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The rest of the UNSC Martian squad, all rifle troopers this time. These guys were primed grey, painted red oxide, then given a dark red oxide ink wash. Camo was added after the wash, and consists of flecks of two rust red shades & black. All paints were Humbrol enamels.
“Alright, gear up. Two minutes, people. Get hot! Somebody wake up Hicks.” – Apone, Aliens

Content related science fiction gaming, including Infinity from Corvus Belli,all the rules from Ground Zero Games – Stargrunt II, Dirtside II & Full Thrust II (and 2.5), and whatever other science fiction themed things happen here!

BSC 2018: 1956 PANG continued

Posted on Jan 15th, 2018 - By Corey Burger - 0 Comments

Well, Build Something 2018 is well underway at Lead Adventure. You can follow all the entries, including at least two other 3D printed things, over…

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Enter the 3D Printer, early work

Posted on Jan 13th, 2018 - By Corey Burger - 0 Comments

Long time, no post. I (Corey) just got a 3D printer (an Ender 2) and so am working through beginning printing with it. Unfortunately after the first…

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Alien Dog Monsters!

Posted on Jun 14th, 2017 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

A few days ago Corvus Belli, the company behind Infinity, had a tweet and FB post asking their fans which of two alien "werewolf" varieties they…

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LANtasy 2017 Photos!

Posted on Apr 6th, 2017 - By Brian Burger - 2 Comments

Our local "big" convention, LANtasy, was a couple weeks ago now. I participated in the Blood Bowl & Infinity tournaments all weekend, and my Infinity…

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Links of Interest, 24 Feb 2017

Posted on Feb 24th, 2017 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Last time I mentioned a couple of YouTube painters that had good series of to-the-point, well-edited painting videos. Victor Ques is another I should…

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More Jungle To Rumble In

Posted on Feb 19th, 2017 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Scored another big paper towel roll from our recycling bin, so I decided to make a fallen tree instead of another upright one. Like the other…

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In the Jungle, the Mighty Jungle…

Posted on Feb 5th, 2017 - By Brian Burger - 1 Comment

Several years ago now I did a whole banker's box full of jungle terrain, but it was all fairly low-lying stuff, thickets and bushes and that sort of…

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Tables From Last Weekend’s Infinity Tournament

Posted on Jan 29th, 2017 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

We had another one-day, three round Infinity tournament this last weekend, our first of 2017. We had two players come over from Vancouver on the…

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Hab Module LV4-26 Finished

Posted on Jan 2nd, 2017 - By Brian Burger - 3 Comments

First of all, Happy New Year, everyone! Hope your 2017 is full of excellent gaming, good friends, and completed projects! On the "completed…

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Merry Christmas! (with an airlock!)

Posted on Dec 26th, 2016 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Between the Christmas season and what appears to be the worst cold I've had in many, many years there's not been a lot of wargaming activity here at…

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Papercraft Spacecraft!

Posted on Dec 14th, 2016 - By The Editors - 0 Comments

I've been calling my Infinity space station table project a space station since I started planning it, but really it's been a collection of big walls…

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Hab Module LV4-26, Part One

Posted on Nov 27th, 2016 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

This shop front/apartment facade for my ongoing Infinity space station project has been inspired mostly by the depiction of some of the habitat…

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More Space Station Pieces

Posted on Nov 16th, 2016 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

One of the big wall modules I built for my Infinity space station tabletop set has a door three inches off the ground, intended to connect to…

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Adding Detail To The Space Station

Posted on Nov 11th, 2016 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

I've been using my big space station walls and the associated scatter terrain for over a year now, and while all the wall modules are fully painted…

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Maghariba Guard Finished!

