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Saber & Blood [Beta version] board game review

Posted on February 20th, 2018 under , . Posted by

A couple of weeks ago I received a beta version of the upcoming board game “Saber & Blood” from my friends over at Kazrak Miniatures in Poland. Saber & Blood can be described as a turn based, card driven board game where resource management of…

Saber & Blood Poles and Cossacks painted up

Posted on February 17th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Some minis for the upcoming board game “Saber & Blood” painted up, the minis are all metal and great quality. They were great fun to paint and they work well with the Anno Domini 1666 range in terms of size and style (even though Anno Domini 1666 m…

Lots of trees and forest bases finished

Posted on February 14th, 2018 under . Posted by

In early January I ordered a large amount of terrain for my personal collection. I primarily needed a decent amount of trees and forest bases to go with the upgraded terrain I had. I ordered both trees from 4Ground and found some nice large pine trees…

Astropolis miniatures batch 2 of 2

Posted on February 12th, 2018 under . Posted by

Final 6 characters from the “Astropolis” commission I did for my friend Thomas, along with a group picture of the entire gang. It will be interesting to see what he does with these in terms of gameplay.

Astropolis minatures batch 1 of 2

Posted on February 8th, 2018 under . Posted by

My buddy Thomas helped me out with bases for my wheat fields a couple of weeks ago (and traded his copy of Thunderstone: Numenera) in return for some painting help. He had recently received the “Astropolis” miniatures from the Lead Adventure Kickstart…

Round of Fire skirmish game rules review

Posted on February 4th, 2018 under . Posted by

A couple of weeks ago I was approached by a fellow member over at the Lead Adventure Forum who asked if I would be interested in making a review for “Round of Fire”. After some delays I finally managed to sit down, read through the rules and actually …

Check out my facebook group

Posted on January 31st, 2018 under Posted by

Just a bit of self promotion. Those of you that have Facebook and follow this blog, please take a moment to check out my Facebook page and follow if you like it. The Facebook group will see posts more frequently than the blog as it’s meant for a lot of…

Wheat fields with bases

Posted on January 25th, 2018 under . Posted by

Wheat fields made out of door mats is probably one of the most common terrain features that I know here in southern Sweden. You see them both in clubs and at tournaments or other events. Most of the time it is enough to slice the door mat into desi…

Gaming mat from Deep Cut Studio review

Posted on January 24th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

I’m in the process of upgrading and improving my terrain collection, and living in an apartment storage space is always an issue. Over the past few years my board for gaming has been made up of MDF modules with sand and static grass, Games Workshop gr…

This War of Mine playthrough video part 2 of 2

Posted on January 21st, 2018 under , . Posted by

Second (and final) part of the playthrough of This War of Mine.As food and water shortage pushed the characters to their breaking point they also craved coffee and cigarettes to keep their hopes and morale up.After a particularly nasty night raid and o…

This War of Mine playthrough video part 1

Posted on January 19th, 2018 under , . Posted by

This is part 1 of my “This War of Mine: the boardgame” playthrough. The game is perfect for single play and I figured it would be nice to play it again since I have not played it since the summer.Part 1 covers the first 3 days of the campaign, so far t…

Battle for Rokugan – video overview

Posted on January 16th, 2018 under , . Posted by

Branching out into new territory for my blog, by adding video content. First out is a video overview of the new strategy game “Battle for Rokugan” by Fantasy Fligth Games. A small game that me and Caroline picked up at our local gaming store around Chr…

Frostgrave: Loot the cart AAR

Posted on January 14th, 2018 under , . Posted by

Scenario 3 in the Thaw of the Lich Lord campaign, the scenario which really prompted me to finish painting the Frostgrave cultists needed for most of the scenarios. We had to proxy the cart and the cultists in this scenario with other minis. I wish th…

Frostgrave: Battle on the river AAR

Posted on January 13th, 2018 under , . Posted by

You may have noticed that no game of Frostgrave posted on this blog has been especially “frosty” or included any kind of snow landscape. It was an early decision on my part, as I think the snow is extremely nice and cool – but it limits the models I w…

Custom playmats from Inked Playmats review

Posted on January 12th, 2018 under . Posted by

As I received the Arkham Horror: The card game for Christmas I soon realized that I wanted  a visual tabletop aid for organizing player areas. Ideally like the awesome playmat that accompanies the one in Legendary Encounters Alien: A deck buildin…

Mythos Tales: Macabre detection in Lovecraft’s Arkham review

Posted on January 7th, 2018 under . Posted by

Mythos Tales is  a very interesting boardgame in that it does not feature a board and the main focus of the gameplay is performing interviews and detective work by visiting locations and people in Arkham to figure out the mystery in each of the 8…

Forest goblins painted up

Posted on January 6th, 2018 under , . Posted by

Most of the goblin warband I (models from Red Box Games) have been painted up. I still have 4 goblin berzerkers left to do as well as a couple of orcs.The warband so far, 1 goblin shaman, 3 goblin archers, 6 goblin spearmen and 8 goblin swordsmen.I had…

Mansions of Madness 2nd ed: Streets of Arkham expansion reviewed

Posted on January 2nd, 2018 under . Posted by

Mansions of Madness 2nd edition is currently our favorite Lovecraftian themed boardgame from Fantasy Flight Games. It’s also one of our favorite boardgames in our boardgame collection, Caroline rates it very highly – I also find it to be the best repr…

The blog now also as a Facebook group

Posted on December 30th, 2017 under . Posted by

This is something that I have been thinking about over the last couple of weeks. I wanted to either branch out on instagram or facebook to make a quick-stop version of the blog where you can see the latest blog entry but also a place to post other stuf…

Forest trolls

Posted on December 30th, 2017 under , . Posted by

After a very long break from painting, (due to lack of time, lack of inspiration, and lack of interesting minis to paint), I painted up two trolls form Red Box Games. I purchased a bunch of Red Box Games models from the Hasslefree miniatures clearance …

The September War part II released!

Posted on December 25th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Last week I received an email from Robert Avery over at Vis Lardica telling me that he had put the finishing touches to the second half of the adaptation of my Flames of War campaign book “The September campaign: Poland in Flames”.The September War: Pa…

Legendary Encounters: Alien deck building game review

Posted on December 19th, 2017 under . Posted by

Some of my long term readers may recall my aversion to card based games, mainly due to some bad experiences with frustrating design and no player aids for visual reference. I’ve slowly been changing my opinion lately due to some very good games such a…

Civilization: A new dawn boardgame review

Posted on December 11th, 2017 under . Posted by

Civilization: A new dawn is the latest “Civilization” themed boardgame released to date. The game is only a couple of days old, we stumbled upon this by watching a review online and then seeing it the same day in the local store. I really liked what I…

Civilization: A new dawn boardgame review

Posted on December 11th, 2017 under . Posted by

Civilization: A new dawn is the latest “Civilization” themed boardgame released to date. The game is only a couple of days old, we stumbled upon this by watching a review online and then seeing it the same day in the local store. I really liked what I…

The blog is saved!!!

Posted on December 8th, 2017 under Posted by

With help from one of my readers, a friend at work and a mindblowing online tool I managed to save my blog away from being killed by the new Photobucket terms. I registered a new host with one.com, also registering the domain “anatolisgameroom.com”…