Why Didn’t I Ever Think of This?

Mike’s Painted Miniatures. What a great idea.

This guy has gone and done something I never even considered…he’s primed and pro-painted M.U.S.C.L.Es and they look fantastic!

Just a little of his work…click the link to see ’em all.

Muscle 7a copy


Mythic Battles Pantheon: A Tasty Greek Myths Boardgame Now On Kickstarter!

Check this one out, if just for the wicked awesome Greek Myths minis alone…go ahead, take my money.

Mythic Battles: Pantheon Kickstarter

I made my pledge today.  I can’t wait to see how it turns out.


Fantasy Toy Soldiers…who knew?

If you’re an aging Gen-X geek with a few hours to kill, head on over to Fantasy Toy Soldiers right now and indulge in one man’s obsessive quest to document off-brand (and often wacky) toys along the lines of plastic army men or dinosaurs.  I can’t count how many of these things (or ones like them) I lost at the beach, in the back yard, or under the bed…

I love this blog!  I came to it after finding some ebay sales on old Arco The Other World figures, which I had as a kid…I especially liked the phoenix with antennae and the two-headed dragon.  Check out the zany box art!


Enough digging around on FTS will turn up all kinds of craziness. I love how this set (also from Arco, it seems) rips off classic D&D lead sculpts from Grenadier, Heritage, AND Ral Partha, all in one go!


I wish I could get my hands on some of these things, given my latest obsession with all things plastic.  I’ve been painting the recently canceled Handful of Heroes figures again, and have approximately 1,000,000 Reaper Bones minis awaiting paint…

In the meantime, check out Fantasy Toy Soldiers.