Stormtrooper is desperately holding it in

Shane Goes To Star Wars Identities

As mentioned in the Star Trek exhibition post downriver, my brother from another mother and hemisphere Shane went and visited Star Wars Identities exhibition at the Telus World of Science in Edmonton. Shane gave me permission to feature photos from his expedition into the world of Star Wars miniatures, maquettes, concept art and costumes. Which gives me a reason to […]

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Classic Conversation

When Shane and I start chatting, we mostly chat geeky. But sometimes it goes way up to epic. It’s about time I blogged about my usual chats with Shane This didn’t really escalate to epic level, but it’s a taste of how our conversations usually go: Hisham: Hey… what would have happened if there were no clouds at night in […]

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Rhen Sannin the Freighter Captain

SWAG Request: Rhen Sannin

Shane’s about to start a Star Wars RPG campaign and requested his major – NPC Rhen Sannin, the freighter captain – from the Star Wars Artists’ Guild. After giving some time for any other guild members to pick it up, I decided to claim the request earlier today… so I got to practice with the tablet and Painter Classic again, […]

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Lookit grenades

My Debut as a G.I. Joe

Shane, who’s made some great dioramas at Joe Dios, has unveiled his latest custom G.I. Joe figure, a jungle trooper codenamed Monsoon. I’d like to add to Monsoon’s background: He’s carried a lot of emotional baggage on his shoulders, ever since May 1999 where he faked sick leave to catch the première of Star Wars Episode 1 The Phantom Menace […]

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I'm sure this has something to do with COBRA Commander's nasal twang

Shanes Spectacularly Shows Off His Joes

My pal Shane, seen here as a COBRA Crimson Guard commander, has the best collection of G.I. Joes I’ve ever seen. Now it’s not just the quantity, but his Joe figures is used thoroughly in the photos Shane took and posted at his JoesDios page where he goes by the monicker, LordRaven. There are quite a number of excellently composed […]

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A Colonial Viper Pilot in d20

My friend Shane Welin is now in a d20 game with a difference. The rules might be powered by the run-of-the-mill d20 Modern / Future engine but I believe this is the first time I know of a campaign set in the world of Battlestar Galactica whose third season will be aired this next month. His player character stats is […]

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Shane as a Crimson Guard

COBRA’s Crimson Guard

Here is another painting and deviantArt upload I made in the last couple of days. COBRA’s elite Crimson Guard platoon with its leader unmasked, who is based on my pal Shane Welin, companion of Duckie, who’s in a G.I. Joe mood this month. Click on the link under the image below to view its deviantArt page.

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Duckie, on RPG Books

Duckie Approves of RPGs!

Duckie, the feline roommate of my good friend Shane Welin of Nova Scotia, likes RPG books very much. Eberron, a stack of D&D 3.5 books, Forgotten Realms, d20 Modern, and even some WOTC and WEG Star Wars books. Hisham: What does Duckie think of your RPG books? Shane: She likes em I guess, she sleeps on em all the time. […]

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