Board Games – Shadows of Brimstone is quite the mishmash of things, initially it seemed like a Cowboy game with monsters but with each expansion it delves further into the weird. This latest set I painted reminds me a bit of Bosk from Star Wars or the Badoon from the Guardians of the Galaxy books. Space-faring lizardmen bounty hunters, kinda speaks for itself.
Board Games - Shadows of Brimstone is a game that just keeps on giving. The more of these expansion sets I paint the more I’m reminded of RIFTS or GURPS, it’s probably because the mismash of enemies I’ve seen run the full gambit of old west Indian to weird space robot suit back to giant mutant animals. At some point I need to get a demo of this game because while the minis aren’t the best quality, they’re decent and varied.Read More
Board Games – Shadows of Brimstone is a treasure trove of miniatures, with so many expansions available you’e never starved for additional enemies or heroes. Every few months a few of these models find their way onto my painting table. The sculpts are pretty consistent, nothing overly detailed but just enough to look great with a little extra work.Read More
Board Games – Shadows of Brimstone Indian Warriors. There’s really not much to say about these. They follow the same mold as the other expansions I’ve painted. One-two nice sculpts repeated to fill out a set. These are pretty much just enemies from what I can gather. I stuck with a simple paint scheme on these that I think works well. Cadian Fleshtone with a Reikland wash seems to be really close to the right skin color for Native Americans.Read More
Boardgames – Shadows of Brimstone is one of those games that can go anywhere. Initially I thought it was just an Old West style game but every commission I paint seems to go further than the last. Most recently I worked on a Flesh-Stalker and Flesh-Drones. This is one of the mini-expansions with a Boss Character and minions rather than one of the big box releases.Read More
Board Games – Shadows of Brimstone (the chronically mispronounced game "Shadows over Brimstone") has a ton of expansions. Most recently I painted up the "Allies of the Old West" expansion. This added a few miners/outlaws, a black smith, pack mule and dog to my client's collection for the game.Read More
Board Games - After wrapping up the monsters for Shadows of Brimstone, I had four heroes to get painted up. These are pretty standard western tropes: The Gambler, The Sheriff, The Saloon Girl and the Bandido.Read More
Board Games - When it comes to board games with miniatures there are two – three distinct varieties. First is the pre-assembled or single piece miniature. These pass the "Christmas Morning Test" meaning you don't have to do anything other than open the box to get started playing. The second type are snap together, these models require a little assembly but not necessarily glue or filler to get them in a playable state. The last type requires some significant modeling, gluing and filling just like a standard tabletop miniature game. My current board game project, Shadows of Brimstone falls into that last category.Read More