I’ve been really excited about the Dungeons & Dragons maps that I’ve been designing and building lately. I’ve posted a series of concept maps on Instagram with the #mapvember tag and people seem to really like them. Starting in December, I’ll be making the tilesets available for Patreon followers! Continue reading Patreon Update: DnD Map Tilesets Coming Soon!
This enormous speeder bike by David Roberts bucks all of the usual tropes. Massive where most are miniscule, it still has a great air of speed and whimsy.
I love this simple western scene by captainsmog. All of the details contribute to an atmosphere of gloom.
I’m what you might call an old gamer. I played Advanced Dungeons & Dragons with my friends as the first books came out. I haven’t been gaming much in recent years, but my son is finally of an age to take up the dice. Why not combine two of my favorite things? Continue reading LEGO & Dungeons & Dragons
I joined Instagram last year. One of the first amazing LEGO accounts that I discovered was @jeff_works. Jeff’s beautiful microscale cities are mesmerizing. When I heard a few months ago that he was releasing a book oh his designs, I knew that I had to get my hands on it. Lucky for me, No Starch Press was willing to send me a copy for review. Continue reading LEGO Micro Cities
I’m not much of a Christmas guy. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not the Grinch. I like a lot of the trappings of the holiday, but I’ve spent too many years of my life working retail to not be turned off by the craziness of it all. One of the things I do like is the tree, and you can’t have a Christmas tree without ornaments! Continue reading The LEGO Christmas Ornaments Book 2
It’s the beautifully sculpted angles that really caught me on this architectural model. Damien Labrousse did a lovely model of rendering these complex volumes. Click through to see other angles and details!
Last year I bought my son the Boost Creative Toolbox for his birthday. He really enjoyed it, but kind of lost interest after a bit. Once he’d gone through the official builds, he didn’t know what to do. I’ve never motorized anything LEGO®, so I wasn’t much help. Luckily, The LEGO Boost Idea Book is here to help. Continue reading The LEGO Boost Idea Book
Check out this cool Tron/Star Wars mash-up! Shannon Sproule managed to capture the Tron aesthetic while maintaining a recognizable Star Wars silhouette. Awesome!