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Rat Tales: A Malifaux Campaign (Games 1 – 3)

Posted on April 21st, 2015 under , , , , . Posted by

Francisco was being punished. Maybe he’d deserved it… his enforcement of discipline could be a little ‘heavy handed’. Clearing the sewers of this filth, however,…

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  1. Malifaux: Angel of Justice (Video and Photos) I really enjoyed working on this model. I first came…
  2. Malifaux Campaign: The Other White Meat Here’s a PDF for this campaign – The Other White…
  3. Malibeer Phil was over in Dublin on Tuesday, so we managed…

Yan Lo vs Mei Feng: 40SS

Posted on April 21st, 2015 under , , , , , . Posted by

John came out to my place last night for a bit of dinner and a game of Malifaux… and what a fun game it was….

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  1. Yan Lo Painted I’ve really enjoyed painting the Yan Lo crew. The models…
  2. Chiaki, the Niece Painted Chiaki is a sublimely beautiful model. She was the trickiest…
  3. Soul Porter Painted I love this model. He packs a lot of character…

Yan Lo vs Rasputina: 50SS – Two Games

Posted on April 6th, 2015 under , , , , , , . Posted by

There’s a tournament coming up in Dublin in a few weeks. It’s fixed Master at 50SS. I’ve decided to take Yan Lo along. He’s great…

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  1. Malifaux… a Resurrection! When the details of Malifaux 2.0 started to trickle out…
  2. Yan Lo Painted I’ve really enjoyed painting the Yan Lo crew. The models…
  3. Tale of Malifaux Bloggers: M1 – Ashigaru Tactics I played a fun game against Phil last night. He’s…

WTC 2015 – Accommodation (Video)

Posted on March 19th, 2015 under , , , , . Posted by

//www.youtube.com/watch?v=zVMjPyxgM0Y I made another video for the WTC – this time covering the excellent accommodation players can expect at the Killarney Convention Centre. Until next…

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  1. WTC 2015 – Venue (Video) //www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJX5kKJe9IQ So, I made a little video to show off…
  2. Irish Warmachine/Hordes Nationals 2011 Next Year’s Irish Nationals for Warmachine/Hordes will be held at…
  3. Building Armies using Army Builders! I’ve been using three army builders of late, Forward Kommander,…

WTC 2015 – Venue (Video)

Posted on March 9th, 2015 under , , , , . Posted by

//www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJX5kKJe9IQ So, I made a little video to show off the venue for the 2015 World Team Championships of Warmachine and Hordes… Until next time,…

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  1. Irish Warmachine/Hordes Nationals 2011 Next Year’s Irish Nationals for Warmachine/Hordes will be held at…
  2. Fully Painted for MkII I’m pretty good at keeping the ‘lead mountain’ under control….
  3. Learning to play Hordes: Part 3 (Battle Report) Last night the talking stopped and the fighting started. There…

Lucius and his Lackeys

Posted on March 9th, 2015 under , . Posted by

 Peter and I played a 50ss game last night and while it was good fun for me, I think Peter felt severely hampered by…

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Ulfberht Sword

Posted on March 7th, 2015 under , , , . Posted by

Possibly one of the first examples of copyright, and consequentially copyright violation, the Ulfberht was a much sought after item in the Dark Ages. These…

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  1. The Battle of Maldon: Game 1 For our second game of Saga Phil (checkout his initial…
  2. The Battle of Maldon: Game 2 (Video) Here’s the battle report from Game 2 – I’m looking…
  3. The Raid on Wallei: A Mini-Campaign for Saga Background In 901AD a band of Norse-Gaels under the leadership…

IKRPG Unleashed – First Thoughts

Posted on March 2nd, 2015 under , , , . Posted by

I haven’t RPGed in years, but the social side of gaming is one of my favourite elements. It’s probably the most important thing for keeping…

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Ranked Attack + Forward Kommander + VASSAL = WIN!