Posted on Oct 30th, 2016 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Quiet month here on the Warbard, I've been busy in real life (terrible when that happens...) but getting some gaming and painting time in when I…

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Terrain Quick Reference Cards for Infinity

Posted on Sep 20th, 2016 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Infinity has really interesting terrain rules, but they're an added layer of complexity over an already complex game so they often get ignored. The…

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The Workbench This Weekend, 18 Sept 2016

Posted on Sep 18th, 2016 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

I've been back to painting Infinity figures recently, after being distracted by some scenery for a bit. Over on the Official Infinity Forums…

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Links of Interest, 15 September 2016

Posted on Sep 15th, 2016 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

I've been spending some more time on YouTube recently, rummaging around the wargaming-related channels. I don't have the time or the patience for the…

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Late Summer Painting

Posted on Sep 12th, 2016 - By Brian Burger - 2 Comments

Spent the weekend off on what might be our last camping trip of the season and I've been busy doing lots of other non-wargaming things, as one tends…

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Crashed Shuttle, Part One

Posted on Aug 28th, 2016 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Doing a bit of cleaning up in my boxes of wargaming supplies I rediscovered a shuttle I built at least ten years ago. It was nominally for 15mm…

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Yet Another Hill

Posted on Aug 25th, 2016 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

I mentioned in the last post that I've been working on a third large hill, with a roughly 12"x15" footprint, that being the maximum interior size of…

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A Pair of Hills, Part Two

Posted on Aug 23rd, 2016 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

I've finished the first two hills I started a while back, and built a third large hill to finish up the set for now. After the first coat of…

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A Pair of Hills

Posted on Aug 1st, 2016 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Still quiet around here this summer, but wargaming has been taking place, as has figure painting, and finally, just for a change, a bit of scenery…

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A Mid-Summer Update

Posted on Jul 10th, 2016 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Awfully quiet around here for far too long, for which I apologize! I've actually been doing quite a bit of painting and a little bit of terrain…

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The Workbench This Weekend, 7 May 2016

Posted on May 7th, 2016 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

My girlfriend is out of town with friends so I've had a bachelor/wargamer weekend and gotten a lot done on my Infinity figures. The planters…

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PlastCraft Curved Modular Building

Posted on Apr 25th, 2016 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

While at Trumpeter Salute I picked up one of PlastCraft's Designed-For-Infinity plastic pre-coloured buildings, the Curved Modular Building, from the…

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Bring Me… A Shrubbery!

Posted on Apr 12th, 2016 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Having moved at the start of this year I've been sorting and reorganizing gaming stuff, as one does, and working on actually using some of the…

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Quick Infinity Terrain: Food Booths

Posted on Mar 25th, 2016 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

One of the goals with the space station terrain set was to make the whole thing look like not just a collection of tactically interesting obstacles…

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Space Station Wall Sections in Progress

Posted on Mar 21st, 2016 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Finally have all six of the big space station wall sections basically complete and primed. All the doors are installed (several sections have sliding…

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The Workbench This Week, 28 Feb 2016

Posted on Feb 28th, 2016 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

It's been a quiet month here on the Warbard, but things have been ticking along in real life. The space station scenery for Infinity is taking shape,…

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Infinity Space Station Terrain First Outing

Posted on Feb 6th, 2016 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Got my in-progress space station setup for Infinity games out on the table today, as one of two tables set up for a very small (four players!) local…

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Infinity Space Station Hangar Walls

Posted on Feb 2nd, 2016 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

I've posted a test print of some printed space station walls previously but after finding a nice batch of Sintra (1/8th foamed PVC plastic board) in…

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Review: Impudent Mortal Near Future Elevators

Posted on Jan 31st, 2016 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

I picked up a pack of Impudent Mortal's Near Future Elevator Set, as mentioned in a previous post, and thought I'd put a few pictures up and do a bit…

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Space Station Walls for Infinity

Posted on Dec 19th, 2015 - By Brian Burger - 1 Comment

I've been kicking around ideas for an interior table setup for Infinity for several months now - that is, a table that instead of being buildings and…

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The Workbench This Week, 4 November 2015

Posted on Nov 4th, 2015 - By Brian Burger - 1 Comment

Quick and dirty late night snapshot of my workbench! Front and centre is a Reaper Bones troll (in white plastic still, hence kind of blown out…

