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Zenithal Highlighting

I recently downloaded the Miniature Mentor painting tutorials. After watching the speed painting tutorial, I knew I had to try it for the huge bunch of battlemechs that I had recently stripped of their 1980’s paint job. Zenithal highlighting is a technique in which you attempt to apply a global lighting scheme, generally as if…

 

I learned to pin tonight

I recently bought a lot of battlemechs off ebay. The guy never listed every mech, but said there were 22. Looking through the auction pics I could tell there were many unseen mechs in there. One of the unidentified mechs happened to be a Marauder II assault mech. It came to me glued into a…

 

More Battlemechs

I’m struggling with the scale change from 15mm to 1/300. All the wash techniques I’ve developed for 15mm that look gritty and real at that scale just look muddy and blah on battlemechs. I need something cleaner and brighter. I’ve gone to panel painting and black lining to get some anime flat painted cartoon look…

 

Mech History

I’ve been playing Battletech for a really long time. I started way back in middle school, probably when I was around 12-13. Back then the cost of a miniature was insane to me. I still bought one planning on using it for all of the mechs that I played. I didn’t choose it based on…

 

Zeus 9s Winter Camo

I have been playing a Battletech campaign with my local gaming group. Its a bit of a different campaign system. We call it MechQuest. Its a remix of the Warhammer Quest system adapted for the Battletech universe. Its supposed to be light and a little silly. My buddy Mike Selk wrote the system. Instead of…

 
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