Category: Frills & Fauna

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StarGrind

StarGrind is a Science Fiction miniature range from Krakon Games. It may well become a game one day, but for now the market is quite full of rulesets, so KG are more than happy to provide new miniatures to play them with.

The “universe” is a typical futuristic galaxy-spanning setting, with humans having ventured beyond Terra (Earth) and discovered that they are very much not alone. Many alien species exist, most with their own interstellar civilisations.

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Kings of War : Herd progress, Avatar of the Father

So at the start of the year I blogged about starting a herd army for Kings of War.  I mentioned that I had plans for an Avatar of the Father model, using an unreleased model from Mierce Minatures, Sia.  Well after asking nicely, I finally received the model recently and got to work on building and painting it.  This post hopefully will review the model and show you how I’ve got it battle ready.

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Introducing Scum & Smugglers – Arim

After the success of my first Kickstarter – Frills & Fauna, it seems obvious to me that I should sustain use of the crowd-funding strategy to reach out to an audience. Despite being incredibly niche, the project raised more money than sales of anything else I’ve sculpted, combined. Admittedly, I am fairly new to the scene so that’s not a major statement, but when you are trying to make a living from the art, it’s one hell of a tasty pie to eat from.

Krakon Games Frills and Fauna – in the wild and dangerous 0

Krakon Games Frills and Fauna – in the wild and dangerous

So one of the perks of being the brother of a sculptor running a Kickstarter is getting early access to some of the pre-production models.

I’ve had a quick paint up of the Cirripod family and placed them into some sci-fi environments to see how they look…

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On the crystalline planet Aarkaon IV, Red Squad troopers (from Heresy)  investigate a strange egg cluster, only to discover adult creatures nearby.  Burn it!  Burn it with fire!

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Frills & Fauna: Cirripod scale shot

In order to be able to show prospective customers how the final product will look, I had one o fthe family sets cast up before the project launches. The Cirripods arrived today and so I’ve put together a scale shot. Hopefully I will find some time to paint them up tomorrow.

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The Kickstarter launches tomorrow at 12pm GMT. That’s 15 hours away!