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Villains painted

Posted on May 24th, 2015 under . Posted by

As the weather starts getting colder and i have more time for modelling I thought I would post some updates. Here are some of my painted Villains for Pulp City.

Building a Murray Semaphore

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

The British expedition sailing to St Domingue in 1795 brought not only more than 18.000 men, but also twenty-four modular two storey timber block houses as well as the latest invention in communication technology: a semaphore. This was almost certainly a Murray semaphore. Its inventor, Lord George Murray, had been inspired by news of the … Continue reading Building a Murray Semaphore

BFG – Dark Eldar Fleet WiP pics

Posted on May 21st, 2015 under . Posted by

Ursprünglich veröffentlicht auf epic addiction:
Hi guys! Just a super quick post with some pictures of my WiP Dark Eldar fleet. Just before spraying the last few ships Obviously it is a converted fleet, using the old style Reaver jetbikes. I know alot of people are using the new style ones to do…

Look at what i have created!!!

Posted on May 19th, 2015 under . Posted by

Just a short one today folks, ive been busy, after moving back in with my parents its been a struggle to find dedicated hobby space… But i made my old man an offer he couldnt refuse… I asked if i sorted out the garage (wish i had taken a picture…) which was a total dump, […]

Getting there

Posted on May 18th, 2015 under . Posted by

So folks, its been a short while hasnt it? Well let me bring you up to speed. I had a break up from my ex partner and got left jobless, homeless, motorbikeless and lots of other things ending in less. Im now finding my feet again, and i have a potential man cave… Yes it […]

Why I love… The Spider: The First Comic-Book Antihero

Posted on May 17th, 2015 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

My dad has, for many years, collected classic Eagle, Lion and Tiger annuals going right back to the late 1950’s. These feature many memorable and still enjoyable characters, even for a modern audience, such as Dan Dare, Heros the Spartan … Continue reading

Finally, we have Steam Horses!!!

Posted on May 16th, 2015 under . Posted by

Copper Mine Miniatures have just launched their kickstarter campaign for a whole range of mechanical steampunk goodness!! So get over there and start pledging!

Kahuna 2 Player Board Game Review

Posted on May 15th, 2015 under . Posted by

Originally published in 1997 as Arabana-Ikibiti by the designer’s own publisher Bambus Spieleverlag, then reprinted by Funagain in the U.S., Kosmos’ Kahuna – part of its Kosmos two-player series – is the best known implementation of this design.
It’s a two-player game, played on a board depicting twelve islands. Players use cards to place bridges between …

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Lanterns Board Game Video Review

Posted on May 15th, 2015 under . Posted by

The harvest is in, and the artisans are hard at work preparing for the upcoming festival. Decorate the palace lake with floating lanterns and compete to become the most honored artisan when the festival begins.
In Lanterns: The Harvest Festival, players have a hand of tiles depicting various color arrangements of floating lanterns, as well as …

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Furniture in 15mm

Posted on May 15th, 2015 under , , , , , . Posted by

To enliven my gaming table a bit I thought about adding some miniature furniture. Nothing fancy, a couple of tables and chairs in order to make nice objectives for skirmish games. However, it proved quite difficult to find manufacturers which produce that kind of stuff. While there is lots of furniture for 28mm out there, … Continue reading Furniture in 15mm

Elysium Board Game Video Review

Posted on May 14th, 2015 under . Posted by

Mythic Greece. As an upstart demigod, you want to earn the favor of the Olympians and become a figure of legend yourself. Gather heroes and powerful artifacts, please the gods and bear their power to write your own epic tale.
Let your allies achieve their destiny and enter the Elysium, home of the glorious and the …

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Really Really Busy

Posted on May 14th, 2015 under . Posted by

Sorry for the deafening silence, really busy with work and things right now that are curtailing my gaming time. Usual noise level will be restored shortly.

