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Iwata Eclipse HP-CS Airbrush
by: Adie Roberts   |  Vendor: Iwata
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by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Darkstar Miniatures
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1. Great Other [ 1072 ]
by: Adie Roberts  |  Vendor: ICM Holding
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by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Morland Studios
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IN FANTASY
Great Other (1:16)
by: Adie Roberts  |  Vendor: ICM Holding
Adie Roberts takes a look at the Great Other in 1/16th scale from ICM and the second figure from the Game of Thrones series.   >> READ MORE

IN CREATURES & COMICS
Haley Starshine (Other Scal)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Morland Studios
HALEY STARSHINE is a 32mm resin and metal figure from MORLAND STUDIOS. She is part of their ORDER OF THE STICK series.   >> READ MORE

IN SCIENCE FICTION
Hawk Mark IX (1:72)
by: Jim Starkweather  |  Vendor: MRC
A look inside the box of this re-release from MPC and Round 2. This is the 2010 version of the kit. Get it while it is out there if you are so inclined!    >> READ MORE

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Artel W Miniatures: Witcher (28mm)
by: Andras  |  Vendor:
I have recently discovered small companies producing resin figures of all sorts- mostly alternative Warhammer 40K figures and conversions (my main interest), and figures of characters from computer games and books. In this case we have the witcher, Gerard of Rivera himself, drawing his sword. Well, one of them, most likely. (I think it would be awkward using two of those things at the same time.)   >> READ MORE

IN SCIENCE FICTION
Artel W Miniatures: Assassin (28mm)
by: Andras  |  Vendor:
The recent advances in 3D printing have created a boom in the cottage industry of resin figures. You can now find better and better quality figures produced for wargaming, and characters from popular culture (books, movies, comics or video games). We do live in a golden age right now, as often times we get alternatives for wargaming miniatures; and sometimes -as in this case- it means we get a figure at all. (I would love to have a miniature version of a T-54 power armor from the Fallout series holding a mini nuke launcher, for example.)


This article reviews such a video game character by Artel W Miniatures: the master assassin. The figure depicts the ex-bodyguard Corvo Attano from the game Dishonoured by Bethesda, wearing his signature mask and carrying his signature weapons - without explicitly stating so. Since I tremendously enjoyed the game for both of its gameplay, and for its excellent story and setting, I was happy to order one of these figures when I saw it on Artel W Miniatures’ website.
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IN SCIENCE FICTION
Chaos Hive Bringer (28mm)
by: Andras  |  Vendor: Grim Skull Miniatures
There is a small cottage industry focusing on producing figures and other accessories for popular tabletop games. Warhammer 40K is no exception. One prominent company producing resin alternatives and conversion sets is Grim Skull Miniatures; their Hive Bringer (khm… Tyhpus) is the subject of this review.


Games Workshop has a newly issued (plastic) chaos-corrupted version of Typhus, so there are definitely choices out there. This particular figure is absolutely gorgeous. He holds either a scythe or two sickles (these held in reverse John Woo style), and he definitely looks corrupted. The detail and definition is simply superb. All the cysts, boils and blisters are lovingly re-created, alongside with the horns sticking out of the cracks of his power armor.

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IN FANTASY
Grim Skull Mortarion
by: Andras  |  Vendor: Grim Skull Miniatures
Andras builds Mortarion from Grim Skull Miniatures   >> READ MORE

IN SCIENCE FICTION
Monster 2 (1:35)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Armor 35
MONSTER 2 is a 1/35 resin kit from ARMOR35.   >> READ MORE

IN SCIENCE FICTION
Captain Sanders (1:32)
by: Peter Ong  |  Vendor: Andrea Miniatures
Peter Ong reviews Captain Sanders Serpentian Navy from Andrea Miniatures in 1/32nd scale.   >> READ MORE

IN SCIENCE FICTION
Shony (75mm)
by: Peter Ong  |  Vendor: Hera Models
Peter Ong takes a look at a futuristic resin female warrior from Hera models in 75 mm scale.    >> READ MORE

IN SCIENCE FICTION
Edge of the Universe (1:24)
by: Darren Baker  |  Vendor: Master Box Ltd.
Darren Baker takes a look at four figure sets from Master Box in 1/24th scale with an interesting Sci-Fi back story.   >> READ MORE

IN CREATURES & COMICS
Satyr (1:24)
by: Darren Baker  |  Vendor: Master Box Ltd.
Darren Baker takes a look at and builds the Satyr from Master Box in 1/24th scale and forms a piece in their Ancient Greek Myths Series.   >> READ MORE

IN SCIENCE FICTION
Post-Nuclear Sniper (54mm)
by: Peter Ong  |  Vendor: North Star Models
Peter Ong takes a look at the 54mm figure of a Post-Nuclear Sniper from NorthStar Models.   >> READ MORE

IN SCIENCE FICTION
Assault Trooper (54mm)
by: Peter Ong  |  Vendor: North Star
Peter Ong takes a look at and shares his thoughts on the Futuristic Assault Trooper in 54mm from NorthStar.   >> READ MORE

IN GENERAL MODELING
Rolling Ball Timer
by: George Redell  |  Vendor: Academy
The Rolling Ball Timer by Academy is the newest addition to the Da Vinci line of kits. The Ball Timer is based on a sketch of an escapement mechanism drawn by Leonardo Da Vinci. The kit uses the principles of gravity and kinetics to measure the passage of time. It employs precision gears to power a platform in a “see saw” pattern that propels a rolling ball. When complete, it exhibits concepts relating to the laws of motion and delivers hours of entertainment.   >> READ MORE

 
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