wonderful and original Victorian Horror miniatures has given us a preview of their upcoming Jaybee the Ripper mini. By the way, most of their stuff is that creepy- and the stuff that isn’t is an ...

I recently painted up a third set of Space Hulk miniatures. I’ve now painted three sets of Terminators, and Two full sets of Genestealers (and I still haven’t done my own). I’ve been playing Space Hulk quite a bit too, and I’m really excited to try out some of the older 1st edition supplements (Deathwing ...

Garden Ninja email is down

The Garden Ninja store is currently having some problems, and the email function is not working correctly. If you have emailed me any time in the past ten days and I have not answered, please email me directly. You can reach me through email at: drew at mediawonder.com I’m very sorry for any problems this ...

Wyrd Miniatures has just posted up their April releases for Malifaux. And they’ve kept up their hard work, and are once more offering us some of the creepiest miniatures in the business. The new releases are: Enslaved NephilimDoppelgangerHollow WaifMalifaux Child I haven’t played Malifaux, so I can’t really recommend the game, but if put even ...