Hobby Resolutions 2019

It’s that time of year again when plans are made to be better/fitter/healthier people in the coming year.

Well just like last year, I will be refusing to join a gym and get involved with all that running around and getting sweaty. Instead, my New Year’s Resolution will be to to complete some hobby goals.

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Omega Guardian Reinforcements

I’ve been a little bit productive lately.

While finally putting some paint on the Dark Angels, I was inspires to paint up some more Omega Guardians.

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What’s on the Painting Table?

Work has been insanely busy of late, so I have not found the time to get much painting in.

My cityscape scenery has been left in an almost finished state, but before I move on to more urban buildings, I need to finish a project that has already been started.

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Omega Guardians

I have finally settled on a Space Marine Chapter after years of flipping between several.

I liked the idea of creating my own chapter as that gives me much more flexibility regarding the rules and Chapter Tactics that I get to use. I also liked the idea of painting a Codex compliant chapter, but didn’t really want to paint Ultramarines.

One of the drawbacks to creating your own chapter is the iconography. For me, freehand icons are out of the question, and homemade transfers is another rabbit warren that I really didn’t want to go down.

Since pretty much everything standard Space Marine kit comes with only Ultramarine transfers, that only left me with one option. Omega.

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Disappearing Terrain – My annoyance with Games Workshop

As some of you may know, I’m quite a GW fanboy. GW was my introduction to the worlds of table top wargaming and no other miniature game has managed to grab my interest like a Games Workshop release.

But Games Workshop are not without their flaws, and while I can understand and forgive most of them, there is one policy that really grinds my gears; the missing scenery…

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