Posts Tagged ‘Games’

Hobby Bunker Game Day 2014 – Wargaming Recon #121

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

Hobby Bunker Game Day 2014 Boston Trained Bands hosts a successful annual game day at the Hobby Bunker in Malden. Jonathan attended their fifth annual game day in 2014. Listen to this episode to learn what games were played, what games wowed the gamers…

An Ancient Black Hole replay (Metagaming) #TBF

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

A very long time ago, I used to run a website called “The PBeM Emporium“.  There was a lot of stuff on that site, but it was mostly a haven for Cyberboard gameboxes created by myself and others.  For a … Continue reading


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

After long break we come back for testing Ironclads. During his holliday Bill redesigned the rules. He had revised the movement and initiative system and two weeks ago we were going to test it. The other reason was that Hugh is decorating his gameroom …

By Fire and Sword back to SESWC. Ogniem i Mieczem wraca do SESWC.

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

Yesterday I have brought back the By Fire and Sword rules back to our club. Our new club member Petr (he is from Russia) bought on last Claymore the rulebook and two weeks ago he asked me to show him a game. To this game joined Jack with his Cossacks a…

Siberia 1919 – Update. Syberia 1919 – Uzupełnienie.

Posted on August 19th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Small update to the past game relations, the forces lists with their orders.Małe uzupełnienie do poprzednich relacji, listy armii z ich rozkazami.Japanese – Ko Lin +1(1st and 2nd game Colin Jack, 3rd Bill Gilchrist)Briefing – You want to expand into …

Wargaming With Kids – Wargaming Recon #120

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

Wargaming With Kids Jonathan shares tips for adults hoping to get kids into wargaming. These are also useful for wargaming parents looking to find a wargaming event at which their child can play. Simplify the rules Fun is the goal Durability is importa…


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

Once per month, we have in our club to play a Sunday  big game. This time we decided to give a go the Piquet rules. It was my first time with this set and it is not bad, however there are some buts. The title of the post I have took from Michael’s…

Dropzone Commander Battle Report – Operation Cyan Rapier: Phase 2

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

My buddy Stephen and I played our second game of the campaign we have going “Operation Cyan Rapier.” I’ll talk about Phase (game) 1 later, but today’s game was the follow-on from that game in which the UCM managed to successfully extract a Praetorian insertion team that had gone into enemy territory to link up […]

Battle of Ravenna 1512. Bitwa pod Rawenną 1512.

Posted on August 9th, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Last time, when we had a game with Pike and Shotte and tested the Paymaster was a lot of confusion about the rules. So we decided to stop testing the Paymaster and took our attentions on Pike and Shotte. This was very helpful and specially Bill’s knowl…

Feeling Productive

Posted on August 9th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Somehow, I have three projects going on at the moment – All Quiet on the Martian Front, some 40K and something for Chain of Command. Working on multiple projects at the same time is not too unusual for me, though I had sort of thought when I finished my Daemons I’d throttle back some. Obviously […]

Siberia 1919 (pt 3). Syberia 1919 (cz 3).

Posted on August 8th, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

This is the third and the last part of our big game with the use of Setting the East Ablaze rules. The past relations from the game you can read here:To ostatnia, trzecia część relacji z naszej dużej gry z użyciem zasad Setting the …

Box Breaking 105 Heroes of Metro City from 3 Some Games

Posted on August 5th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Matt Takes a look at the contents of Heroes of Metro City.  The super hero card game that allows players to make the hero each time they play.  Brought to us by 3 Some Games.     Learn more about Heroes of Metro City at Game Salute.

Magic: The Gathering: From the Vault: Annihilation August 22nd

Posted on August 3rd, 2014 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Magic: The Gathering: From the Vault: Annihilation $34.99 SRP   Harness the savage power of fifteen of the most brutal Magic cards ever unleashed. These limited-edition, black-bordered superweapons are legal in many tournament formats. Sweep the battlefield clean with this powerful arsenal and blast the opposition into oblivion.     Contains: 15 Premium foil cards, [...]


Posted on August 3rd, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Just some quick pics of a quick job. The square bunker and trench line are from Alien Dungeon for All Quiet on the Martian Front. The round one and the shellholes I dunno where they came from. Spray primer, wash, drybrush, boom, done!

Chain of Command

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

Played my first game of Chain of Command today. Finally got to use those G.I.s I painted a few months ago. Bit of a learning curve but a fun and interesting game. My Yanks vs. Chris’ Krauts. The pre-game positioning and movement to contact is very unique and cool. I like the way this game […]

Doomtown: Reloaded

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

Doomtown: Reloaded $39.99   Welcome to Gomorra. A bustling settlement in the Weird West. Rebuilding after a cataclysm, the citizens of the town struggle to remake their lives. Now is your chance to take it to the streets of Gomorra and show who runs the most dangerous boomtown in the West.   Doomtown is an [...]

Paymaster – the gametest. Paymaster – gra testowa.

Posted on July 26th, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Last Thursday Michael Schneider invited me to test his new idea for Renaissance games. He called it Paymaster. It gives to the game element of mercenary. More about this you can read on Michaels blog. You can find the link on the end of this relation. …

Latinian Expansion – Battle of Pons Meltior

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

Latinia Major wasted no time in sending its forces into Onzijdigian territory. Legio II under the command of Aulus Appia proceeded south from the city of Flovios and crossed the border. Several cohorts paved the way into enemy held lands. They marched …

Siberia 1919 (pt 2). Syberia 1919 (cz 2.)

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

Today continuation of the previous game. The relation from the first game you can read here:Dzisiaj kontynuacja poprzedniej gry. Relacje z poprzedniej możecie przeczytać tutaj:…

The Painting Continues- Hell Dorado Saracen Starter

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

I’m still working on that Saracen starter for Hell Dorado slowly but surely.  Below you’ll find some pictures of the leader, Nazir  Ibn Hamid Ibn Hajjad and his trusty sidekick Youssaff. I’ve been painting the entire starter up now …

Latinium in Flames!

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

Ancient Latinium is home to three venerable nations. Populous Latinia Major covers half the realm with a significant populace of over 1 million souls. To the east its neighbor Hamillar Mineraller contains riches of diamonds, iron, and rubies. Wedged in…

Kickstarter for Wargamers – Wargaming Recon #118

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

Kickstarter for Wargamers Kickstarter is a crowdfunding website that can help games to be produced, which would otherwise not see the light of day. Behind this image exists a danger that all wargamers need to be aware of. When properly handled Kickstar…

When Mars attacks!

Posted on July 13th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Lately, I have become enamored of this game, All Quiet on the Martian Front. I’ve actually gone quite mad for the minis, although I haven’t played the game yet. I do have the hardcover rulebook and it really does look fun. It’s designed by Rick Priestly and Allessio Cavatore, contracted to Alien Dungeon, so it […]

Siberia 1919. Syberia 1919.

Posted on July 9th, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Today’s report from our last game will be very short. This is because this game will be continued next week and if I will give to many details of the game I would be not good for  the following game and remove the elements of surprise for the play…

Last Starfleet Overview

Posted on July 7th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Last Starfleet is a thrilling and intensely strategic cooperative adventure card game – Wicked Grin Games’ first publication!   Last Starfleet is a card game that focuses on teamwork and communication.  The game takes about 60 minutes to play and has a small learning curve.     Currently on Kickstarter here.  Check back in a [...]