I have spent a couple weeks without painting much. Time to continue chipping away at the Bobbybox. Now we come to the The Mars Attacks! Martians. My eyesight is not what it once was, and I found I struggled mightly with the smaller details such as eyes on these. In the end I gave up […]Read More Bobbybox part 9: The Mars Attacks! Martians
One of the more interesting items from the Mars Attacks! kickstarter is the burning cattle token that got upgraded to a mini. “Burning cattle” as in a herd of stampeding cows on fire. Yes, on fire as if they were hit with a heat ray, setting the subcuteous fat alight. Oh those Martians are utterly evil. […]Read More Flaming Cows!
A few weeks ago I painted a squad of 10 Mars Attacks! Martian Grunts. Or so I thought. Turned out 7 of them were Martian Marines, and not Grunts at all. (In my defense, they are very similar, with the difference being that Marines have shoulder pads. So I have at last finished the remaining […]Read More Fixing the little Mars Attacks! mixup, and more Zombies.
One of the things I like about Mars Attacks!, is that they have no qualms about doing crossovers into other IPs. So when Mantic was doing their Mars Attacks! kickstarter, they threw in an option to buy a Martian team for DreadBall, (and cards to use the Mars Attacks! factions in Deadzone as well Yay!). […]Read More The Barsoom Brawlers and Drake Yeev Dragonkin.
Still on target for February: 9. Mars Attacks: Mantic Mars Attacks Martian Grunt This is the test piece for the paint job. The colour scheme turned out to be quite quick and easy (thank god for that!) This mini is one piece PVC slightly soft plastic (a bit like Bones, but stiffer), I have actually not had […]Read More Febuary Painting Resolution, chapters 9-10, plus bonus figures!