Category: D&D Campaign

Characters of Chaos

Over the past year work and study have kept me busy, and I haven’t had much time for creative hobbies.  Recently though I’ve been motivated to draw again – it takes somewhat less time to set up than miniature painting, and I’ve been inspired… Continue Reading “Characters of Chaos”

A Pre-Slotta Dwarf

After last week’s foray into mapmaking and creative writing, and several weeks’ worth of Knightmare Miniatures, this week I’m going back to the basics of this blog:  an old pre-slotta Citadel dwarf thief.

The Blinded Halfling; an Exercise in Collaborative Worldbuilding

Beware of hidden knowledge, And the secrets you might learn, For sometimes when you read a blog, it reads you return For the past couple of years I’ve been involved in a secession D&D campaign (the first chapter of which inspired me to take… Continue Reading “The Blinded Halfling; an Exercise in Collaborative Worldbuilding”

Do you want to live forever?

I’ll never die! … Proclaims Giant in the Playground’s optimisation guide for the barbarian in fifth edition D&D.  Maybe it’s true.  Robert E. Howard’s Conan the Barbarian made his first appearance on 6th December 1932 (the day before my own birthday, albeit some time… Continue Reading “Do you want to live forever?”

What is best in life?

I’m waiting in an airport departure lounge at 06:30 in the morning (but my body still thinks it’s a lot earlier), breathing conditioned air and listening to the clatter and rattle of shoes and trolleys, the hushed murmuring of my fellow passengers, and the… Continue Reading “What is best in life?”

Warrior Women with Stumpy Sidekicks

Setting expectations high for 2018, following on from my Russian Alternative Troll of Chaos and Oldhammer creatures from Greek mythology, I think there’s time for one more blog entry this weekend.  I worked on a few different projects over Christmas, including painting miniatures from… Continue Reading “Warrior Women with Stumpy Sidekicks”

Shin High Kobold

I haven’t had much time for painting this week, so I used what time I had on my smallest miniature:  an Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Kobold.  I picked him up cheaply with some other odds and ends I thought might come in handy during… Continue Reading “Shin High Kobold”

Sea Hag

A few months ago I posted a drawing of Jenny Greenteeth, a river hag from English folklore.  At around the same time I started drawing her, I bought a metal Razig the Sea Hag from Reaper Miniatures’ Warlord’ range, which sat untouched except for… Continue Reading “Sea Hag”

Terrible Things 2

I am off work this week, and my wife is away, so I’ve had plenty of time available to get in touch with my inner artist and geek, finishing off some long-standing projects and starting a couple of new ones.  There are loads of… Continue Reading “Terrible Things 2”

Terrible Things

At the end of June our D&D campaign, Shin High Terror, drew to a close.  Our diminutive anti-heroes found a dimension door in a tent, guarded by evil jesters.  Steeltoe the dwarf punched an old peasant woman until her jaw broke, and  revealed that… Continue Reading “Terrible Things”