Posts Tagged ‘Fantasy’

Mordheim Season 3 – The Witch Wood

Posted on June 30th, 2016 under , , , . Posted by

Last week saw the second game in the club Mordheim Campaign Season 3 with the warbands following the victors of game 1, Kev’s Undead, into the Drakwald Forest  south of Dalberz in search of the lair of the Witch, the remains of which the Undead ha…

Jack The Ripper from West Wind Productions – A Closer Look

Posted on June 29th, 2016 under , , , , , , . Posted by

We’re going back through time for this week’s A Closer Look, coming face to face with Jack The Ripper, from Empire Of The Dead by West Wind Productions.


Jack is a single piece 28mm metal miniature. I picked him up a while back in the EotD: Requiem Kickstarter, but he is available now through West Wind’s site for £4.

With most of his face hidden, it’ll be a tricky job to convey any emotion he might have, but he looks a great piece to practice playing with different fabric techniques, with the different layers and folds across him.

HARP College of Magics and Martial Law go electrum!

Posted on June 29th, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Iron Crown Enterprises are thrilled to announce that the College of Magics and Martial Law rules expansions for High Adventure Role Playing (HARP) Fantasy are now both electrum pick products on RPGNow.   Less than two years since their re-release, … Continue reading

V. Schwab’s A DARKER SHADE OF MAGIC, reviewed

Posted on June 29th, 2016 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab My rating: 3 of 5 stars Man, I really wanted to like this book. It has all the elements that I’m usually game to read from cover to cover instantly– a touch … Continue reading

ROGUES: An Anthology by G. Martin and G. Dozois, Reviewed

Posted on June 28th, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

ROGUES by George R.R. Martin My rating: 4 of 5 stars One of the best reasons to read a themed anthology like this is that it gives you a peek at authors that you either already like or haven’t discovered … Continue reading

Grim’s Dungeons of Doom; The Arcane Library 28mm paperkit now available from Wargame Vault!

Posted on June 28th, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Just a quick post to let you know that the Arcane Library paperkit is now available for download from our good friends over at Wargame Vault. Once again it is made available as a pay what you want product, so that means you can get it free if you like (but any donations are greatly […]

Game of Thrones season 6

Posted on June 28th, 2016 under , . Posted by

Don`t read if you don`t want to know!Roight, that being said… I didn`t like this season.  Sure, everyone goes nuts over episode 9, the Battle of the Bastards, and the finale was a mighty setting placer for season 7… but still I didn`t like it….

Coming Soon; Grim’s Dungeons of Doom Arcane library paper kit preview

Posted on June 27th, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Hi everyone. If you were expecting the latest Grim’s Dungeons of Doom article this weekend, then I have to apologise and tell you that it will be coming up later this week. I have been side tracked by the work I’ve been doing on the latest PDF in my range, and I thought I’d share […]

Inspirational Lego # 76

Posted on June 27th, 2016 under , , , , , , . Posted by

For those that support our national soccer team, inspiration might have come to them already after last night`s demonstration.For all the others, her we are again with a selection of 10 pretty cool Lego builds as we try to do every monday :-)We star th…

Inspirational Lego # 76

Posted on June 27th, 2016 under , , , , , , . Posted by

For those that support our national soccer team, inspiration might have come to them already after last night`s demonstration.For all the others, her we are again with a selection of 10 pretty cool Lego builds as we try to do every monday :-)We star th…

Guild Ball Game Day

Posted on June 25th, 2016 under , , . Posted by

Today was the Guild Ball Game Day at The Sentry Box. We managed to have three tables running with eight people playing games and about the same number watching, asking questions and checking the game out. I had my Engineer team (Ballista, Ratchet, Salvo, Mainspring, Hoist and Colossus) as well as the Union Starter set […]

Classic Lego Build: 7040 Dwarves’ Mine Defender

Posted on June 22nd, 2016 under , , , . Posted by

In today`s classic build we are going back to the fantasy era of the Castle line, when Orc battled it out with Dwarf.Hailing from 2008, this small set of 70 odd parts did come with three figures, namely a Dwarf and two Orc soldiers.One of those Orcs is…

Elder Sign Review

Posted on June 20th, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In our Elder Sign review, we’ll give you our thoughts on this very popular dice rolling game from Fantasy Flight Games!
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Grim’s Dungeons of Doom: Realm of the dead; Opening Cemetery Gates.

