Category Archives: third party

Workbench: Studio Bergstrom Seth Fighters

When I laid eyes on the Directorate models for Firestorm Armada, I decided I absolutely needed to own a fleet of them. We play a lot of spaceship games in this house, so I knew they’d be useful no matter what system … 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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On the Workbench: (Bergstrom) Terran Cruiser

So the holidays are coming up, and I’m starting to get swamped. I have a little free time this week, so I’m going to try to clear a couple of workbench posts out of the backlog. This one is a … Continue reading

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Painting an ORCDeF Cruiser

Someday I’ll learn: the most unassuming models usually end up being the best to paint. It was true of the Cold Navy models; I ended up liking the way the Mauridians painted up better than the Terrans, which was the … Continue reading

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Painting the Banshee

So, last time I painted the Adjudicator on the right. This time, it’s the Banshee. Yeah, I actually primed it white. As usual, click on the pictures for full-sized views.

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Unpacking a Studio Bergstrom Order

So I made an order to Studio Bergstrom, primarily for some fighters to round out Leanne’s Directorate fleet, but also to get some of Charles Oines’ not-quite-Star-Trek models to spiff up my demos, and to get a sample of the … Continue reading

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Workbench: Mauridian Missile Cruisers

Long-time followers of this blog might remember that I bought some Val’Neveg missile cruisers from Ravenstar Studios back in October of 2013. Here’s the picture I took for that post: Well, I finally got around to painting them. If that … Continue reading

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Workbench: Earth, Moon, and Mars to scale

While this post might be labeled “Workbench”, it’s not, really. The planets you’re looking at above are how I received them from Shapeways.

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Workbench: Iron Wind Metals’ Earendel Aero-Fighter

Spaceship casters will sometimes produce a line of miniatures that consist solely of a fleet’s warships, and not bother with the fighters. I’ve got a few fleets like that — plus a couple of discontinued fleets that I now can’t … Continue reading

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Workbench: Litko Custom Missiles

I’ve been using some of Litko Game Accessories‘ missiles in the playtest, but they haven’t been perfect. So I decided to order some to my specifications. Here’s unwrapping and assembling the custom missiles, in the style of my usual workbench … Continue reading

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