Warmachine

Why Should You Play Warmachine and Hordes?

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Why play Warmachine and Hordes, a tabletop miniatures game? The reason to play is simple: Warmachine/Hordes is a simple game with emergent gameplay (e.g., game complexity arises from many simple elements). There are many warmachine and horde factions rivaling each other within the Iron Kingdom Universe–where the game takes place. Within this context, the game …

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How to Play Warmachine and Hordes (Quick Start Overview)

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Are you looking for a quick overview of how to get started playing Warmachine and Hordes, the tabletop miniatures game from Privateer Press? If so, you’ve come to the right place! In Warmachine and Hordes, players take control of powerful armies of steam-powered war machines and savage warriors in an epic struggle for domination of …

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Discovery and Passion: Keys to Improving Your Miniature Painting (Editorial)

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I have a large collection of models that I’ve painted. Too numerous for me to count. The ultimate driving force that motivates me to paint is discovery. Whenever I feel my toes are hanging off the edge of burn-out (e.g., the loss of desire to do anything), I find that I can retreat safely on the knowledge that …

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Batch Painting Miniatures (Tips and Tutorial)

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Do you want to paint your wargaming miniatures faster? Batch painting or assembly line painting are best practice methods for completing large miniature painting projects. The key to successful batch painting of miniatures is to keep your tools and techniques simple, minimizing any risk to mistakes and reducing executing decisions on color choice and composition. …

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Watercolor Washes: How to Paint a Warmachine Warjack (10 Steps! )

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Are you painting miniatures and looking for new techniques to try? Miniature painting tutorials are everywhere. But, the use of watercolor for washing miniatures is a fairly unique way to paint models. In this article, I show you how to paint a warjack from the Retribution of Scyrah faction of Privateer Press’ Warmachine tabletop strategy …

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40 Miniature Painting Tutorials Online (YouTube Links)

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In this miniature hobby-world, there are three kinds of people: People who want to paint, and even enjoy it, but don’t have the entire skill set to achieve their preconceived goal. People who love to paint, and will do anything to get their hands on a hairs-glued-to-a-wooden-stick that is dipped in emulsified pigment. People who …

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Testing Camera Setup for Videography (Miniature Painting): First Run

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I’ve recently wondered how artists make their miniature painting videos for YouTube. What kind of equipment do they use? Where do they place their camera? And, how do they frame their shots? All of these questions…but very little written instruction out there on where to start. In this article, I share my process on how …

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How to Quickly Repaint a Used Miniature (Stormwall Colossal)

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Do you get used models for your miniature hobby and tabletop games? It’s quite popular to buy used and repaint miniatures for tabletop games, e.g., Warhammer 40k, Warmachine. Sometimes you get a used model with a bad paint job and you have to refurbish it. How do you refurbish and repaint a used model or …

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Menoth Crusader Warjack: Quick n’ Dirty Paint Job

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Are you looking to paint your Warmachine Hordes models faster? Painting miniatures faster requires some dedication and a bit of planning. You also have to reduce the amount of detail you expect to paint on a model. In this article, I show you how I quickly speed painted this Menoth Warmachine miniature so I can …

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