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Offline Mason

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Contents.

Pg  01- Initial Purchases, The Bank (Before).
Pg  02- The Bank (After-Bad picture).
Pg  03- The Bank (After- Better pictures).
Pg  04- The Board (Before), The Warehouse.
Pg  05- The Board (After).
Pg  06- The Hardware Store (Before).
Pg  07- The Hardware Store (After).
Pg  08- The Hardware Store Signage.
Pg  09- Signage 'How to'...., The Water Tower (Before).
Pg  10- The To-do Pile, Jailbreak! scenario pics.
Pg  11- Hang 'em High! scenario pics, The Hunter.
Pg  12- Wagons WIP.
Pg  13- Stage Coach WIP.
Pg  14- The Wagons Finished.
Pg  15- The Water Tower (After), Mama Mute and Hammers.
Pg  16- Hardware Dealer, Stationmaster, Catastrophe Kate and Mrs Rhubar, Table set-up.
Pg  17- More Set-up pictures.
Pg  18- The Terrace WIP.
Pg  19- Terrace Painted and Based.
Pg  20- The Bath House WIP.
Pg  21- The Physician.
Pg  22- BLAM talk...
Pg  23- Terrace Signage.
Pg  24- Suggestions for 'Bibbles'.
Pg  25- Terrace Finished.
Pg  27- Cacti!
Pg  28- Tom's Mountain Men
Pg  29- Game pics
Pg  30- The Gallows.
Pg  31- Wagons Roll!, Wagon Comparison Pictures.
Pg  32- Second Wagon completed.
Pg  33- The Cattle.
Pg  34- The Vet (Before).
Pg  35- The Vet (After).
Pg  36- Table set-up, Rocks (Before).
Pg  37- Game Pics.
Pg  38- The Rocks (After).
Pg  39- The Builder's (Before), Brewery Warehouse revisited.
Pg  42- The Optometrist (WIP)
Pg  43- The Optometrist (After)
Pg  45- The Rumpo Gang.
Pg  46- Test Set-up for BLAM
Pg  47- The Banjo Boys go exploring, Game Pics.
Pg  48- Capt. D Blood Esq.
Pg  49- The Smallest Building in Town
Pg  51- The First of the Protagonists.
Pg  52- Street clutter.
Pg  53- Brian's Mum.
Pg  54- The Hardware Store (Pimped).
Pg  55- Mr Shed inspects his Wares.
Pg  56- The Builder's WIP.
Pg  57- Game Piccies
Pg  58- The Builder's WIP Pt2 and Pt3
Pg  59- Builders Yard WIP
Pg  60- Street Trash (Before)
Pg  61- Street Trash (WIP)
Pg  62- Street Trash (After), Builder's Yard WIP
Pg  63- Small Rock (WIP)
Pg  64- Some really bad Rock puns.....
Pg  65- Small Rock (After), The Builder's (Preview).
Pg  66- The Builders (After)
Pg  67- The Sheriff's (Before)
Pg  68- The Sheriff's (After)
Pg  69- BLAM Roll Call
Pg  70- Big Rocks
Pg  71- The Trapper's (Preview)
Pg  72- The Trapper's (After), Trapper's Racks WIP
Pg  73- Fur Racks
Pg  74- More Pencil Sharpener Wagons
Pg  76- First BLAM Test Game
Pg  77- Citizens and their Establishments.
Pg  78- Railroad Tracks.
Pg  79- A Better Set-up for BLAM
Pg  80- 'Paper Talk'
Pg  81- The Barber's (Before)
Pg  82- The Barber's WIP
Pg  83- The Barber Himself
Pg  84- The Barber's (After)
Pg  85- The Saloon (Before)
Pg  86- Thunderchicken
Pg  87- Matt O'Keyshee, Lord Over
Pg  88- Game Pics
Pg  89- 'Daylight' Game Pics, Saloon WIP
Pg  90- Barber's Signage, Tom the B*stard, The Saloon (After)
Pg  91- Piggies!
Pg  92- More Signage, Painter's Cavalry, Bobble comes to Town.
Pg  93- The Cavalry Come to Town
Pg  94- Citizens of the Creek
Pg  95- The Stationmaster
Pg  96- The Railroad Station
Pg  97- The Civilians, Doug 'em for..., Bullshott
Pg  98- Bibbles, The Cavalry based
