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Calculated Evil: Dark Eldar Project Planning
Jan 13 2015

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Paint Stripping Smackdown: Three Men Enter, One Man Leaves
Aug 23 2013

Paint Stripping Smackdown: Three Men Enter, One Man Leaves

One inevitably makes mistakes, small and large, when painting miniatures. The small ones can usually be dealt with by painting over the error, but the larger ones often defy such straightforward solutions. And then there’s the case where you buy already-painted armies to cannibalize them, because it’s cheaper than paying for new models off the shelf. […]

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A Brief Rant About Paint Pricing
Apr 14 2012

A Brief Rant About Paint Pricing

Here’s the thing about hobby paint pricing: all things being equal, price per unit volume is everything. And here’s the thing about hobby paint brands: by that metric, GW’s Citadel paints are the worst value by a significant margin. Consider the list price for a single pot or bottle of paint from what are (probably) […]

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Transferring Citadel Paints to Dropper Bottles
Apr 10 2012

Transferring Citadel Paints to Dropper Bottles

I really, really do not like paint pots. There are a few reasons for this. First, I think pots are intrinsically wasteful. Air is the mortal enemy of paint, and pots expose more paint to the air than alternatives even if a hobbyist is excruciatingly careful and keeps the pot open just long enough to dispense […]

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