Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Lost expedition - and a Kickstarter

A big game will be running over the next 30 days (or so), and I thought I'll chip in and paint a character for this huge game of archetypes, nobles and heroes, villains and thugs. Old enemies will clash but unknown enemies will emerge as well. Alliances will fall, new will be build.  Will the Old Empire, with such great history but blurry future, survive.

I'll call my character Dr. Jazza Bernard or simply "Doc J". The doctor is a humanist and an ideologist with the noble cause of saving the old world from itself. Jazza is a legendary explorer into the unknown and his now marching deep into unrevealed territories in search of a cure. Because the Old Empire is falling apart. The Empire has been infested by a disease that leaves the population confused and in great despair. Management is failing. There's a increasing authority distrust. Hopelessness has flooded the country. Common sense has gone...

Doc J is desperate trying to find a cure. But will he succeed? Will he find it? Will it work and most importantly, will he be in time?

Let the game begin šŸ˜

Doc J is based on a Politico miniature from  Little Soldier Company/Dear Tony Blair-blog. This wonderful miniature is sculpted by Bob Olley.


Little Soldier Company: Corbyn, Bringer of Equality










Little Soldier Company is currently expanding their wonderful Politicos range - and are now running a "Politicopoly - it's a Brexit nightmare!" campaign at Kickstarter. Do take the time to go visit the campaign at:  https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1896378744/politicopoly-its-a-brexit-nightmare or click the banner down here:



4 comments:

  1. The LSC Politicos aren't really my thing, but I really like this interpretation - it lends itself to pulp games as much as anything else. The butterflies are my favourite element of the whole thing though - how on earth did you make them?

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    1. Found some silhouettes on the internet. Scaled them down and cut'm out. Folded them and glued them to a cocktail stick with pva. When dry it's a simple paint job. Tedious, yes - but as you say makes a nice element.

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    2. Tiny little paper butterflies? I'm in awe!

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  2. What a beautiful and original model, really gorgeous.

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