At 40 seconds into this ad, you can see a glimpse of the future according to ‘Under Armor’ – a women in a (terrifyingly thin) body suit interacts with some wrist mounted UI, selects a color for the bottom half of her suit, and then the top, and then off she runs. It’s cool, and I’ve been thinking about it a lot.
So, I’m likely getting back into Warhammer 40k after a departure measured in decades – and I’ve decided to go with Grey Knights as they seem to be the favored army right now. I used to play Eldar (long before ‘Dark Eldar’ or Tau or Necron were things) but the old models are at my mum’s house and I was never any good with them anyway. Can’t remember ever winning a game, actually…
Anyway – haven’t painted a miniature in so many years and honestly I couldn’t remember if I was any good, or if I only thought I was – but I’m quite pleased with the Grey Knight terminator above – with his Psycannon and Force Sword. 1 down, 15 more to go – one of the advantages of a Grey Knight army – not many minis to paint!
In my ongoing search for sci-fi food that’s not just Gagh or Solyent Green, my mind often returns to the sci-fi staple of protein or nutrient blocks. I know we can buy a ‘meal in a can’ and energy bars, etc. but they’re all a little too appetizing for me! Instead, I’ve made some miniature, individual tuna loaves, with coloring.
Above, you can see my weekend project – a 3d printed, no-soldering-iron-required, LED using miniature anglepoise lamp. I printed it on Saturday, and assembled it on Sunday – it’s fitted with 6 UV LEDs (because I couldn’t find any white at the time) and the lamp shade has a thin accent line of glow-in-the-dark plastic as a highlight.
Bit of a weekend project – a 3d printable piece of Warhammer Fantasy Battle terrain. I keep flip-flopping on whether I like the texture – an artifact of the 3d printing process. It’s sort of interesting; a little reminiscent of wood, but different.