I have been bitten by the Gaslands bug and started modifying Hot wheel cars for this Post Apocalyptic car game by Osprey!
|Bonehead, the first of many!|
The nice thing is that the rules were written to use Hot Wheels or Match box cars, which are 1/64th scale. I had picked up the rules when they came out and put them on the shelf until recently when I talked to my buddy Mike G about the rules, as he had purchased them as well.
Well with my rekindled interest in the rules I went out to good old Wallmart to pick up a few cars. I spent a whole $10.00 on ten cars to use for the game. Now the good thing is that you can either use the cars right out of the packaging or you can modify them, this system dosn't use the WYSIWYG (What you see is what you get), its just really whats on the dashboard card that matters. But being a gamer of many moons, I could not resist the urge to modify and repaint my cars!
|Stock Bone Crusher|
|Car disassembled, not much too it!|
|Distressing the paint and body.|
I then glued the car back together and shot the whole thing in a red primer color I had in the garage. Once that dried, I then painted on Reaper black in thin coats so that some of the primer red showed through. The engine, header pipes and rims got P3 Pig Iron on them. I then did a dry brush of Reaper Grey Stone to highlight all the edges of the model. I also painted the skull on the front with Reaper Skeletal Bone as well. I then used Army Painter Strong Tone on the model to darken it up and let it dry thoroughly.
Once the wash was dry, I went back and added Vallejo Environmental Rust Texture in places and also used Pig Iron again on scratches and wear areas. I then dry brushed Americana Desert Sand on the lower areas as well as the tires to finish off the model.
|New vs Old!|
|Bone Head ready to race!|