Posts Tagged ‘Reviews’

Scyllax Guardian-Automata Rules Review

Posted on March 24th, 2015 under , , , , . Posted by

Forge World released the Scyllax Guardian-Automata Covenant over last weekend. They helpfully also released the experimental rules for them on their web site. Today we’re going to pick through these rules and figure out if these guys are worth it. First and foremost, I want to complain about what I call “points packaging”. When you […]

Eureka’s Tachanka, Part One

Posted on March 21st, 2015 under , , , , , . Posted by

About ten days ago I made an order to Eureka USA for a few things, most importantly their Russian three horse Tachanka/crew in cap. What the heck, you ask, is a tachanka (also found spelled “tchanka”)? It’s a Russian vehicle developed during the Great War and used, in various forms, right through the Second World … Continue reading Eureka’s Tachanka, Part One

Dominion Video Review

Posted on March 20th, 2015 under , , , , , . Posted by

Race for the Galaxy Video Review

Posted on March 14th, 2015 under , , , , . Posted by

Books for Bastards #5

Posted on March 9th, 2015 under , , . Posted by

Continuing on with my recent book posts, I drop my most anticipated releases of 2015. This is a good year for sequels!  This is book 2 of the Chronicles of the Unhewn Throne and it actually dropped in January. I haven’t had a go at it yet, but I l…

Heroes Wanted Video Review

Posted on March 3rd, 2015 under , , , , , . Posted by

Histoire & Collections’ (2014) ‘German Soldiers of WWII': a video review

Posted on March 2nd, 2015 under , . Posted by

Taking a break from reviews still doesn’t stop me from butchering the German language. This time I’m spoiling a wonderful reference book, a one-stop shop for the wargamer with more than a passing interest in the Wehrmacht+:

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Sentinels of the Multiverse Video Review and added to Game Rating System

Posted on March 1st, 2015 under , , , , , . Posted by

Check out our video review of Sentinels of the Multiverse! It’s also been added to the Game Rating System. See how it’s rated for you!

REVIEW – Las Vegas Open 2015…

Posted on February 27th, 2015 under , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The crew at Frontline Gaming once again hosted the Las Vegas Open. For only being in it’s infancy at two years old, the convention has grown a lot. It’s big game that draws the most players is Warhammer 40,000, but … Continue reading

Anime Mini Review of The Last: Naruto the Movie and some VIZ Media collectible figurines

Posted on February 26th, 2015 under , , . Posted by

My fascination with Naruto started when I was looking for an anime/manga series that would appeal to my son (who was then just six going on seven). I was attracted to this young little outcast who persistently defied overwhelming odds to achieve his go…

Coop takes a look at Coup

Posted on February 22nd, 2015 under , . Posted by

We played some games I had never played or seen before at our last Thursday night gaming group.  We wanted to try out several games so we picked ones that had short playing times.  One of the games was Coup.  It is a good examples of a game neither having to be long nor complex in order to…

Imperial Assault

Posted on February 14th, 2015 under , , , . Posted by

Throughout the week I have been pressing on with Scourge reinforcements for my fledgeling starter army and break into Hawk Wargames Dropzone Commander. If all goes to plan I will have the next unit completed over the weekend and will post something in the next day or two. A short interlude however, as an impressively […]

Skytrex’s 15mm British Airborne Support Weapons & friends

Posted on February 14th, 2015 under , , , , , . Posted by

Model Dads ‘Go to it!’ with Skytrex’s 15mm British Airborne forces support weapons packs, Horsa, Dorchester and LCM:

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Books for Bastards #4

Posted on February 11th, 2015 under , , . Posted by

I ran into a few stinkers during the book binge. Who starts of their book with a list of jewel ranks and titles by gender? The same person who writes about magical cock rings that mind control 17,000 year old magical warlords.I didn’t get too far in th…

Review: Army Painter Color Spray Primer

Posted on February 10th, 2015 under , . Posted by

Army Painter is a product that’s been around for years, but that I’ve never had the pleasure of using. Recently I picked up a can of their coloured ‘Desert Yellow’ spray primer from Mighty Ape to try on a bunch of plastic Cadians that I started assembling in 2004. So here’s a quickie review! This […]

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Books for Bastards #3

Posted on February 8th, 2015 under , , . Posted by

On my trip to California for the Choopapalooza event, I actually got in to old fashioned reading-with-your-peepers books again. I ended up burning through the ones I brought with on the trip pretty quickly and kept that mojo goin.I don’t have time to m…

Books for Bastards #2

Posted on February 7th, 2015 under , , . Posted by

As mentioned in the lastest epsiode, I’ve been a bit book crazy lately. As part of that, I finally crossed the 200 audiobook threshold!Audiobooks help me paint better!I started this list around 2006, maybe 2008, after a good pal of mine casually remark…

The Road to Atlanta by Brad Butkovich

Posted on February 6th, 2015 under , , , , . Posted by

  ACW historian, author, and miniature wargamer, Brad Butkovich recently released his newest ACW scenario book – The Road to Atlanta. This is an exciting scenario book, detailing 10 Atlanta Campaign scenarios. The scenarios cover actions from the start of the campaign outside Chattanooga in May 1864 to the approach to Atlanta in June 1864.   Included in […]

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Draxxon now available from Wargames Supply Dump!

Posted on February 3rd, 2015 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Just quickly to let you know, the Draxxon figures are now available from Wargames Supply Dump if your interested in getting hold of some. Check them out here. Let me know what you think! Enjoy!   Related articles Terrain Workshop: WIP 15mm Industrial Zone Weird 15mm Games I should run: Zombies On The Buses… Grinning […]

MiG AMMO’s Painting Wargame Tanks: a video review

Posted on February 2nd, 2015 under , , . Posted by

Looking for a new approach to old painting problems? Well, this might be the answer, MiG AMMO’s Painting Wargame Tanks:

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Wargames Supply Dump get set to release the Draxxon!

Posted on January 31st, 2015 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

So I’m here briefly to talk about the Draxxion sculpts I sold on a while ago to Roger at Wargames Supply Dump. I’ve not had much time for the net lately, trying rather to get back on track with stuff, mostly painting and planning designs and such. Roger kindly sent me some finished castings of […]

Wargames Factory Skeleton Warriors Review

Posted on January 31st, 2015 under , , , , , , . Posted by

I decided that for my undead army I needed to have a large selection of skeletons and there has always been a large selection of undead miniatures out there.  To fill out my ranks I opted for Wargames Factory Skeleton Warriors.  This kit is all plastic and each box has the bits to create 30 […]

The Plastic Soldier Company’s 15mm IS-2, ZiS2/3 and 45mm AT guns: a video review

Posted on January 29th, 2015 under , , , . Posted by

This lot is guaranteed to make your Panzers blanch…

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The German Wehrmacht on all Fronts 1939 – 1945: a video review

Posted on January 25th, 2015 under . Posted by

Model Dads crawls out from beneath this epic 2 volume photo album to report ready for duty…well sort of:

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Entering the third dimension…

Posted on January 22nd, 2015 under , . Posted by

Although I am always fascinated by dungeon terrain it must be said that most of the fantasy roleplaying adventures I run are overground, not underground. I am always on the lookout for economical and transportable terrain to enhance these games. … Continue reading