Winter is hard because of the cold. It’s a wonderful time to play games. The Paruman house has been on a bit of a go slow as the kids are studying for mid-year exams. As a result, I’ve been playing a lot of Xbox, with headphones so as not to disturb them. I’ve had a few ideas about things to blog about, but it just seems easier to re-watch Star Trek, ahead of the new Pickard series due soon.
The past weekend Ronin wanted to play games during his breaks, and he started working on his models again. This has me inspired to do something that’s not involving the couch. So, to kill 2 birds with 1 stone let me lay out my plan to get back into action.
Continue reading Cleaning up my act
About a week ago I was engrossed with a conversation on a local board game Whatsapp group. It was interesting we eventually hit 300 messages that day. It made me realise that I had not touched a board game in over a week! So, I found myself reflecting on what was going on and why.
Continue reading #StuffOnMyDesk 2017/11/23
It feels like it’s been ages since I’ve done one of these. Work and life has been getting crazy busy of late and I honestly felt like I was losing control of everything. This Monday I found myself at home with a sick child and used the time to take stock.
Continue reading #StuffOnMyDesk 2017/08/31
I’m busy painting the models from DOOM the Board game and I thought “why not write up how I’m going through the process”. Now; I’ve already painted the Imps and I’ve started with the Marines so I don’t remember exactly which colours were used. I’ll do my best to describe the colours that I have used in these guides. For the future guides (the rest of the models) I’ll make notes so that you can have a better idea of what I’ve done.
Continue reading Painting DOOM: The Board Game – Imps
It’s been a while since I’ve had time for one of these in fact I think it’s my first this year! I have been busy, at least it feels this way, so let’s see what I have been up too.
Continue reading #StuffOnMyDesk 2017/05/25