Summer Painting Progress: Dystopian Canadian Land Forces



My first painting log update!  I have managed to paint up a good portion (less than half by far, though…) of my summer goal, namely: set of Uncharted Seas walls and towers (4 of each); a set of Dominion of Canada Wolfe class Medium Tanks for Dystopian Wars (6); a Terrier Ironclad Tiny Tank token for DW.  I took some pictures after the finish dried.






The wall set, although originally from Uncharted Seas, I think will go well as terrain or a fortress in Dystopian Wars, on land or sea.  I painted them rather plainly (and quickly) so they could be used in a variety of roles.  I am definitely happy with the quality of the models.





Here you can see detail of the two non-standard units in this batch – the HMCS “Logan” command Wolfe (note the blue and yellow markings) and the Ironclad “Red Barchetta” (hopefully it is obvious which one this is).  The themes shall continue in the next batch.





The ubiquitous aquarium terrain included for flair.


A brilliant “Red Barchetta” from a better managed time.

And here’s a sneak peek of more to come in the (hopefully near) future:


Summer Painting Project: Embark

Summer is historically a time when I get a lot of hobby work done.  I finally gave in late last night and assembled (as in, got-out, not put-together) nearly everything I have primed and ready to be painted.  My plan: slap some paint on everything, then finish them.  Should be easy!  Here are some pictures of the assembled masses….


First up – the Dystopian Wars section.  I have a set of Uncharted Seas walls/towers which I think can be used for a variety of purposes and games systems.  Besides the walls we have Canadian ground forces, a few Russian Coalition frigates (love ’em!), and the majority of my Independent Mercenary Company.  Some of the small tanks have some basic colors on them already from a long time ago.


The next section is more varied.  We’ve got Firestorm: Armada.  We’ve got Warhammer Fantasy.  We’ve got…. Warzone Resurrection?  …Afterlife?  Thank you Kickstarter for these one-offs!


Everything together.  It is both imposing and not too bad.  Spartan stuff always paints up fast…



These Knights of the Realm have been waiting to be painted for a long time.  Behind them: mounted yeomen and a mounted prophetess.


Close up of the Dominion of Canada forces.



Close up of the Independent Mercenary Company units.


So, all told, this is what I’ve got on my painting station:


+ 4 stone Towers with cannon

+ 4 stone Walls with cannon

Dominion of Canada:

+ 6 Wolfe class Medium Tanks

+ 6 Archer class Flak Tanks

+ 21 Terrier class Small Tank bases (whew)

Mercenary Company:

+ 6 pocket cruisers

+ 3 super destroyers

+ 2 assault escorts

Russian Coalition:

+ 6 Novogorod class Frigates (yeah, baby!)


+ 1 Sentinel class Terran Cruiser

+ 1 Sorylian System Defense Monitor (custom build – counts-as Skyhammer)

+ 1 Spur class Battlecruiser (Terran Senator checking on the frontline?)

+ 4 Kopis class Sorylian Heavy Cruisers


+ 4 Bretonnian Knights of the Realm

+ 4 Bretonnian Mounted Yeoman

+ 1 Bretonnian Mounted Prophetess

+ 3 Bretonnian Men-at-Arms


+ Warzone: Resurrection Imperial Doomtrooper

+ Afterlife Unity Council Trooper (this one’s for you, Juan!)


Now that I write it all out, it does seem like an awful lot to paint…

DW Hawk Scout Rotors (DoC/KoB)

Hot on the heels of the HMCS Natural Science and his small pals, I finished two Hawk-class Scout Rotors for my Dominion of Canada force.  I have long liked the Hawk rotor, and despite this pressure in the end I don’t feel bad about the paint scheme!

I painted them in a camouflage scheme; from the top down, they are painted with ground colorations, while from the bottom up the are painted to blend in to the clouds.

DW Dominion of Canada Resolution Class

The first two models of my Dystopian Wars Dominion of Canada land fleet are finished!  I painted the Resolution class in a green-focused scheme because I figured it would be in the woodlands of the Great White North.  Next to it are two small Terrier ironclads, painted to match the behemoth.

I will be submitting this landship as my entry to the painting competition.