Archive for July 8, 2021

Hirst Arts round tower on a rocky hill.   Leave a comment

Having completed the tower I began crafting a hill using foam. Something I have never really done before. I made it more complex by then creating woodland scenic rocks with Link and then cutting gaps in the foam to glue them into.

My glue took a long time to set which might be why after adding the woodland scenic plaster cloth it has warped slightly underneath and one rock has slipped down vertically needing some correction. I have now glued a card base underneath to see if I can achieve a more flat look when it is on the table.

I have sprayed it black then dry brushed some household grey paint I have leftover onto the stones. I am then going to make my own nuln oil wash and apply that. Just need to sort out this base issue first.

Posted July 8, 2021 by wargamesdiary in Uncategorized

The Dead Marshes   Leave a comment

The marshes. There are six swamps each with a spectre and a wraith on a fell beast. The swamp pieces are those with lichen around which I would do definitely differently if I reset it but it worked fine.
Good ran his hobbits North along the edge and then east whilst the evil foes milled bout in the centre or drifted south. Never within 3 at the end phase none of the sentries were truly alerted but we did allow the use of their spectral power within clear line of sight which Gollum and the Hobbits resisted every time. They then escaped off the edge. Was quite a fun scenario really in the end.

Posted July 8, 2021 by wargamesdiary in Uncategorized

The Taming of Sméagol   Leave a comment

Our two hobbits are sleeping after the breaking of the fellowship. Gollum sneaks up to them and attacks Frodo who is prone but survives using heroic defence. Then they both attack the next turn having won priority and inflict three wounds thus subduing Gollum.

Posted July 8, 2021 by wargamesdiary in Uncategorized

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