Adam Jones's blog

Gaslands is the brain child of Mike Hutchinson. He is a gamer and modeller who started writing wargames at the tender age of 15. In Gaslands, a dystopian, post-apocalyptic future (that all good sci-fi settings should have), the year in 2018 and the Earth has been occupied by Martians for 19 years. Earth is a ghetto. All money goes to Mars. While some resent those that betray their fellows to work for a Martian corporations, many simply cannot afford ideals. Television continues under the global control of The...
Welcome to Wargamer Secret Origins. We’re going to discover the origins of our hobby’s greatest heroes and villains. Which is which? That’s for you to decide … What age did you get into painting and what started it off? I started painting at 12, back in 1986. It all started with Prince August, an Irish company that sold moulds and equipment so you could cast your own miniatures. I really enjoyed cracking open a mould to see if the miniature had cast okay. What was the first model you ever bought/painted? My first ever mini was a Prince August armoured skeleton warrior I cast myself. It was...
Welcome to Wargamer Secret Origins. We’re going to discover the origins of our hobby’s greatest heroes and villains. Which is which? That’s for you to decide … I would like to begin with saying “Thank You” Adam for the invitation to write for your blog. I am happy to share my experiences and observations and it is my honour to do so. What age did you get into painting and what started it off? If you want to talk strictly about painting miniatures, then it all started with Warhammer 4th Edition in the last years of the previous century. However, prior to that I really enjoyed assembling models...
Welcome to Wargamer Secret Origins. We’re going to discover the origins of our hobby’s greatest heroes and villains. Which is which? That’s for you to decide … I am especially excited to interview Lyn Stahl from Metalhead Minis. She was a great supporter of the Golden D6 and the #Spruegrey Nation’s own Full Metal Valkyrie. What age did you get into painting and what started it off? I was 17 years old. I was introduced to minis by a friend who was a Dungeons and Dragons DM. He...
Welcome to Wargamer Secret Origins. We’re going to discover the origins of our hobby’s greatest heroes and villains. Which is which? That’s for you to decide … This episode of Secret Origins features Amanda Kopet aka. Syncrhroneyess. Amanda is a painter who sprung to the #Spruegrey Nation’s attention after her awesome Sylvaneth army popped up on Twitter after winning Best Painted overall, as well as Players Choice for best painted at the 2018 Triumph GT. What age did you get into painting and what started it off? I’ve always liked art, but I first got into miniature painting about 6 years ago...