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Pigs might Fly

Posted on December 18th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Hello people,Tuesday night down at Enfield Gamers myself and Dave T managed to get in three very entertaining games of X-Wing during the evening. I went with a couple of variants of my Lockjaw Shuttle / Defender list while Dave had a couple of runs wit…

Flying High

Posted on December 14th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Hello people,Following my mini rant I’ve spent the weekend playing X-Wing. Five games yesterday at our event for Teens Unite and a further two today up at Lost Ark. I enjoyed every last one of them to the point where I feel more and more positive about…

Meta Matters

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

This is something that had been brewing for a while and is a matter that’s very close to my geeky heart. The following is a bit of rant, one born of frustration, but, hopefully, a positive one.I’m a gamer, I enjoy playing games. I like to win but don’t…

Dreaded D

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

Hello people,Last night down at Enfield Gamers I once, in fact twice, faced off against the Empire’s latest tabletop addition in the form of two Decimator lists as my last couple of practice games before our X-Wing Charity Tournament this Saturday.Firs…

Raiders of the Lost Ark

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

Sunday just gone myself and Mr C made our way up to Lost Ark Games in Stevenage for some games of STAW and came away having discovered more than we had expected.First off, Lost Ark Games;Personally I’d been up to them once before for my fledgling X-Win…

Joyful and Triumphant

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

Well it is the season for such sentiment!Getting back to Edge of the Empire this week the chaps found themselves in geosynchronous orbit behind a suitable asteroid as a result of last time out.First order of business, having recapped all of their many …

Interstellar Tsunami

Posted on December 3rd, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Hello people,Last night down at Enfield Gamers X-Wing Wave 5 arrived with a BUMP (snigger) as Dave shot me off the table two games in a row with his latest. It should be STRESSED (fa-narr) that I had a particularly enjoyable time of it and, once again…

Light or Dark?

Posted on November 30th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Hello people,Whole week of not a lot to post about really, not even too much Farcry 4 either, though it is highly entertaining :)Hobby wise I got in a game of X-Wing Tuesday night against Dave, who took Boba and Kath with plenty of stress inducing upgr…

From Despair to where?

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

Hello people,Wednesday night was another dose of Edge of the Empire hilarity with an awful lot happening to, seemingly, not get very far at all. All good fun though so no worries!Picking up from last time out the lads found themselves stood in Gonk’s C…

Flight of the Boba-Gator

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

Hello people,Last night I joyously mainlined some X-Wing hobby crack as myself and Jon did battle down at Enfield Gamers ahead of the Charity X-Wing event we’re running on Sat Dec 13th. Having trawled the net and swapped a few posts on A Few Manoeuvres…

Here Endeth the SAGA

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

Hello people,A bits and pieces weekend with the brush as I initiated my campaign on the Current Projects Tray (CPT). Sidestepping the 40 odd bare shouldered Commandos I went after the weaker members of the herd.First up were the remaining SAGA Fatigue …

What next?

Posted on November 14th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

So,….With the recent X-Wing repaints snuggled in thier recently acquired KR case I’ve reached something of a hobby crossroads as I decide “What next?”It’s fair to say that X-Wing is spooling up big time for me and is likely to be my main focus for so…

Rat Run

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

Hello people,A bit of double bubble as I combine the last couple of sessions of EotE given that, to be honest, not too much happened first time round session before before, the chaps were left at the scene of their firefight with two Men in Black still…

Long Weekend – Completion

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

Hello people,I did actually get the last few brush-strokes on last night but it was getting late so I left it until this evening to sort out the photos and even cracked out the portable light-box!In honesty I’ve probably put more work into the Firespra…

How to Train your Dragon

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

Hello people,Before reaching the weekend proper I dropped round to Rich’s Friday night to try out his latest acquisition D&D Attack Wing. I’d seen a bit of blurb come up on the Wizkids site but hadn’t paid too much attention other than wondering ho…

Long Weekend Update #2

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

Another day, another update ;]As is always the way I didn’t achieve as much as I might have liked to yesterday but I achieved enough to be happy about! The Firespray has come on a treat with hatching complete and some impromptu dags adding a slightly m…

Long Weekend Update #1

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

Hello people,Once I finally managed to crawl out of my pit yesterday I did actually get round to some time with the brushes.First up were my STAW Dominion Battleship, Battle-Cruiser and Patrol Ship basically because they were half done and giving me si…

The Weekend Starts Here

Posted on November 5th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Hello people,In short I have the rest of the week off work and intend to engage in a glut of Star Wars nerdism :)It’s EotE tonight and I’ve set myself the goal of having my fledgling fleet of Firespray, TIEs (Fighter, Defender and Phantom) and HWK 290 …

A Mixed Bag

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

Evening people,Despite a busy week I’ve still managed plenty of HOBBY with an evening of Halloween Zombie-Hulk Tuesday night down at Enfield Gamers and another EotE session on Wednesday, combined write up next week.This afternoon myself and Mr C went u…

Labour of Lurve

Posted on October 27th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Hello people,I don’t normally do WIP post but I have an ulterior motive, just not mine!Ian Dawe one of our founding members, at Enfield Gamers, will soon be cycling several hundred miles across Africa to raise money for Teens Unite who do great work …

Orctober – Something a little different

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

Hello people,Another lazy weekend and time with the brushes has seen my contribution to Orctober completed. There was something of an ulterior motive as I’ve been fancying the new Ork figures since Black Reach but it was never going to happen.I’ve got …

Ever-Flame

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

Hello people, As I’m sure I’ve mentioned before I cut my wargaming teeth in same way as so very many of us, with GW. I’ve been a full on fan-boy working for them for six froth-tastic years until, well I decided not to anymore. There’s very few of …

Jolly Boys day out

Posted on October 23rd, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Hello people,Tuesday night down at Enfield Gamers we continued the Jugula campaign with a day event at arranged by some backwater Magistrates to appease and distract the locals from the Roman yoke.House Trottarius travelled up from Peckham having impre…

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…