How to Store and Use Decals to Create Models Above Your Skill Level

Decals Genoese Pavise Featured Image

Painting models, for everyone, is a skill that can be learned to a high degree of proficiency through informed practice and steady perseverance, even if mastery ever proves elusive. For every painter there are, however, essential icons, sigils, flag motifs, and other markings that are necessary to finish or improve a model but are too numerous, laborious, time-consuming, or just too difficult to create for yourself. Decals are the answer. Let’s have a look at decals and what they can do for you, and what you can do for them to get… Read More

National Air & Space Museum, Washington, D.C.


Come tour the National Air & Space Museum, Washington, D.C.

WWII Africa Campaign Map Part 3: Envirotex Water, Airbrush, Graphics

WWII Africa Wargame Campaign Map

How to build a WWII Africa wargames campaign map. Part 3.

Resin Runs Through It: Building a Wargames River

Envirotex Lite Build Terrain Wargame River

How to build a wargames river using Envirotex Lite.

CanGames Ottawa Convention 2017


Every year on the Victoria Day long weekend miniature gamers attend CanGames in Ottawa. At 40 years old this convention still has a lot to offer miniature gamers. Come check it out.

International Spy Museum: Washington, D.C.

International Spy Museum Washington DC

If you think espionage, treachery, and backstabbing are intriguing this is the place for you. The International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. documents spies and their craft. Come take the tour.

The Chicago Way Scenarios: Double Shot

Chicago Way Scenarios Great Escape Games

The Chicago Way from Great Escape Games hit the table a couple more times. Here’s a look at the scenarios.

The Canadian War Museum Highlights

Canadian War Museum Vehicle Gallery

Canada’s War Museum, a quick tour. Well worth a visit for budding historians and wargamers alike!

WWII Africa Campaign Map: Resin Casting and Prep for Envirotex Light

WWII Africa Campaign Map

How to build a WWII Africa wargames campaign map.

WWII Africa Campaign Map: Base Layer and 3D Printing


The task is simple:  Game on a new continent by creating a WWII Africa campaign map in 3D to encompass the whole African theater. It must be worthy of wall space and provide context to any and all game systems that mine the WWII desert sands for the many opportunities it offers a gamer. Why the Africa campaign? For a scratch built campaign map the scope seems more manageable than, say, the D-Day landings and after a couple of years of driving the most powerful armour around Normandy I’m looking forward to a theatre shift… Read More