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Grinning Skull’s Link Quest Web Challenge, would you take up the quest?

7 Nov

Well, hello there you lot! I’m back again once more, letting you know about my latest brainfart idea that hopefully will prove entertaining (to say the least!)

I’ll explain in the best way I can, as with all my other ideas, I’m going to throw it out there and see what traction it ends up having, but that will depend entirely on you, my dear audience!

You will remember me telling you that I have been very, very busy, and I can’t emphasise enough that all the time I have available, is not enough to achieve the myriad of tasks I need to do to operate this fledgling operation of mine at a higher frequency. Of course, all the stuff I try and create each month takes time and effort, and doesn’t leave much time for getting the word out there about what I’m up to and what’s been released and such.

I do try to push myself to get the word spread as much as possible, but since I have a lot of hats to wear in this, promoting all things Grinning Skull can fall short when I’m busy creating content, organising schedules, and loads of other mind-numbing tasks needed to keep moving forward. Add to this, since switching my domain here on this site to a dedicated domain (www.thegrinningskull.com) it has literally altered stuff in the search engines, and traffic patterns have changed. A bad thing for getting the word out, as it seems as a lot of the long hours I first put into establishing backlinks and other web type stuff needed to make my voice heard in the many billions of pages in the sea of data on the web, has been unravelled since switching to the new domain.

Indeed, I’m not saying that this will always be the case, I understand that given more time and more effort, it’ll even out once more, but it’ll take time, and more effort, a commodity that I find myself short of right now.

So, I’m implementing a way to help get Grinning Skull get a boost, a way that you could help out, and be rewarded for your efforts too.

It’s called the “Grinning Skull Link Quest Web Challenge”

So then, what the fook am I talking about? Well, I’m looking for some individuals out there to take part in a regular competition to help get the info out there, people willing to take the challenge of posting Grinning Skull related links to the web, to the people that might not have heard or seen what it is we do. I’m not talking about spamming to unrelated sites and so on, just places it’s going to benefit both us and those who would find our content useful.

I’m not a big forum or social media dweller, but I do realise that in this day and age, the importance of this for building a brand and following. Things such as this tend to zap the spare time I have, which I could be used to create more content and push forward on my various plans.

So, I’m looking for a group of willing volunteers to take part in the challenge, to post valid links and backlinks of all things Grinning Skull, and earn themselves the chance to get free stuff as being crowned monthly link quest champion.

Of course, it’s only going to work if I can get a few of you involved, and I also understand that it may all come to naught (If my experience of competition type things is anything to go by, can be an excercise akin to “Pissing in the Wind”!)

So, if you think you’d like to take part, email me via the contact form and let me know. If enough of you get involved we can get the ball rolling and get things started. I’ll keep you informed with the progress as it transpires, and as ever, I’m interested in your thoughts and comments about this, as well as any other Grinning Skull type info!!

Grim.

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It’s competition month: Get involved in the Pendraken Painting Competition 2014!

17 Jan

It must be miniature painting competition month, as well as Dropship Horizon having a comp, The pendraken guys also have the yearly Pendraken painting competition too!

Whilst it’s not 15mm scifi, this time it’s 10mm figures from their range only, but with all the great stuff they have in any of their myriad of ranges, you’ll find something to capture your imagination. There are lots of prizes too to be had, so if you fancy taking part, you’ll need to get registered on the Pendraken forum and make yourself a member first. Don’t be shy, they aren’t a bad lot over there,and there’s always some interesting conversations going on, wargames related or not!

As for me, I don’t think I have enough time to enter this year, maybe next time!

Pendraken Painting Competition 2014!.

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Dropship Horizon Blog Launches Titanium Dropship 2014 ; 15mm sci fi miniature painting comp!

17 Jan

For those of you out there into 15mm sci-fi, Dropship Horizon have launched their comp for 2014. There are loads of 15mm companies putting up stuff as prizes, so if you think your skills at painting and modelling in 15mm with a science fiction flavour are up to it, get yourself along and take part.

I might see you in the entries, (time permitting) but you never know! There’s plenty of scope in the three categories to get your brain cells into ignition, plus it’s great to see the emphasis solidly on the whole 15mm scifi wargaming genre.

Kinda makes me think we shouldn’t be doing some kind of comp, here at the Grinning Skull? what do you think?

Anyway, go check it out and get involved!

DROPSHIP HORIZON: Titanium Dropship 2014 – 15mm sci fi painting competition.

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Grekwood Miniatures Facebook Giveaway Comp!!

4 Aug

Just want to let you guys know about a cool little facebook comp from Rovanite (From over on the Board of the living lead forum), the very kind chap from Grekwood Miniatures, who’s running a lucky sweepstake to win one of the above miniatures (or 3 if you were to win and choose C, the zombie nurses!)

All you need to do is click the like button over on his facebook page, and at the end of the month one lucky winner will be chosen at random and allowed to chose either A, B, C!! Thats all you need to do! Simple isn’t it? If your not connected to FB, you’ll need an account (which is also free, so you got nothing to loose)

Check it out and Good Luck!!

Grekwood Miniatures | Facebook.

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10mm Pendraken Sci-fi Minotaurs

20 Feb

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Having pushed myself to find some painting time in the last few days, I managed to get some 10mm Sci-fi minotaurs done for entry to the Pendraken painting comp. Although these are for use in 10mm, they scale perfectly to 15mm as bovine beastmen types in my scifi games. I can recommend these little fellers as fodder troops, especially if you have some other futuristic beastmen (such as irregular’s scifi goatmen) as a great soldier in such an army. These minotaurs are not blessed with armour or much else other than a heavy weapon (in 10mm they are anyway!) I’m planning on quite a lot more of these for my warband.

While I like their finish, I can honestly say I aint got much of a chance at a shot of the category prize, there are sooo many great entries, I doubt I’ll get a look in. They say it’s not the winning, but taking part that’s important, and that is indeed true, but you gotta be in it to win it!

Good luck to all the entrants in the comp!

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Peace out….

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