Pg  99- Local Justice, What's left to do?
Pg 100- Hu Rhu
Pg 101- Earl G. Raye, Railroad Tracks, Eli and Elk
Pg 102- Silent Invader
Pg 103- 'Damn Ass!!!'
Pg 104- The game Itself (All buildings and their Proprietors).
Pg 106- The ACME building
Pg 107- More Signage, The Creek, The Stagecoach and Horses
Pg 108- The Crazy Viking, Dr Z. Hombre and 'Smokes', The Germans
Pg 109- The Brothers Mac, The Train
Pg 111- Captain Blood's BLAM'14 pics
Pg 112- AndyM's BLAM'14 pics
Pg 113- Eric the Shed's BLAM'14 pics
Pg 114- More Rocks
Pg 115- The Apache, The Last of the Rocks...hopefully.
Pg 116- More rocks finished......
Pg 117- Wilderness Table Test Set-up.
Pg 118- New Citizens and Pinkerton greens
Pg 119- Banditos by Jeff
Pg 120- A new campaign begins
Pg 121- Jeff paints Tong
Pg 123- The Newcomers based and ready, Wilderness set-up
Pg 124- Rumpo Vs the Deserters
Pg 125- Deserters Vs the Apache
Pg 126- Jeff Goes Tong, Canvas Wagons
Pg 127- The First Two Canvas Wagons and the Stagecoach finished
Pg 128- Jeff does some more Civilians
Pg 129- Elk with '101' and the Apache Scout, Five more Citizens, Tong!
Pg 131- Another Wagon
Pg 132- Dooschbagg Canyon at Sunrise and set-up.
Pg 133- Rumpo (nearly...) Robs the Train
Pg 134- The Open-backed Wagon WIP and Finished
Pg 135- More Citizens
Pg 136- Jeff paints 'The Law!', The Renegades
Pg 137- GeroniMac and his dog, Whooops!
Pg 138- The Church (Before)
Pg 139- The Wagon Train
Pg 140- The Church (WIP)
Pg 141- The Olde Tree (Before)
Pg 142- Gallows recap
Pg 143- The Marshal and his 'Constables'
Pg 144- The Apache Band Grows. The Olde Tree (After)
Pg 145- Don Pablo Diaz and his Band
Pg 147- Dice Tower Extensions
Pg 149- Jeff paints The Pinkertons, Building Under Construction (Part 1)
Pg 150- Building Under Construction (WIP), The Cathouse
Pg 151- The Pinkerton Agency, Hangin' Trees
Pg 152- Building Under Construction (WIP)
Pg 153- Building Under Construction (More WIP), Elysium Hotel (BUC) Finished
Pg 155- Wargames Illustrated Article
Pg 157- More Apache!
Pg 159- The Warband of GeroniMac (so far...)
Pg 160- Silent Invader MKII
Pg 161- Town Vigilance Committee, The Gambler, Officer Bobble
Pg 162- 'Poco Loco', More Citizens
Pg 163- More Apache (and Captain Mancave!)
Pg 164- The 'Crowd'
Pg 165- The 'Factions'
Pg 166- The 'Unnamed' Citizens
Pg 167- The 'Named' Citizens, Señor de Souza..
Pg 168- The Other 'Named' Citizens.
Pg 170- Two Doctors and the Germans, AndyM's suggestion.
Pg 174- BLAM test game set-up.
Pg 175- 'Ol' Skool' Rebel, 'Deaf' Al.
Pg 176- Professor Witchheimer
Pg 177- Beta version of 'Roolz' sent out.
Pg 178- GeroniMac in Chains
Pg 180- The Final Test for BLAM'15
Pg 183- Final building for BLAM
Pg 185- Dirty Dirk's
Pg 186- The Travelling Bordello, Railroad Boxcar WIP
Pg 187- GeroniMac's 'Ride', Dirty Dirk himself.
Pg 189- Eric the Shed's BLAM'15 pictures, Summary of the BLAM games
Pg 190- GeroniMac 'Chained' and 'Unchained', Dr Zombie's pictures, The Creek goes 'sci-fi'
Pg 191- Another 'Alternative' set-up.
Pg 192- Lamp Post Question
Pg 194- Native Renegade sculpts
Pg 195- Father Chris
Pg 196- Native Renegades and Civilians
Pg 197- Return to The Creek (Town and Population Pics)
Pg 199- 'Upwards' expansion pic and link


