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About Nick

Who & Where? Me… sorry that doesn’t help! My name is Nick Brigg and i’m a gaming enthusiast in the Edinburgh area playing a variety of Wargames, Boardgames, Roleplay & LARPs on a regular basis. Currently I attend Edinburgh League of Gamers [elg] to get my weekly wargaming fix: http://elgamers.org/ What & Why? This blog is for me to share my enthusiam for the hobby, and in particular share my knowledge and experience of making wargames terrain and boards with the community. Hopefully improving the terrain which your playing on and making wargaming a prettier and more enjoyable experience.

[elg] is dead… long live elg?

I had the depressing experience of presiding over the death of my 13 year old gaming club last tuesday :( The club had been loosing money every week for the last year (something which we the commitee should have combatted, … Continue reading

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Refurbishing Terrain – complete

*phew* so six months later than I’d planned but here are these two finished terrain sets. Unfortunately I’ve had some mental health issues caused by my work :( which have kept me away and meant that I’ve missed some planned … Continue reading

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Refurbishing Terrain – part 3

Woo for it being tetris-ed into the boxes but *pfft* there is alot of bloody terrain in these two sets. It’s been taking me an entire evening to do what I see as a small step which has been taxing … Continue reading

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Refurbishing Terrain – part 2

A thing worth noting about Laser Cutters (or 3D printers for that matter) is that they are a tool, not unlike my old fretsaw or a craft knife. They make the creation of more things possible but they don’t actually … Continue reading

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Chinese 40W Laser Cutter

Yay! So my new toy of a Chinese 40W laser arrived a couple of weeks ago and I’ve been trying it out doing some Christmas labels. For anyone considering buying one of these I recommend doing lots of online research … Continue reading

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Refurbishing Terrain

My gaming club (ELG) has had two sets of the old Games Workshop ‘Cities of Death’ terrain for about 10 years now, and as you can imagine it has been pretty battered over the years. But to Games Workshops credit … Continue reading

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And I’m back…

So, after a couple of year hiatus (due to a small cute thing) I’ve come back to gaming at my local club, and for my sins taken back up the Caretaker post again. After four years away from the committee … Continue reading

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3D Blood Bowl Pitch

…I’m alive honest! Finally go back to do some modelling after a long hiatus due to family illness, baby daughter & my bathroom trying to drop into my kitchen (note: hidden cisterns are a recipe for disaster!). Anyhoo so my local … Continue reading

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X-wing miniatures – Printing and painting

I printed a few ships in the last days of waiting before Elenor’s birth, and I’ve been painting them in snatched 10 minute spree’s between doing parental type jobs. Firstly are two YV-100’s printed quickly at minimal detail level (0.3mm … Continue reading

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Eleanor Anne Brigg

And earlier today my daughter was born, weighing 9 pounds and 3.5 ounces (or 4.18Kg in metric) kinda tired so here is a place for family and friends to see pictures whilst i go pass out (no sleep last night … Continue reading

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