Painting miniatures for a different kind of game

24 Oct

By Chaundra Paice

A different kind of game

miniature

Crimson Fists Space Marine Chaplain wargame miniature. Only 28mm tall in real life.

Warhammer 40K is not the typical board game or video game that many people have become accustomed to.  Warhammer 40k is a science fantasy tabletop miniature wargame.

Jason Brock is a player who has been involved with Warhammer 40K for over 20 years.  He has painted over 300 miniatures, each averaging 28 mm in height.

“Each game typically involves two to four players. Those two to four players each bring an army consisting of anywhere from 30 to 100 meticulously painted miniatures.” – Jason Brock


Warhammer 40K is typically won by the player that achieves the most tactical objectives.  The game can also be won by a player wiping out their opponent’s army.

Getting started

What to buy

According to Jason Brock, the following items are a great start for playing Warhammer 40K:

“These are great for getting started. It will be a small game, but it will give them the general idea of how the game is played.” –  Jason Brock


Where to buy

These supplies can be found online or at local game shops, like Gryphon Games & Comics.

How to paint miniatures

Where to play

  • Gryphon Games and Comics open Wargaming sessions
    •  1710 Central Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82001
    • Tuesdays and Thursdays
      • 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Sundays
      • 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

“Hope to see you there.” –  Jason Brock


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