Posted on January 29th, 2015 under , , , , . Posted by

I’ve been a fan and advocate for using VASSAL to play WMH for years. The only slightly painful bit of using VASSAL is the selecting of models to make up your army. I’ve always found it to be a slow … Continue reading

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  1. Building Armies using Army Builders! I’ve been using three army builders of late, Forward Kommander,…
  2. Playing Warmachine and Hordes Online using VASSAL Imagine playing a tabletop game against an opponent over 1000km…
  3. pIrusk vs High Reclaimer (25pt Battle Report; VASSAL) This’ll be a quick one. Tonight myself and Phil got…

Book Recommendation: The Last Battle by Stephen Harding

Posted on January 27th, 2015 under , , , , , . Posted by

I’ve not been playing as many games as I’d hoped recently. I have, however, been pretty active preparing stuff for the WTC and reading some interesting books. A book I’d like to recommend, for anyone with an interest in WWII, … Continue reading

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  1. T-34 Medium Tank (1:1 Scale) I was in Israel for work earlier this week and…
  2. Normandy: Pegasus Bridge Photodump I holidayed with my family in Normandy this year and…
  3. Normandy: Carentan Photodump Carentan was a key objective for the US forces as…

Malidays: Game 2 – Slaughter in Chastity

Posted on January 6th, 2015 under , , , , . Posted by

Belinda was a loss, that was for sure. Seamus was going to miss her animated, if mostly silent, conversational style. Mind you, not so much that he was willing to risk a run-in with the Nephilim in the woods to … Continue reading

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  1. Malifaux: Seamus vs Lilith (40SS) We’re trying to rejuvenate Malifaux in the Dublin area at…
  2. Malidays: Game 1 – A Picnic in the Woods Gavin and I managed to play Game 1 of the…
  3. Malifaux: How to get Seamus killed! Step one: Activate him early in turn 1. Step two:…

2014 Wargames Audit

Posted on January 3rd, 2015 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Here we are at the start of a New Year and time for another ‘Wargames Audit‘ to assess how I’m getting on with my various gaming and hobby activities. 2013 was a very good year and as you’ll see below … Continue reading

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  3. 98 Posts in 2011! Happy New Year everyone. I hope 2012 brings you joy…

Dominicon 50pt Steamroller Tournament

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

This weekend we had Dominicon, the annual tournament of the Maynooth Gamers and it hosted a 20 player Warmachine/Hordes tournament. My goals this year are to 1) keep my game at a decent level to help in 2) assessing some … Continue reading

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  1. Steamroller Tournament Report (24th July 2011) Last weekend Stu organised a 35pt Steamroller tournament in Gamers…
  2. Irish Masters 2012 – Tournament Report Wow! What a weekend?! Over the last two days the…
  3. The Orgoth Legacy – Campaign Progress This year is turning into the year of the campaign!…

Another game, another scalp for Kreoss1!

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

I managed to get a 35pt game in against Phil a couple of weeks ago and I managed (yet again!) to lose after a failed assassination attempt! Here’s my list – Faction: epic Vayl – Machinations of Shadow Points: 35/35 Tiers: … Continue reading

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  2. The Orgoth Legacy – A Narrative Campaign for Warmachine and Hordes (Video) The idea behind this is pretty simple. Campaigns usually fail…
  3. Saeryn vs Epic Feora (35pt Battle Report; VASSAL; Video) Grab the popcorn – this is a long one! I…

Warmachine: How Kreoss1 beat Butcher3 and other assorted stories…

Posted on October 16th, 2014 under , , , , , , . Posted by

The WTC has well and truly ignited my desire to play more Warmachine and Hordes. I’ve gotten a couple of games in recently that are worth a quick mention. I played a Kallus list which I’ve been toying around with … Continue reading

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  1. Harkevich, what is he good for? I’ve been testing Harkevich recently and so far I’m not…
  2. Steamroller Tournament Report (24th July 2011) Last weekend Stu organised a 35pt Steamroller tournament in Gamers…
  3. Power-sliding Alpha Strikes! I always enjoy bringing Karchev out to play. He’s a…