Friday, May 31, 2013

The Final Arbitrator

When the Sect of the Broken Ruby needs a "final" decision to be made they turn to the master of the Sacred Blade the "Arbitrator of Finality"
Who or what the "Arbitrator of Finality" is known only to the highest rank circle of the Sect of the Broken Ruby.
The "Arbitrator of Finality" is a metal piece from Ral Partha.

Thursday, May 30, 2013

The Lonely Tiki God

Ka Pue Pue Nue, smallest of the Tiki Gods of the Island of Aaad Vinn Trr 
Small yes, ancient yes, powerful maybe... those who cross Ka Pue Pue Nue
will find out how powerful he is...
Ka Pue Pue Nue is a metal piece possibly from Grenadier.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

High Priestess of the Broken Ruby

High Priestess Ruzovy-Ruze of the Broken Ruby readies the sects latest purification device the
 "Pula Death Ray."
Only the highest levels of the sect are allowed access to such powerful devices.
High Priestess Ruzovy-Ruze is a metal 25mm piece from Grenadier.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Bewarned, the God Horus...He is Watching You

For thousands of years the majestic God Horus has watched over the Great Egyptian Kingdom.
This ancient statue of Horus has weathered the centuries with less color than once graced his vestige yet he continues his eternal guard.
Those who bring evil into his realm need to beware, Horus is all ways watching.
Horus is a 1980's heavy metal piece from Grenadier.  The Arab gunner to his left is a 28mm piece and gives a good idea of the size of Horus.

Monday, May 27, 2013

Beware the Slavers

Heading into the hinterland, a heavily armed group of Arab Slavers search for they next unlucky victims.  The lucrative slave trade in Africa drew many men to the Dark continent well into the late 1800's.  Arabs were among the most successful on the East Coast of Africa in the 19th Century.
These are 28mm metal pieces from Foundry.

Sunday, May 26, 2013

The Westie

An old toy (Can you tell what toy it is?) gains rebirth as a West Highland Terrier-Westie for short.
Westies have a very strong personality and the ability to make you laugh and laugh all day long.
Did you guess that this little toy is one of the pieces from Monopoly?

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Even Barbarians Need A Standard!

Akakan B'nkusher through his foolhardy bravery has earned the right to carry the tribal standard into every battle. As he is always in the forefront of the fight he also takes his favorite killing sword as well.
The standard gives his warriors a point of reference and rally that can be seen even in the thickest combat.
Akakan is a plastic 28mm piece from Warlord.

Friday, May 24, 2013

Doom is Rising

Rising from a dig, an ancient, long lost statue of the Doom of Man.  But wait is it only an inanimate piece of ancient bronze...or something more...
The Doom of Man is a center piece of an upcoming Pulp Game.  Both pieces are metal Ral Partha figures, the piece  in the"dig" site  is removable so that other lost treasures can be swapped in as the scenario requires.

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Two Bladed Fighter

Blár Panther, mercenary-pit fighter trusts his two power blades to solve any problems he faces.
Augmented by his massive strength, Blár's blades have carved him out of many a difficult situation.
The last sight many an enemy has ever seen, the business end of one of Blár's blades.
Blár Panther is a metal piece from Reaper.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Ladies on High

Divination is an important function of the Sisters of the Broken Ruby.  It takes lots of concentration and an elimination of "interruptions," hence the readiness of the Cleansing Squad.
As Divination Sister of the 1st Circle, Rozowy, opens her mind to the secrets of the Universe; the guards stand at maximum alert.
All the pieces are 28mm metal figures from Pulp Figures.

Monday, May 20, 2013

To Wear Armor Or Not To Wear...

The "Berserker" and the heavy armored Rocket Dwarf demonstrate the two extremes of protection available to the warriors of the Low King of the Dwarfs.
Berserkers do not fear death...they bring to their enemies, armor would only slow down their closing with the enemy.  The Rocket Dwarf needs the heaviest possible armor to protect them from the fire and heat of their high teck weapons.
The Berserker is a plastic piece from Games Workshop that I painted in the early 2000's. The Rocket Dwarf is a metal piece from Heartbreaker that I painted in the early 1990's.

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Sisters of the Broken Ruby

Five Divination Sisters of the Broken Ruby, under the guidance of Services Master Sister Rozsaszin,  prepare for their next "Outing" for the Sect.
While the Sect of the Broken Ruby has a well trained security force, the Sisters are all masters of knife combat should the situation arise.
These are 28mm metal pieces from Pulp Miniatures.

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Dark Lord of the Near Sith

Radiating power, the Dark Lord of the Near Sith (not to be mistaken for another copywriter Dark Lord), plans his next move against the forces of good.

I painted this metal piece from Archive Miniatures in the late 1970's.

Friday, May 17, 2013

Tiger Hunter

Rama Safti, head huntsman for the Maharajah of Ranchapurr, is responsible for eliminating maneaters, especially tigers.  Armed with a powerful double barrel .660 rifle, he has never failed in his duty to his Maharajah.  Although he does carry a bad scar under his right eye from a too close encounter with the claws of an especially dangerous Bengal Tiger (now a prized rug in the palace).
Rama is a 28mm metal piece from Foundry.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Dark Angels Scouts, Scouting for the Imperium

On alien world upon alien world the first to land and explore for the Imperiums Dark Angels Space Marines are the elite Scouts.
Lighter armored and armed than their battle brothers, the scouts are designed for rapid movement and recon duty.
One heavy bolter is the sole fire support for this squad.
These are plastic pieces from Game Workshops 40K Space Marines line.  I painted them in the 1990's for my Dark Angels force of Space Marines.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Sect of the Broken Ruby

The "Cleansing Squad" of the Sect of the Broken Ruby, secretive, powerful and deadly to their foes.
Armed with the latest weapons, including the dreaded "Purifier of Fire," the members of the Sect of the Broken Ruby are ready to cleanse the World of their enemies.
Sect of the Broken Ruby are metal pieces from Pulp figures.

Monday, May 13, 2013

Wait, Did You Hear Somthing?

Commander Nknk Whsthr 511, of the Space Exploration Force (SEF), gives a warning to his security chief, Lance Captain BgBgGnn 1914.
A quick search will bring swift destruction to any intruder.

Both pieces are metal from Minifigs.  I painted them in the late 1970's.