Game terrain dioramas are an essential playing field for miniature war games, like Warhammer 40K or Lord of the Rings games. While these terrains can be purchased ready-made, make your own to get the exact look desired. Watch this hobby how-to video and learn how to build a ga ...more
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Watch this how to video to learn to make terrain for your Warhammer 40k units. This tutorial will show you step by step everything you need to make terrain. Part 1 of 4 - How to Make Warhammer 40k terrain. Part 2 of 4 - How to Make Warhammer 40k terrain. Part 3 of 4 - How to ...more
Check out this instructional video on several ways to make movement trays using cardboard for Warhammer. Also, see the Games Workshop (GW) Textured Movement Tray set. It's pretty simple to improve your Warhammer game with these cardboard movement trays. Warhammer: The Game of ...more
If you usually wind up playing Warhammer 40k on the same type of board pretty consistently, you should consider spicing up your pieces by giving them bases that look like the sort of terrain your favor. This video will show you how to make an urban environment base for Warhamm ...more
Want to make great Warhammer bases for your figures? This video shows you how to make basic terrain bases for your miniature figures with paint and a little sand.
A really beautifully painted Warhammer miniature mounted on a stock base is like Christina Hendrix at the Emmy's, but with trash bags wrapped around her feet instead of shoes. It cheapens your work. This video will show you how to make really cool miniature bases out of cork b ...more
This new video shows you step-by-step on how to make a Warhammer gaming board. Stop by your local hardware store and pick up a sheet of 1/2 inch plywood. They usually come on 8'x4' sections, so you may need them to cut the sheet in half. Buy four 8'long 1x2's for the framing ...more
This video shows you step-by-step, how to make barbed wire for a Warhammer mini-gaming system. All you need is electrical wire (insulated or not, it doesn't matter), some paper clips, and your applicable tools for cutting.
Hey war-gamers. This video teaches you the step-by-step process to make a Warhammer gaming board. You just need plywood, glue, and sand.
This new video shows you step-by-step, how to make textured paint. Choose any color you like, add either sand or styrofoam bits. That's it! It's as simple as that.
This Warhammer tutorial teaches you how to make realistic looking rust effects using cardboard and acrylic paint.
Want to make a modeling flock for Warhammer? This video shows you the simple way to make a model flock using paint, sawdust, and water.
Here's how to place grass into your diorama scenery. These tactics may be familiar to model train builders, but there are endless fibers that can create texture for miniature landscapes. Make grass for dioramas, Warhammer, architectural models and other miniatures.
Watch this video to learn how to paint a Warhammer 40k Space Marine. This tutorial will teach you which paint brushes you need, how to put your Space Marine together and how to prime you Space Marine. Part 1 of 3 - How to Paint Warhammer 40k Space Marines. Part 2 of 3 - How t ...more
If you like making miniature models for their own sake or for use in playing Warhammer and other table top games, there may come a time when you want a shiny new model to look like an old rusty model. If you're working with plastic, you've come to the right place, because this ...more
Every Friday here at Indie Games Ichiban, I will feature a sampling of reviews from the mountains of indie and vintage games that have crossed my internet connection in the past week. Each week will have some sort of theme, this week being old school turn-based strategy games ...more
If you want to be serious about playing Warhammer 40K, you're going to need to have a decent looking terrain. Playing with the miniature army on your bed or the living room floor lacks the realistic feel that a terrain can create. This video hobby tutorial shows how to build a ...more
This video provides an introduction to building 15mm scale buildings for Warhammer or miniature dioramas. Simulate roofing shingles and with small pieces of cardboard. Create a haunted scene with real spider webs. Preserve tiny spider webs with a protective spray or make minia ...more
Smartphones and tablets have become so powerful in recent years that they're now approaching PCs and game consoles in terms of gameplay and graphics. Thanks to sharper and more responsive touchscreens along with powerful processors, iOS and Android devices like the OnePlus 5 h ...more
3D Touch is a new feature on the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus that's reinventing the way we interact with our smartphones. With just a little bit of added pressure when tapping on the display, you can perform Quick Actions from an app's home screen icon, "Peek" at emails, stories, an ...more
This hobby how-to video shows a quick way to paint the black templars series of space marines for you Warhammer 40k game. Follow along with the demonstrator as he gets a black templar ready for Warhammer 40k battle. Watch this video and get started painting to build your army ...more
Space marines are one of the easier armies to build and effective for Warhammer 40k. There still is some skill involved when picking out the figures for the space marine army. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to build a space marine army for Warhammer 40k.
