Posts Tagged ‘Editorial’

Acquisition Syndrome

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

Gamer, Gamer Quite Contrary… Gamer, gamer quite contrary, how does your collection grow? With BGG Hotness, “I just got this!” and Kallax shelves all in a row. Excuse the poetry. But, I am having a moment of collection crisis. See: … Continue reading

Studying Painting

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

I love watching videos of other people painting, even if I don’t like their techniques. Learn why I think that it is helpful.

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What is the best scale to wargame?

Posted on May 19th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

You’ve all seen them – the posts from those who are new to wargaming that ask the apparently simple question: “What scale should I game in?” This is usually the cue for any number of gamers claiming that 54mm/40mm/28mm/20mm/15mm/10mm/6mm/2mm (delete as appropriate) is “God’s own scale” for wargaming and that the poser of the question would be stupid for choosing anything else. The discussion usually goes downhill from there… However, it’s a perfectly valid question – so what are the criteria that you should consider when choosing what scale to game in? Here are my thoughts on what you should consider when choosing either a new period, or even getting into gaming for the first time: What has everyone else got? One of the first considerations when choosing your scale of miniatures for a new period is to actually ask who your opponent will be, and what armies do they own? If you are in a situation where you will be playing other people, then it would seem sensible to ensure that you choose the same scale figures, so that you have ‘instant’ opponents to do battle against. If no-one else has an army for that period, then you may want to […]

Granite Games Summit – Recap Part 2

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

Thanks for joining in today as I wrap up my visit to the Granite Games Summit last weekend. If you missed Part 1, be sure to check it out Here. Next up: Scythe My next meaty excursion was with the … Continue reading