Author Archives: Mark

Workbench: Ravenstar’s Masada Destroyer

Longtime readers of the blog will remember a bunch of battle reports for Starships PFM-01 that included Cold Navy miniatures. The designs by those minis currently reside with Ravenstar Studios, but they minis we used in the reports were the … Continue reading

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Workbench: Modern Rita, from Hero Forge

Hero Forge is a custom miniature service associated with Shapeways, and no review of any of their models is complete without a quick overview of the service itself. Simply put, Hero Forge is a computer-aided design app that will let … Continue reading

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Year-Old Paint Review

So … You know how it was a year since the last post? It had been that long since the last time I painted anything, so here’s a quick review on how well the paints survived. Anything that was in … Continue reading

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Alive Again

So it’s been a year since the site’s last update, but now we’re back. One of the things that’s true is that most of the traffic that’s come to the site (even without updates!) has been to the review pages, … Continue reading

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So, if the news can be believed, the EmDrive has triggered some re-thinking about how the universe works. Obviously, this all supposes that the engine actually works. Today’s related link┬ácomes fromYahoo! News: EmDrive: UK scientist claims ‘new physics’ explains galaxy … Continue reading

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Comic-Con 2016 Information

So I’ve got more information: we’re going to be in Room 15AB this year. That’s in the main hall, on the Mezzanine level. We’re officially there from 1 to 5 on Friday and Saturday, and from 1 to 4 Sunday … Continue reading

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From Futurism, we have an article on the latest theory about the EM drive. In short: the drive is not reaction-less, but emits photons. They’re not being detected because they’re coming out of the drive in pairs with opposing phases. … Continue reading

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Comic-Con 2016

So the good news is that we’re going to be at Comic-Con again this year. The bad news is that we didn’t get invited until the last minute, so are rushing to get things prepared. (The lateness of the invite … Continue reading

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State of the Purple Fuzzy Monster (May 2016)

As you might have noticed, my last post was in November of last year. For the last six months, I’ve been on Mandatory Fun Overtime for the Day Job. The good news (for me) is that they paid me for … Continue reading

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Workbench: a Xuvaxi Fleet

As you may have gathered from the last post, I made another order to Studio Bergstrom. For this post, the important parts of that order are more samples of the Xuvaxi, working my way through the smaller models that match … Continue reading

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