Space Marine Scout Cosplay Part 4: Astartes Shotgun Pt 2

Admittedly I’m about a week behind where I wanted to be dear reader, BUT the great work continues!!
As I’m a bit stuck waiting for a few bits to turn up. This is where I’m at:

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Space Marine Scout Cosplay Part 3: Astartes Shotgun Pt1

I mentioned a little while back that I was going to carry on my Scout cosplay with extra goodies™. It may have been heavily implied (read: “I said”) that the goggles were next, but inspiration is no man’s mistress.

Well I may have done started a thing:

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Mantic Games Industrial Accessories: A Review.

A long time ago I had a dream, not the one that got me through my teenage years that involved the Olsen Twins; (Bit early on in the post to start that kind of caper, eh? – Ed.) and what with my impending “freedom,” I thought it might be high time to get back on with life. Well…one little aspect of it.

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“Little.” Get it? Cause it’s miniature?

…And that particular dream was to have a full boardsworth (which is my new unit of measurement) of whatever I needed. Jungle, city, desert, icy tundra, industrial complexes/spaceship interior; and for that I needed a heap of scatter terrain. I’m sure you’ve seen the term used before, used to describe typically smaller bits that can be used almost anywhere. Enter Mantic’s Terrain Crate: Industrial Accessories.
Yep, it’s another actual review. Lets jump in.
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X-Wing: My first tournament

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A little while back I mentioned that I never meant X-Wing to ever become anything more than a little, occasional, fun time waster… well I entered (and ran) my first X-Wing tournament last week, down at Harlequins Blackpool. We have a group that meets down there every Saturday, 1:30PM till whenever we get chucked out (usually 7 ish), we’re not uber WAAC gamers, we’re just there to have fun. A little while back, when Tom (the charming, witty and dashingly handsome owner of Harlequins) asked me if I’d be interested in running a GNK for X-Wing in a few weeks time I was a but trepidatious, but foolishly I said yes. Fool…fool…
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