Posts Tagged ‘Horror’

Monsters and cultists

Posted on May 12th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

I pushed out a few more Heroclix repaints this week. There are two snake-like creatures plus a giant or demon of some kind. These will work fine for a Buffy scenario.A few weeks back, I did a “my junk for your junk” trade with Chris and I ended up with…

Some May the Fourth Pulp Alley

Posted on May 4th, 2018 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

I ran a Star Wars-themed game of Pulp Alley for May the 4th at the club this week. Scott has most recently seen a Star Trek episode (TOS no less) so got to choose gangs first. He picked Planet of the Apes. Craig selected Buffy and the Scooby Gang. Chen…

Children of the Fields launches on Kickstarter

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

Children of the Fields – the latest programme guide for 7TV from Crooked Dice games – has launched on Kickstarter. The Kickstarter is to help fund the production of a new range of miniatures, based on the Folk Horror genre of TV progammes a…

Pimping ‘Half Moon Jacket’

Posted on April 30th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

I backed the Kickstarter for ‘Full Moon Jacket’ last year. If you aren’t aware, Full Moon Jacket is a boardgame that has US forces fighting Werewolves in Vietnam – if it were a film, imagine Platoon meets Dog Soldiers. Whilst I …

Interesting Steampunk Horror in Rise of Moloch

Posted on April 15th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

My friend Jeff brought over a game he acquired off some guy who got his Kickstarter game World of Smog: Rise of Moloch recently but quickly sold it without playing it.Jeff got all the guy’s stretch goals, but only brought for now the core game and just…

ReAnimator Review

Posted on April 3rd, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In our ReAnimator review, we take a look at a cooperative storytelling game in which you are trying to help a mad scientist perfect his reanimation serum.
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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…

A Touch of Evil Review

Posted on March 15th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In our A Touch of Evil review, we take a look at a horror adventure board game from Jason C. Hill and Flying Frog Productions.
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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…

Who you gonna call?

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

I picked a few more not-Lego figures for gaming this week. First up were some Ghostbusters. These were a bear to assemble as the complicated backpacks had no instructions. Fortunately, google was a big help.I also picked up some Big Bang minis. Below i…

54mm AWI and 28mm horror

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

I had a pretty productive week painting. I finished another 8 of the 54mm AWI militia I have been working on.Above the buff-whites; below the white-mints. Only eight more militia to go!I also did some work on some 28mm Reaper figures I got in a holiday…

Escape the Dark Castle Review

Posted on February 5th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In our Escape the Dark Castle review, we take a look at a cooperative adventure card game in which you’re trying to survive and escape an evil castle.
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Entry #8 to AHPC VIII: The Screaming Antelope & Terrain for ‘Kingdom Death’

Posted on January 29th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Hi All!Our gaming group has been playing a lot of ‘Kingdom Death’ lately, and I have to say it’s a very addictive game – very nasty and adult, but addictive. The core campaign is called ‘People of the Lantern’ and lasts, if you’re lucky, around 30…

Nemesis Board Game launches on Kickstarter

Posted on January 17th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

There is some debate amongst film fans as to which of the first two Alien films are the best – let’s ignore what happened after Aliens, as it all goes somewhat downhill from there. Alien is a true horror film set in space. OK, the premise w…

Entry #3 to AHPC VIII: ‘Kingdom Death’ Prologue Survivors and The White Lion

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

Last year Byron came for one of his visits and introduced our gaming group to ‘Kingdom Death’, an artfully composed hybrid of a horror RPG, tactical skirmish and board game.While the gameplay is (brutally) ingenious and the figures are amazingly sculpt…

The Mummy

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

This remake of the Brendan Fraser films was meant to be the kick off of a “Monster verse”.  However, recent rumours only seem to say the movie caused the plug to be pulled on that franchise to be…Starring Tom Cruise (and a fantastic Russell…

First entry to Challenge VIII (‘Challenge Ate’) – ‘The Unspeakable Thing Under the Bed’

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

For our eighth edition of the Painting Challenge, the theme is ‘Challenge Ate’, and so celebrates all things scary, creepy and monstrous. I could easily go off on a tangent on how this could reflect the socio-political landscape of parts of our world t…

Grinning Skull’s End of 2017 Release Round-Up!!

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

Hello, peeps! Sorry, I haven’t been around to keep you in the loop, a combination of stress, time limitations, and festive prep has conspired against me, but never the less, I’m here now, with a comprehensive round-up of our releases up to …

Blair Witch

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

A direct sequel to the cult movie from years ago, which revolutionised the horror genre, Blair Witch has a fantastic horror moment as well.Namely when you see at the clock and realise you just waisted an hour and a half…Where the original film was gr…

Blair Witch

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

A direct sequel to the cult movie from years ago, which revolutionised the horror genre, Blair Witch has a fantastic horror moment as well.Namely when you see at the clock and realise you just waisted an hour and a half…Where the original film was gr…

The 7th Continent Review

Posted on December 5th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In our The 7th Continent review, we take a look at a cooperative adventure game in which you search around a mysterious continent for ways to lift curses.
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Stranger Things season 1

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

A Netflix original series, that with it`s premises of an 80s set sci-fi series was a bit of a gamble, but that paid off big time.And now I finally started (sorry Hans for the delay) benching it with Noshi.The series is taking place in the small town of…

Stranger Things season 1

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

A Netflix original series, that with it`s premises of an 80s set sci-fi series was a bit of a gamble, but that paid off big time.And now I finally started (sorry Hans for the delay) benching it with Noshi.The series is taking place in the small town of…

Grinning Skull Studios October Release Round-Up

Posted on November 3rd, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Well, as the saying goes, better late than never, indeed we are a few days late in posting the mammoth load of Grinning Skull studios publications that were released last month. I actually think that it’s a new record here, which also leaves us only 31 releases left before we hit 200 Grinning Skull publications in […]

Grinning Skull Miniatures: Little Killa Clowns!

Posted on November 3rd, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

So, it’s been a while since the Grinning Skull Miniature line has had any new additions, but fear not, in true honour of Pennywise the Dancing Clown and all things Halloween,  we have some lovely little murder dwarves to use in your miniature based games! These diminutive and horrible harlequins are suitable for either 15mm, 20mm […]