Posts Tagged ‘gaming’

The Battle for Mirum Ostentum Part 6 – Planetstrike

Posted on June 21st, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

The post relates to the ongoing narrative campaign that is being run by my gaming group. All the missions used for the first phase use fixed forces and have clearly defined objectives. As we have six members two of us tested the missions before those whom had not seen the missions prior to them being played took control of the forces. Following on from the previous missions we now come to the battlefleet gothic portion of the campaigns first phase. You can find a play-by-play of this mission in my post about revisiting battle fleet gothic here. Note that one ship…continue reading

Review: Warhammer 40k 8th Edition & Dark Imperium by Sigur #4: Conclusion

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


After three articles of explaining and presenting the new rules, it’s opinion time!

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Review: Warhammer 40k 8th Edition & Dark Imperium by Sigur #3: Setup and Advanced Rules

Posted on June 18th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

In this part 3, I’ll go through the rest of the rulebook, discuss all the options for setting up games presented and the advanced rules.

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Review: Warhammer 40k 8th Edition & Dark Imperium by Sigur #2: The Rule Book

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

In this second instalment, I’ll talk about the only thing from the box you actually need to play the game – the rule book.

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Daily Chronicle: Still Here, Just Slowed Down A Bit

Posted on June 15th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

I figure I better get a post in for the month of June since we are now technically half way through the month.  I am not on a hiatus this month, just slowed down drastically.  At the end of May, I spent a few days to fly back to Arizona and t…

Review: A look at Warhammer 40k 8th Edition & Dark Imperium by Sigur #1

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

Hey, Sigur here and in this short series of articles I’ll share info and opinions about 8th edition 40k and the new starter box Dark Imperium in particular.

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The Battle for Mirum Ostentum Part 5 – Macro Cannon Defence

Posted on June 9th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The post relates to the ongoing narrative campaign that is being run by my gaming group. All the missions used for the first phase use fixed forces and have clearly defined objectives. As we have six members two of us tested the missions before those w…

The Battle For Mirum Ostentum Part #4 – Raid on Vault 27591

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

The post relates to the ongoing narrative campaign that is being run by my gaming group. All the missions used for the first phase use fixed forces and have clearly defined objectives. As we have six members two of us tested the missions before those w…

Daily Chronicle: Back From Arizona and What’s In The Pipeline For June

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

Last Wednesday morning I flew back to Arizona so I could pick up my wife and youngest child and move them here with me to Michigan.  We were not planning on startingour drive back to Michigna till the next day on Thursday, so Wednesday I had the d…

The Battle for Mirum Ostentum: Narrative Campaign Report – Part #3

Posted on May 27th, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

The post relates to the ongoing narrative campaign that is being run by my gaming group. All the missions used for the first phase use fixed forces and have clearly defined objectives. As we have six members two of us tested the missions before those w…

The Battle for Mirum Ostentum: Narrative Campaign Report – Part #2

Posted on May 23rd, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

This was the second game in the narrative campaign my gaming group is doing. You can see the first game over here. Second Game: Convoy Escort This mission revolved around the alpha legion attacking a supply convoy en route to reinforce the site of a planetside macro cannon, and prepare it for firing at the chaos fleet when they arrive in orbit. The Alpha legion forces were deployed in secret, and could be revealed from the start of their second turn. The imperial forces add D3” to their first movement when they go flat-out. Forces Alpha legion Fire Raptor Gunship,…continue reading

The Battle for Mirum Ostentum: Narrative Campaign Report – Part #1

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

The post relates to the ongoing narrative campaign that is being run by my gaming group. All the missions used for the first phase use fixed forces and have clearly defined objectives. Two of us tested the missions before those whom had not seen the missions, prior to them being played took control of the forces. The campaign itself is based around a chaos invasion of the planet designated Mirum Ostentum. As we wanted to end the first phase with a battlefleet gothic > planetstrike combo, it was decided that the first phase chaos presence would be limited to alpha legion…continue reading

MAD Blood Bowl Season 3 – Hag Graef Hexes Match #1

Posted on May 17th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

“Welcome sports fans, to a Special Report on the MAD Blood Bowl League Season 3 to date. I, your touchline reporter Bertwold Humpernickle, have been following the progress of the totally focused, totally cutthroat Dark Elf team, Hag Graef Hexes, and here is my rundown of their progress so far.”   This team has come seemingly out of nowhere, after reportedly having spent the last few seasons raiding across the Great Ocean, they returned home to Naggaroth with their holds loaded with slaves and loot, only to be approached by none other than renowned Dark Elf coach Invillius the Unrepentant, with…continue reading

Event Report: London Salute 2017

Posted on April 24th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Hey all, on Saturday I went to my third Salute show that is held annually in London. The main reason I went was to pick up some Forge World event models that I have wanted to paint for quite some time.More after the jump

“News from the Front” – Expanding Bolt Action

Posted on April 15th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Greetings Wargamers and Hobbyists. This is Leicestershire calling. As we approach Easter, it seems like an age since I last sat down and typed an article for this esteemed community blog, and to be fair, it is about eight weeks since my last offering – the Cigar Box Battle mat review . Since then, I have finished assembling all the miniatures I had left to assemble, and played four games; one Kings of War, one Blood Bowl, and two Bolt Action. Not exactly setting the world on fire averaging one game every two weeks, but that’s a pace I am pretty…continue reading

Remembering and Revisiting Battlefleet Gothic

Posted on April 9th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

Battlefleet gothic still plays well for an 18-year-old game. While first being released in 1999 the game received FAQs and was updated until 2010. Until I had picked up the original boxed game I was a fully engaged player of 40k starting way back durin…