5 Tips for Hiring a Miniatures Painter – Wargaming Recon #164

Reasons Why You’d Hire a Minis Painter.

  • Are you unhappy with the way you paint or think you’re a bad painter?
  • Don’t have the time to paint your models?
  • Want to focus on other aspects of the hobby?
  • You could be helping a friend out with their new venture.
  • Maybe you have lots of spare money.

5 Tips for Hiring a Miniatures Painter

1) Have a clear vision of your project
2) Word of Mouth can be the best way to find a painter to hire
3) Communicate your needs, desires, and wants to the painter
4) Have a written agreement with the painter.
5) Understand what you’re getting into and how the painter works

Screen Shot 2014-12-07 at 6.48.24 PM

Read More»

Wargaming Against Depression with Joshua Shoobridge – Wargaming Recon #162

Joshua Shoobridge of The Hobby Desk Podcast

Joshua Shoobridge uses wargaming as a salve for his environmentally induced depression.  Learn some of his methods and perhaps they could help you or someone you know.

Please note this disclaimer.  Joshua and I are NOT medical professionals.  We are NOT providing medical advice, care, or treatment.  If you or someone you know suffers from a medical illness please seek professional help immediately.

If you or anyone you know suffers from depression you may find help from the Samaritans.  Call them 24 hours a day at (212) 673-3000 or visit The Samaritans 24-Hour Crisis Hotline website.

Screen Shot 2014-12-07 at 6.48.24 PM

Read More»

Miniature Wargaming the Movie’s 2nd Kickstarter with Joseph Piddington – Wargaming Recon #161

Director Joseph Piddington of Miniature Wargaming the Movie

Miniature Wargaming the Movie is the documentary you didn’t know you needed.  In order to fully realize the grander more evolved vision of director Joseph Piddington the film is launching a 2nd Kickstarter to complete its financing.

With your help it will raise the final 10,000 GBP ($14,362 USD) necessary.

Screen Shot 2014-12-07 at 6.48.24 PM

Read More»