The Old West...Cowboys....Injuns....Cavalry....etc, etc....

Tell me who has not at some point in their life been fascinated by the above.
As a young lad born in the '70's I grew up on afternoon and Sunday Westerns, so eventually doing an Old West project was a simple no-brainer.

Having been lurking on this board for ages, and being inspired by all your great projects (and bullied by some of the other boys, who's names shall not be mentioned  ::)) , I have been slowly putting some stuff together for an Old West town, along with a few figures for the project.

I have managed to get my hands on quite a few buildings that others have sold on the Bazaar and these will form the backbone of the town and enable me to get some scenery on the table fairly quickly.

At the start of the year I bought quite a few buildings from Bobble as he had decided to move his town on.
Some lovely buildings, all scratch built and very well thought out.

Here are a couple of Bobble's pics of the town...













I also recently got my grubby mitts on two MDF buildings brilliantly taken to the next level by Phil Hendry, after he sold them on the Bazaar.











Two great buildings, I am sure you will agree.
He also threw an MDF gallows in for me, which was much appreciated



The plan is to 'pimp' these buildings so that they will work well together and blend in with those that I intend to add to them, which will mostly be adobe structures as I would like a town that mixes the two styles.

The first part of the plan is to base all the buildings on MDF for added strength and also give me something to 'tart up' as I find that there is nothing better for unifying things than basing.

I will be starting on the first building later and shall post up some progress pics as soon as I have them....



 ::)
« Last Edit: May 17, 2018, 12:53:06 PM by Mason »

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Re: The Birth of Upsheet Creek
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2013, 01:35:27 PM »

As a young lad born in the '70's














I Thought you were older than that ;) :D

Looking forward to seeing how your project develops. :)

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Re: The Birth of Upsheet Creek
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2013, 01:39:14 PM »
Why are your cars still in boxes?  o_o
'So do all who see such times. But that is not for us to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that we are given.'

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Re: The Birth of Upsheet Creek
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2013, 01:48:21 PM »
I Thought you were older than that ;) :D

I know you do, Grandpa.
You keep forgetting my birthday!
At your age I should not be surprised really.....
 :D



Looking forward to seeing how your project develops. :)

Well, I shall be shamelessly stealing ideas from you when it comes to the adobe part of town.
 :D ;)



Why are your cars still in boxes?  o_o

I should have stated that those first three pics are not mine.
I can assure that my cars are most certainly NOT in boxes...



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Re: The Birth of Upsheet Creek
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2013, 01:50:20 PM »
great start.. look forward to the expansion
Cheers
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Re: The Birth of Upsheet Creek
« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2013, 02:21:48 PM »
I Thought you were older than that ;) :D

Sorry, Mason, but that made me chuckle in an outright filthy fashion!  :D

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Re: The Birth of Upsheet Creek
« Reply #6 on: November 08, 2013, 02:23:36 PM »
Upsheet Creek - it's another winner!

I look forward to dipping my toe into this one - it's a eenre that's interested me for some time.

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Re: The Birth of Upsheet Creek
« Reply #7 on: November 08, 2013, 02:25:55 PM »
And when we talked about battles fought in the West, we didn't mean QPR vs. Millwall, Mason! 8)

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Re: The Birth of Upsheet Creek- The First Building- The Bank
« Reply #8 on: November 08, 2013, 03:44:36 PM »
great start.. look forward to the expansion

Thanks, Deedles!
You are one of the fella's responsible for me heading out West, Serenity is an inspiration.
In fact your recent posts have had me searching online for cattle!
 :D



Sorry, Mason, but that made me chuckle in an outright filthy fashion!  :D

Don't encourage him.
He does not need it....



