Posts Tagged ‘Reviews’

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

ACW Gamer – Issue 6

Posted on January 18th, 2015 under , , . Posted by

ACW Gamer #6 has just been released! It’s a fantastic issue full of all kinds of ACW gaming goodness! Here is a brief rundown of the contents: * The Gilleland Twin Cannon – a short article by John Hill on one of the CSA’s secret weapons! * Tributes to John Hill – ACW Gamer contributors […]

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Russian Civil War with Chain of Command

Posted on January 12th, 2015 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

We had a quick and messy intro to the TooFatLardies’ Chain of Command/Through the Mud and the Blood WW1 hybrid today with my Russian Civil War figures. Chain is originally a WW2 platoon-level set of rules with some of the … Continue reading

Starfort Miniature’s 15mm buildings: a video review

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

Need the finishing touches to your mdf village? Starfort Miniatures think they have just the thing you’re looking for…  

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1-Hour Wargames by Neil Thomas: a video review

Posted on January 10th, 2015 under . Posted by

How long is your average wargame? Mr Thomas thinks it should only be about an hour. After reading his recent book I tend to agree…

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MIG-Ammo’s paint storage system: a video review

Posted on January 5th, 2015 under , , . Posted by

No New Year’s resolutions other than to keep my desktop tidy with Mig-Ammo’s new paint rack:

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Otherworld Miniatures

Posted on January 3rd, 2015 under . Posted by

A while back I featured some figures from Otherworld Miniatures, especially their brilliant pig-faced orcs. I’m hoping that a lot of you took the opportunity to visit them and see their excellent old school roleplaying figure range. Well, as is my wont, … Continue reading

Deadzone Enforcers Plastics Review

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

So the final shipment of Deadzone Kickstarter stuff arrived, bringing in one of the kits I was most interested in, that being the Plastic Enforcers.  The initial run of Plastic/Resin combo miniatures had already arrived and they are ok, but that material isn’t the best to work with.  This kit comes with two sprues that […]

Printing in the 3rd Dimension

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

3d printing technology continues to chug along. I was very happy with my 3d printed morka terrain. Keen to get my hand on some other goodies. Here is some random cool shit I spotted on Shapeways!

2014 – My Wargaming Year

Posted on December 31st, 2014 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Every year I (like so many other wargaming Bloggers) write a review of my year and make a load of unlikely predictions for the coming twelve months. Some of my resolutions are either deliberately easy or at the very least hard to define so that by the …

Level 7 [Omega Protocol]

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

  Level 7 [Omega Protocol] picks up after the events of Level 7 [Escape] where the captive of Subterra Bravo managed to escape the underground holding facility past the various captives and the defenses of the base. [Omega Protocol] continues … Continue reading

Nachtjäger: The battle for Northern Germany March – May 1945

Posted on December 16th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

With subscribers’ copies out and about, Dan over at WI gave me the nod to republish the piece on Nachtjäger : January 2015’s Wargames Illustrated came bundled with a load of Amazon parcels today – Christmas must be on it’s way…

Review: Blood Angels Tactical Squad

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

In this review I'm gonna unbox the new Blood Angels Tactical Squad kit. I'll take a close look at all the options, provide you with high-resolution sprue pictures and check out those new 32mm bases. Find out more after the jump.More after the j…

Review: Smaug Unboxing Video and Photos

Posted on December 14th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Today on the blog I'm pleased to debut my first video review. After the jump you'll be able to watch the full video and see some photographs of the unboxing of Smaug. More after the jump »

Army in Motion

Posted on December 12th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

About 18 months ago I picked up one of the standard Battlefoam Warmachine bags and bar some minor bug points, its been absolutely great. It is more than big enough to transport either my entire Retribution or my entire Cygnar … Continue reading &…

Devil Pig Games’ Heroes of Normandie: a video review

Posted on December 11th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Sick of spending too much time setting up and packing away?  I think I have just the thing for you Sir…Heroes of Normandie:
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Video Unboxing: Warhammer Fantasy – The Glottkin

Posted on December 10th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Yeah it finally happened, my first ever Youtube video and first Video unboxing. Altough this first video is really simple and just made using Youtube (and some GIMP for photo editing) it was really fun. Sure I sound awful but I think this format is bet…

Novus Design Studio’s 15mm WWII scenery: a video review

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

Time for Sunday’s look at the property market: Novus Design Studio’s 15mm WWII scenery:  
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Doctor Who Legacy rates an A

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

Here on Bring Your A-Game we don’t normally write about an iOS game or the like unless it has a direct connection to a table top counterpart, such as Ticket to Ride, Ascension, the Ogre app, Talisman etc.  However, I’m going to break that rule a c…

Get Bit! this Christmas

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

How can one tiny tin box contain so much fun? MayDay Games’ Get Bit Deluxe, coupled with all of the mini expansions you can pick up from the MayDay web store, turn what is already a fun game for three to six players into a feeding frenzy of fun for u…

The second “Blucher” podcast from Sam Mustafa!

Posted on December 2nd, 2014 under , , . Posted by

The second podcast for Sam’s new Napoleonic game can be found here!The post The second “Blucher” podcast from Sam Mustafa! appeared first on Cigar Box Battle.

Zvezda’s 15mm Cruiser & Dingo, 1/144th Battle & 1/200th ANT-40/SB-2: a video review

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

Something for the Christmas stocking? We take a round-up of Zvezda’s latest Art of Tactic releases…
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Battlefront’s 15mm KV 1, KV 1e & KV 2: a video review

Posted on November 30th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

They don’t come a lot bigger than this, well, in 1940 at least: Battlefront’s 15mm white metal and resin KV-1 obr 1939/40, KV-1e and KV2:
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