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Planning the Molds

Planning the Molds

When we set out to do a plastic set, we start with a wishlist of the types of figures and parts we want to be in the set. We narrow this down based on what will actually fit on the...

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Fun with 2-ups

Fun with 2-ups

You've probably heard of 3-ups. Those are the 3x scale sculptures that are done when molds need to be made using a pantograph machine. The larger size is made into a pattern that is reduced to get to 28mm sized...

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Bob Naismith Sculpts...Raumjäger!

Bob Naismith Sculpts...Raumjäger!

We've been lucky to work with some of the great talents in the miniature figures world including one of the original Games Workshop sculptors: Mr. Bob Naismith! Here's Bob today: And here's Bob back in the day: Along with Bob...

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Raumjäger as Rebel Troopers?

Raumjäger as Rebel Troopers?

Michal Kucharski of the excellent painting and modeling blog DwarfCrypt has done up a Raumjäger as a Rebel Trooper from The Empire Strikes Back! Get your own in our shop!

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Matthew Leahy Paints...Skeletons!

Matthew Leahy Paints...Skeletons!

We are lucky to have the talented brush of Mr. Matthew Leahy aka Dr. Mathias - check out his blog: Dr. Mathias's Miniature Extravaganza. Matthew's work speaks for itself:   Find the Classic Fantasy Skeleton Warriors hard plastic box set...

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Peter Dennis...Fantasy Artist?

Peter Dennis...Fantasy Artist?

Peter Dennis is known for his prolific work at Osprey Publishing along with many covers for plastic box sets and his wonderful Paperboys paper miniatures website. What Mr. Dennis is NOT known for is fantasy art...until now! Along with gracing...

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A Look at the Skeleton Sprue

A Look at the Skeleton Sprue

Here it is! Our first look at the Skeleton Warriors sprue. We tried to pack as many weapons and pose options as possible into the space we had available with four unique bodies (one that is made up of separate...

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Where are we going with our Classic Fantasy range?

Where are we going with our Classic Fantasy range?

We grew up on D&D, Tolkien, and typical "old school" fantasy and that's what we love. Our first plastic set in the Classic Fantasy range is Greek-themed Skeleton Warriors. If you've ever seen Jason and the Argonauts then you know...

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What is Death Fields?

What is Death Fields?

In short, Death Fields is our sci-fi setting and we have several factions and plastic box sets in the works or planned. Here's a little background: For thousands of years, advanced alien civilizations have visited the Earth for one purpose:...

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Evolution of Box Art

Evolution of Box Art

We mentioned the legendary Peter Dennis has been doing some of the box artwork for us. Here's a look at how that process works. The first step is a brief conversation in which we describe what we're looking for, show...

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Artwork by Peter Dennis

Artwork by Peter Dennis

We've been very lucky to have the celebrated Peter Dennis of Osprey fame do the box art for the Classic Fantasy and historical plastic sets. Mr. Dennis has been one of Osprey's leading military illustrators for decades now and his...

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Inside the Sausage Factory

Inside the Sausage Factory

Before the models go off into the mysterious world of injection mould-making, they must first be concepted and digitally (or traditionally) sculpted. We can talk about the concept phase another time, but let's look at how we get to a...

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