M&SU Established 10-5-11

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The first set that I have begun working on for my Malifaux crews is the Arcanists – Ramos box set. This is the set that comes with Ramos, 1 Steamborg Executioner Class and 6 individual Steampunk Arachnids which I believe are typically built as two Steampunk Arachnid Swarms. This was one of two box sets that I originally purchased back in January and have only just recently dug into with a strong desire to get some games in.

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I actually began working on the arachnids last week and the sheer size of the pieces were honestly difficult for me to deal with. I think I ended up with more glue on my fingers than the model on the first try. Once I got to the second and third it became much easier. I wanted to do something a bit different with the bases. I debated ordered some of the base inserts which are really nice looking. However, I decided against it simply because I assume there would be lots of people with those bases built on the tables and I didn’t want to wait for the items to arrive.

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What I ended up doing (if you can’t already tell) was raid my Warhammer 40K bits boxes and found a couple of Rhino doors. I added that and some basic cork to the bases to hopefully end up with a slightly more original and less seen base once on the table. I may still add some battle damage to the doors as well. I haven’t decided just yet.

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Once I was happy with the models and bases for the arachnid swarms I move onto Ramos. This one was very easy to assemble which only included two pieces (minus the base). I had to straighten the flame slightly after the glue had dried but was happy with the end positioning. To follow similar suite with the arachnid swarms I cut off another piece of Rhino door and planted this one so that it looks like it is coming out of the ground. There will of course be more basing materials such as stones and flock that will cover it more.
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The last item in the set is the rather large Steamborg Executioner Class which is housed on a 50mm base. I have ordered a custom base for this fella which is why he is simply resting on the stock one pictured here. I also have not attached his arms until his new base arrives and I see just exactly what his positioning will be.

All in all I am quite pleased with the quality and detail found in the Malifaux miniatures line. I honestly can’t wait to get some of these crews assembled and painted so I can begin playing some games!

Introduction Post

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Well the time has finally come that I created my own space on the web again. I believe its been about 2 or 3 years since I actually had my own website. This does not include free blogs that I have scattered all over wordpress and blogger either. Though with the mention of that brings the real reason for this site. All of my previous blogs were very specific to a topic yet all but one of them were game related. It became too difficult to try and keep up with regular content for each one of them. So the creation of the CFallsGamer website idea popped into my head. Why not just have a blog that I post anything game related?

This site will include Tabletop Gaming such as Flames of War, Warhammer 40K and Malifaux as well as the hobby related to this games. There will also be the occasional board game post as my friends and family all enjoy a good game. Once in awhile there may even be an infrequent PC Game related post and finally the every so rare console game topic.

My current gaming love is for the 15mm WWII miniature game Flames of War. I have a backlog of post topics to get through as well as being in the process of building a new gaming table and 2 separate armies. The first thing I plan to do though is consolidate my old gaming blogs into archive posts here on CFallsGamer.com. I sure hope you enjoy what I share in the future and by all means, come back often and don’t forget to leave some feedback whether its positive or negative. All that I ask is that it be constructive if negative.