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Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Bolt Action - The Forum - You're Missing Out

Many more of you have been enjoying the articles and podcasts provided by boltaction.net than those that post on the forum, and I'm here to tell you what you've been missing in the last few months!




It's truly amazing, the amount of talent and Bolt Actioneering that is exhibited on a daily basis throughout our forum. Take, for example, RabidMonkey's thread on the incredible 3D printing work he's been doing in 28mm scale. It all started over a year ago, in January of 2012 with this render he posted on the forum:


One of the forum's most legendary threads began with one simple sentence:

"The super fancy high detail 3D printer arrived at my work the other day."

This enticing little sentence included the image you see above, as well as several other drawings of prospective 3D models. The thread started off slowly, but quickly gained traffic thanks to images of his prints.


Day one might have only received two responses. The next day received a few more.


Soon, RabidMonkey's little thread was attracting a typhoon of attention, and the renders - as well as the prints - became more sophisticated.


It quickly became a source of interest from all over the web.


All manner of 3D printing glory cropped up, and soon people were clamoring for more posts from RabidMonkey.


RabidMonkey's thread on 3D printing can be found here. It's currently garnered three hundred and twenty six replies, and as attracted nearly twelve thousand views.

12,000 views for a forum thread.

This single thread represents one of thousands of threads that have inspired many to talk shop about Bolt Action. You can find everything on the Bolt Action forum from upcoming Bolt Action events I your neck of the woods, to theory discussion, to painting tips.



If you've been staying away from the forum, like I had been for a long time before finally wading in and loving every minute of it, you owe it to yourself to go check out what the community has in store for you. Local games, beautiful painting, tactics talk, and even 3D printing, can all be found there. Click below if you're looking for more Bolt Action content than you can find anywhere else on the web.

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