If anyone is looking for inspiration for a historical ninja based game, I highly recommend the Sonny Chiba TV Series called Kage no Gundan (Shadow Warriors). A good review of the first season can be found here: Shadow Warriors Review.
Art Critic = Someone with the Eye of an Artist, Words of a Bard, and the Talent of a Rock.
Please take my critiques as someone who Wishes he had the Talent
I stuffed boxes with merchadise and styrofoam peanuts for mailing, and when things were really slow I got to sweep the floor.
But I got paid in miniatures and FGU gaming products, which I still have most of, and I usually was able to get in on playtest sessions, which was great fun back then.
I was the only 'kid' in a group of college-age and 30-year-olds, so I guess it was pretty cool.
They operated out of a storefront - Waterloo Hobbies - and it was precisely one train station from my house (both my home and the store were across from train stations!). I used to get on the train with no money, and the conductor would kick me off at the next stop... which was the stop I wanted.
Good times... GOOD times...
I was going through some old pictures I took and I came across these pics of a model of Osaka (c.1550 AD) called, On the Banks of the Dotonbori Canal. I thought I would share. The figures in these pics are washiningyo style figures in a spring festival setting.
Who wants to take a stab at mapping the buildings?
Serious time crunch on all of that painting but it looks like it was worth it.
If the radiance of a thousand suns was to burst at once into the sky, that would be like the splendor of the Mighty One...I am become Death, the Shatterer of worlds.
-J. Robert Oppenheimer (father of the atom bomb) alluding to The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 11, Verse 32)
My Maps ~ My Brushes ~ My Tutorials ~ My Challenge Maps
My Finished Maps | My Challenge Maps | Ghoraja Juun, my largely stagnated campaign setting.
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