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Giant Billboard Tower for Infinity

Posted on Oct 26th, 2015 - By Brian Burger - 1 Comment

I've previously shown off big (5" tall by 3" wide) advertising graphics intended for use on an Infinity table - Weyland-Yutani, a travel poster, and…

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Infinity in the Jungle

Posted on Oct 25th, 2015 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Somewhere along the way the default tabletop setting for a game of Infinity became "futuristic urban/quasi-urban environment", which is as true of…

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Infinity Ad: A Bit Off-Colour

Posted on Oct 16th, 2015 - By Brian Burger - 1 Comment

Yeah, so this one is based on a very, very juvenile joke. I'd apologize but I wouldn't mean it! It's also smaller than some of my other recent…

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Infinity Ad: Making Better Worlds

Posted on Oct 11th, 2015 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Everyone's favourite terraforming/engineering/evilevilevil megacorp needs a giant billboard ad too! Third and (for now) last of my big 3" wide by 5"…

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Infinity Ad: Blue Sun

Posted on Oct 9th, 2015 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Borrowing from another popular science fiction universe to provide some graphical fodder for Infinity terrain, here's another big (5" high by 3"…

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Another Infinity Ad: Travel to Varuna

Posted on Oct 7th, 2015 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

I'm home with a stubborn cold that won't go away, so decided to kick GIMP and Inkscape to life and create another couple of billboard-sized ads for…

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An Easy Arc Measuring Widget

Posted on Oct 6th, 2015 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Infinity has, for most troops, a 180° front arc for Line of Fire and almost all actions. Other games have similar arc requirements - Full Thrust…

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In Which Things Get Primered

Posted on Sep 19th, 2015 - By Brian Burger - 2 Comments

We have an Infinity weekend event coming up in just over a month (Facebook event link, if you're in the area and interested) and I want to have both…

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Post-Labour Day Update

Posted on Sep 14th, 2015 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Last post was in June, I'm getting really lousy at keeping this poor blog from getting dusty and neglected. It's been a busy summer for things like…

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Taking The Summer Off?

Posted on Aug 16th, 2015 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Apparently I've basically taken most of the summer off from blogging and doing wargame-related things I felt the need to blog about... last post was…

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Antennas for Infinity

Posted on Jun 10th, 2015 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

A number of the stock scenarios in Infinity need some sort of antenna or console for the troops to interact with/hack/seize/blow up/etc. You can use…

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Billboard Ads for Infinity

Posted on Jun 8th, 2015 - By Brian Burger - 2 Comments

While building another piece of scenery for our Infinity tables I built a roof that didn't turn out; it just wasn't working out physically the way…

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Sci-Fi Warehouse for Infinity

Posted on May 3rd, 2015 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

After building the first building to use on Infinity tables, which turned out to be a complex shape and two storeys plus roof, I decided the next…

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A Building For Infinity

Posted on Mar 12th, 2015 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

I've previously shown my urban scatter terrain for Infinity, and after getting that assembled I decided to tackle something more challenging and…

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Links of Interest, 28 March 2013

Posted on Mar 28th, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 1 Comment

Short links of interest post while I buckle down and get more cavalry painted for our Russian Civil War games — why is it that six damn horses…

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GZG Links Edited

Posted on Jun 10th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Just updated the Ground Zero Games/Dirtside II/Stargrunt II/Full Thrust Links page, which has, like some of the other resources on this site, needed…

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The Dropship Drops Out?

