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Years ago, I got really into Warhammer 40,000, the tabletop miniature sci-fi wargame. I quickly found myself more into painting and converting the miniatures and building the terrain than in playing the game itself. I even ran a website for modeling and conversion for a few years. I’m starting to feel the itch again and so have been checking out lots of modeling and terrain sites and videos. YouTube didn’t exist when I was in the hobby the first time, so it’s great to see all of the modeling and terrain-building how-tos now. One guy’s site and videos I’m really liking is Steve Delaney’s. He’s this very laid back Canadian who says “Eh?” a lot and sort of mumbles his way through his numerous funky, but informative, how-to videos. He’s really good at buildings and terrain modeling and has tons of great tips and techniques. Definitely worth bookmarking if you’re into tabletop gaming.

RPG War Game Terrain, Obstacles and Scenery

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.


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