Posts Tagged ‘Rules’

Strongsword – Trial game

Posted on June 16th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

This weeks club game was a trial of the new fantasy skirmish rules from Westfalia ‘Strongsword’. Written by Dan Mersey and released as part of a kickstarter with the usual plethora of mini’s (all of which are very nice). Kev at the club jumping in to t…

My Unofficial Battlegroup: Cold War – East German Motorised Rifle Division List

Posted on May 31st, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Well it’s taken a long time, but finally I can upload a Warsaw Pact nation list other than the Soviet Union!  I can honestly say it would not have been possible but for the extensive research efforts and help provided by Paul Cziganj (as known as …

CQB: Draft Rules for 8th Edition Zone Mortalis

Posted on May 22nd, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

A recurring theme of this blog, in addition to my fondness for Space Elves in all their various forms, is that I rather like the void war aspects of 40K. […]

BFG Additional Ship’s Compendium 2.0: Draft Update!

Posted on May 11th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Okay, so I finally recommenced work on the ASC 2.0 after some prodding from the group earlier today. Was nice to return 2 it after almost 2 years since the last draft. In those 2 years, I stopped work not because of lack of interest, but I both was get…

Secrets of the Third Reich

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

I have always been a fan of the “Weird War 2” genre of wargame. The historical elements of the armies mixed with a splattering of […]

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BIG FAQ Review Part One: The Rule of 3, How it fails us and made 4 ways to play 40k.

Posted on April 20th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

This is the first of my BIG FAQ reviews (or Rants). Today I am going to cover “The rule of three.” I am seeing a lot of praise for it. People claiming it fixed abusive spam. Etc. etc.I will concede there are benefits to it. No one wanted to face 7 Flyr…

Allies of Inconvenience: Episode 9- The Big FAQ Discussion and Review

Posted on April 19th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

The BIG FAQ for Warhammer 40,000 has dropped, and there are A LOT of changes. Join us as we ramble and rant about anything and everything released, from the “rule of 3” to reserve and deep strike limitations, and every little change in between (includ…

What a Tanker – Rules Review

Posted on April 11th, 2018 under , . Posted by

With the exception of my local gaming friend John its not often that I get invited to play on another’s wargames table and earlier this week I received such an invitation to take part in a Tank Battle game called ‘ What a Tanker’.Great Tilte – and a go…

The "Independent Character" rule should come back

Posted on April 11th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Just a quick little rules thought…Why is Independent Character as a rule gone?Why was it replaced with these super bizarre character targeting rules?Remember back to 7th and 6th for a second. The issue a lot of the times was Universal Special Rules, …

Allies of Inconvenience: BONUS Adepticon Roadshow Special

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

Join Chris and myself in our mad ramblings on our Journey to Adepticon 2018!Listen to us babble on about such things as-Adepticon Lists-Codex: Kroot-Necron Previews-Big Guys that need to come back to the game-Tau and their Magic School BusAND MORE!This…

Tau Commander Limit- good for the game, bad for the edition

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

Tau are on their way. The Fifth Sphere of expansion has started. However, it will be noticeably lacking a command presence. By that of course I am referring to the new 1 Commander per detachment limitation in the Tau Codex.I understand WHY something ha…

My Unofficial Battlegroup: Cold War – Some new rules and BAOR AFV Data Cards

Posted on March 27th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Morning everyoneOver the past few weeks I have been looking at the feedback I have been getting from players on their Battlegroup: Cold War games.  Everyone seems to be really enjoying their games – which I’m very chuffed with – but there seem to …

My Unofficial Battlegroup: Cold War – Final Dutch 1(NL) Corps List and Dutch AFV Data

Posted on March 25th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Morning allJust letting you know I have “completed” the Dutch 1(NL) Corps Army List and the Dutch AFV Data Table for your viewing pleasure.  And here they are:Dutch Armoured Brigade BattlegroupDutch AFV DataAs always I’m interested in any feedback…

My Unofficial Battlegroup: Cold War – Draft Dutch 1(NL) Corps List

Posted on March 19th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Just a quick update today with an army list so new I’m putting it out there in a very vanilla format with no pics or glossary.So here is the draft list:Dutch Army ListThere are a number of Dutch wargamers (some ex-veterans of the Dutch Army) who have b…

My Unofficial Battlegroup: Cold War – Soviet AFV Data Cards and Four Covers

Posted on March 18th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Well here’s a very nice change in pace for my blog.  Nothing you see here today was done by me!  I’ve been very pleased with people especially in the UK and United States giving the Battlegroup Cold War playtest rules a bit of a go, and gener…

My Unofficial Battlegroup: Cold War – VDV AFV Data

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

Just a very quick update today as I it was pointed out to me that I had not uploaded the VDV’s AFV Data.  I went back and had a look at what I had done a while back and realised I had not gotten around to finishing it – so not it is finished (as a…

My Unofficial Battlegroup: Cold War – Helicopters!

Posted on February 28th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Hi AllTonight I’m posting up my first hack at a decent list of helicopters.  I would suggest that this list should supersede the list in the unofficial rulebook.  Here they are:NATO Helicopter Data SetWARPAC Helicopter Data SetLike I said – t…

Test of Honour – Alternative Ideas

Posted on February 22nd, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Those of you who are on the Test of Honour Facebook page are going to know that this is an area I post a lot of […]

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My Unofficial Battlegroup: Cold War – Soviet VDV Desant Division Battlegroup List

Posted on February 21st, 2018 under , , . Posted by

So – much to my embarrassment – here is another list that I had forgotten about….Turns out it was a lot more finished than I remembered – even more finished than the West German Jaeger list.I do need to explain that I have split the Soviet VDV into t…

My Unofficial Battlegroup: Cold War – BAOR Infantry Division List

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

Pretty random update today.Yesterday I was asked if I was going to do a British Infantry list for my BG: Cold War variant.  I went and had a quick look around as I knew I had started such a list – and then realised it was actually about 98% comple…

My Unofficial Battlegroup: Cold War – Quick Reference Sheet(s)

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

So finally I’ve gotten around to loading this up.  I took a little while to review as I’ve made a fair amount of changes over time, so I needed to make sure it was up-to-date and matched the rules.  I’d say if you find any differences between…

Kings of War Trial Game

Posted on February 9th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

DeploymentFirst game of the year and I’ve gone for a game I’ve not really played before, Kings of War. Now in it’s 2nd edition and reasonably popular at the club, mainly due to the speed of the quick play style rules and the speed at which things can b…

My Unofficial Battlegroup:Cold War – Norwegian and USMC AFV Data

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

Sorry it’s been a while since updates.  It’s partly because I’ve been a bit busy and partly because I’ve been in mourning for the loss of The Guild.  It’s very sad that it’s gone – mainly due to the loss of all that content, knowledge and ins…

Battle Companies – Middle Earth Strategy Battle Game

Posted on January 31st, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

As reported in my last post, I was looking to pick up a copy of one of GWs’ latest offerings, namely Middle Earth Strategy Battle Game Battle Companies. This I have done and spent a wee bit of time going over the rules contained there in.The hard bound…

A quick comment

Posted on January 24th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Hi AllJust something I should have made more clear from my first post on the Unofficial Battlegroup:Cold War rules (and I’ve now gone back and updated that page):I’ve shared various iterations of these rules with Piers and Warwick who have provided ver…