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Hang Em High

Posted on October 20th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Hello people.Wednesday night was yet another quality session of Star Wars EotE love. This time out a few adventure threads came together,…..in a kind of noose type way.Following on from last time out it was time to roll initiative as events warmed up…

Books and thier covers…

Posted on October 19th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Alex gave me my best game of the day!Evening people,Myself and Mr C went down to Tabletop Nation in deepest darkest Essex today for their latest STAW event.There was a bit of a back story as a few us who have been pretty regular down thee for a while n…

Voice Over Internet

Posted on October 13th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Hello people,Wednesday night we once again gathered for a bit of EotE love. The twist was that this time out Ryan returned via Google Hangouts which, once Charlie had persuaded my laptop to behave, worked incredibly well. I also got a free PC check-up …

Winter is Coming

Posted on October 13th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Hello people,As mentioned previously I’ve recently finished reading the second Game of Thrones offering A Clash of Kings, which at seven hundred odd pages feels like something of a less than my minor achievement. I have to admit this was my second…

Orktober Prt II and the Weekend Workbench

Posted on October 12th, 2014 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Hello people,I’ve had a particularly lazy weekend and it’s been great. I have managed some hobby stuff, primarily organisational , as a backwater to last week’s Commando Bonus Points.  With a major project moving to conclusion I’ve decided to fini…

Are you not Entertained?

Posted on October 11th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Hello people,The recent Gladiatorial theme around Enfield Gamers has continued as Rich has recently picked up a copy of the Spartacus boardgame which sports the tag-line A Game of Blood and Treachery…which is highly accurate.The blurb is also rather …

Bonus Points

Posted on October 6th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Hello people,As a result of twisting my ankle playing football yesterday I’ve been forced to have today off sick. It’s been horrible………obviously!!The bonus, other than two posts in one day, has been an unexpected glut of brush-time, ankle appropr…

Slice and Dice

Posted on October 6th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

A couple of Wednesdays back saw another consecutive session of Edge of the Empire as Sindori returned to the group after last time out and who hadn’t been off gum running with Agenai…..oh no!Once again the newest member of the group stepped to the fo…

Slave to the Darkness?

Posted on October 4th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Evening All!So…4 games with 3 Z-95 Headhunters and 2 Y-Wings. Expecting to take a battering I somehow pulled three wins and ended up spending the final round on the top table. I did then take a bit of a pasting, despite giving a decent game, and drop…

Something a little different Prt 1

Posted on October 2nd, 2014 under , . Posted by

Hello people,Something a little different…..OrctoberFollow the link and have a read, take part if you feel inspired. Basically it’s paint some Orc(k)s month.I’m rather keen as I’ve always been a total fanboy for greenskins, they were my first ever ar…

Omnipotent Fowl

Posted on October 1st, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Last night at Enfield Gamers we kicked off the Britannia Jugula campaign with six newly formed Ludi and their equally green Lanistas (Lanisti?). There was much hamming it up and Spartacus quotes a plenty, especially where Jupiter’s prize male chicken w…

3D Supermarionation

Posted on September 29th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Hello people,As a longtime lunch-break browser of the geek-nerd blog-o-sphere I often come across various items that link with others in a variety of tenuous ways.As part of my capitulation to X-Wing I’ve been clicking around INSERT a fair bit and ende…

Cut-Throat?

Posted on September 26th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Hello people,This Tuesday down at Enfield Gamers was a major training session for the local Ludi as we got stuck into Studio Tomahawks’ most recent offering, Jugula!We as a club have previous experience with gladiatorial management with Two Hour W…

Maintaining Standards

Posted on September 22nd, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Hello people,A potentially oblique reference to a musing that came to me in a similarly oblique manner.Over the weekend I’ve had some brush-time with the last 30 rank and file Commandos, representing every last figure that currently have built for the …

A little something on the SIDE?

Posted on September 20th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Hello people,Another hugely entertaining session of Edge of the Empire this Wednesday following on from the fall-out of last time out. Various real-life factors meant that just three of the group were available in Perit, Tanner and 7-UP-0. Normally we’…

Illuminations – prt 2

Posted on September 15th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Hello people,I don’t really do un-boxing, as popular as they are amongst so many of my fellow bloggers, but this once is a little different, vaguely review-ish, and hopefully of some actual purpose / value ;) So my portable / stowable lightbox kit turne…

Heavy Breathing….

Posted on September 12th, 2014 under , . Posted by

In a kind if slightly stalkerish way X-Wing is slowly infiltrating my gaming sphere. I’ve been donated a necessary damage deck and I’ve purchased a double booster pack of dice! I’ve also got dibs on a spare set of movement templates, the banks are…

Illuminations?

Posted on September 8th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Hello peeps,Quick mixed post. Other than shoulder patch transfers I’ve finished off another five support Commandos specifically the Sniper, PIAT and Light Mortar team. 10 Painting Points thank you oh so much!These shots are once again from my phone. Th…

Character-Building-Experience

Posted on September 7th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Hello people..  Back to back EotE posts means a busy week elsewhere and a catch up session.With the same cast as last time out 7s made a point of recapping from his highly impressive memory before they headed back to HI-HI to pick up their kit (bi…

A solitary Bothan who has no inention of dying!

Posted on August 31st, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Hello people.This Wednesday night we got back to a bit if Star Wars EotE action with a change of venue and an updated cast. Moving to casa Oddleg, Ian has had to drop out for the foreseeable while Ryan has moved further afield with the plan being for h…

Welcome to the DARK side

Posted on August 28th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

So Tuesday night just gone at Enfield Gamers I had a plan!Such as it was I’d arranged to play Mr Christian at both STAW and SW-XW. I haven’t played much of the former recently and wanted to get some table time with my Dominion to try out the Jem H’Dar …

Wagon ROLL!!

Posted on August 25th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Afternoon all,As threatened the Bank Holiday has allowed some bonus brush-time whcih I’ve put to decent use finishing off an M3 Halftrack that I got for my birthday some weeks ago. Built and painted to go with my Commandos I’ve head-swapped the driver …

Blowing up the House

Posted on August 24th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Hello people,Something of busy week elsewhere has meant that not a lot of hobby-love has come my way with only a couple of games of Boss Monster to keep me going (cue smallest violin in the world).I have however previously finished off a scenery projec…

Showcase: Star Wars – X Wing

Posted on August 17th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Hello people, the possibly long awaited second installment of the series. I’m already diverging a touch as I don’t play SW-XW so thus is a relatively second account based on a couple of games that I’ve sat in on and a few chats about how it differ…

Nut and BOLTs

Posted on August 10th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

Evening All,This week I have mainly been playing Bolt Action, thinking about Bolt Action variants and playing what we thought was a Bolt Action variant…..but isn’t!!Tuesday night down at Enfield Gamers myself and Ian got in a game of BA with my Comma…