Well, thank goodness that 2020 is behind us! Hopefully the world starts to return to some normalcy! Maybe by the end of the year, maybe?
I wasn’t really planning on doing a big roundup, but I started to get curious just how many minis I was able to complete this year.
Frankly, I was a bit shocked. It’s been a crap year, but I managed to paint more minis than ever. I quite possibly painted more this year, than I have in the rest of my life!
I didn’t really believe it, and had to go back and re-check blog post dates to make sure. But looks like I’m accurate. There are a few in the pic that haven’t gotten blog posts yet, and a couple tokens (the Blitz Bowl tokens) and a mini or so that I forgot. Those other posts should be out in a few weeks.
But yea, it kind of left me scratching my head. Work has been hellishly busy, which ate into my free time quite often. On the other hand, we spent nearly all our time at home alone. So I guess the ‘no vacations’ and ‘no entertaining’ bits, gave me the time to get all these done. Crazy.
I’ll do a tally at the end, but here’s a quick walk through:
2017: Started the Blog. 0 minis finished.
2018: 34 minis. Mostly the Blood Bowl Dwarf team, Necromunda Goliaths gang, and Necromunda Van Saar Gang.
2019: 9? I got burned out towards the end of 2018 and disappeared from mini painting for awhile. I used the time to build my own Arcade machine for my family, which was a pretty fun project. We have played that thing quite a bit in 2020. The only miniatures thing I posted during this time, was some terrain bits for Necromunda.
2020: 72 minis, plus 63 tokens/furniture bits. Blood Bowl Chaos Chosen, Humans, and Orc teams. Miscellaneous Fantasy minis and furniture/terrain bits. Note: these were not start to finish this year, some were started previously.
What does 2021 bring? I don’t really know. If past record was any indication, I wouldn’t be posting anything. But so far, I’ve still been working on some stuff. My dream is to finish 4 Blood Bowl teams in a year, though I’m not sure if I have the stamina for that. I got started on the next team, but already ran into setbacks.
In addition, my work keeps becoming insanely busy, and if we manage to beat back COVID……I’m sure my Wife will go VACATION CRAZY. So, we’ll see. But hopefully I’ll have stuff to share and posts from you all to read about!