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A Tour of Hobbiton – Movie Set Tour 2017

Posted on August 13th, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

This article is for the terrain builders and Lord of the Ring enthusiasts. First proper one about the trip to New Zealand, so enjoy! After we arrived in Auckland, our first stop along our route through the Northern Island of New Zealand was near Matamata, in Hobbiton. While driving through Waikato we already got the […]

The Great Wargaming Survey 2017

Posted on August 8th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Wargames Soldiers & Strategy repeats their Great Wargaming Survey in 2017! A brief introduction by Guy and Jasper, the two heads behind WSS Magazine. Welcome to the Great (tabletop miniatures) Wargaming Survey 2017! Apart from rolling dice, there seem to be few things wargamers like to do better than discuss the state of their hobby. […]

Historicon 2017 Kurt Knispel & Tanks

Posted on August 6th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

In July, from the 12th to 15th, the Historicon 2017 was held in Fredericksburg, VA (Virginia, United States). It is a large wargaming event by the HMGS, Historical Miniature Gaming Society, and will return to Lancaster, PA, next year (after leaving it in 2009). As many other events, the Historicon offers a special annual event […]

Made-to-Order Blood Bowl Halflings

Posted on August 5th, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

In late June, just before my vacation, Games Workshop announced another wave of made-to-order Blood Bowl teams on Warhammer Community, among them the Halflings. Games Workshop would offer the 3rd edition Blood Bowl Team of Halflings from 1994 for a week. It was sculpted by Gary Morley back in the day (I thought those were […]

New Zealand / Aotearoa 2017

Posted on July 29th, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

You might be wondering, why it was so quiet in July on Chaosbunker. The ones following me on facebook, might have seen it – I was in New Zealand / Aotearoa for a month. It was a great journey and I’m very lucky and happy to have experience the islands for this amount of time. […]

Dark Imperium – Praise Father Nurgle

Posted on June 27th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The new Warhammer 40,000 Set Dark Imperium was released recently and I split the box with a few people, keeping two Death Guard Plague Marines, the twenty Pox Walkers and a handful of Primaris Marines for myself. For this article, I want to keep the focus on the followers of the great father Nurgle. The […]

Cantabrum Indoctum Iuga Ferre Nostra

Posted on June 18th, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

“Cantabrum indoctum iuga ferre nostra – Cantabria, that won’t bear our  yoke”, Quintus Horatius Flaccus. Continuing the ancient SAGA projects, more cavalry arrived for the Iberians. I had a bit of trouble continuing this part of the SAGA warbands, as Victrix is a bit of a problem to get your hands on. Some sets, like […]

Bolt Action Campaign Battle of the Bulge

Posted on June 15th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The first campaign supplement in the new edition is Battle of the Bulge, the battles in the last winter of world war two. Along with Duel in the Sun this is the thickest campaign supplement for Bolt Action at 124 pages. It covers a specific campaign instead of an area, therefore the scenarios etc. are […]

Rubicon Models Allied Stowage Set 1

Posted on June 11th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

As a counterpart to the German Stowage Set, Rubicon Models released the Allied Stowage Set 1 in late summer 2016. So now you’ll be able to add luggage and equipment to your allied vehicles in 28mm. The set covers two identical hard plastic sprues, containing a sum of 94 parts. On the back of the […]

AK Interactive Agitator Balls / Stainless Steel Shakers

Posted on June 3rd, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

As I am currently working on a few historical projects, and therefore using paints from brands like Vallejo and other companies that use drop bottles instead of pots, I ran out of agitator balls. What are agitator balls? They are small metal balls that are put inside the drop bottles and help stir the paint. […]

Osprey Games / Northstar Plastic Dwarves

Posted on May 27th, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

A bit out of nowhere and unexpected, Osprey Games and Northstar Military Figures announced a new range of fantasy plastic miniatures, beginning with a set of dwarven infantry. This range will be released later this year, but as a special for Salute 2017, there would be a pre-release of single sprues. The sprues were sold […]

Bolt Action Armies of Germany (2nd Edition)

Posted on May 20th, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

The first “Armies of” to get an update is the oldest one, Armies of Germany. Since October 2016 the book is available in english and once again written by Warwick Kinrade, who already wrote the first one. The book has slightly grown from former 96 pages to now 108 pages and of course, comes with […]