Sunday, 1 October 2023

Wargamer Wellbeing

The mental health benefits of our hobby are well documented, often discussed but rarely seen until they are taken away by illness or prolonged hobby furlough. 

Friday, 29 September 2023

Muddy Streams: An easy build water feature for 6mm wargames tables

A quick and easy tutorial on how to make simple, flexible streams and water features for wargaming. These are specifically made for 6mm scale gaming but the same techniques can be used for a variety of projects for a range of scales.

Sunday, 24 September 2023

How Many Historical Wargamers are there?

How many historical wargamers are there in the UK? This is a question that has been asked before and finding an accurate answer is tricky, to say the least. I’ve often described our community as being a niche within a niche but is it even possible to speculate how many of us there are? 

Sunday, 17 September 2023

A Change of Format: That you probably won't even notice

This week I forgo my regular talking point video and instead discuss a few small changes I'm making to my channel format. I've been drilling down in the channel analytics and looking back at the last year to see what worked, and more importantly, what didn't.

Sunday, 10 September 2023

Irregular Unit Sizes

Does it really matter how many figures you have on base? When modelling units of nominally the same strength, does it really matter if you are one figure short?

Sunday, 3 September 2023

Instant Armies: Are Mini Painters an endangered species?

Could colour 3D printing eventually become cheap enough (and good enough) to make miniature painters an endangered species? Could we one day see fully 'colourised' starter box sets similar to the current Waterloo starter set for Black Powder? Ultimately the answer may not be 'Can the technology be developed?' but rather 'Is there a market for it?'