What happened to new Vendors? Where are the updates? What’s happening? Is it still March?

Hi Everyone, It’s been a while! 2020 has been an absolute crazy year. It’s hard to believe it’s the 189th day of March, 2020. For those that are still with us, it’s great to have you hear. For those who we have lost – we will miss you. And for those who have lost friends, […]

A Worrywart’s hesitant plunge into the resin pool…

I started 3d printing for my wargaming in January 2018; way back then FDM the home hobbyists’ tool of choice was an FDM, or filament, 3d printer. That soon changed as inexpensive SLA resin printers came to the market – the Anycubic Photon and the Elegoo Mars leading the charge. These printers gained wide acceptance […]

How to install an analogue Ammeter on a K40 Laser Cutter

I originally purchased my K40 laser cutter without knowing a lot about them, and fell into the trap of purchasing an “Upgraded” K40 laser cutter with a lot of bells and whistles that I didn’t need, but lacking ones that I probably did need.  One of these was an analogue ammeter, so I can measure […]

Hidden Units in Bolt Action – Maybe there is a better way….

Hidden Units in Bolt Action – Maybe there is a better way….  A modest proposal and some  free .stls   The rules for Warlord Games “Bolt Action” are purposely designed to ensure a rapid pace of play, and some aspects of realism is forfeited to that end. For the most part this balancing act works […]

The Little Engine that could… Pack Some Hurt!! Armoured Trains in bolt Action

The Little Engine that could… pack some hurt! Armoured Trains in Bolt Action   Recently I posted an article on the tactical use of railways in military warfare in general, and specifically in WW2. I noted that as soon as railways came into widespread use, their military application was realized. Not long after that  the […]

I Hear a Train a Coming…

‘I hear the train a comin’ It’s rollin’ ’round the bend…” (with apologies to the late, great Johnny Cash) Printing and Using Railways in Bolt Action As soon as railways were widely introduced in the mid-19th century, progressive Armies soon saw the advantage of employing them for both strategic and tactical purposes. The logistical benefit […]

3D Printing in the Age of Sail – 3D Printing 1/600 and 1/700 Ships

I never took any interest in Naval Wargaming until Warlord Games released Cruel Seas (an excellent, if poorly proofread beer and pretzels type game focusing on the smaller ships battling it out on the coast during World War Two in 1/300 scale, you can read our 3D printing guide here).  Following on from this success, […]

The complete idiots guide to Chinese “K40” Laser Cutters for Wargamers

A month of so ago I purchased myself one of these big blue “K40” style Chinese laser cutters from Ebay, and over the last few weeks I’ve been working towards getting it usable for cutting and engraving MDF and Acrylic plastic for a wide variety of miniature wargames products: from Tokens and Templates to Terrain. […]

Get started with Gaslands and 3D Printing

Osprey Publishing’s Gaslands game is one of my favorite tabletop games at the moment, it’s cheap, fun and easy to get into and perfect for 3D printing, whether it be accessories, gaming tokens, terrain or digital kitbashing entire vehicles, the possibilities are endless. What is Gaslands you ask? Well according to the official site: Shoot, […]