Upsheet Creek - it's another winner!

I look forward to dipping my toe into this one - it's a eenre that's interested me for some time.

"Reach for 'em, ya varmint!"

Looks like you shall have to be painting some Cowboys soon, mate.
smokezombie has already 'bagsied' the Mexican Banditoes.
 ;)




Here is the first building that I shall be 'pimping'.
A Sheriff's Office made by Bobble.











As I have two buildings designated as a Sheriff's office this one shall become a Bank.
I think that should be quite fitting for a brick built building.



Here it is sitting on it's MDF base awaiting some attention...






More later, when some progress has been made....



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Re: The Birth of Upsheet Creek- The First Building- The Bank
« Reply #9 on: November 08, 2013, 05:49:58 PM »


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Re: The Birth of Upsheet Creek- The First Building- The Bank
« Reply #10 on: November 08, 2013, 06:12:49 PM »
very nice stuff already! :)
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Re: The Birth of Upsheet Creek- The First Building- The Bank
« Reply #11 on: November 08, 2013, 07:19:30 PM »
Welcome to the dark side Mason, I will be following this thread closely. I can highly recommend the Fist Full of Lead rules.

Cheers,

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Re: The Birth of Upsheet Creek- The First Building- The Bank
« Reply #12 on: November 08, 2013, 07:37:47 PM »
Great job Mason, you have managed to one up me again! Making me look bag bro! and we was both born in the 70s!

I agree growing up watching Lone Ranger, Gunsmoke, Rifleman, Bonanza, Wild Wild West, etc as well as John Wayne, Clint Eastwood and Charles Bronson westerns was key to my childhood....well along with Saturday morning cartoons, Battlestar Galatica, Star Trek, Lost in Space, Space 1999, Dr Who....damm no wonder I am a geek!

Looking forward to seeing more....I need to get off my arse and either build or buy some MDF....
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Re: The Birth of Upsheet Creek- The First Building- The Bank
« Reply #13 on: November 08, 2013, 07:40:21 PM »
Looking gooood  :)


very nice stuff already! :)

Thanks, chaps.
I agree.
Phil and Bobble have both done a great job, now it is down to me to get both styles of buildings to marry up with my own efforts.

The Bank will be the first piece converted to fit in with my style, an example of which I shall post later when I find the piccie......



Welcome to the dark side Mason, I will be following this thread closely. I can highly recommend the Fist Full of Lead rules.

Cheers,
Za

Thanks, Za!
I already have the LotOW rulebook and Elbows' SNS rules to try out first.
I will see how I get on with those first.
Thanks for the recommendation, as a back-up is always welcome.

I have some Cowboys that a fine and upstanding chap sent to me to add to this project too.
 :D



Great job Mason, you have managed to one up me again! Making me look bag bro! and we was both born in the 70s!

I agree growing up watching Lone Ranger, Gunsmoke, Rifleman, Bonanza, Wild Wild West, etc as well as John Wayne, Clint Eastwood and Charles Bronson westerns was key to my childhood....well along with Saturday morning cartoons, Battlestar Galatica, Star Trek, Lost in Space, Space 1999, Dr Who....damm no wonder I am a geek!

Looking forward to seeing more....I need to get off my arse and either build or buy some MDF....

 lol
Cheers, styx!
No intention at all, mate.

It seems that we grew up watching the same stuff.
No wonder we have the same interests and geek factor!
 ;)


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Re: The Birth of Upsheet Creek- The First Building- The Bank
« Reply #14 on: November 08, 2013, 08:44:23 PM »
Excellent start! You already have more buildings than my own Schitte Creek  lol I shall be watching this thread with interest. I love all of the Wild West projects on this board. Everyone is different and great in its own way. Great for inspiration.

Edit: only just noticed the name if your town lol very similar to my own. Must be neighbours on the same creek.
« Last Edit: November 08, 2013, 08:51:04 PM by Gutbukkit »

 

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