Posts Tagged ‘Reviews’

RDTN Episode 115: VAST, Imperial Settlers-Aztecs, Balloon Pop, and Interview with Justin Jacobson

Posted on March 28th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

It is no secret that we like games that have some type of asymmetrical component to it and VAST: The Crystal Caverns has this. The fact that each individual has […]

Pandemic: The Cure Review

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

In our Pandemic: The Cure review, we take a look at a dice rolling version of the very popular disease-fighting game Pandemic!
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Widgets and Wonders Ep 67 – The Shape Shift Carrying Case from Phobos Foundry

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

30K on Mobile: The Horus Heresy – Battle of Tallarn

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

Conference season is upon me again, which means two things – less time to play Warhammer and more time waiting in airport lounges. So once again, I turn to the […]

Reviewing Gathering Storm 3: Bobby-G’s Big Adventure

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

The Storm has officially finished Gathering, and we’ve dusted off a Primarch for the climax of the trilogy of books introducing us to the new, more dynamic, higher stakes 40K […]

Eight Epics Review

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

In our Eight Epics review, we’ll take a look at a cooperative dice rolling game where players have to use their heroes to take care of threats around the world.
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Bolt Action KV-1 / KV-2 Heavy Tank

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

Third and last part of russian tank week is the KV-1 / KV-2 heavy tank kit by Warlord Games / Italeri. The russian heavy tank in 28mm / 1:56 scale is manufactured at Italeri and covers enough pieces to build either the KV-1 heavy tank or the KV-2 heavy assault tank. The KV series was […]

Police Precinct Board Game Review

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

In our Police Precinct board game review, we will take a look at a cooperative game in which you and your friends are trying to catch a murderer.
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Rubicon Models SU-85 / SU-122

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

Next up in russian tank week is the tank destroyer / assault gun kit SU-85 / SU-122 by Rubicon Models in this review. The SU tanks were built upon the chassis of the T-34 medium tank. The SU-85 was a self-propelled gun, the SU-122 an assault gun. The SU-122 was meant to fill the needs […]

Widgets and Wonders Ep 66 – Warmachine Faction Art Measuring Sticks from Broken Egg Games

Posted on March 13th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Bolt Action IS-3 Heavy Tank

Posted on March 13th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Welcome to russian tank week, comrade! Start of this short series of 3 russian tank reviews will be the IS-3, Iossif Stalin, heavy tank recently released by Warlord Games for Bolt Action and Konflikt 47. As the IS-3 is a mail order only product of Warlord Games, it is made to order and does not […]

FoW 4th Edition Freebie!

Posted on March 11th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

I’ve just picked up my FREE copy of the 4th Edition rules for Flames of War. Battlefront are giving away copies this weekend to anyone showing their old 3rd edition rules, so existing players don’t have to buy the rules again. They did this when 3rd Ed…

Review – Book, Todays Army Air Corps, Paul Beaver, 1987

Posted on March 10th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The first thing to point out about what I think is a very handy little reference is that the title is a complete misnomer.  Written in 1987 the Today in the title very much refers to the Army Air Corps of yesterday and you will certainly struggle …

Bolt Action M10 Tank Destroyer

Posted on March 10th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In december I already covered the Rubicon multi-variant kit of the M10/M36 Tank Destroyer, now it is time in this review to take a closer look on the M10 Tank Destroyer by Warlord Games / Italeri. This is a 1:56 / 28mm scale kit manufactured by Italeri, so much closer to a model kit. The […]

Kings of War – Clash of Kings Review

Posted on March 8th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Mantic recently released another supplement book for their fantasy wargame Kings of War. The supplement is called Clash of Kings and is focused on a range […]

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Join the Black Parade: Reviewing Gathering Storm II – the Fracture of Biel-tan

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

There are some serious changes afoot in the 40K setting – Cadia has fallen, the Damocles Gulf is literally on fire, and the Space Wolf vs. Thousand Sons slugfest is […]

…And Then, We Held Hands Review

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

In our …and then, we held hands review, we take a look at a very unique two-play co-op game in which you are trying to save a relationship.

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RDTN Episode 113: Mare Nostrum, Conflict of Heroes – Guadalcanal, Kingsport Festival – The Card Game, 50 Hours of Gaming

Posted on February 28th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

We have been trying for weeks to get Mare Nostrum Empires by Academy Games to the table and it is a shame that it took so long. Yeah, it is a […]

Rogue Stars Official Miniatures. Scale Comps and Review

Posted on February 26th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

North Star Rogue Stars Official FiguresOsprey’s Rogue Stars has been out since December and following its fan Facebook page and thread over at the Lead Adventure Forum (LAF) the seems to generate a decent initial interest and modest following. Nothing …

Review: The Masters Brush Cleaner and Preserver

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

Here on Tale of Painters we have produced lots of tutorials explaining how to paint your miniatures, but we’ve never explained how to clean and look after your brushes. In this review I explain what brush cleaner and preserver is and I’ll give you the do’s and don’ts when it comes to looking after your brushes. Check it out after the jump. 

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Frostgrave Barbarians

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

The latest supplement for Frostgrave was once again financed by Nickstarter, Northstar’s own crowdfunding solution, and brought along with the “Forgotten Pacts” expansion a brand new box of plastic miniatures. This set of multi-part barbarians will be covered in this review. Inside the kit, that is offered at a price of 20 GBP, you’ll find […]

EZ-Mode Miniature Photography? Reviewing the Tablewar Macromat

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

Miniatures gaming is an inherently visual hobby – if it wasn’t we could all play hex-and-counter games on the piles of money we’d save not buying miniatures. And with that […]

Pandemic Legacy Review

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

In our spoiler-free Pandemic Legacy review, we take a look at a cooperative game that happens to be the top-rated board game in existence!
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Imperial Agents: A Postmortem

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

Games Workshop has been hitting it out of the park on a pretty regular basis recently – with one notable exception. The Imperial Agents book, rather than being met with the […]

Star Wars BB-8 & R2-D2 – Bandai 1/12 Scale Model Kit [Unboxing and Pre-Assembly Review]

Posted on February 13th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Known for its impressive details, the Bandai Star Wars product line did not disappoint in this regard when producing the BB-8 and R2-D2 model kits. Strangely enough, despite being a fan since the very beginning I’ve never owned any of collectible of th…