Posts Tagged ‘boardgaming’

FUBAR at the club

Posted on April 7th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

We had six guys out at the club on Tuesday. Terry and Dan played a game of Shadows of Brimstone (no pictures turned out, alas). Bruce hosted Richard, Chen and myself in a game of FUBAR 2.The good guys (left) enter and must capture the white farmhouse o…

Zombicide survivors

Posted on March 27th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Last fall, I picked up the basic Zombicide set pretty cheap at a swap-meet. I decided to paint up the survivors from the box (they come plain grey).I’m going to save the zombies for Zomtober. I think the survivors turned out okay.I based their paint jo…

Tricorne: Hobkirk’s Hill

Posted on March 24th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

We had seven guys out at the club on Tuesday. Terry hosted a game of Vengeance (I think). They were still going after we’d finished two games of Commands and Colors Tricorne so I’m not sure how it ended.Bruce, Taylor and I played the Hobkirk’s Hill sce…

Reign of Cthulhu

Posted on March 10th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

It was a quiet night at the club this past week. Terry brought out Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu for Richard, Chen and I.Richard, Terry and I got in a quick intro game using the “easy setting”. And we won. Barely.Then Chen popped in and we romped to victo…

Crusader Rex v 1.4

Posted on January 27th, 2018 under , . Posted by

Two weeks ago, Bruce and I played the newest version of Crusader Rex with an eye to using it as a campaign engine for miniature games. Overall, an okay game but the version 2 rules forced some dispersion on the troops and made storming fortresses tough…

Lions and Dragons Rampant at the cub

Posted on January 20th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

We had seven guys out at the club this week. Bruce brought out a game of Lions Rampant in 15mm. The French had to light some buildings on fire to drive out the dastardly English. Bruce and I drew French while Scott and Taylor play the English.The Frenc…

Crusader Rex

Posted on January 13th, 2018 under , . Posted by

Bruce hosted a game of Crusader Rex on Tuesday. I’d never played so picked the Saracens (green) to try. The first part of the game seems to favour them while the Crusaders must build their strength.I decided to get while the getting was good and invest…

Club Night: Fate of the Elder Gods and Small World

Posted on January 6th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

We had 7 guys out at the first club night of the year. Terry hosted Wiley, Richard and Craig in a game of Fate of the Elder Gods.I brought Small World. Scott and I got a quick learning game in and then Chen joined us for a three-player throw down. Chen…

Guilford Courthouse in 54mm

Posted on January 2nd, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Scott and Terry popped in for some holiday gaming last weekend and I hauled up my 54mm AWI troops from the basement. We were going to play Monmouth but it turns out I’m short a few cannons (still in a box unpainted) so instead we played Guilford Courth…

Miscellaneous gaming and painting

Posted on December 30th, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

I got a bit of time in at the painting table over the holidays. I finished off the last of the HO-scale buildings that I picked up in October at the railroad swap meet. I picked up this one because I liked the water tower but did not realize that it wa…

Some Battledore Goblins

Posted on December 26th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Jess and I managed to get some gaming in on the holidays and actually won a game of Zombicide!I also got in some time at the painting table. A few years back, I decided to paint the various Battledore 1st Edition figures I had. In part, that was to spi…

Vikings!

Posted on December 16th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

I popped over to Bruce’s for a game of Vikings 878 on Tuesday. We’d tried this at the club a few months back but I was keen for a second go. Bruce took the role of the blood-thirty invaders.His first move was to land at London (which makes sense, given…

Vikings!

Posted on December 16th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

I popped over to Bruce’s for a game of Vikings 878 on Tuesday. We’d tried this at the club a few months back but I was keen for a second go. Bruce took the role of the blood-thirty invaders.His first move was to land at London (which makes sense, given…

More Fields of Despair

Posted on November 4th, 2017 under , . Posted by

Bruce and I gave Fields of Despair a second play this week now that we have worked out the rules and mechanics some. We turned back the clock to the very start of the war and the Germans had to push through Belgium.This went well, with Liege falling qu…

More Fields of Despair

Posted on November 4th, 2017 under , . Posted by

Bruce and I gave Fields of Despair a second play this week now that we have worked out the rules and mechanics some. We turned back the clock to the very start of the war and the Germans had to push through Belgium.This went well, with Liege falling qu…

Fields of Despair

Posted on October 28th, 2017 under , . Posted by

Bruce hosted me in a game of Fields of Despair on Tuesday. This is a WW1 operational game on the western front. The eastern front and broader political situation are abstracted using some of the tracks on the left side of the boardI played the dastardl…

Fields of Despair

Posted on October 28th, 2017 under , . Posted by

Bruce hosted me in a game of Fields of Despair on Tuesday. This is a WW1 operational game on the western front. The eastern front and broader political situation are abstracted using some of the tracks on the left side of the boardI played the dastardl…

Fate of the Elder Gods

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

We had 10 guys out at the club on Tuesday. Bruce and Scott played Crusader Rex while Taylor hosted a game of Space Hulk.With Hallowe’en approaching, Terry dug out a Cthulhu-themed game called Fate of the Elder Gods. Unlike Cthulhu Pandemic, here you ar…

Fate of the Elder Gods

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

We had 10 guys out at the club on Tuesday. Bruce and Scott played Crusader Rex while Taylor hosted a game of Space Hulk.With Hallowe’en approaching, Terry dug out a Cthulhu-themed game called Fate of the Elder Gods. Unlike Cthulhu Pandemic, here you ar…

Long Island flank march

Posted on October 14th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

I popped over to Bruce’s to game Tuesday night and brought Commands and Colors Tricorne with me. I wanted to try the British flank march at Long Island scenario,This scenario has an interesting deployment, with the British caught in the middle on a row…

Long Island flank march

Posted on October 14th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

I popped over to Bruce’s to game Tuesday night and brought Commands and Colors Tricorne with me. I wanted to try the British flank march at Long Island scenario,This scenario has an interesting deployment, with the British caught in the middle on a row…

878 Vikings at the club

Posted on October 7th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

We had eight guys out at the club this week. Chen and Brandon played a game of Dropfleet (sorry–no pics) while Taylor and Jonathan played from Dragon Rampant.Scott, Terry, Bruce and I tried out 878 Vikings with Terry and Scott being the axe-weilding i…

878 Vikings at the club

Posted on October 7th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

We had eight guys out at the club this week. Chen and Brandon played a game of Dropfleet (sorry–no pics) while Taylor and Jonathan played from Dragon Rampant.Scott, Terry, Bruce and I tried out 878 Vikings with Terry and Scott being the axe-weilding i…

878 Vikings

Posted on October 1st, 2017 under , , . Posted by

A few weeks back I got my kickstarted game of 878 Vikings: Invasion of England from Academy Games. This game builds on the same engine as their Wars of North America series. The basic mechanics are pretty similar: random activation sequence, card-drive…

878 Vikings

Posted on October 1st, 2017 under , , . Posted by

A few weeks back I got my kickstarted game of 878 Vikings: Invasion of England from Academy Games. This game builds on the same engine as their Wars of North America series. The basic mechanics are pretty similar: random activation sequence, card-drive…