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How to win Army Awards (in which Ming learnt the hard way) – Part 1

It’s the promised guide you’ve been waiting for! I’m breaking this into  a number of parts, hopefully making it perfect lunch reading material. So let’s start, how would one be able to create an award-winning army? 1)      Choosing an Army … Continue reading

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Ming’s Introduction!

Hello all, it’s Ming here! For those who’ve not met me around the tourney/twitter scene, this first post is to bore you with my history of the hobby. I started by stumbling into a local GW (5 minutes from my … Continue reading

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The Canvas of War- Jon’s Grimgor Ironhide Conversion Part 2

I’m super excited to get this blog post up, as I have now finished my Grimgor Ironhide conversion! This has without a doubt been my favourite ever model to convert and paint. I’m extremely happy with the final result! Everything … Continue reading

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Richard’s Conquistador themed Empire army Part 4

Hey, Welcome back to my Estalian blog. Over the last few blog entries I have gone through a few units in my army, but I have not touched upon the characters which lead the army. There are many different manufacturers … Continue reading

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Gaming standard painting

So nowadays you can find blogs and videos on how to paint a golden daemon standard model with a million layers of highlighting that makes you want to pullout your eyes and never paint again, but these do not help … Continue reading

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Richard’s Conquistador themed Empire army Part 3

Hi all, welcome back to my Conquistador themed Empire army. My last blog entry was dedicated to my unit of Halberdiers, which make up the back bone to the army. However, this entry is all about the Celestial Hurricanum support … Continue reading

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Riding the Bandwagon- Part 1

So a new book has come out so it’s time to jump on board the hobby bandwagon! That’s right I’m talking about the Dwarfs. Now I’m building this army differently from normal, I normally design a list, buy the whole … Continue reading

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Richard’s Conquistador themed Empire army Part 2

Hi, and welcome back to my Conquistador themed Empire army. When I was planning the army I wanted to make sure that I included a large block of infantry to use as the back bone to the army. In the … Continue reading

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Richard’s Conquistador themed Empire army Part 1

Hi all, this is my first army blog entry on the Tale of Four Geeks so I think it would be a good opportunity to go over the initial ideas for the army and why I chose the theme based … Continue reading

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T4G Painting Tips 14- Basic Object Source Lighting (OSL)

Object source lighting is considered an advanced technique that many painters aspire to master, but there are some simple methods of pulling of a good OSL effect at an “army standard” level without spending hours upon hours blending and glazing. … Continue reading

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