Here is one method of making model brickwork and detailing wood for dioramas and miniature game terrain. Carve some light lines into a flat piece of balsa wood and coat it with a thin layer of plaster. This simple trick creates a realistic brickwork effect for miniature dioram ...more
Watch this instructional model making video to make miniature roof thatching and tree material for dioramas, architectural models, Warhammer and game terrain. There are several kinds of scouring pads, craft fiber sheets, and fibers for constructing miniature trees and bushes. ...more
This tutorial video will teach you how to paint your blood angel space marines for Warhammer 40k. Your friends will surely be impressed by your awesome painting job.
The motor from an old remote control car can be used to make an automated drawbridge on a castle diorama. This is a nice project and a great way to add special effects to a diorama. Dioramas are great for war games like Warhammer 40K, and add a slightly more realistic touch. W ...more
Watch this instructional model making video to make miniature plaster tile flooring for war game terrain. Add a thin layer of plaster for a smooth level floor for your game piece or diorama. The layer of plaster simulates concrete as is, or you can etch in tiles while the plas ...more
Dark Angels are a highly sought after army figurine for Warhammer 40k. This hobby how to video shows how to quickly paint the Dark Angels miniatures so they're ready for table top war play. Watch, follow along, and get your Warhammer going. Part 1 of 3 - How to Paint Dark Ange ...more
Pretty convincing, but no flesh or blood necessary here. Hongkiat posts 21 stellar examples of animated 3D models, all created with programs like ZBrush, XSI, 3DMax, Maya and Photoshop. Get your 3D CG fix below. Warhammer Rider by Joe Deng Demonic Prince by Rami Ali Backst ...more
From Prime It Up and for the beginning painter, an end to end tutorial about painting a 40K Ork to a tabletop standard. This tutorial warhammer video covers how to paint the leather on the ork. Part 1 of 3 - How to Paint warhammer 40k ork leather. Part 2 of 3 - How to Paint w ...more
From Prime It Up and for the beginning painter, an end to end tutorial about painting a 40K Ork to a tabletop standard. This sequence covers how to do skin highlighting and ink washing. Part 1 of 3 - How to Skin highlight and ink a warhammer 40k figure. Part 2 of 3 - How to S ...more
Using a paint called "Sophisticated Finishes," a rust effect can be added to Warhammer 40K terrain pieces. If you want to be serious about Warhammer, or any other war gaming, you'll want to have the most realistic battlefield possible. Watch this video miniature-making tutoria ...more
Watch this five part instructional video series to experiment with base coats on your Warhammer miniatures. Using thin coats of paint and small brushes, leave a wider margin for experimentation and highlight coats. The rich and impressive detailing on Warhammer figurines comes ...more
Not only will this Giant Bomb Warhammer 40000: Space Marine guide help you beat Warboss Grimskull, it'll also help you unlock the 'But I Am Finished With You' achievement for the Xbox 360 as well. You will need to dodge the boss over and over again to survive, and keep your st ...more
When doing a quality job of painting the miniatures for a Warhammer 40K game, it can be expensive to get the right equipment, but the end result is worth it. This how-to video shows how to choose the right tools and offers some tips for painting a Space Marine Workstation. Fol ...more
Warhammer 40,000 is an incredibly fun but daunting game for people to get in to. If you've been thinking of taking up Warhammer and you aren't sure where to start building your army, your expensive and beloved game set, watch this video to learn how to build an successful Warh ...more
This instructional video demonstrates how to add shading to your Warhammer miniatures. With a small paintbrush, add thin washes of shading over the basic fill coats. In this video, the painter adds passes of paint on top of the manufacturer's Scab Red. Media extenders can keep ...more
What army do you choose? The answer is long and hard. This hobby how-to video shows a lot of different army miniatures to help pick the right action figure for your table top battles. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to pick an army for Warhammer 40k.
From Prime It Up and for the beginning painter, an end to end tutorial about painting a 40K Ork to a tabletop standard. This video covers how to base your figure. Part 1 of 2 - How to Base a warhammer 40k ork figure. Part 2 of 2 - How to Base a warhammer 40k ork figure.
