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Monthly Archives: April 2013

The World Beneath the Clouds Kickstarter is live

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/759107276/the-world-beneath-the-clouds-steampunk-rpg-venus-s

 

Our Kickstarter is now live. Help us bring more Steampulp, Steampunk and Victorian Science Fiction goodness to the gaming market!

Visit the Friends Section

I am trying to find anyone that makes Victorian Science Fiction miniatures, vehicles or play aids and add links to their sites on the friends section. I’ve just added some new links, so please check them out!

 

Friends of HQC

Below are a list of links to groups that are fellow travellers in the worlds of Victorian Science Fiction, great Steampunk resources or just generally amazing sites to visit. please look them over and see if you agree!


The Yahoo! Group-Where many of the best ideas started and most of the others get honed

Fresh Creative Services, Desktop Publishing at its finest

Rachael Mayo’s amazing artwork, she has been key in envisioning what the aliens look like!

Paul Daly, no one does gaming art better!

Sergeants 3, publishers of The Sword and The Flame series of Colonial miniatures rules

Objects may Appear produces the only line of Hive, Queen and Country aerial ships

http://www.shapeways.com/shops/objects

VSF Gaming Resources

Alan Hamilton’s Wargaming Page, he was one of the first people to past any HQC materials

Dye Hard’s 15mm Web Page. Excellent How to articles

15mm VSF and SF wargaming

Gabriel Landowski’s “how to” web page for gamers. Check out his galleries and articles

Miniatures Manufacturers

15/18mm

Black Hat Miniatures

Khurasan Miniatures

East Riding Miniatures

http://bluemoonmanufacturing.com/-Wow some great stuff here

http://www.splinteredlightminis.com/

http://www.rebelminis.com/

http://highlanderstudiosinc.com/shop/-A growing line of 15mm VSF figures and models

http://www.gamodls.com/-A huge selction of very reasonably priced 15mm Vehicles

http://www.thevirtualarmchairgeneral.com/-Action decks usable with The Hive and the Flame

http://www.combatwombatminiatures.com/-Combat Wombat Great 15mm Vehicles and Turned Gun Barrels for detailing

 

25/28mm

Great Endaevours-Ral Partha’s classic true 25mm figures

 

Terrain

Adventure Terrain

Brigade Models

So I am constantly on the lookout for new bugs with which to torment the puny humans of Earth. Cruising around TMP I found Brigade’s 15mm Bug Vehicles

http://www.brigademodels.co.uk/15mmSF/Cimexian.html

 

 

The Lygan Salvo bug, lacked a picture but seemed like a good choice for a shooter even bigger than the Surpa Major

http://www.brigademodels.co.uk/15mmSF/Cimexian/BUG15-009.html

 

I ordered a batch of these

They come as a five part kit. A top and bottom of resin and three pewter orifices. I decided to leave two off and only put on the center one. I’ll probably paint the outer two as eyes.

These retail for 5.50 pounds plus postage. In 15mm these guys are honking huge! Look out British tanks and flyers!

 

Very nicely down, these will make perfect supra supra major shooters-although they certainly won’t be moving anywhere fast!

 

Terry