Canvas offers Layers within Layers

Ask any number of artists about the process of oil painting and chances are the importance of layering will swiftly arise. Many will regale you with tales of the moment that a painting either leaps into focus or becomes irretrievably lost with the addition of a single stroke. Similarly, the tactile nature of oil on […]

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Crayne: Fractured Empire

The Empire of Crayne has fallen to chaos. Riven by cataclysmic events such as the Great Flood and the unyielding Tide of Dust, closely knit factions have splintered, paying homage and lending their blades to a series of local Lords, each of whom vie for dominance and influence throughout the fractured land. These grim times […]

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Claustrophobia 1643 – A Dense and Breathless Dread

February 1543, and deep in the throes of the reformation sundering Europe, a radical religious sect of Anabaptists seizes the walled Westphalian city of Münster. Christened after their founding prophet, these Melchiorites assign themselves as God’s chosen elect, and set about the foundation and fortification of their communal sanctuary – their promised New Jerusalem.  In […]

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Dark Venture-The Colour out of Space

One of the greatest advantages that the tabletop gaming hobby has over other prevalent entertainment mediums such as cinema or videogames is that of scale. In a world reigned over and mercilessly throttled by design-by-committee thinking, focus group testing and lowest-common-denominator economy as ambition – the world of chit and card remains a place where […]

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Immanentising the Eschaton

It is a particularly human quirk that throughout all of history it seems that every successive generation has been convinced that it is they who stand teetering on the cusp of the Apocalypse – they who have been chosen to bear witness to the fall. Our endless fascination with death and our subconscious lust for […]

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Nexus Infernum Ascends in Blasphemy

Baleful chants rise stentorian from the most tenebrous chambers of a shadowed and decrepit underworld. Skeletal minions clash desperately amidst showers of sparks – spat in arcing divinity from queer arcane gateways. Demonic pacts are forged at terrible cost with ravenous pantheons. And straddling the furnace to harness it all – necromantic sages pit their […]

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