Chaosmos Board Game Video Review

Posted on May 14th, 2015 under . Posted by

The universe is about to collapse, and your final hope lies in an ancient mysterious artifact, the Ovoid. Whoever controls this “cosmic egg” can shape the birthing of the next universe according to their own agenda. Players are secret agents from a handful of surviving worlds, zipping from planet to planet in special “amnion suits” …

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Epic : Armageddon – Dark Eldar / Stygian War Engines

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

After some turbulent weeks with much real life business and converting and starting painting the Nurgle Titan Legion – which will be shown here as soon as I manage to reach the intermediate goal of finishing all the primary colours – here is finally some progress with my Dark Eldar War engines. I got a…

The State of the Art

Posted on May 11th, 2015 under . Posted by

Only a decade ago ‘experts’ were predicting the death of the tabletop games industry, with all but a few diehards expected to go completely digital due the increasing complexity and playability of digital offerings. In fact, the digital games industry … Continue reading

To arms!

Posted on May 9th, 2015 under . Posted by

As some of you may have read the chaps at North Star Miniatures are supporting Osprey’s upcoming fantasy skirmish game Frostgrave. I saw this at Salute and it looks very interesting. The concept is that each player has a different … Continue reading

Race to the Rhine Video Review

Posted on May 8th, 2015 under . Posted by

Not enough gas, not enough ammo or not enough time. Not enough to cross the Rhine before the enemy closes all the gaps. You need to form the bridgehead before others do. That’s the only way to Victory and your personal glory.
1944 Race to the Rhine is a new game experience. You can’t win this …

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Viking Warrior Women

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

“There were once women in Denmark who dressed themselves to look like men and spent almost every minute cultivating soldier’s skills; they did not want the sinews of their valour to lose tautness and be infected by self-indulgence.” – Saxo Grammaticus, History of the Danes, around 1200 Old Norse sagas and chronicles are full of … Continue reading Viking Warrior Women

Variance Hammer’s Patreon Campaign

Posted on May 4th, 2015 under . Posted by

We’ve set up a new Patreon campaign! There are a number of reasons Variance Hammer is trying this particular form of funding. The first is that ads…just aren’t a thing anymore. […]

Mars attacks!!

Posted on May 2nd, 2015 under . Posted by

Ladies and gentlemen, As a reward for your patience the Martian Invasion supplement, originally published by Wargames, Soldiers & Strategy, is now available in its entirety from the Bonus Material page.

Beach Assault – Another Sharp Practice AAR

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

After finishing the beach mat, I couldn’t wait to break it in. Last weekend the time had finally come: We decided to play an amphibious assault scenario with Sharp Practice set during the Haitian Revolution. To make things more interesting, we decided to use our ‘secret objective’ mechanics. We have used this extensively for games … Continue reading Beach Assault – Another Sharp Practice AAR

Cauldron Prototype Video Preview

Posted on April 29th, 2015 under . Posted by

Cauldron is a competitive board game set in a fantasy world. Taking on roles of powerful mystical characters like the Druid, the Shaman or the Wizard, players will brew potions to grow their magical power, while casting spells to stop others from getting ahead. Cauldron is a resource management game that plays with 2-5 players …

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Your Opinions Please

Posted on April 29th, 2015 under . Posted by

So I have a dilemma. Not only am I still playing, building and painting for Batman but I’ve just had my Kickstarters for Wolsung and Carnevale arrive. I can’t decide what to write articles or reviews for first? Does anyone … Continue reading

Kickstarter: MidKnight Heroes Miniatures

Posted on April 28th, 2015 under , . Posted by

Hi all.  It’s been a while since I’ve posted, but this Kickstarter project got me excited.  The guys at MidKnight Heroes are running a funding campaign to get their core group of miniatures off the ground. The goal is to fund … Continue reading

All Projects on hold.

Posted on April 27th, 2015 under . Posted by

Hi guys, I have some bad news… So I’ve recently just broken up with my long term partner and had to move out, leaving her and my kids behind, luckily me and her were amicable enough to leave access as “whenever I can/want” which is lovely, but obviously my head is still not in a […]