SO, i'm sure it happens to most men once they reach a certain age, and while not all would be comfortable with discussing it in public I believe its important to get it out in the open. You know the score, everything goes well for ages, you perform well and the pleasure is there but after a while the magiic can fade and you start to avoid it, the fun is gone and you wonder whether you can ever be the same man again.
Yep I must admit I have the embarassing afliction......I've lost my paint-fu!
Yup - this post is not about painting, or minis. It's about excercise.....wait!...come back!
Are you still here? Well I'd lilke to tell you about a challenge I have recently picked up the gauntlet for. It's to do 100 pushups (pressups) consecutively.
Sounds hard right?
If you've met me, or seen a pic you'll know I am an 8 (and a bit) stone weakling with no muscles in my arms - I mean, I can barely lift a paintbrush.
So, yeah, I can't do pressups and it's
Warning - you will see a realise I'm a big bag of crazy after reading this (if you didn't already know).
Some of you may know this story, or at least some of it.
Last year for Games Day I started work on a Forgeworld Sniper. I wanted to do my best work, and spent longer prepping it than I ever thought possible, I even used a little putty to smooth out the cloak and fill holes in the legs!
I experienced some difficulties early on, like snapping off the scope on the rifle.
Recently Mongoose scrapped thier miniatures, game Battlefield Evolution, which wasn't a bad set of rules. Myself and Keeper even discussed doing some addon's for it, particularly a Colonial period addon. Well that's not going to happen now, as that set of rules has been made redundant.
What they have done is produce a set of new rules, the first, currently in beta, is the Judge Dredd Miniatures skirmish rule set. Now before I start discussing this set of rules, I must point out that
Updated 02-07-2010 at 04:06 PM by warhammergrimace
This is a slight diviation from table top gaming, but well worth investigating. Most of us have played a computer game, and a lot of us will have played an RPG style game at some point. In recent years, with games such as World of Warcraft, Warhammer On-line and Guild Wars, there has been an explosion of on-line RPG gaming, the problem has been that most of the good ones have required you to purchase the game and then pay for a monthly subscription.
The exception to this was Guild