Posted on June 18th, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

It’s Saturday, and that means it’s yet another post for Grim’s Dungeons of Doom, that being of the advanced (but still quite easy) version of the cemetery gateway, actual opening gates. I have tried to use alternatives methods and materials to give you some different ideas that you can take away and adapt for your […]

Puttypalooza – filling gaps on models

Posted on June 17th, 2016 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,Ok so in the past I haven’t really shown build logs, but I’m trying to use the blog as a project notebook more. So here goes.So I started with the idea that I was going to make a 50/50 mix of Greenstuff and Milliput.Yellow and Blue make Green, Y…

Eldritch Horror Review

Posted on June 17th, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

If you’re an H.P. Lovecraft fan or are looking for a solid cooperative horror game, you will definitely want to take a look at our Eldritch Horror review!
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A few 15mm monsters

Posted on June 17th, 2016 under , , , , . Posted by

I’ve spent much of this week building some plastic kits (finally done and primed) so painting was minimal. I did knock off two monsters I found in one of my Battlelore boxes.The guys above is a hill giant that I decided to make an ice giant with some b…

Hero Realms Kickstarter Preview

Posted on June 17th, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Hero Realms is fantasy-themed saga set in the fictional world which teeming with frightful creatures where the fear and avarice is ruling the people. There are only the most powerful people able to survive in such conditions. The game is co-op, therefore, you can play it with your friends. The game also provides a lot […]

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Top 10 best fantasy board games

Posted on June 16th, 2016 under , . Posted by

There is no secret that fantasy genre is the most popular in the board games world because they can enlarge your horizons. Developers can’t restrict their imagination at all and players can assume the roles of unbelievable characters. People have always sought to go beyond unusual and this genre just provides them the opportunity. There […]

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The Fall of Tropilium over at Talomir Tales

Posted on June 16th, 2016 under , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,The latest Battle report is up on Talomir Tales here.I’ve got a ton of news to share with you all, but I’ll parse it out over the next few days.Thanks for looking.

A new Kickstarter to get my teeth into – Massive Darkness

Posted on June 16th, 2016 under , , . Posted by

By chance I discovered Cool Mini or Not have just launched a new Kickstarter (end July 7th) called Massive Darkness.https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/coolminiornot/massive-darkness/posts/1603090This appears to be a classic Dungeon Hack game with loa…

Arkham Horror Board Game Review

Posted on June 14th, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In our Arkham Horror board game review, we take a look at a very popular cooperative adventure game set in a universe created by H.P. Lovecraft!
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Gorgon cult; Salamanders PiP

Posted on June 13th, 2016 under , , . Posted by

Paint in progress on 3/4 of the salamanders I converted up a while ago, the other one is slightly further behind as I try to work out how to paint his sea serpent cloak.I tried a patina effect on the copper of their shields, I think the effect worked q…

Catacombs & Castles Kickstarter Preview

Posted on June 13th, 2016 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Catacombs & Castles is a fantasy board game that can be played by itself, stand-alone of can expand Catacombs Third Edition. This is fast paced board game from Elzra Games which is an introduction to the Catacombs™ universe. This game provides both cooperative and competitive play which keeps all players interacted. For the first time, […]

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4xD: Paint it grey; The Monotone Monologue

Posted on June 12th, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Now, there must be some of you out there thinking to yourselves that I seem to favour the colour grey quite a bit. Maybe it may be a subliminal reflection upon myself and my psyche, but there is method in my madness. Sure, I have to admit that a great deal of my terrain work […]