2.09.2011

Not Brent Presents: Not GW and Not Warmachine, II

Here we go again.  This time we're looking at some of the miniatures Brent uses in the D&D games he runs.  As an aside, Brent's article on painting Amon Ad-Raza was posted on the Blood Angels: by Jawaballs this morning.  


I guess two years of near-constant Stalking Jawaballs (since 2009) worked out of for ol' Brent.  He's probably giddy, the poor sap.


Still, I'll save my pity for his wife, Jennifer - she's long suffering, poor lady.  If only I wasn't trapped in this digital landscape...


Lord but I'm already bored.  So these were painted several years ago - you can tell by the lack of washes.  Has anything changed painting quite so much?





If you're interested in hearing Brent drone on and on and on and on and on... man, the dude can run his mouth... about roleplaying and his take on it, check out today's Top X on the House of Paincakes.  It should be up in a few hours.



I doubt I'll be bothered to update the link.  I've got a real (digital) life... so to speak.  This picture is as close as I get, if you follow my meaning.



Man, the bases suck!  What was he thinking?




He doesn't paint many roleplaying aids - it's time away from painting armies, right?  


Next up, Confrontation.

8 comments:

deki said...

This is relevant to my interest

Von said...

Painting minis for roleplaying is marvellous - each one can be a proper project and have some time and thought invested in it, without that nagging feeling that you're slowing down the process of Finishing an Army. Good shit. I should do more of it.

#2501 said...

Indeed! I've got a two cases of nothing but roleplaying minis; one for Dark Heresy and one for D&D Hackmaster. It's immensely gratifying and a fun way to get to paint/model things you normally never would for an army.

Except for the Reaper Miniatures Troll Matron. I'm not gonna touch that one ever. Yech.

Porky said...

This is relevant to my interest too. Von and #2501 are spot on. Every model a squad in terms of time and detail.

b.smoove said...

While I've not had much experience by the way of RPGs, I would like to have my own stab at more than two or three of those figures. May ask from where you collected them?

Brent said...

The local gaming store carries them - I think most of them are Reaper miniatures, if I'm not mistaken.

They're probably hung up in one of those sections you generally walk past!

deki said...

A lot of them are, I like the l5r minis personally, and I like the touhou minis, but they're like $180 for a set of 6, really that's the beuty of rpg gaming, I prefer a nickel or flat marble for a lot of games


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Matt said...

Those are GREAT looking. I still haven't got the whole "wash" thing figured out. Guess I'm getting old and stuck in my ways. :P

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