From Prime It Up and for the beginning painter, an end to end tutorial about painting a 40K Ork to a tabletop standard. This sequence covers how to paint the ork's metal. Part 1 of 4 - How to Paint warhammer 40k ork metal. Part 2 of 4 - How to Paint warhammer 40k ork metal. ...more
Warhammer is a fantastic fantasy miniature war game that pits your army against your opponents army in bloody combat. When you buy the figurines for the first time, they will be unpainted, which leaves it up to you, the player, to give your own unique custom paint job to your ...more
Warhammer 40,000 is one of the most popular and most derided games on the planet. Very few games are so fun, so harmless, and so beloved, and yet people who play are often labeled nerds and it has never caught in in mainstream America (different story in Europe and Australia, ...more
This is a Halo Interactive Strategy Game 'Tabletop' tutorial. We've seen this before. It's like Warhammer, but for Halo. With an accompanying DVD that's more Nightmare than Bungie. So, is this a good idea? With Halo Wars on the way and better board games on the market we'd hav ...more
From Prime It Up and for the beginning painter comes an end to end tutorial about painting a 40K Space Ork. This sequence covers tools, mold lines, and their removal. Part 1 of 4 - How to Prepare a warhammer 40k mold for painting. Part 2 of 4 - How to Prepare a warhammer 40k ...more
Here are some examples of metal for detailing your miniature diorama or gaming terrain piece. Watch this instructional video for some quick tips on making metal handles, swords, and decorations for miniature architectural scenes, Warhammer, dioramas and dollhouses.
The Eldar can be the most powerful army in Warhammer 40,000 if used properly, but using them right is easier said than done. In this video you'll learn how to make a really awesome 1750-point Eldar army that will mop up any other army in the game. Part 1 of 2 - How to Build a ...more
If you are dedicated Warhammer painter, you know that you need a small, but extremely tidy workspace. Watch this instructional video for tips on setting up pallets, choosing brushes and painting mediums. Expand the limits of traditional Warhammer paints by mixing colors and us ...more
The Eldar Harlequins are some of the most charismatic and seldom-played models in the Warhammer 40,000 universe, but did you know that you can make an entire powerful army out of them? You can. Watch this video to learn how to make an awesome 1750 point army list out of Eldar ...more
The Space Marine Dreadnought is one of the most powerful pieces a Space Marine player can deploy in Warhammer 40,000, but incorporating them into a good general strategy is crucial to their effectiveness. Watch this video to learn proper tactics and strategies for using Space ...more
The Skrags/Gorgers are formidable opponents on the battle field in Warhammer, if you use them correctly. But half of having a good army is making sure they look good. In this video you will learn some techniques including glazes, layers, blends and more to pain a GREAT looking ...more
CEO (and NR50 member) Tim Cook and Apple unveiled the long-awaited lineup of next-generation iPhones today on stage of the Steve Jobs Theater, packed with hardware improvements to facilitate AR experiences from ARKit, which will arrive with the iOS 11 on Sept. 19. The new iPh ...more
Warhammer 40,000 and other collectible-miniature-based table-top games have created a generation of people who love painting and playing with tiny figures. If you are into the game or any of it's ilk you've probably had an idea for a piece that you would like to create from sc ...more
Fantasy miniatures are cool-looking on their own and can be used to play fun tabletop games like Warhammer 40K. Painting them is half the fun of owning them, and this video will give you some tips for painting great-looking miniatures that will last a lifetime.
The Eldar are the Elves of the Warhammer universe, and like Elves they have all sorts of crazy pseudo-magical powers to destroy their enemies. Their tank is called the Fire Prism, and it is somewhat hard to use since it only has one unique gun. Watch this video to learn the pr ...more
Do you actually play with your miniatures? Well, if you do they probably take a little wear and tear. However most miniatures can be easily repaired. If your model has a pink/blue foam base you can usually repair it with some spray glue and a hidden toothpick brace. With these ...more
Eldar Wraithlords are one of the bigger, nastier things that the Eldar can throw out, and using three of them is a great way to distract your opponent from the rest of your army. Watch this video to learn some great tactics and strategies for using Eldar Wraithlords in Warhamm ...more
The Assault Marines in Warhammer 40,000 never are sort of a tactical failure because they are so easy to shoot when using their assault packs. Watch this video to learn how one elite player uses them strategically in their army to win tournaments.
If you're playing Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine and you're looking into earning the 'Chain of Death' achievement or trophy on the Xbox 360 or PS3 respectively, look no further than this walkthrough. To unlock it, you'll need use the Vengeance Launcher to kill 10 enemies with ...more
This two part Achievement Hunter guide will show you where to find all of the different skulls and collectibles necessary to unlock the 'Librarian of Macragge' achievement in Warhammer 40k: Space Marine. Keep an eye out for those skulls and audio logs so you can grab the achie ...more
Skyrim is an enormous RPG recently released by Bethesda. After many long years of waiting (I had 1000's of hours clocked into its predecessor, Oblivion, way back in 8th grade) the game is finally out and it surpasses everyone's expectations—save for removing custom spell craft ...more