Category Archives: Painting & Modelling

Evading the Australia Tax: Buying Warhammer from the UK

Looking for ways to avoid paying extra for Games Workshop products in Australia? We’ve found a way to avoid the Australia Tax on Warhammer products. Continue reading

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And it’s official: New Games Workshop Citadel Paints

Following up on our report on the cryptic teaser trailer, we demonstrate again that the internet doesn’t like: the new Games Workshop news is indeed a new paint line. It looks like they’ve got a pile of new kinds of … Continue reading

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A Nerd’s Guide to Visiting Sydney

Or, What We Do On Nerd Day. After spending some time living and working in the US, I came back to Sydney accustomed to the resources available to Nerds even in a town like Atlanta. While I had spent many … Continue reading

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Foldable 3D Paper D&D & Tabletop Scenery Models

I stumbled across this the other day on the WOTC website archives (from 2003). It is the PDF’s and JPG’s of paper based 3D building models. The quality and detail is quite amazing, and they are no trouble at all … Continue reading

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Plastic Miniatures

Yesterday I wandered into a newsagent and bought a copy of this month’s White Dwarf magazine. Why? Because a previous White Dwarf told me to. Or, rather, it told be what came with it. Pictured here is the sprue you … Continue reading

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D&D Minis

D&D Minis is a collectable miniature game set in the D&Dverse. Taking obvious inspiration from Magic the Gathering, each box set (20 or 30 AUD) comes with 8 collectable plastic miniatures already painted for you. The miniatures are numbered and … Continue reading

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Mr Orange

About 10 years ago, my brother and I started work on a game we called Cyborg. It was a great game until we tried to write down the rules. We have subsequently tried three times to codify the game and … Continue reading

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