Friday, 25 July 2014

Hello world and DIY X-Wing space table

Well it has been a while! I finally decided it is time to get back into the blogging world again! First off I better give a shout out to Paul from Dog of War for nominating us for a Liebster award which I will have to work out how to put on our website. I think that means we will have to nominate some lucky bloggers out there.

What have Dan and I been doing lately? Well after our last post we played a fair amount of FOW honing our skills. Unfortunately I am a terrible procrastinator when it comes to painting so that took a lull. Dan has been working on some large scale model planes. After FOW we played a fair amount of Star Wars X-Wing. I even attended a FLGS tournament and came 4th out of 13 which I was pretty stoked about!

Store championship range ruler! #selfie

With that in mind I decided for the upcoming Wellington Call to Arms tournament I will join in on the X-Wing tournament. It's pretty happening over here at 50mm game room. So without further to do here is my most recent DIY project.

The eery science of space, and a grassy knoll.

Not so bad. Pretty much just used black spray paint for the base layer (I had to use 2 cans) and blue to create the nebula/stars. As you can see its outside drying right at this moment. Next step is to paint a white stripe down the centre to split the table into two as its 6 by 3 where a standard x wing game is 3 by 3. Conveniently enough it can work as two tables side by side or the 6 by 3 size works perfectly for the x wing epic rules.

"Play more games" Wil Wheaton.
(Yes I did back Wil Wheaton's Table Top season 3 while we weren't blogging). 

7 comments:

  1. Wow that is a long hiatus, good to have you back.

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  2. Thanks Paul. Good to be back.

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  3. Welcome back! Good to hear you've been playing and painting and all that good stuff. I've got into a bit of X-Wing myself lately too. I'm in the FoW comp at CTA, but when I get a 6-1 butt-kicking and have some time on my hands, I'll come over and say hi. Nice bit of space too, very effective! Cheers, Paul :-)

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  4. Good to see you guys back on the blog.

    Very nice bit of space board there, very effective!

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  5. Nice to see you posting again.

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  6. Looks good Steve. Be good to play some more x wing on it. Still haven't made up my mind on whether to do CtA...

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  7. Thanks for the welcome back guys! It will be neat to see you at CTA Paul and hopefully I can encourage Dan to come as well!

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