Posted on Jun 2nd, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 1 Comment

Over on the excellent 15mm science-fiction focused Dropship Horizon blog, a rather startling notice that Mark, the blogowner, is planning to "bring…

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Gallery: Shipyard Photos for Inspiration

Posted on Feb 22nd, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Another revival from the old Brian's Wargame Pages version of the site, and one that I should have brought forward ages ago! You can see the…

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Sci-fi Signage

Posted on Feb 19th, 2011 - By Corey Burger - 2 Comments

Note: These signs are Brian's work from the old Warbard. One day they may be recreated in Inkscape and SVG — Corey This zip file contains…

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15mm Science Fiction Sources

Posted on Feb 11th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

15mm science fiction (Stargrunt II, specifically) was one of my starting places in miniature wargaming; I don't do much these days but I still have…

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Gallery: Full Thrust

Posted on Jan 29th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Another repost from the old site — Brian As always click for (slightly) larger…

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Scenery: Cardboard 15mm Cargo Containers & Crates

Posted on Jan 14th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 1 Comment

More refugees from the old site; I still like the graphic work I did on these shipping containers & crates. I might eventually do some more. No…

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Full Thrust Datasheets & Shipbits

Posted on Jan 13th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

More useful reposts from the old website, this time for Ground Zero Games' Full Thrust starship game: blank datacards & ship-bits for the…

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Stargrunt II Blank Datacards

Posted on Jan 13th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Another repost of useful stuff from the old site; this time it's two decent quality scans of the Squad/Vehicle/Scenario sheet from the back of the…

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Pizza Box 25mm Skirmish Scenery

Posted on Sep 24th, 2010 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

PIZZA BOX SCENERY: This 25mm science fiction scenery was inspired by a 25mm pirate tavern from a now-vanished webpage. That one was designed for a…

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SG2 Gallery #4 – UNSC & Aliens

Posted on Sep 24th, 2010 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Photos from September 2003 of GZG 25mm & 15mm United Nations Space Command troopers (in Martian Legion camo) and Alien-movie aliens from…

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SG2 Gallery #3 – 25mm SF

Posted on Sep 24th, 2010 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

These were the first 25mm figures I ever painted, sometime in the first half of 2002; I've still got them but haven't used them in years. GZG never…

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SG2 Gallery #2

Posted on Sep 24th, 2010 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

More 15mm stuff from 1999-2000. Click for full/larger view. Original caption for the first four images: About the VTOL: This is a kitbashed…

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SG2 Gallery #1

Posted on Sep 24th, 2010 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

More old photos, from 1999-2000. As always, click for full/larger views. Although these are from the Old Days of the web, so they're not huge images…

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Dirtside II Gallery

Posted on Sep 24th, 2010 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

A blast from the past - a few photos from a Dirtside II game way back in 2000. I'm still in touch with both guys in the first photo, and we still…

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Links: Ground Zero Games

Posted on Sep 23rd, 2010 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

The collected links from the old-format site for Dirtside II, Stargrunt II and Full Thrust, all from Ground Zero Games. In need of weeding and…

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The Woods Tomorrow: Dangerous Flora in SG2

Posted on Sep 18th, 2010 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

"If you go into the woods tomorrow, You're in for a HUGE surprise..." In early April 2002 there was a very good discussion of alien, generally…

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Kra’Vak House Rules in Stargrunt II

Posted on Sep 17th, 2010 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

SGII KRAVAK RULES By David D. Taylor Kra'Vak Design Doctrine: The Kra'Vak use a doctrine of a 4 soldier element unit known as a claw. Most fists…

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Stargrunt II Xenomorphs (Aliens aliens!)

Posted on Sep 17th, 2010 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

'We Believe A Xenomorph May Be Involved...' Rules for Ripley's Nightmares in Stargrunt II. Written by Brian Burger, June 2001 The aliens of the…

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Dirtside II House Rules

Posted on Sep 9th, 2010 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

A group of us here in Victoria, BC, Canada who play Dirtside II regularly. Individually & collectively, we've come up with some house rules to…

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Stargrunt II House Rules 2

Posted on Sep 9th, 2010 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Industrial Accidents in Stargrunt II The Dangers of Firefights Near Explosive, Hazardous, Poisonous or Flammable Materials! Written by Brian…

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Stargrunt II House Rules, Part I

Posted on Sep 9th, 2010 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Semi-Autonomous Combat System (SACS) Fixed (sentry guns a la 'Aliens' movie) or Mobile (mini-tanks a la 'X-Com' computer game). (F-SACS or…

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