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How to Paint Necrons Fast and Easy (Photo Tutorials)

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How do you paint Necrons? Necrons are a science fictional race of aliens that you can play in the tabletop miniatures game in the Games Workshop Warhammer 40,000 Universe. The Necron line of miniatures are unique and highly-detailed sculpts that come in plastic kits. As with all Games Workshop models, Necron kits come with easy …

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Wargaming: The Illusion of “Balance” (Editorial)

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In a typical tabletop wargame, two forces meet in a pitched battle: one against the other. Warhammer 40k, Age of Sigmar, or even an accurate recreation of a real-life historical skirmish, it doesn’t matter. There’s something enjoyable and thrilling (perhaps, a tad sadistic) about miniature wargaming. Of course, a major draw for games is the …

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Necron Paint Schemes (9 Color Motifs and Ideas)

Are you looking for paint color scheme ideas for a Necron army? The Necrons are a fully robotic “species” with humanoid form that wield technological power that is second-to-none in the Warhammer 40k Universe. As an alien race in the Games Workshop Universe, Necrons are a playable army of tabletop miniatures in the Warhammer 40,000 …

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Stormcast Eternals Paint Schemes (9 Color Motifs)

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Are you looking for color scheme ideas for a Stormcast Eternals army? The Stormcast are the once-mortal champions of Order found in the Warhammer Age of Sigmar Universe. Stormcast Eternals are a fighting force created by Sigmar Heldenhammer, also known as the God-King or simply as Sigmar, the lord of the Realm of Azyr. The …

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How to Apply Warhammer Space Marine Decals (Tips)

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Do you want to apply decals to your miniatures or scale models? Decals add extra details to your wargaming miniatures. If you’re looking for realism, or a more immersive look for your Warhammer 40k vehicles, space marines, or historical wargaming pieces, learning how to use transfers can help. Many model kits come with water transfer …

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11 Awesome Airbrush Stencils for Miniatures (Tips, Tricks)

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What other things are airbrushes good for when painting miniatures? We already know that airbrushes are great for applying primer and speeding up base coat painting. But, airbrushes are so much more useful than that! You can use your airbrushes to apply freehand textures and design using stencils on your miniatures and models. In this …

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10 Great Hot Wire Cutters for Making Foam Model Terrain (Tips)

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Are you looking to make your own wargaming or scale model terrain features? Foam is the probably the most versatile building material for making DIY tabletop terrain. You’ll probably want a good hot wire foam knife. Cutting foam with a regular hobby knife (or utility knife) is messy. A hot wire cutter tool is a …

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3D Print and Paint a Forgeworld Warhammer 40k Tank (13 Easy Steps!)

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Are you wondering about the possibility of 3D printing your own miniatures? There are free 3D files for almost anything now. Even your favorite wargame miniatures are coming to an open source database near you. Out of simple curiosity, I did an online search for free 3D printable files for Warhammer 40k and Forgeworld models. …

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How to Choose a Miniature Painting Color Scheme (5 Simple Ways)

Are you trying to choose a paint color scheme for your miniatures? Looking for a good paint scheme for Warhammer 40k or other tabletop games? Even if you’re familiar with painting techniques, you’ll still need to know what colors to choose for painting miniatures. In this article, I share with you 5 simple ways you …

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3D Printing Games Workshop Models: Piracy or Not?

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3-D printing has reached a pinnacle. It is easy to learn, reliable, and for a savvy consumer, affordable. For Games Workshop and other tabletop game companies, 3D printing represents a potential shift in how consumers acquire miniatures. Game companies and digital sculptors will need to adapt to the emergence of mainstream 3D printing technology or …

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Tabletop Standard vs. Display Level Painting [Criteria]

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This article is a descriptive overview of the differences between tabletop quality and display level miniature painting standards. What do the terms “tabletop standard”, “display level”, or collector quality” mean in regards to miniature painting? This seems to be a recurring question in the miniature painting community. And, it is an especially relevant topic for …

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