Last 15 posts from The Shell Case

Deadpool Movie Test Footage

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

Whilst I’m not terribly knowledgeable about Deadpool as a comic book character, I know he’s a complete mentalist. So this test footage for the film seems to fairly accurately hit the mark. Warning it’s very sweary. Not that should bother you if you’re a regular visitor of this site but as trailers usually aren’t I […]

Codex Orks – A Review

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

The first Codex of 7th Edition and one so sorely deserved, the Orks having been passed over during the 5th & 6th edition iterations. I have no idea why it took so long for the Games Workshop to give the Orks an updating although I must confess the likes of the Dark Eldar did need […]

Gamers Gonna Game

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

It’s that time of year again when the Games Workshop releases their financials and the community explodes with rumours that they’re going under, that Hasbro will buy them out, that they’re woefully out of touch and they can basically go fuck themselves. I freely admit to being guilty of this to some degree in the […]

The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies Trailer

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

The Hobbit, for me, has been a distinctly average affair. Stretched over three films when at the absolute most it should have been two even with all the source material and non-Hobbit events crammed in there. The first film was okay but let down by moments of stupidity on the part of Peter Jackson. Just […]

Gone But Not Forgotten

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

Some of you may be aware that I have been on sabbatical/hiatus/break/time out whatever you want to call it. I have been taking some personal time or rather dealing with real life which generally happens when you’re trying to finish a high level diploma, buy a house, look after a 1-year-old have a heavily pregnant […]

That New Army Feel

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

I got my hands on the new Codex Orks earlier in the week (review coming very soon) and I’ve been reading it every chance I get and I’ve been thoroughly enjoying it. So much so I’m considering collecting an army of them. I don’t have much luck collecting enemies of the Imperium but the Orks […]

Firefly Online: If I were a Captain…

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

When I first heard about Firefly online I felt very mixed. Whilst I was pleased that Firefly was getting a new lease of life, I was concerned about how good the game would be and how good it would look. Projects inspired by cancelled shows tend not to have big budgets. Or often get completed. […]

Halo: Nightfall Teaser

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

The San Diego Comic Con is in full swing and as always there’s a deluge of coolness flooding the room. One year I’ll have the money and the wherewithal to go. As usual the guys at 343 Industries don’t disappoint. Aside from all the awesomeness of Halo 5: Guardians & Halo: The Master Chief Collection there’s […]

X-Wing Miniatures Game – A Three Party System

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

It doesn’t take much to realise that I’m really enjoying the X-Wing Miniatures Game at the moment. I’ve been a Star Wars fan ever since I saw Return of the Jedi at the age of 2 or 3 and that love grown over the years with the introduction of the Star Wars novels, specifically the […]

X-Wing Expansion: E-Wing – A Review

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

I’ve always loved the E-Wing. Ever since I read the Dark Empire comic book. At the time my brother and I were elbow deep in the Expanded Universe and the X-Wing game series on the PC. I waited and waited for a patch or expansion for the E-Wing but it never came to be. So […]

Warhammer 40k 7th Edition – A Review

Posted on July 21st, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

So 7th Edition has been unleashed upon the world. I’d like to say that I was eagerly anticipating its release but if I’m honest I felt fairly indifferent about the whole thing. Mainly because I do my best to avoid rumours and I really hate the way Games Workshop give people a week’s notice to find £50.   […]

Sanctus Reach: Stormclaw Video

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

Now I’m the first person to admit that I’m a little out of touch with the 7th edition release. One minute there was no new box set and a rulebook with Dark Angels on the sleeve and now a new boxset with Space Wolves and Orks, putting lie to the persistent rumour that the box […]

Warhammer 40k: Eternal Crusade Pre-Alpha Gameplay

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

Graphics aside, because it is pre-alpha, this so far looks like the Space Marine multiplayer. Which I personally thought sucked. One must assume there’s going to be some plot and many places to explore.
But right now here’s some poorly rend…

Halo: The Master Chief Collection Terminal Trailer

Posted on July 9th, 2014 under . Posted by

There’s literally nothing I want more than this game…and Halo 5…and Batman: Arkham Knights.
Okay shut up.

Valhalla Review

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

At Salute I saw a lot of wonderful things, but each game system seemed to follow a similar path of a needing a large rulebook costing about £20,  so it’s nice to see a different approach in Valhalla, published by East Street Games. A Viking era skirmish game, harking back to the idea of cheap rule […]